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Wimpy at Pretoriuskop

Unread postby bushguy » Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:03 am

Hi

Can anyone please give me some feedback on the food served by the Wimpy in PKop? Ie for dinner, is it normal Wimpy food or is it "proper dinner food" ? Anywhere I could find a menu ?

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Re: Wimpy at Pretoriuskop

Unread postby JeanniR » Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:07 am

Here is the Wimpy Menu Bushguy... same as what is served outside the park :whistle:
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Re: Wimpy at Pretoriuskop

Unread postby bushguy » Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:41 am

Well thats not going to go down well with my health concious banting friend :cry:

Thanks Jeanni !

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Re: Wimpy at Pretoriuskop

Unread postby Lepardfan » Tue Sep 30, 2014 9:42 am

Hi bushguy, the chicken fillet and salad is very tasty, maybe your friend can take that option instead of the burgers with chips. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Wimpy at Pretoriuskop

Unread postby bushguy » Tue Sep 30, 2014 9:47 am

LF

Hmmm, we will see ! I'm not holding out much hope ! :roll:

As I say, I have not set foot in a Wimpy for probably 10 years so things could possibly have changed ! Keep an open mind they say !

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Re: Wimpy at Pretoriuskop

Unread postby duncang » Sun Oct 05, 2014 10:25 am

Sadly another bad report in yesterdays Star Travel.......
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Re: Wimpy at Pretoriuskop

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Sun Oct 05, 2014 11:00 am

JeanniR wrote:Here is the Wimpy Menu Bushguy... same as what is served outside the park :whistle:


Thanks Jeannie. Not low carb fans, are they. :wink:

I have tried their chicken salad and it has been pretty ok.
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Re: Wimpy at Pretoriuskop

Unread postby Leaping Lizards » Thu Oct 09, 2014 8:00 am

Hi there Guys

We had 2 meals at this Wimpy in September. The food is the same as any other Wimpy, but the décor is a bit more bush friendly on the outside. We sat outside both times and it was fantastic.

The food and service was really good.

There was a man at the table next to ours who was very unhappy. Because he was talking really loudly, we could not help but overhear, and in our opinion he was being very unreasonable as first the waiter tried to sort out his problem, then the manager tried to sort out the problem, and he just said that he does not want them to sort it out, then started complaining because they trying to sort it out and he does not want them to. They then stopped trying to fix his complaint, at which point he started complaining about something else. In all of that there were threats of complaining to newspapers and Wimpy HQ and and and…

Our 3 meals at Dinner and our 3 breakfasts were good, the service was good and the atmosphere very pleasant. Only slight downer for me, was that the inside of the Wimpy (We sat outside both times) looked like a normal Wimpy with no effort to make it fit in with Kruger like they did with the outside.
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Re: Wimpy at Pretoriuskop

Unread postby Grantmissy » Thu Oct 09, 2014 8:35 am

Thank you for the balanced feedback on the Pretoriuskop Wimpy restaurant Leaping Lizards.

It is always interesting? to experience unreasonable people complaining without any effort or intention from their part to accept an apology or correction or understanding of what was wrong according to them. When we were in Satara during May at the Mugg and Bean the lines or system for accepting card payments went off and the Manager personally came around to inform all the customers of the situation. A few of the customers still decided to become rude and not understanding, some of the few even with a mouth full of food telling him how useless the service is. I also witnessed the majority of the customers thanking him for informing them, including some thank you’s for the nice food.
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Re: Wimpy at Pretoriuskop

Unread postby Hippotragus » Thu Oct 09, 2014 8:36 am

Thank you for that positive feedback, Leaping Lizards. I think there has been a lot of adjustment in the change over and it sounds as if all is coming right.

It is amazing how some people just want to complain about everything, even if they are on holiday and, supposedly, relaxing! Sorry you had to endure the ranting and raving.
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Re: Wimpy at Pretoriuskop

Unread postby yoda » Thu Oct 09, 2014 9:03 am

Grantmissy wrote:Thank you for the balanced feedback on the Pretoriuskop Wimpy restaurant Leaping Lizards.

It is always interesting? to experience unreasonable people complaining without any effort or intention from their part to accept an apology or correction or understanding of what was wrong according to them. When we were in Satara during May at the Mugg and Bean the lines or system for accepting card payments went off and the Manager personally came around to inform all the customers of the situation. A few of the customers still decided to become rude and not understanding, some of the few even with a mouth full of food telling him how useless the service is. I also witnessed the majority of the customers thanking him for informing them, including some thank you’s for the nice food.


In my limited experrience of life. (Been around the sun 42 times :tongue: )

There will always be people looking to complain. They arrive at the venue with a pre-conceived idea that it is rubbish. And no matter what actually happens at the restaurant, whether it is below average, or in fact, actually quite decent, they will look to complain and be as difficult as possible. Ce'st La Ve.

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Re: Wimpy at Pretoriuskop

Unread postby Hippotragus » Thu Oct 09, 2014 9:09 am

yoda - you are so right. My late father-in-law was a bit like that. It was terrible going anywhere with him.
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Re: Wimpy at Pretoriuskop

Unread postby Philip1 » Thu Oct 09, 2014 9:13 am

:hmz: “You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time”. :wink:
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Re: Wimpy at Pretoriuskop

Unread postby yoda » Thu Oct 09, 2014 9:18 am

Hippotragus wrote:yoda - you are so right. My late father-in-law was a bit like that. It was terrible going anywhere with him.


Sorry to go off topic :redface:
But my mother-in-law is like this.
Last December after Kruger, we met up with my in laws and bother and sister in law in Cape Town.
One evening we decided to go to a certain restaurant. Well 5 of us agreed. and MIL went along reluctantly because it wasn't her prefereance.
To cut a very long story short, it was beyond embaressing. The food got sent back about 4 times. :wall: :wall:
But the steak was too rare, then it was cold. Then the chips were cold. Then.......

There comes a point where if you are not happy, sometimes it's best just to eat what's in front of you and smile for the sake of it! Causing more of a fuss is not going to get you want.

Philip1 wrote: :hmz: “You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time”. :wink:


Very true :thumbs_up:
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Re: Wimpy at Pretoriuskop

Unread postby Grantmissy » Thu Oct 09, 2014 9:22 am

You are very correct Yoda (your first post :roll: ). But people with that kind of personality or attitude can drain me within seconds like be highest temperatures and humidity in Kruger cannot do.

Perhaps we all know a “difficult” person Hippotragus and Yoda :)

I wonder if there are medicine at the chemist for that kind of attitude :hmz:
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