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AINSBURY’S cafe is a pop- and the usual fizzy selection.
S ular choice for many as its
Falsgrave location proves
very convenient for journeys to
Especially good value is the
kid’s jacket potato with cheese or
beans and a drink for 99p.
toddlers’ groups, walks along the Although the Sainsbury’s cafe
old railway line and the obvious is just a supermarket cafe, what
shopping trips. makes it stand out from the
As part of the supermarket it crowd are the happy, helpful and
also offers good baby-changing caring staff who go out of their
facilities. way to accommodate your
We visited the cafe on a busy needs.
lunchtime, but easily found a Offering to carry your tray,
table to accommodate myself, allowing you to pick and choose
Dylan, a friend and her two small from the hot food selection and
children. little treats for the kids seem to
There were plenty of high be common place in the cafe.
chairs available and we found Although we sometimes arrive
that the prams could be left in the in a large group the staff always
trolley park area. manage to take it in their stride.
The cafe operates on a self- The cafe is obviously staffed
service basis and offers a range by people who have children
of hot meals such as fish and themselves and understand
chips, pies and pasta at £3.99, the logistics involved in feeding
jacket potatoes at £1.99 and a several two year olds and babies
selection of sandwiches, soup in a crowded cafe.
and cake. There is also a good It’s easy for cafes which are
selection of hot breakfasts. part of large chains to end up
We opted for scampi and impersonal and just to settle for
chips, which was served with an easy life or make a token
mixed vegetables and bread and effort at feeding their customers.
butter. It’s credit to Sainsbury’s, and
The children’s menu at particularly the staff here in
Sainsbury’s is very impressive Scarborough, that they make
with a wide range of dishes at their cafe a pleasant environment
the reasonable price of £1.99, with choices beyond the “every-
including a drink. thing with chips” approach.
Although chips are available Rebecca and Dylan’s star
they are interchangeable with a rating out of five is:
half jacket potato and the drinks Overall ****
include pure orange juice, milk, Value ****
Sainsbury’s cafe 064491
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