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“Lovely friendly people”
Review of The Picnic Hut

The Picnic Hut
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 3 - USD 5
Cuisines: Cafe
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Description: We are a very small Cafe/Takeaway on the Main shopping street in the beautiful seaside town of Wells-Next-The-Sea. Recently taken over on the 4th January 2018, we look forward to welcoming Old and New Customers. We can get very busy when the sun is out, at weekends and during school holidays, so please pre-order large orders or even small to make sure you are not disappointed. You can do this by picking up a menu from at the shop or by telephone. We also can prepare platters for office lunches or large groups or luncheons at home. Please speak to Elaine at the shop.
Reviewed 8 November 2018

I have recently had a new hip and was worried about sitting on the high stool. The staff could not have been more helpful offering to bring a chair from outside and offering any help needed. The coffee was good too and someone came in for a bacon roll which smelled wonderful.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mary T
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Paul B, Back Office Manager at The Picnic Hut, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

:-) Thank you for your review 'Mary T' - we all have family and friends who need a helping hand now and again - glad we could help you to enjoy your visit here at our little 'gem' and hope to see you again on your next visit. Kind regards and all the best from 'The Ladies' and staff at The Picnic Hut Team.

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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner were served by 3 lovely ladies who served us up a delicious toastie and sandwich which were both filled to the brim! Very good service. Will be back!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Alwaysstarvin
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Paul B, Back Office Manager at The Picnic Hut, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

WoW! Thank you 'Alwaysstarvin' . . . to return 3 times we must be doing something right!
Hope to see you again on your next visit.
All the best from 'The Ladies' and staff at The Picnic Hut Team.

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Reviewed 4 November 2018

Found this lovely cafe. The food is freshly made and you can see the staff making the food. The crab sandwich was superb and the beef and horseradish sandwich was excellent. The coffees tasted so smooth. The cost of the visit was very reasonable.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Thank PaddyBear58
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Paul B, Back Office Manager at The Picnic Hut, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review 'PaddyBear58' (great name!), think I must be a '57!' . . . we try to be the best in Wells considering our size and to offer value for money to visitors and locals alike. Hope you may remember or recommend us to your family and friend to pop by one day soon. Kind regards and all the best from 'The Ladies' and Team at The Picnic Hut.

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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

The best crab sandwiches so they claim and honestly I've no reason to doubt them. What a friendly couple of ladies, very chatty and funny. I'd have believed anything they said, they were so genuine. Even my wife enjoyed her sandwich (and she's not especially fond of crab). Decent coffee too. Lovely little cafe.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Selkie_12
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Paul B, Back Office Manager at The Picnic Hut, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you 'Selkie_12' for your kind review. The 'Ladies' are funny (I know as I'm married to one of them!) and we are glad that you enjoyed your visit . . . we are small and really enjoy doing what we do best, love our town but especially the fab people we meet . . . hope you can visit again soon one day. Kind regards and all the best from 'The Ladies' and all in The Picnic Hut Team.

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Reviewed 4 October 2018

When you see people leaving a café and insisting they have a photo taken in front of it you are alerted to the fact that something special may be happening. A warm welcome from the lady owner and her colleague for sure. However, nothing, just nothing, prepares you for the quality of the crab sandwich. We all know of Padstow,Brixham and Redcar for quality crab and indeed some nice restaurants.This however, is in another league. The filling is made using some special ingredients which I will not tell here. Suffice to say better than I have had even further afield in Australia and Singapore. The joy of trip advisor is that it can indicate a truly great find. This is one. Believe me, try it and be ready to be amazed.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Thank Anne R
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Paul B, Back Office Manager at The Picnic Hut, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

WoW! Thank you 'Ann R' . . . we are truly humbled by your kind review . . . possibly one of the nicest we've ever received! . . . we do get lots of visitors taking pics outside our little cafe . . . probably trying to get our secret recipe! Padstow watch out! Hope to meet you again on your next visit, meanwhile best regards from The Ladies and The Picnic Hut Team.

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