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“Don't do it!!!”
Review of Buffalo Bar and Grill - CLOSED

Buffalo Bar and Grill
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed August 22, 2013

We bought a voucher for all you can eat ribs for 2 people. When trying to make the booking via email, it was as if I was asking for a favour. The replies were short, rude and unengaging. We finally confirmed a time & date, only to turn up and discover the booking hadn't been recorded. Again, the response was as if I owed them the courtesy of finding us a table. The service didn't improve at all throughout the meal - the waitress had no idea what was going on and arguments between the maitre d (I use the term very loosely) and the chef were visible to all diners. The food was bad, the ribs had a foul sauce on them that I think was supposed to make the flavor smokey - EPIC FAIL. The dips with the garlic bread were basic and amateurish. We couldn't wait to leave and when we did the issues around phantom bookings seemed only to be getting worse. In summary, do yourself a favour and don't waste your time, money or energy on this place - seriously.

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Thank Rob T
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Reviewed August 9, 2013

Was a bit worried about going here because of some of the reviews, but the 4 of us had a great evening.
I purchased a Grab One deal for a prawn dinner, the waiter welcomed us, sat us at our table, water provided straight away, ordered drinks, we had explained to us what we were to get that evening in the way of food. Garlic bread, dips and french fries followed, then a really nice mash potatoe, salad and prawns. You had to shell the prawns by removing the head and tails, a bit messy, but tasty enough, and they just kept on coming, so you could eat as many as you liked!
All in all a great evening, especially if you've had a couple of drinks before you arrive!
Yep, it did take a while to get a booking, and the phone never seemed to get answered, so I visited the restaurant one afternoon in person to make the reservation, these guys are busy, and the chef was going flat out, wouldn't hesitate to go and eat there again.
Good friendly service, great humour and if you treat people nice, they treat you nice, so all in all a great evening at a reasonable price.

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Thank chriswpics
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Reviewed August 1, 2013

Went for a quick dinner with 3 friends this week. Primarily a pizza restaurant - and a good one at that. They offer several Sangria's serviced in jars (a bit different - but it works), small but adequate wine menu. The lamb pizza with gorgonzola cheese and figs - really good!
It's attached to "The Commons" a restaurant/bar complex with a big outdoor seating area, so a great place to meet up with a group of friends.
Only negatives were 1 pizza was undercooked (to their credit they offered to replace it), and the service was a little too slow towards the end, it wouldn't stop me going back.

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Thank Andrew81
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

I received a voucher to dine at your restaurant, and it was the worst experience I have ever had. We were hugely disappointed and disgusted with our experience. NEVER AGAIN!!! We will be telling all our friends and the company I work for about our horrible experience.

The rude waiters were an early indicator of what was to come.

We decided to sit outside (we booked for 6.30pm) because it was so dark in the restaurant, and lucky we did otherwise we probably would not have picked up on how DIRTY the place was. Anyway the silver tops of the salt and pepper shakers were all rusted and the tables were curling on the edges with splinters. When the waiter poured my water he spilt half on the table and it was left like that throughout the meal.

The garlic naan bread we ordered was stale and yuck.

The rest of the meal that was to come was no better. The steak was paper thin with a disgusting grey sauce and tasted horrible, it was so bad we were not able to eat it and left and bought a coke next door to get the horrible taste out of our mouths.

Not sure why this place is still open, after reading all the bad reviews!!!

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1  Thank Peninsula0
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

We have been here a number of times and have always had good service and great food. We have been with friends, taken children, and all have enjoyed it.

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Thank twinklenz
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