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“Not aa good as expected”
Review of Nando's

Nando's
Ranked #64 of 139 Restaurants in Dorchester
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with family for an early dinner. Staff were busy chatting but another spotted us and showed us to a table.
Drinks machine serving flat diet coke..but there were other choices
Houmus was great
My main was incredibly dry and not that tasty
Didn't have time to re order as had a train to catch.
Side of corn was great.
Side of spicy chips....very very very spicy

Thank holidayqueenSomerset
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 3 times we have been here the service has been very quick and attentive. Never had to wait long for food and has always been nice to eat. Aiming for less busy times is a winner, last time we went we were the only ones in so service was very quick

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Thank Peter C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mid-evening on a Saturday night, and the restaurant was crowded.
The young lady took our names (party of three) and said the estimated time for a table would be twenty minutes and if we came back then, and there was one available, we would be seated. But she couldn't guarantee it. Went for a drink in the Brewhouse and Kitchen, then came back.
A teenage male staff membery came up to the queue and, although we were in the front, completely ignored us. When he returned, we made a point of asking him whether there was a table now, having explained that we'd put our names down before.
His reply consisted of two or three syllables.
We walked out.

Having visited this restaurant on a number of other occasions I have to say that, when you do get a table, the food is good - as are the variations of Portuguese lager and variety of hot sauces. However, because you have already paid in advance of your food arriving then your visit is likely to be let down by having to pay again at the table mid-meal if you later decided to have a dessert (or another drink).
This is not relaxing, and is not conducive to 'a good experience' - certainly if you're with a new partner!.
This, together with their vague/rude door/booking policy, doesn't make me inclined to go back.

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Thank Paul E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Told would take 10 minutes however took 30 minutes while people who ordered takeaways after us (larger orders) came before our as if the chefs had forgotten about us, we had to complain ( which we didn’t want to) for people to actually get our food done, need to sort out their priorities on orders.

Thank Oscar W
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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Was a lovely visit went early to miss out on the mad rush food was quick as it always is and great food. Some of the staff here don’t always look particularly happy to working they could definitely do with a smile every now and then.

Thank Hannah A
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