Marco and I visited Hema over the weekend to check out the redesign of their cafe. Pretty impressive!
Do you see the image of the cat on the wall, completely made of candy? His face is a pancake, his whiskers red vines candy, smarties (European M&Ms) for ears, etc. It was a bit hard to get a good picture, unfortunately. Maybe next time.
It even comes with a lively plant on each table, new furniture, new chairs, etc. A big improvement in my opinion.
The best part is that the coffee is now self-serve, which helps a lot with the standing in line part. However, there are still only two registers – made slightly worse by the fact that both lines are now right next to each other so you are standing in one massive, unorganized line until the last moment.
A small children’s “kitchen” with the Jip and Janneke theme.
Overall a big step forward. When we visited, there did seem to be more workers which meant that the hot food was being served faster. I think it is the same menu, though, with a bit better advertising.