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“excellent value” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Alexanders Restaurant

Alexanders Restaurant
Meyrick Road | Queens, Bournemouth BH1 3DL, England
01202 554415
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Ranked #390 of 581 Restaurants in Bournemouth
Price range: $24 - $39
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: The award winning and luxuriously decorated restaurant in The Queens Hotel can comfortably seat up to 220 guests, each one invited to savour and enjoy the imaginative menu. Many of the dishes use local fresh produce and are prepared superbly to the highest standards of quality by the Executive Chef, which are then all enhanced with a selection of hand-picked wines from around the world. Along with the highly commended and accommodating staff, the restaurant has won many awards, resulting in an enviable reputation for culinary excellence. The garden room, lounge and bar radiate a charming and relaxing ethos, accompanied by a splendid choice of wines, beers and spirits. This feeling can also entice people into the garden during bright days, where you can enjoy the sun and the delightful drinks of the bar.
Fareham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“excellent value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

Only had breakfast but the food was excellent value. It was buffet style so you helped yourself to what you wanted.

Visited December 2012
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DanielMarshGM, General Manager at Alexanders Restaurant, responded to this review, February 8, 2013
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English first
Nuneaton, England, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

the staff were efficient ,friendly and we were waited on good . the meal was excellent with a good chioce on all courses . the only winge would be that i don't particularly like al-dente veg and i found some of it a bit hard

Visited December 2012
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DanielMarshGM, General Manager at Alexanders Restaurant, responded to this review, February 8, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write a comment about the Restaurant.

Thank you for your kind words which I have passed on to the team. Please do ask your server for vegetables that are cooked for longer the next time you join us.

Please do not hesitate to contact me should you wish to discuss any of this.
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Dorset, England
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Dissapointing to say the least!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

When we arrived, there was several waiters available to serve us, we thought this should be good service! However it was not that good, because we had to ask for the wine waiter to come and take our drinks order. We had been left waiting, without being asked if we would like to order drinks. Our starters were very ordinary, cheap quality, the mains were served with dried up roast potatoes and veg which you would normally use as a stew pack. There was no apple sauce available to have with the pork. By this time the waiting staff had dissapeared, we cleared our own main course plates away, to make room on the table for our desserts. The desserts were of a cheap quality, with very limited choice. We would not recommend the restaurant.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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DanielMarshGM, General Manager at Alexanders Restaurant, responded to this review, February 8, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write a comment about the Restaurant.

I am disappointed and sorry you did not receive the attention you were expecting. I can assure you that the vast majority of everything served is homemade, and from the best quality ingredients.

As such the Restaurant has for many years benefited from an outstanding reputation, which I will apologise once more seemed unfortunately not to your taste.

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Benidorm, Spain
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“excellent food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

service and quality as the food was outstanding and the staff were friendly and polite only a couple could not speak english that well but they tried hard and it was not a problem

Visited October 2012
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DanielMarshGM, General Manager at Alexanders Restaurant, responded to this review, February 8, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write a comment about the Restaurant.

I have passed your kind words on to the team.

Please do not hesitate to contact me should you wish to discuss any of this.
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Bromley, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Friendly staff. Food ok. What's with the silverskin onions?”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

DINNER: Good service and friendly staff. Food was OK, but wouldn't rave about it. We had a fish mousse that was creamy, but lacked flavour. They seemed to have a Christmas turkey dinner on the menu, which was a little freaky for September, but seemed to be quite good. My fish dish was tasty and vegetables nicely al dente, but did not understand why there were silverskin onions in with them - highly unusual and didn't really work. Watercress used as garnish for a few dishes was very tasty.

I wasn't sure what the dessert was I had (sort of buffet affair), but it was creamy, fruity and tasted pretty good.

BREAKFAST: Good mix of cereals and cooked breakfast. Perfect eggs. But - with muesli, these days in other hotels I usually have seeds and nuts to add - seriously missing. Plus, bacon needs to be cooked for longer and the toasters - seriously, you have to send through twice to get a piece of decently toasted bread. And no danish. But again - fab staff.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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DanielMarshGM, General Manager at Alexanders Restaurant, responded to this review, February 8, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write a comment about the Restaurant.

I have passed you kind comments about the service on to the team. I do not understand from reading your comments why you were not more favourable about your meal, as you found our offerings ‘tasty’, ‘good’ and ‘perfect’.

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