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“Has gone markedly downhill.”
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Red Dragonfly
Cuisines: Asian
Restaurant details
Belfast, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Has gone markedly downhill.”
Reviewed February 26, 2013 via mobile

We used to like this place when it traded as Little Fat Buddha but after the rebrand/takeover, the standards are noticeably lower. I don't know what the food is like if you dine in, but the most recent takeaway we had was a frankly revolting mass of MSG-laden gloop. Best avoided.

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Thank RMJM12
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8 reviews from our community

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English first
Gilnahirk, null, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“underrated kid friendly gem”
Reviewed February 6, 2013

i had the pleasure to eat in here with my family. The restaurant was quiet and the experience was great. Very friendly service and the staff were great with the children. they were particularly attentive to the baby and provided us with a plastic bowl and spoon so he could enjoy the excellent food too. The menu is very varied and reflects a pan asian theme. The squid dishes and beef with black bean were exquisitely cooked. The wine list is limited but did not detract from what was a very enjoyable relaxed dining experience. We will definitely be back

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Matt M
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Ballymena, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Will def go back, staff could be a little friendlier”
Reviewed February 1, 2013

We gave this restaurant a go on Friday night as we couldn't get a table in any other BYO restaurant in East Belfast. Apart from a large table we were the only diners.
Not sure why as the food is very good. The salted chilli prawns were gorgeous.
The noodles with the mAin we're delicious, would recommend a noodle dish.

What ket this experience down was the service. The waitress and waiter who served us did not crack a smile. Did not offer any water etc.

If they tried a little harder with their service this wild be a great restaurant and I'm sure will do well.

£3 corkage on bottle of wine, bit steeper than other similar restaurants, but still a lot cheaper than buying a bottle in there! They are licenced so you can choose whether to bring our own or not.

Visited January 2013

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank rosyni
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