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“Fabulous food, shame about the refurb”
Review of Cafe Romna - CLOSED

Cafe Romna
Cuisines: Indian, Asian, Fusion, Bangladeshi
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Wells, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Fabulous food, shame about the refurb”
Reviewed December 29, 2012

You're assured of fabulous food here.

Each dish has its own spicy flavour but you can always taste the meat or vegetable. We had Chicken madras which, if hot, has tons of flavour. The accompanying Channa massala (chickpeas), Bombay aloo and Bhindi bhaji are terrific and make a feast for two with one pilau rice and a Nan of your choice.

The refurbishment of the place has, however, wrecked the atmosphere. The tables are in long lines. The welcoming bar that used to be at the door is now relegated to the far corner. This has removed the focal point and the very friendly staff look lost and unsure where to station themselves. The new entrance is along a dingy corridor and the ill-fitting door has a 1 cm gap under it. On a chilly night your legs freeze.

Such a pity. Still, the food remains as brilliant as ever. Our menu (above) with 2 pints of Indian lager was only £35.

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank RIchard_of_Binegar
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English first
Wells, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Night out in wells”
Reviewed December 29, 2012

Went to this cafe on the 27th december this year and it was a very nice experience.
Very bright and clean and the staff were helpful.
Food was reasonably priced and very tasty.

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank Darren F
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Marlow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“basic indian food”
Reviewed November 25, 2012

Food was very basic and didn't look very appetising.We had the set menu for 2 and wouldn't recommend this however other dishes may be better.
Service adequate but nothing special.

Visited November 2012
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Thank Sally G
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Quality place”
Reviewed October 26, 2012

Excellent location being a few minutes from the cathedral.
Good food with good quick service, wine list ok for an Indian.
Interesting menu as well with a few dishes you don’t normally see.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank Phil S
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Surrey, England
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241 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
“Lovely food”
Reviewed October 21, 2012

Popped in here on the off chance on a Friday evening- luckily they had a table. the food and the atmosphere was great.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank GillyFlower
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