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Bonnie Gull Seafood Café: restaurant review

Great ingredients, simple setting, a seaside-holiday atmosphere. What could go wrong? Plenty, actually

55-57 Exmouth Market, London EC1 (020 3122 0047). Meal for two, including drinks and service, £90

It started with a phone call. Perhaps it should have stopped there
Me: “I’d like to book a table.”
Her: “Ehm the system’s down. Could you call back tomorrow?”
Me: “I just want to book a table.”
Her: “But the system”
Me: “Couldn’t you just write it down on a piece of paper?”
Her: “I might lose the piece of paper.”
Me: “How about you write it down on a piece of paper. And don’t lose it?”
Her: “Oh, hang on then. I’ll reboot the iPad.”

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