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“Dirty Plates & cups and waiting for food” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Toby Carvery Resturant

Toby Carvery Resturant
ashley Way, Widnes, England
01512579790
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Ranked #22 of 85 Restaurants in Widnes
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Widnes, United Kingdom
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144 restaurant reviews
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“Dirty Plates & cups and waiting for food”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Well we thought we would try the toby Carvery again for breakfast and what a poor experience we all had.
Looking at this from a balanced view the good points where:
Lots of car parking
Cheap food
Now the bad points:
Dirty Cups - i actually moved proberly 8 to one side before i found a clean cup to make my coffee only to find there was no hot water.
Dirty Plates - again i moved a full stack due to them feeling dirty- some even had food on from the previous night - in all fairness the staff did remove them straight away and obtained clean from the dish washer.
Waiting for food ! Never known it anywhere else - where you have to wait for food to complete your breakfast - there was never once a time during the time we where there customers never waited for more food to be brought out to them - maybe the manager who was relaxing should keep her eye on this to make sure people are not waiting.

Overall the food was cooked well and hot and its proberly worth the couple of pounds they charge- they could be better by carrying out simple tasks and keeping an eye on the basics.
Oh and before i forget if you want toast take somebody with you to make it while you que up for the food your waiting for.
Try it for yourself see what you think - you never know it may of been a one off - so on that basis i'll go again in afew weeks time and keep you all updated.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Excellent...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Visited the Toby today,the food was fresh and hot,not like some carveries where it is luke warm.
The carvers and the staff are very friendly as is the manager.In all a very pleasant visit.Well done Toby.....

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Widnes
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Delightful breakfast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

I went into the carvery for breakfast on Tuesday the 12th of march and found the food to be a good standard. But I would like to make a special mention for the service. It was a young girl called Lauren. She was very friendly and made us feel welcome.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Good”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

I like Toby Carvery. Went with my family a couple of weeks ago, Cant remember what day it was, was served by a young girl named Lauren i think. She had a friendly smile. She was very good, seemed happy in her work which was nice to see, some waiters/waitresses are so miserable! Carvers were also friendly which helps :) Thanks Toby!!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Poor Service”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

The service was very poor. A disabled person was part of our party, the staff did not make any attempt to ensure we had an appropriate table. One person did not have the buffet and we had to await a very long time for her food to come out, in fact we had all finished eating by the time it did

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