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Bars & Restaurants in Pollensa, Majorca Where to eat and drink. For great reviews and comments on bars, cafes and restaurants. Do give locations if possible.

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Old 25-09-2008, 11:21
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Most eating experiences are good ones whilst on holiday, especially following the many recommendations on this forum but occasionally you do get ripped off.

This is my tale:

After visiting the market in Alcudia old town we decided to have a drink and a snack, we walked for about 10 mins to the outskirts of the town walls and sat down outside a bar (sorry - don't know the name) we asked for the menu and ordered a cafe con leche and a vino tinto. From the menu we ordered a tuna baguette (3.70€) and an omelette roll (4.10€). I always check the bill after finding several discrepancies in the past! They had charged 4.30€ for the tuna baguette. When I went to pay the bill I asked why the difference in price for tuna baguette - I was told that it was for eating outside!!!! The pavement that we were sitting on, she referred to as a terrace I didn't argue but didn't leave the 1€ tip that I had planned to. It was them that lost out not me.

The moral of the story is - always check your bill - Money is tight enough at the moment and holiday makers seem an easy target for unscrupulous traders.
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Old 25-09-2008, 11:55
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Certainly common practice in France & Italy to have differential prices for service at the bar and service at a table, but I've never (knowingly) come across it Spain. However, a priced menu is a priced menu and I agree this sounds like a tourist rip-off.

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