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Omar Market

Post by carrie » Sat May 05, 2012 8:31 pm

Went to Omar Market this morning and was served by a guy I had never seen before. Bought some cheese, clearly marked 24.50Le, a sliced loaf and two small bottles of yoghurt drink. Took them to the checkout and he said that's 50le, I asked to see the receipt and he wouldn't show me,I then asked how much the drinks, 5le each says he, then I dont want them, he said the cheese was 34.50 I pointed out that it was marked 24.50, eventually got the receipt and it was for 38.75. This is admittedly the first time I have had problems there and I will make sure that I report this guy to the Manager when I see him. But meanwhile beware.



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Re: Omar Market

Post by Teddyboy » Sat May 05, 2012 9:48 pm

One bad apple?

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Re: Omar Market

Post by DJKeefy » Sat May 05, 2012 11:26 pm

It did happen quite frequently a few years back and did happen to me on a few occasions, since the opening of KZ ive never visited Omar's and by the looks of it many others dont too.

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Re: Omar Market

Post by BBLUX » Sun May 06, 2012 10:37 am

As stated above, it is not the first time this has happened. We have not been in there for 3 years and find everything we want elsewhere with itemised bills.
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Re: Omar Market

Post by Teddyboy » Sun May 06, 2012 12:53 pm

Not that I want to necessarily defend the Omar Market, but to be fair, I'm sure that we've always had itemised bills from there. OK, in Arabic, but it doesn't take a rocket scientist to work out what the prices relate to.

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Re: Omar Market

Post by Barb » Sun May 06, 2012 6:28 pm

Which guy was it? There was a guy on the till the other day that is normally sitting in the office. I go in there every day and have never had a problem but they know me and know that I would kick off if they ever tried anything like that with me, they dont even let anyone push in front of me in the queue. :lol:

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Re: Omar Market

Post by Who2 » Mon May 07, 2012 1:44 am

Omar's queue ? what's that then ? more like an unruly huddle...:cool:
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Re: Omar Market

Post by carrie » Mon May 07, 2012 10:11 am

Since I have been shopping in Omar's on and off for the past 11 years I would imagine that they also "know me" too. I agree with Teddyboy, it probably is just one bad apple and rather than kicking off I will make it my business to have a quiet word with the Manager when he is in there. But thought I would mention it on the forum as a warning to take care.
Happy days Keefy when there was only Omar's to shop in, I can remember how thrilled I was when I first discovered it. How Luxor has changed.

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Re: Omar Market

Post by Who2 » Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:51 pm

Agree with the above, in the early days one fort against the cockroaches and always stayed well away from the 'meat counter.
But with 40's,KZ & Ragabs why bother ?
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Re: Omar Market

Post by BENNU » Sat Apr 06, 2019 10:20 am

carrie wrote:
Mon May 07, 2012 10:11 am
Happy days Keefy when there was only Omar's to shop in, I can remember how thrilled I was when I first discovered it. How Luxor has changed.
:a41: Today, seven years after this post, prices are scanned. For sentimental reasons, I sometimes go to Omar, where I used to do my daily shopping when living in the neighbourhood 11-14 years ago. I never had any problems there, always experienced kindness, but I am not tempted to buy much anyway.

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Re: Omar Market

Post by Who2 » Sat Apr 06, 2019 1:58 pm

Last Saturday's shopping in KZ they gave me 20le saying "it fell out or your pocket last week"
They will rob their brother's, Uncles ect, let alone us Hawadgas, 'but don't yah! just love them ?
A Point to Remember! 'Allah smiles on the compassionate'..... 8)
Ps: Taxi Fare to Hurgharda anyone ?
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Re: Omar Market

Post by Major Thom » Sun Apr 07, 2019 3:12 pm

Fort or Faught, Dr? Or even thought?

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Re: Omar Market

Post by Mad Dilys » Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:46 pm

Fraught and Pot and Black spring to mind. :)
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Re: Omar Market

Post by Dusak » Mon May 27, 2019 7:06 am

It was ''glee time'' in those bad old days, walking down along those tightly packed shelves then suddenly coming across a new, albeit, small selection of imports. Like tinned Heinz soups, TAKE THEM ALL!, and various other little delights. From day one I always bought my meat, steak, from there, and I read all the warnings about not to, but I never had bad meat once in all the years shopping there. As a matter of fact, the meat was very good quality, no pyramids of uneatable meat around the plates edge, unlike the highly priced meat I used to buy from 40's and KZ. Thankfully now we have the opportunity to have it brought over from Hurghada once a month. I brought back with me from Thailand a 2.5 kilo cooked joint of prime ham, my freezer is now full of containers of thick pea and ham soup, just like me mam used to make, happy days are here again.
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