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Review of The Pistachio

The Pistachio
Ranked #11 of 43 Restaurants in Birchington
Description: A new concept of eating out experience
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Description: A new concept of eating out experience
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

The food is the restaurant is very good and reasonably priced. The owners and their family are lovely and make the evening extremely enjoyable. This was our second visit and we were welcomed like old friends. Not sure when the other commentator went but all we saw were happy diners who seemed to enjoy both the food and the service. The fried aubergine starter is fantastic.

1  Thank Richard M
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

Really lovely people but the food is pretty average and judging by the faces of the diners at the table next to us as well as our own opinion, it isn't that visually appealing or tasty. I guess I was expecting spicy or flavoursome cuisine and this was a bit bland for all of us. The bread we ordered as a side dish was frankly odd and tasted stale. It may be typical Middle Eastern cuisine, but we were told they buy it in from a specialist shop in London. I think they'd be better off with either baking their own or asking a local baker to come up with a tasty alternative. However, a lot of people disagree with me, so maybe it was just a one off. Lovely people and very friendly service, so I hope that's the case.

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3  Thank Erma_Passenga
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Reviewed November 3, 2017

Service is superb, lovely staff, food is lovely this time we had starters of houmos and mint and yoghurt dip and I had a chicken skewer, Hubby had the same but with a meat skewer as well as the chicken.chicken was gorgeous so tender and marinated o perf3ction

1  Thank nessa_8
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Reviewed October 26, 2017

We took advantage of the 20% off for Take Away and had the most delicious meal. Whilst waiting I was made to feel really welcome. The owner and his son chatted freely about their former experiences and future promotions and were an absolute delight. This restaurant really deserves to succeed. There is a public car par in the opposite Albion Road so use that rather than trying to find parking further along Station Road. We hope to go back for the Halloween 2-course special for £9.99. Bargain!

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1  Thank Alexandra G
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Reviewed October 23, 2017

The welcome and the friendly efficient service were first class. The food was out of this world, the soup which I had ordered from the list of warm starters was so tasty that we shared it. From a large choice of mains we chose 2 different recipes containing lamb shank and they were cooked to perfection and served in delicious sauces on a bed of rice. We will be back again very soon and will recommend this new restaurant to all of our friends and family.

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1  Thank john_mcgeever1
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