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“Not to Cheerful Chilli” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Cheerful Chilli

Cheerful Chilli
East Chevin Road,, Otley LS21 3DD, England
01943-466 567
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Ranked #21 of 54 Restaurants in Otley
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $46
Cuisines: Mexican, European, Vegetarian, Middle Eastern
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Cheerful Chilli Restaurant and Tea Rooms brings you freshly cooked, wholesome and flavoursome food from around the world. From our popular Mezze Platters to share to favourites such as Aubergine Involtini, Kerala Curry and enchiladas. We have private dining for parties up to 30 and our 4 course Sharing Menu is particularly popular on these occasions. All our deserts and ice creams are home made.Our Tea Rooms offer a selection of lunches, savouries, deserts and cakes.
Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Not to Cheerful Chilli”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

The positive reviews of the Cheerful Chilli are a mystery to us. We have been twice now -daytime at the weekend- and found the place lacking in decorum- the staff have been offhand and the portions quite small. The staff are inexperienced and it has an air of teenage nonchalance. It sounds as though the daytime experience and the evening experience are very different.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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CheerfulChilli, Manager at Cheerful Chilli, responded to this review, October 22, 2013
We're really sorry and disappointed that you haven't enjoyed your visits to our tea rooms.

You are right - the evening restaurant and tea rooms are very different - the restaurant has a wide menu with sharing options and a vegetarian wine and beer menu. The weekend tea rooms are light lunches, snacks, cakes and drinks. But we pride ourselves on our freshly cooked food and friendly welcome in both.

We will respond to your comments and make sure we are doing all we can to make the Cheerful chilli a great visit for everyone. And please do come and try our restaurant - if you give us a call we can organise a table and hope to see you soon.
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English first
Cannock, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Chuffed at the Cheerful Chilli!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

A large group of us enjoyed great food and hospitality at the CC last night. Generous portions the food kept coming! Lovely fresh ingredients, imaginative combinations and really tasty! Liked that we could take our own drinks and had the upstairs space to ourselves. The service was friendly and well paced. A great advert for vegetarian food. Oh and fab puds too!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Leeds.
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11 restaurant reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Just needed the meat.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Went for a friends birthday, so the night was fun. Said friend ordered the banquet, this would have been better if the waiters and waitresses had explained what we were eating when it was served. I'm not a veggie so definitely missed the meat. I'm sure if you are a vegetarian you would have loved it.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“The not so cheerful chilli.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We found the cheerful chilli to be nice and quaint.. The food was really nice,the service was quick and it was reasonably priced. The only Thing that let it down was the less than engaging waitress who served us..who's attitude came across of someone who was irked that they had to deal with a paying customer.. That said it's still worth a visit.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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9 restaurant reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Relaxed and friendly”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

As a party of 18 we had a room to ourselves upstairs in the roof space on a long table. Although we were quite squashed in the atmosphere was really friendly and relaxed and we managed to squeeze in and out and avoid hitting our heads on the low beams. Most of us took out own wine and beer but some opted to buy it there and there was a good well priced choice of both. We opted for the banquet menu; all the food was freshly cooked, piping hot and very tasty. A lovely place for a celebration in a large group.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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