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“Not worth a visit.”
Review of The Hungry Gull - MOVED

The Hungry Gull
Price range: US$7 - US$11
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Popped in for lunch, bought a coffee and scone out of politeness. Even though I was the only customer at the counter, standing directly in front of the lassie I was completely ignored for several minutes. This did give me ample opportunity to see the kitchen through the serving hatch and what I saw was a disgrace! Dirty counters and dishes piled in the sink. There was very little choice and the scone was from a packet mix. When we got served the lassie was really cheerful and polite but it was a bit late by then, and what's with the dirt and dust in the cafe....ten minutes wi a damp cloth would sort that out. Won't be back.

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Allan M, Owner at The Hungry Gull, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Thank you for coming in to try out our new business which has recently located to Uig. This is our first attempt at running a cafe independently and I can only apologise that our efforts were not to your standard. I find it somewhat unfathomable that your lone presence at the counter for "several minutes" was met with no response by our server, who is friendly with everyone who comes in. At this point you felt you had to order "out of politeness"? Interesting logic.
As for your impressions of the kitchen from through a hatch on the other side of the glass unit, all I can really say is that it's a small busy kitchen during service. I don't see how anyone would find anything remotely disgraceful about it. While our bakery selection is small, it is also 100% homemade, nothing out of a packet here I can assure you. I was somewhat dismayed at such a negative review, but after a brief look at your profile I found an almost identical review for a cafe in Fort William. Packet mix detectives fair get around!

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We dropped in for lunch in Uig had a very reasonable portion of an excellent soup for £3.50 a bowl including a bread roll. Would recommend to anyone wanting lunch in the area. The evening menu of burgers and similar fare looked promising but we didn't have the opportunity to try it.

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

This restaurant has moved to Uig. We had sandwiches which were excellent, served with salad and good fillings. Couldn't fault it

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1  Thank Mulberry6
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

The restaurant was simple but pretty nice. The food was tasty, original and really good.
We tasted the Haggis, a speciality from Scotland. I can recommended this to you !
Plus, the owners were really nice with us, we had to opportunity to discuss with them.

It's must to do.

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1  Thank Adrien M
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile
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