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“Good value buffet”
Review of Mumbai

Mumbai
Ranked #117 of 662 Restaurants in Swansea
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $40
Cuisines: Indian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Buffet, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Swansea, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
292 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Good value buffet”
Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

Have been here a number if times now and the food and service us very good. The Sunday buffet is good value at £9 with plenty of choice.

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English first
Swansea, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Shame”
Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

Have visited here so many times and everything has always been top notch but last night my view changed.
Although I may have been in the wrong for not hearing him properly I was not happy with the service I received.
My boyfriend asked for Two large cokes and the man said yes, then said is two bottles okay?
So we said yes, thinking he meant he would bring us a bottle each instead of a glass as I know they give bottles instead here -£2.20 each!! Rip off!
He returned with four bottles of opened coke and when I said oh we meant one each he said, sorry madame but I've opened them now and I did tell you. They'll make me drink them otherwise.
I thought this was quite rude as he hadn't explained himself clearly, why would we want four bottles when there are only two of us, plus he shouldn't have opened them all at the bar. We didn't drink them all which is a waste, but I guess they didn't care as they got £8 out of us for only drinking two cokes!
Put me in a bad mood for the rest of my meal then. When he came to check we were okay, you could see the sort of "best put my waiter attitude on" before walking away. Also it was empty. We were the only customers on a Saturday night and it was only 9pm!

The food was lovely and the service of everyone else was lovely, it's a shame they were empty I didn't enjoy being the only customers and he should have taken back the two cokes we didn't order.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
134 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Great Sunday buffet”
Reviewed March 26, 2014

This must be the best value buffet in Swansea. Superb choices of starters and mains. Well presented, always hot, great variety. I haven't found a better Sunday Indian lunch. The staff are all very helpful and cheery. Great experience.

  • Visited March 2014
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Swansea, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Too many chances!”
Reviewed March 18, 2014

Although I have dined many times at this restaurant over the years there are too many times that are a miss instead of a hit! The Sunday buffet although ample choice serves up hard naan and soggy chips with a very average curry. And the last 'sit down' experience, a dinner with friends will be exactly that, the very last!

Visited November 2013
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Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
247 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Indian by the Sea”
Reviewed March 16, 2014

The Mumbai is a very convenient restaurant with ample parking just off the Mumbles road. The actual establishment is spacious and nicely arranged (although the ambient music is sometimes a bit intrusive). The staff are attentive, friendly and willing to offer both good advice (as well as increasing or reducing the spice content of dishes) but you never feel under pressure to eat up and move on. The food is typically Indian but, in general, seems well cooked with fresh ingredients. It's a nice place to visit after a long walk or a bike ride by the sea.

  • Visited March 2014
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