Tag Archives: Harris + Hoole

Giraffe sticks its neck on the Tesco’s block

NOW, WE’RE not suggesting that Philip Clarke reads Footprint, let alone takes investment advice from us. However, the news that Tesco has bought the Giraffe restaurant chain chimed with our analysis last month regarding supermarket cafés.   That piece focused on the relationship between the supermarket and Harris + Hoole – a family-run café that…
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Indie café or ‘wolf in sheep’s clothing’?

HAVE YOU ever been to a Tesco café? The coffee might as well be instant, the food all tastes of beige and don’t even consider using the toilets. Morrisons isn’t much better. TripAdvisor had a review recently for Morrisons café in Wisbech which about sums it up: “Prices acceptable and food and drink OK. Certainly…
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