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Man orders eggs Benedict at a Tesco cafe and was served this monstrosity

Eggs Benedict a la Tesco (Picture: @haskethThomas/Getty)

Eggs Benedict is an indulgent delight.

Perfectly poached eggs, toasted muffins and creamy hollandaise – delicious right?

Except when it looks like this, you might be a little put off.

This was the dish served up to a man in a Tesco cafe in Wigan.

Thomas Hesketh posted the picture on Twitter and said: Ordered eggs Benedict in your Wigan cafe and received this monstrosity.

He said he paid £5 for the meal and was a bit concerned when staff werent sure if they still offered the dish, which was listed on the menu.

When Tesco asked if he spoke to staff about it, he added: Yes, they said they could cook me up another one but it would be the same.

@Spk61 @PKendrickWIG @Tesco Funny you should ask, alarm bells were ringing when they said they didnt know if they… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…


(@HeskethThomas) January 06, 2019

People on Twitter werent impressed:

@HeskethThomas @Tesco Omg tom😭😭😭this has to be the most vile thing Ive ever seen !!!😂😂


Ellie Rebbeca👸🏽 (@ellieomara19) January 05, 2019

@HeskethThomas @Spk61 @PKendrickWIG @Tesco I'm so confused that is vanilla ice cream surely


hollie (@hollieirwin) January 06, 2019

@Karl_Downey @HeskethThomas @Jack43693489 @Tesco Looks like two scoops of icecream on processed ham with a bit of salad cream. 😳🙅


E van Deventer (@irvsbird) January 06, 2019

If you fancy an eggs Benedict the way it was meant to be made, you can try our recipe.

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A Tesco spokesperson said: Our Café team are really passionate about serving our customers great quality breakfasts and were sorry this eggs Benedict didnt meet our usual high standards.

Weve offered Thomas a gesture of goodwill and would welcome him back into store soon so we can put this right.

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