I have visited this restaurant twice now and found the food to be lovely but the staff a bit rude and not accommodating. This restaurant has a set price per head for the buffet and a wide variety of dishes, and a grill and ice cream station. The food is delicious and I recommend a visit here for the food alone. The wine list is also quite reasonable. There is a friendly chef at the grill station who makes a customised dish for you, and I always tend to have this. When I first entered the restaurant I asked to sit in one of the booths, as I was with the other half and we thought it would be nice and private. However the staff refused as they said they were cleaning the area, even though there were lots of people already sitting there. I said I did not want to sit in the open area as it is definitely like a canteen atmosphere as another reviewer mentioned, but I was told that I could not sit in the booth but had to sit in the open bit. This was disappointing. When I asked for cutlery I was shown where it was located and told to get it myself!! I was a bit annoyed but decided to not let it ruin the evening, then when we ordered wine, the bottle was plopped on the table and not even opened and poured so it is extremely lacking in service. The staff also started cleaning the restaurant whilst we were there, which was not that late, only around 9pm, again which made the whole place feel very cheap. Indeed the only time we experience good service, was by the chef at the grill station, and when we requested the bill and the waitress started smiling at us asked us if we wanted to leave a tip on the credit card, needless to say we did not.. I am more than happy to leave service if it is deserved but not when we did everything ourselves. The place is actually nicely decorated, so it is a shame that the staff let it down. I would visit there again but only because the food is very good and if I was in a DIY mood!
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