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Costa Paradise for a stressed mum!
Member Name: littlemisshorner
Advantages: Accommodating, helpful service and delicious coffee (and Tiffin cake!)
Disadvantages: A bit pricey
I am not usually a big fan of coffee shops but Costa Coffee is a huge exception to that rule, I love it.
Not only will they make me an excellent Latte how I like it (with just one shot of coffee not two) they are incredibly accommodating towards parents with small children and particularly breast-feeding mothers.
I have on a few occasions rushed into our local Costa with my 5-month old baby crying to be fed and been greeted with a "take a seat, what can I get you, I'll bring it over"!! Music to a stressed mother's ears! In our local Costa they also have a few comfortable sofas, making life even easier with the baby. I also appreciate the fact that I never feel rushed to vacate the table, even if I have finished my latte.
The food and drink in Costa is, in my view, quite pricey and there are a few non-chain cafes in the area that charge half the price. However for me the welcome, the friendly, helpful service, the comfy sofas and the taste of their lattes outweigh the cost.
Summary: Highly recommended - the taste and service outweigh the cost!