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“Nice enough”
Review of The Fat Bull

The Fat Bull
Price range: US$4 - US$29
Cuisines: Contemporary, British, Bar, Grill
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Local privately owned Steakhouse endeavouring in the pursuit of the perfect steak using locally sourced ingredients and fair price trading
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited here with a couple of friends after work one evening and although we had no reservation and the restaurant was getting busy, we were thankfully seated by the greeter.

I didn't order a starter as I wasn't hungry enough but my friend ordered halloumi fries which she seemed to enjoy. For mains I ordered fish and chips which was OK but the fish batter was soggy, and everything felt quite under seasoned (I added salt to everything - even the mush peas!). My two friends ordered the steak pie and the fillet steak which they both enjoyed. The steak was a particularly good deal as it was "steak night" so I think (if I remember rightly) that all steaks were half price if you ordered a starter or dessert.

Service was fine and prices were reasonable,

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely food great deals staff great too. The starters are great halumi fries king prawns or fish cakes. Mains fillet ribeye flank to name a few also sweet board with cheeseboard if you prefer. The staff are very attentive nothing too much trouble. Food is served efficiently

Thank claire_bourne
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

Went here for a night out with friends on 12th March, table for 8 booked. My wife and I have been before but other 6 was their 1st visit. Staff are very welcoming and great service, would highly recommend, you will deffo not be disappointing

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Thank Philip R
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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

Don’t get me wrong the food was really good and well priced and the bartender was great unfortunately the rest of the service really let the place down and spoiled a really good meal. We had a large booking and were seated upstairs I admit it was a busy night and the place was really understaffed our food took over a hour between courses we were never offered drinks at any point during the night and had a friend on crutches and we had to go down stairs to get our drinks. 1 hour after finishing our main corse our plates were collected and 30 mins later we had to ask for a dessert menu. When we went downstairs to speak about the service the lady we spoke to (or tried to speak to) just yelled at us asking “can’t you see how busy we are” I do not think this was acceptable but could see another staff member was also dealing with another 2 customers who were unhappy with the time it had taken for there meals and told the manager was not available

All round this was good food but poor service I understand places can get busy at a weekend but the staff member we spoke with clearly didn’t care or want to deal with our complaint

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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

I have been here on three occasions and I’ve enjoyed each visit. My last visit being for my friends baby shower they accommodated for our large group and the food was beautiful.
The staff were very friendly.
And the price is also very fair considering the quality of the food.

Thank HollieKNicholson
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