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“Poor food”
Review of Stray's

Stray's
Price range: US$ 5 - US$ 12
Cuisines: Spanish, Cafe
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Family-owned and run coffee bar with a difference - serving breakfasts, made-to-order sandwiches and lite bites, made-to-order lunch menu, home-made cakes (made daily) using local producers and suppliers wherever possible. Live Jazz every Saturday from 3pm - no tickets - just get here early!
Reviewed 17 August 2017

When I meet my sister for lunch, Strays is where we go and usually the food is good. However, on this occasion, it was very poor. Had we not had so much to catch up on, we would have sent the food back but we didn't discuss this until we had finished and then shared our views which all turned out to be the same. We felt then that we couldn't complain since we had eaten it! Basically, we made the mistake of ordering the Italian open sandwiches. This was exceptionally poor value for money as there was so little to it but the main problem was that the bread was so tough we just could not cut it! Very poor food. Order carefully!

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Strays has a uniqueness all of its own! If you can find your way through a bizarre and somewhat unintelligible blackboard menu, pay for what you chosen and then found a free seat in the maze of the building, you will have done well.

The food is good but not exceptional nor especially inexpensive.

We used to visit regularly but find other outlets now in Newark to be more satisfying.

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Reviewed 1 July 2017

Visited here last week for lunch and had sandwiches and drinks. It is a mixture of rooms so it was a case of hunt for a table. Place orders at the counter. Staff were friendly and polite. Food was fresh and tasty but lacked a bit of imagination, a small side salad with the sandwiches would have made a difference. I would visit again.

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Reviewed 1 July 2017

£12.50 for two panninis seemed reasonable until they arrived! Bacon was sparse and under cooked seemed more boiled than grilled. Panninis weren't toasted or warm, brie? where? no side salad but half a bag of crisps between the two of us.(fine if your five). Nice Coleslaw but not worth £6. Won't ever be returning.

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Reviewed 11 June 2017

Visited here last week and wasn't disappointed, so many places in Newark to eat and drink but this one certainly holds it's own.

Had the posh cheese on toast which was really tasty and just enough to fill up on at lunch time.
Great service and reasonably priced.

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Thank Lucy W
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