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“Fabulous food, if you don't mid the poor service.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Amaryllis

Amaryllis
5-7 West Street, Berwick upon Tweed TD15 1AS, England
01289331711
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Price range: $2 - $32
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Scottish Borders
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30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Fabulous food, if you don't mid the poor service.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

We have gone to this restaurant for snacks and lunch many times over the years. The food is really lovely but unfortunately it is let down by poor service, everytime!
There does not appear to be a supervisor/manager for front of house to ensure everyone is being served and looke after. Service is always very slow and you can sit for ages waiting for your table to be cleared before being serving. Staff never come back to see if you need anything else.
It is such a shame, because this would be a really great place if the service was improved. It would not take much to improve it.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Jedburgh, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Tasty lunch!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

Lunch at Amaryllis was very good. Good choice of dishes from a light lunch to a "knife and fork" lunch. Staff very friendly and helpful and excellent service.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
“Tasty lunch - but a little pricey”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

We popped in here after finding a distinct lack of other places in Berwick - were very glad we did. We had a very tasty lunch of baguettes, fries to share and a couple of drinks. It was all very nice - the bread in particular was excellent - but a touch steep at £20ish.

Staff were lovely, welcoming and professional - a lady in red Converse served us. There was also a pregnant lady at the bar who was really helpful with directions and suggestions of things to do. We would happily return if we're ever in Berwick!

Visited June 2012
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Great food, lovely restaurant, nice atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

Amaryllis was a well decorated, modern but friendly restaurant. The staff were helpful and welcoming. The menu was a little limited but adequate. I had the braised lamb shank tagine which cost £14 and was really tasty and superbly cooked. The cod goujonswith chunky chips priced £9.50 were also great although the smoked haddock risotto with lemon, capers and dill priced £9.20 was not a big hit. Wine started at around £13. Thought it was reasonably priced and decent value for money. The staff recommended a good pub to visit afterwards. Would definitely recommend and think it was one fo the best restaurants in the area.

Visited June 2012
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Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Relaxing atmosphere, great food,friendly service !!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012 via mobile

As a regular customer, Ive never been let down. The food and the way it's served are excellent and I would highly recommend their cheese scones and latte!! Need a pick me up? Try Amaryllis!! Mmmmmmm.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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