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To think Waitrose is actually a cack supermarket

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Gemsy83 Wed 05-Jan-11 22:13:49

With a very limited range?

ajandjjmum Wed 05-Jan-11 22:14:48

Urmmmm.....no! grin

RiojaLover75 Wed 05-Jan-11 22:15:35

Depends what you want Gemsy grin

Deaddei Wed 05-Jan-11 22:15:45

Yabu.
Was it a very small branch?
I plan to have my ashes scattered in Waitrose, preferably near the fresh fish counter.

Casseopeia Wed 05-Jan-11 22:16:13

Great supermarket - but their meat is always off before the expiration date. And they sell meat that will expire the very next day! Appalling.

TrillianAstra Wed 05-Jan-11 22:16:15

YABU

porcamiseria Wed 05-Jan-11 22:17:22

NOOOOOO

it rocks. i actually feel happy when I go in there

its the only shop near me that sells naice things

Casseopeia Wed 05-Jan-11 22:17:56

I had a rant at the manager in M&S food at Westfield recently. You know they sell pet food but nothing for babies? NOTHING?

TrillianAstra Wed 05-Jan-11 22:18:16

I work near a very very small waitrose, but it has a much better variety of things I want than a similar sized tesco express or small co op.

gordyslovesheep Wed 05-Jan-11 22:18:23

Noooooo

It is limited but it's also clean and fresh and sparkley and nice

I like it muchly

and it sells peanut puffs!

Casseopeia Wed 05-Jan-11 22:18:44

porcamiseria - is it like Tiffany's? Breakfast at Waitrose?

Gemsy83 Wed 05-Jan-11 22:19:32

I tend to think a lot of people like it because it costs more and makes them feel generally superior....I await a good old flaming but thats mho.

porcamiseria Wed 05-Jan-11 22:19:39

and floral tea towels, and chrytallised ginger, and gourmet shit, i feel posh and rich just shopping there

Alibabaandthe40nappies Wed 05-Jan-11 22:19:41

YABU - Waitrose is amazing.

The only thing they don't have a big range of is vile freezer/processed shite, thank goodness!

TrillianAstra Wed 05-Jan-11 22:19:52

Yes, Waitrose is a tiny bit like Tiffany's, except you can actually buy breakfast foods there.

Hulababy Wed 05-Jan-11 22:20:33

Limited in what way?

Our Waitrose appears to sell pretty much what you would expect any decent sized supermarket to sell. OK, it doesn't sell lots of clothes but then i don't need that from a supermarket personally. But for other supermarket needs it seems to be normal to me.

MackerelOfFact Wed 05-Jan-11 22:20:33

They vary, they do tend to be slightly on the small side in general though.

porcamiseria Wed 05-Jan-11 22:20:34

a bit, I live in a down at heel area. I am the only one that shops there in my yard, I am actually Obsessed WITH THAT BLOODY PLACE

LoveBeingADaddysGirl Wed 05-Jan-11 22:20:47

YABU

gordyslovesheep Wed 05-Jan-11 22:21:21

No I go because it sells peanut puffs

Thinkofanumber Wed 05-Jan-11 22:32:28

My local Tesco sells peanut puffs. What are they like? Look like wotsits on the pack iirc.

gordyslovesheep Wed 05-Jan-11 22:33:55

Ohhhhh No Thinkofanumber - really !!! wonderful

sadly I have no tesco near me

curlymama Wed 05-Jan-11 22:36:33

The only thing wrong with Waitrose is that they do not sell milk chocolate chips. The only sell their own brand of chocolate chunks. Which are huge. And sometimes only a real chocolate chip will do.

Other than that, Waitrose rocks.

pooka Wed 05-Jan-11 22:37:01

YABU

Gemsy83 Wed 05-Jan-11 22:37:12

Are they crisps? Think ive tasted them before not my cup of tea but my folks think they be moreish

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