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Francis Street, Stornoway, Scotland
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Ranked #23 of 28 Restaurants in Stornoway
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Reservations
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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  • English first
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English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

Went with local friends when visiting for a local wedding, I ordered a prawn curry but asked if they would put chicken in aswell (the most normal request in an Indian there is) but the chef refused to do it, saying it went against the dish it was. When I sent the waitress back to remind the chef that he... More 

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Stornoway, Scotland, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Everyone was ravi g about the curries in this hotel so I thought I would try one. It was very similar to a curry out of a jar.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Lacked a bit of atmosphere and the food will fill you up but not the best quality going. Went here for my first nights meal but found better on my second night.

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Shetland, Scotland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

A pretty poor meal, lasagne was tasteless, served with frozen chips. Colleague had a burger, looked terrible and he said it was awful, frozen burger in a bun with no extras on it. Looked nice from outside bit that was the only nice thing about it,

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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87 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The County is a good place for coffee - on a par with lots of city coffee shops. It is also a good place for a quiet drink in the evening - a bit different from many of the pubs in SY. I'll certainly try it for lunch next time I'm in SY.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I was with a work group that had pre-booked a 3 course set menu. The first course was ok, the second course when it finally arrived was cold, dull and very indifferent. Then we waited for dessert. Waited ...watied and waited. Then we noticed the staff were all sitting down and eating at another table. After 45 minutes of sitting... More 

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Stornoway, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I was out for a meal with friends and were enjoying the evening chatting together but unfortunately that was all we enjoyed , the majority of us didn't find our meals anything special ... that was until I found a hair in my meal I had eaten most of the meal and this was the last thing I expected to... More 

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Stornoway, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I ate at this restaurant tonight with three other friends, I am shocked and appalled by the way one of my friends was treated and spoken to by the proprietor. Unfortunately my friend found a hair in her curry 3/4 of the way through her meal. This was pointed out to the waitress who apologised and said the cost of... More 

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scotland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Overpriced and microwaved reheated food. Mussels served were dangerous( most had not opened) Curries looked ok..our group did not try them. Service staff were pleasant. Such a shame as the hotel is an old established one

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I had a lovely dinner at The County and the service was terrific. I would definitely recommend it. Staff was really pleasant and went the extra mile.

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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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