Food and drink options at BCS

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I agree , DO was chap central on saturday too !

Shame Katie has my seat Sunday :rolleyes:

Do you enter West Stand the same way you walk to South Stand entrances ?
Yeah keep walking down the road past the Dug Out and South Stand entrances then round the corner and gates N and M are there. You can use either entrance. Gate N normally has a bigger queue
 

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Yeah keep walking down the road past the Dug Out and South Stand entrances then round the corner and gates N and M are there. You can use either entrance. Gate N normally has a bigger queue
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Service in North stand was poor. No one looking up and saying “can I help you?”
I get that they are on a low wage but it’s not difficult. Got to the front of the queue to be told “ the terminals not working” so had to go to the other window. Eventually got my cup of tea and they couldn’t find any milk sachets. No excuses, it’s a poor presentation of what should be a very simple process!
 

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Service in North stand was poor. No one looking up and saying “can I help you?”
I get that they are on a low wage but it’s not difficult. Got to the front of the queue to be told “ the terminals not working” so had to go to the other window. Eventually got my cup of tea and they couldn’t find any milk sachets. No excuses, it’s a poor presentation of what should be a very simple process!
Grolch was rancid at 1/2 time
does anyone of the staff in the West Stand take ownership of poor Quality took 2 pints back twice to be told we are sorry would u like another 2
gave up by then.
Previous games not a problem.
 

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First time I'd bought food. North Stand, half time. Quality no better or worse than expected, but I was happy enough just to get served in time to get back to my seat in good time for the second half. Not sure if I'd have had enough time for a pee as well though.
 

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Service in North stand was poor. No one looking up and saying “can I help you?”
I get that they are on a low wage but it’s not difficult. Got to the front of the queue to be told “ the terminals not working” so had to go to the other window. Eventually got my cup of tea and they couldn’t find any milk sachets. No excuses, it’s a poor presentation of what should be a very simple process!
Well as I posted earlier that was exactly the opposite of my experience in the North Stand. Quick efficient friendly and polite. Girl about 17 served me and a black lad about 20 took payment. Nearest kiosk to N123.
 
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My issue with North stand is not the service, which has been absolutely fine. As helpful as you would hope for. My issue is the dire quality of the food on offer. After the criminally bad cremated Chickenburger, I thought I would try the Lamb Shwarma. Absolutely appalling. Brentford have lost me to meal-deal Sainburies. At least that is decent value with actual food content. I should have read GPG and tried the Balti Pie instead !!!
 

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A few of our Legends crowd went into the Dugout after the Chelsea games to meet up with some fellow bees mates. All of us were very impressed with the number food options available. Far more options on offer and better than the Legends.
 
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Also not sure of the ins and outs of catering contracts or specific targets etc inside the stadium but would I be right in thinking we wouldn't have the same appetite to put a pop up bar outside the stadium when our new home has been built with a lot of food/drink outlets, bars, lounges etc to increase our matchday revenue?
But it’s not going to increase match day revenue if the food is basically inedible. That will simply result in custom being taken elsewhere, including for the beer on offer. Hopefully someone in catering operations is reviewing this thread, and intends to makesome adjustments. The limited fare at Griffin Park was far superior.
 

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My issue with North stand is not the service, which has been absolutely fine. As helpful as you would hope for. My issue is the dire quality of the food on offer. After the criminally bad cremated Chickenburger, I thought I would try the Lamb Shwarma. Absolutely appalling. Brentford have lost me to meal-deal Sainburies. At least that is decent value with actual food content. I should have read GPG and tried the Balti Pie instead !!!
I think it depends on how the heat lamps have been set- I’ve had both those in the West Stand and they’ve been perfectly good, better than most stadium catering and certainly better than anything I had the misfortune of eating at GP.

After Chelsea I for the first time had one of the famous burgers at the Griffin. It was decent, onions a bit raw and meat somewhat indeterminate in origin notwithstanding.
 

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Grolch was rancid at 1/2 time
does anyone of the staff in the West Stand take ownership of poor Quality took 2 pints back twice to be told we are sorry would u like another 2
gave up by then.
Previous games not a problem.
Every game I tell myself im not going to have a beer at half time as it is purely awful. Friend got me one this half time, both had 1 sip and gagged on it.
How does a beer being brewed just down the road taste so bad.
 

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BIAS have been offered a meeting with Levy to discuss this.

It may end up being an open forum / focus group. Will update when we hear more.
 

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They didn’t have red wine in the upper concourse in the East Stand so had to do with white (and that chilled) !
 

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I have to get out more, didn't think coffee bags were a thing. Well it certainly makes for an interesting cup of coffee; despite my best efforts it tasted nothing more than hot water with milk and £2.50 for the experience.

Same coffee that was served at GP would do the trick.
 
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Until something changes dramatically that’s the last food I’ll buy in the Legends. Tried the Southern Fried chicken wrap. Just warm as were the potatoes , tasted crap. My bad as I was expecting a crispy chicken coating, but of course wrapped in a wrap, I guess I should have known it would be soggy. I couldn’t even give one half of it away :ROFLMAO:

I’m sure I’ll get a feedback request in the week from the club as I do after every home game. But as usual I won’t get any response to it as I haven’t from any I’ve replied to. I did notice there are less people eating there and I was the only one of our group as the others have given up. On the positive side at least the Pride wasn’t ice cold.
 

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Gave an East Stand balti pie a go, decent enough for £3.50, bit dry but decent sized chunks of chicken. An older gentleman stood near me in the concourse was a LOT less impressed with his chicken burger :LOL:
 

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Until something changes dramatically that’s the last food I’ll buy in the Legends. Tried the Southern Fried chicken wrap. Just warm as were the potatoes , tasted crap. My bad as I was expecting a crispy chicken coating, but of course wrapped in a wrap, I guess I should have known it would be soggy. I couldn’t even give one half of it away :ROFLMAO:

I’m sure I’ll get a feedback request in the week from the club as I do after every home game. But as usual I won’t get any response to it as I haven’t from any I’ve replied to. I did notice there are less people eating there and I was the only one of our group as the others have given up. On the positive side at least the Pride wasn’t ice cold.
My son and I had these and enjoyed them and they were definitely hot. Maybe you were unlucky with yours.
 

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Until something changes dramatically that’s the last food I’ll buy in the Legends. Tried the Southern Fried chicken wrap. Just warm as were the potatoes , tasted crap. My bad as I was expecting a crispy chicken coating, but of course wrapped in a wrap, I guess I should have known it would be soggy. I couldn’t even give one half of it away :ROFLMAO:

I’m sure I’ll get a feedback request in the week from the club as I do after every home game. But as usual I won’t get any response to it as I haven’t from any I’ve replied to. I did notice there are less people eating there and I was the only one of our group as the others have given up. On the positive side at least the Pride wasn’t ice cold.
Eat at home for less and have a beer, football is not for eating unless you’ve been on it all day.
 

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5 minutes into the second half and Junior wants a drink.
So the wife and younger son go off to buy one.
They get to the counter and young girl says what can I get you and a voice behind says we are closed.
And that was that.
Drinks were there, but no one can have one.
So a 7 year old wants a drink and he can't get one on 50 minutes of play.
Well done the catering team.
 

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London Pride is undrinkable in the west stand
Was just about to say the same thing, was absolutely rancid yesterday, thought first pint might have simply been a one-off but made the mistake of buying another and was flat and sour.
 

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5 minutes into the second half and Junior wants a drink.
So the wife and younger son go off to buy one.
They get to the counter and young girl says what can I get you and a voice behind says we are closed.
And that was that.
Drinks were there, but no one can have one.
So a 7 year old wants a drink and he can't get one on 50 minutes of play.
Well done the catering team.

Probably some Council licensing regulation rather than some thicko jobsworth manager
 

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Gave an East Stand balti pie a go, decent enough for £3.50, bit dry but decent sized chunks of chicken. An older gentleman stood near me in the concourse was a LOT less impressed with his chicken burger :LOL:
My son and I both had an East Stand Chicken BBQ burger and thought it was tasty. Disappointed in the sugar free only soft drinks, they give me a headache, full fat Coke doesn't.
 

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Probably some Council licensing regulation rather than some thicko jobsworth manager
I have seen them open in other parts of the ground later than that.
A thicko jobsworth manager would probably be right.
Normally bring me own in.
Next time, more than any other time next time.
 

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Will the club clamp down on bringing your own food in soon as it seems to be becoming popular, if not I may start bringing my own beer in, same as the food cheaper and better quality.
 

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Was just about to say the same thing, was absolutely rancid yesterday, thought first pint might have simply been a one-off but made the mistake of buying another and was flat and sour.
A similar experience with my son and I: 2 Pride's and the second tasted completely different to the first, both too cold and too fizzy as well.
 

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Will the club clamp down on bringing your own food in soon as it seems to be becoming popular, if not I may start bringing my own beer in, same as the food cheaper and better quality.
Have tried most of the food options & sad to say the best by a country mile is the Samosa's, Not only the food but the customer service, The sad part here is they are a small franchise allowed only in certain areas. Bit like us on the pitch, small club showing the big boys how to do it.
 

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They’ve needlessly over complicated it! Just bring back the food options they had at Griffin Park along with the meal deals and keep the samosas and call it quits.
The food at GP was completely awful. There’s a case for adding back some more traditional options but a lot of the new food at BCS is good.
 

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Drove yesterday straight from sons morning football game and got a sainsburys meal deal £3.50 pre match, much better value and taste. Just find the options too bland at BCS.
 

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There are fountains where you can fill up your own bottle.
I'm at a loss as to where this has gone. I just stated that they only had sugar free soft drinks and reason for not wanting one. Then the London Pride response, which I thought was quite funny. The rest seem odd to me, at no point was I critical of the club or facilities just a preference.
 

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