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mailfuckoff Thu 28-Apr-16 18:19:00

I had to go to pick something up earlier as a click and collect item. We have a brand new waitrose. The staff are lovely and friendly and efficient. The food looks great. I get a free coffee. I wish I could stop there more often! the bakery items were reduced so I got some treats :-)

babyinthacorner Thu 28-Apr-16 18:21:48

YANBU. I love Waitrose. I'm surrounded by them - one at both stations I commute to/from. I spend an absolute fortune in there!

Pinkheart5915 Thu 28-Apr-16 18:22:03

Not unreasonable to love waitrose. I do too

MyBreadIsEggy Thu 28-Apr-16 18:23:39

I love waitrose!!! But it's a very occasional treat for us (Aldi is our usual fare) - usually at Christmas! FIL usually gets us a John Lewis gift card at Christmas, so we spend it in waitrose on naice Christmas food grin

derxa Thu 28-Apr-16 18:24:14

my second home

allegretto Thu 28-Apr-16 18:26:13

I love Waitrose too. Every now and again I have a little daydream that they decide to open branches in Italy....sob...

MissTurnstiles Thu 28-Apr-16 18:27:37

YANBU. One is shortly to open in our town. I am beside myself.

AimUnder Thu 28-Apr-16 18:42:34

Yanbu! My favourite part is the friendly staff, and no queues smile

derxa Thu 28-Apr-16 18:42:36

I am beside myself. I just love that phrase/sentence.

MissTurnstiles Thu 28-Apr-16 18:45:05

derxa have you read We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves? I loved it but a friend (who really didn't) described the title as the best thing about it.

derxa Thu 28-Apr-16 18:46:50

Miss Turnstiles Who wrote it?

MissTurnstiles Thu 28-Apr-16 18:48:49

derxa Karen Joy Fowler

Malvolia Thu 28-Apr-16 18:50:20

It's by Karen Joy Fowler, and it's not a bad novel, but it centres on one massive 'reveal' which you will almost certainly know if you ever read the review section of a newspaper...

babyinthacorner Thu 28-Apr-16 19:52:12

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves is my favourite book title ever! Didn't love the book as much though...

I often daydream that I work in my local Waitrose. It's really beautiful. I think I'd be really happy there.

Binkybix Thu 28-Apr-16 19:54:32

It saved my sanity a week into my second newborn. The free coffee, the relaxing, widely spaced aisles to browse.

<delighted shiver>

CatchIt Thu 28-Apr-16 19:55:49

YANBU I love, love Waitrose! Their food is always really good and the sushi they sell is just the best!

Bragadocia Thu 28-Apr-16 19:58:32

Waitrose is lovely to shop in: good range, wide aisles, lots of natural light, and the self checkout seem less problematic than in other shops. The staff ownership model also pleases me very much - the workers are probably so helpful and nice there because they actually feel invested in it.

IWantToLiveInPawnee Thu 28-Apr-16 20:02:11

I don't know how I do it but I spend much less if I shop in there. I have a My Waitrose card so get 20% off some of my most regular purchases. I buy sensibly and more fresh stuff.

I mix it up with m&s and do the same, no frivolous/wasted shopping. Their food is so tasty.

When I use to shop at other supermarkets, I spent about £20 per week more.

IWantToLiveInPawnee Thu 28-Apr-16 20:03:17

Actually, that was a very contradictory post, of course I know how I do it but I'm still surprised that I manage it!

Mrscog Thu 28-Apr-16 20:04:36

YANBU - if I won the lottery I would never shop anywhere else. I love the scan as you shop, and just the calm feeling that all the stores have.

Lovewineandchocs Thu 28-Apr-16 20:12:46

We don't have one here 😞 (Ireland) therefore I am deeply jealous of you all envy however I think there are plans to build one around 8 miles from my house. If that happens, I will also be beside myself grin

Mrsbadger77 Thu 28-Apr-16 20:26:06

Love Waitrose. I don't know why it has a 'posh' reputation. No more expensive than Sainsbury's. I love the size of my local one. I can get everything I need but it is small enough to whizz round in 15 mins. And I love getting all the free range organic meat reduced and I fill the freezer!

Brummiegirl15 Thu 28-Apr-16 20:42:35

Bloody love Waitrose YADNBU

MyQuaterLifeCrisis Thu 28-Apr-16 20:48:32

Whole Foods Market puts Waitrose to shame though!

peppatax Thu 28-Apr-16 20:55:10

DD loves Waitrose and excitedly shouts 'I can see Waitrose' most days

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