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Feebeela Fri 12-May-17 14:54:07

I ordered sourdough toast with avocado, tofu and plantain at my local cafe for lunch today. I was hungry. The dish was 2 slices of sourdough toast; 1 slice with avocado, 1 slice naked no butter, 2 small strips of tofu and 2 small slices of plantain with about 5 spinach leaves. I questioned the portion size as it seemed a bit, well, mean. My friend said it was about right but I was expecting avo on both slices and more than 2 slices of plantain for £4.95.
AIBU or AIB greedy?

MsGameandWatch Fri 12-May-17 14:55:25

I don't think you can expect much more for under a fiver to be honest.

PenelopeFlintstone Fri 12-May-17 14:55:36

YANBU. What are you supposed to do with a dry slice of bread?!

19lottie82 Fri 12-May-17 14:55:37

For £4.95 in a cafe I wouldn't expect more than that.

InDubiousBattle Fri 12-May-17 14:57:00

I don't think that's a bad amount for £4.95.

Nabootique Fri 12-May-17 14:57:26

I think the price depends on what sort of cafe/where it was, but it terms of finding it an insufficient amount of food, YANBU.

2014newme Fri 12-May-17 14:57:31

I think the second slice you put on top of the avocado so it makes a sandwich.
It looks fine to me, lots of more expensive ingredients. I'm not a fan of plaintan or tofu would prefer a salad but this just me, it all looks very carby

shockthemonkey Fri 12-May-17 14:58:47

That kind of price, you can expect a snack, not a meal.

blackteasplease Fri 12-May-17 15:00:08

For £4.95 it seems fine.

I agree there's little point in the naked slice of bread though

Squishedstrawberry4 Fri 12-May-17 15:04:20

Where are you OP? That makes a difference. London or Wakefield?

I think there should have been avocardo on both slices

Kokusai Fri 12-May-17 15:07:06

YABU for ordering plantain :-)

PovertyJetset Fri 12-May-17 15:08:25

I think it's the right amount of food for the cost- under a fiver is cheap cheap!

fiorentina Fri 12-May-17 15:08:59

That seems fine for a snack to me. I have one piece of sourdough with avo for lunch.

BarbaraofSeville Fri 12-May-17 15:09:50

That looks good, and filling for a fiver. Avocado and sourdough are expensive ingredients. I'd probably put the spinach on the avocado and use the second slice to make a sandwich or just eat the bread plain if it's really nice bread.

arethereanyleftatall Fri 12-May-17 15:11:21

There's no way you'd get anything in a cafe for under a fiver where I live.

ShowMePotatoSalad Fri 12-May-17 15:11:57

£4.95 is reasonable for that amount of food. More than reasonable in fact as it's bigger than a starter. That looks like half an avocado to me.

DerelictWreck Fri 12-May-17 15:12:52

I think that's loads for less than a fiver!

KoalaDownUnder Fri 12-May-17 15:13:23

I'd rather they charged me more and gave me something nicer, because that looks a bit shit.

user1491572121 Fri 12-May-17 15:18:58

I think it's fine for a fiver!

Chewbecca Fri 12-May-17 15:20:04

YABU - there's plenty of food for a fiver
Cafe IBU - they've presented it weirdly by putting all the avo on one slice

Chewbecca Fri 12-May-17 15:21:21

& can I spy butter in a pot on the side so you have the option to butter if you want?

tickwhitetick Fri 12-May-17 15:21:40

that's CHEAP for what you got!

Towelallinone Fri 12-May-17 15:22:50

not sure what else you wanted for under a fiver which included a service too confused

2015newstart Fri 12-May-17 15:23:28

That looks like plenty of food, especially for a fiver (!) but the combination of ingredients looks dry.

Hoppinggreen Fri 12-May-17 15:25:20

It wouid be a fair price round here but I very much doubt it would be on any menu round here anyway!!!

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