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“Dirty and poor burger!!!”
Review of The Bowen Arms

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The Bowen Arms
Ranked #212 of 653 Restaurants in Swansea
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Swansea
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Dirty and poor burger!!!”
Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

Everything I used was dirty!
The vinegar bottles were absolutely manking, couldn't make out if it was vinegar in it to be honest.
Condiments were dirty, had to clean them with a napkin before use.
Had some white stuff floating in the bottom of my pint, had it exchanged but had a larger instead of a shandy to which I was originally drinking!
FOOD
Lovely homemade chips, but royally let down by the burger I received!
It stated on the menu that it was a prime welsh beef burger, or something on those lines but in fact it was a cheap nasty burger to which wouldn't even be served at a fair ground burger van stall as it was that poor. It was best described as a water based piece of mush :(
And also the curry which my partner had was like water!
We sat in the bar area of the pub, and found it a struggle to get passed all the regulars drinking at the bar to pay the bill, as they weren't going to move aside for some random and this was midday on a Saturday! Some common courtesy wouldn't have gone amiss!
Will not be going to this place again!
But at least the homemade chips were nice.....

  • Visited March 2013
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English first
swansea
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“sunday lunch”
Reviewed March 24, 2013

First time here staff very friendlysunday lunch was lovely and piping hot and very reasonably priced will be going back

  • Visited March 2013
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