Snack secrets: Cafe owners spill the beans about the weirdest orders they received in 2015

Where would we be without our morning coffee? Could we even string a sentence together? Well here’s some of the weirdest requests some of our iZettle users working in cafes got in 2015…

Top 10 weirdest cafe orders – grab a cuppa ‘cos here we go!

  1. Can you grind coffee with a hammer?

Now we love a hipster mix, double soy mocha matcha milk-free chai, but this is definitely a step too far!

  1. Customers regularly ask us if we sell coffee……we’re a coffee shop! It literally has coffee shop in the title

We’ll let you away with that one, maybe your brain can’t function without the first brew.

  1. Can I have a latte without the milk please?

Literally, impossible. I mean, latte is ‘milk’ in Italian. You mean an espresso?

  1. Half and half sandwich: one slice brown and once slice white

Sounds pretty good actually – variety is the spice of life and all that!

  1. Americano coffee with foam on top

Okayyyyy so a cappuccino, sir?

  1. Slow cooked eggs to be done quicker

No, just skip the eggs if you’re in a rush. Egg yolk on a silk tie is a nightmare.

  1. A cup of instant coffee!

Or

The closest thing to Nescafé (we use fresh espresso and a £6k machine!)

So this is a common request? C’mon guys, just stay at home.

 

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  1. A drink combining coffee, tequila, Red Bull and some hot sauce all in one. Then he wondered why he was almost sick after trying it.

Can’t cope

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  1. Decaf cappuccino with an extra shot

What’s the point?

  1. A customer once asked for a half shot decaf skinny soy latte with the machine fully washed first…

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Ailbhe McNeela

Marketing Communications Coordinator

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