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Francis Street, Stornoway, Scotland
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Also a hotel, but I want to be able to review it as a restaurant - without...
Also a hotel, but I want to be able to review it as a restaurant - without details of a stay
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  • 8
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  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food.

We pre-booked as it was Saturday evening and found it extremely busy and a little noisy. The food was good, however, and the staff were very efficient. It was close enough to our B&B to be able to walk there, so useful!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
Lynne P
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York, United Kingdom
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English first
Scotland
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We had experienced a taste of the food at a 60th birthday , so we decided to book a meal ourselves . The Menu was very tempting but we had set our minds on Asian food cooked by a marvellous chef , we were told , Well we had Chicken Pakora for starters and it was just scrumptious , we... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Had coffee and the rocky road cake two days running. White coffee was delicious. My husband and I have stayed at this hotel previously and had a lovely meal last year. Just had coffee this time two days running.

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Inverness/glasgow
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

not being able to get into another local establishment we decided on the county - this was quiet almost empty and this should have been a hint of why. There were plenty of staff but and the server who delt with us was pleasant but lacked training - our orders were taken and we had to wait an age for... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We pre-booked as it was Saturday evening and found it extremely busy and a little noisy. The food was good, however, and the staff were very efficient. It was close enough to our B&B to be able to walk there, so useful!

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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This would have been a very good night. We were a large group and the restaurant was busy. The two friendly waitresses were trying to cope with everybody though one was new. They were also expected to cope with reception for the hotel and it was a busy time as the ferry had just come in. They did a good... More 

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Harris
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Staff not very welcoming. On arrival we asked for a table, there was no welcome just a bark "sit anywhere" Menu looked quite good, but on ordering the meal was rather disappointing.....the fish was the only edible thing to come out of the kitchen but was badly let down by the small portion of oven chips that were served with... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Went here for dinner on Friday night as a party of 6. It was quite busy so we expected a bit of a wait but the food was out to us in what felt like no time at all. We ordered from both the Indian and European menu and there were no complaints from any of us. Went back for... More 

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Isle of Lewis, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I've reviewed here once before I feel like this 'restaurant' needs to be reviewed again. We are here in January. The island was hit with pretty bad weather and the power was very temperamental. Up in Ness, the power had been out all day and since we heard the power in town was on, we thought we'd take a spin... More 

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Renfrewshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Snobby staff, overpriced, have to order rice and naan separately. I went in on another occasion to ask if they were open on Sunday only to be met with a very rude reply.

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Alness, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I was part of a group of nine who ate there on Wednesday evening. We all enjoyed our meals there, from chicken tikka masala to lamb shank to fish and chips. All were cooked to perfection and very nicely presented before us.

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Address: Francis Street, Stornoway, Scotland
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Lewis and Harris  >  Isle of Lewis  >  Stornoway
Cuisine: Indian

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  • Address: Francis Street, Stornoway, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Lewis and Harris  >  Isle of Lewis  >  Stornoway

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Description

Also a hotel, but I want to be able to review it as a restaurant - without details of a stay

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