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“Pricing themselves out of custom”
Review of Crooked Lum

Crooked Lum
Ranked #15 of 118 Restaurants in East Kilbride
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at Crooked Lum for a late lunch. I counted about 5 or 6 people in the whole place. Including the bar. Waited to be seated but sat ourselves down because the waiting staff were too busy talking to each other to acknowledge us. Then they both disappeared and no one came to serve us. Another couple arrived and stood for a bit. Only then did the waitress appear and we said we had been waiting for quite a bit. We were handed evening menu. We enquired about the day menu but were told as it was Easter Monday the daytime menu was not being used. The one we were given had main meals averaging £14/15 plus. Fish and chips at £11.95. Really?? As we only wanted a lunch we advised this was too expensive and that we would instead walk to the Wetherspoon restaurant the Hay Stook. The place was almost full and a good atmosphere. Bar staff on the ball and attentive. Most of all, main meal of State Hot dog (plate full with fries and onion rings) plus alcoholic drink £6.75. No competition. In fact I got starter, main and 2 alcoholic drinks for less than the main meal I would have chosen in the Crooked Lum. When my dad was alive he voted with his feet when they raised their drinks prices to Glasgow city Centre levels. So now his son and daughter have done the same. Public holiday should not mean daylight robbery. No wonder the place was deserted. Vote with your feet folks.

Thank Jazsinger
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the premier inn mon /tues this week had meals in here , great food , excellent service the ladies on duty are a credit to the team , will deffo return

Thank Amanda D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten in this restaurant on several occasions and love the food. We walked with our 2 kids (both under 4) to the restaurant and hadn't booked a table. The restaurant was very quiet with maybe only 5 tables full, and yet we were told if we hadn't booked there would be a 30 minute wait. I have no idea why it would take 30mins to seat us if the restaurant was quiet? They could clearly see we had 2 hungry children yet they never gave us a table, very disappointed.

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1  Thank heatherglasgow715
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great value from the "daysaver menu". I had steak and partner had the gammon steak. Server Laura was very friendly and attentive and is a credit to the place. She also arranged to exchange fries with the gammon steak for a more healthier salad option. Highly recommend and will definitely return.

Thank Hoopy1888
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was in on Saturday morning for breakfast with a friend and could not have left more satisfied. Had a full Scottish breakfast and it was absolutely delicious, compliments to the chef! Our waitress Laura was rushed off her feet yet nothing was too much to ask of her. She really is a credit to the business, service like that goes a long way!
Won’t hesitate to come back again and hope to see Laura while I’m here.

1  Thank molliecassidy
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