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“Wonderful staff, great food at good prices ”
Review of Cliffhanger Cafe

Cliffhanger Cafe
Ranked #5 of 14 Restaurants in Highcliffe
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Been here a few times now for lunch or evening meal. Always some interesting specials on the menu. Portions are very generous. The food has always been great here but the staff really make the place. They’re always friendly, smiley and attentive. It must be a good place to work :)

Thank jaguarpaw_10
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HighcliffeDorset, Director of Sales at Cliffhanger Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you for your 5* review

Our summer menu has been a great success.

The Cliffhanger team have all worked together for a long time and enjoy not only working with each other but looking after all our regular customers but also welcoming all our new ones too.

Look forward to seeing you soon

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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Had fabulous evening meal here great steaks and amazing pudding.service was excellent and views lovely.only thing that let it down was the badly stained long cushion I sat on.However good the food it does not feel nice to sit on something that feels dirty.Hope this can be soon sorted.

Thank Alastair T
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HighcliffeDorset, Director of Sales at Cliffhanger Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you for your 5* review

So pleased you enjoyed your evening experience at Cliffhanger
All our food is locally sourced and cooked fresh to order.

Cliffhanger has recently been refurbished but due to an extremely busy period and a constant stream of traffic certain areas need renovation again.

Do try one of our many tribute nights or quiz nights.

Look forward to welcoming you back very soon.

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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Menu very fish based but don't let this put you off. Children's menu basic but still choice. Reasonable price. Food including puddling excellent quality. Fast service. Staff very friendly. Toilets clean. Wonderful views of coast. Outside eating area too. Parking only problem as have to pay and display as next to beach. Definitely return again.

Thank SpfJ
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HighcliffeDorset, Director of Sales at Cliffhanger Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you so much for your 5* review

Thank you for pointing out all our positives.

Reasonable price
Excellent quality food
Fast Service
Friendly Staff

Look forward to seeing you very soon.

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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Every time I visit Highcliffe, I make a point of eating lunch or dinner at this restaurant and have never been disappointed. I particularly lovely on a clear day to have a window seat. Will be back.

Thank td8l
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HighcliffeDorset, Director of Sales at Cliffhanger Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you so much for your 5* review

How lovley that you always visit Cliffhanger when you come to Highcliffe.

Your absolutely correct the window seat on a clear day is perfect.

We look forward to seeing you very soon.

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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

3 sisters and 1 niece meeting for afternoon coffee and cake - not very busy at all considering the beautiful location, fantastic views across the sea and beach. On finding a table outside, my 2 sisters and niece gave me what they wanted and 1 sister & I went to order- my sister was served first , she requested what she wanted and was commanded to, with pointed finger, “stand there and wait for your food”, my turn! I ordered the mussels and without any eye contact or apology it was “barked” that there isn’t any mussels, the server then looked up and starred at me, tutted and went to say something, being embarrassed I simply ordered fries !! Not my usual choice at all. The server was expecting my sister who was waiting patiently for her order to watch her coffees getting cold whilst standing waiting for the Teacake - refusing to hand over the tray with coffees on as they don’t do waitress service from here! My fries however were brought out by a waiter who literally thumped the bowl down . Beautiful surroundings but not the cheapest place to rude staff, such a shame that staff don’t realise that each customer could be spending the last of their borrowed time enjoying life !! Not one of us is Guaranteed a tomorrow - smiling, manners and patience cost nothing xxxx

3  Thank Pauline F
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