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“Good food spoiled by service”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Blue Marlin

Blue Marlin
Ranked #41 of 55 Restaurants in Calheta
Cuisines: European, Portuguese
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
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“Good food spoiled by service”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2011

This is one of a few restaurants along the edge of the Marina at Calheta. The menu is impressive and, when it arrives, the food is nice. However, when we had lunch there there was only one very stressed waitress who had to keep running next door to collect dishes and couldn't keep up with the orders. Meanwhile a woman who looked like she was in charge just floated around. We were a family of four that each ordered a starter and main course. Only one arrived correctly. One got a main course, a starter, then another main course; one got only a main course and I got only a starter. And it all took ages. We were quite amuses by it but surrounding tables were getting increasingly irate, tho sorry for the waitress. So a missed opportunity.

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