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“Lovely drinks, food not quite as good”
Review of Grinch - CLOSED

Grinch
Price range: $0 - $57
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Lovely drinks, food not quite as good”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

Visited with a few friends and worked out way through a large number of cocktails which were great, and good value during the happy hours. The food was good, but not spectacular. The pulled pork was fried which wasn't great and some of the other issues lacked flavour. Overall good and would probably go again but only for the drinks

  • Visited April 2013
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1 Thank LankyLancastrian2012
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  • English first
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Good value, especially at happy hour”
Reviewed March 23, 2013

Good food - I recommend the chilli, good cocktails in a unique bar. Great to go fro cheap cocktails after work during happy hours. A good little place to grab something tasty to eat and have a few drinks

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank rick22allen
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London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
123 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Just what a place should be like in the city”
Reviewed March 18, 2013

The atmosphere was stylish. The seating was like any other place in the city. I was on a hunt for a killer burger. I found the closest thing to that of which i was looking. And great side of stringy chips. Service was just fine. i would go back.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Gregory R
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Staffordshire, midlands, UK
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Nice food, although a very limited choice”
Reviewed March 10, 2013

The interior decor of the restaurant was very nice. There wasn't much of a choice in relation to the food, I am happy to be given a simple menu, however, this seemed like over complicated food more than anything. I opted for the duck pizza and I have to say it was very nice, although I would hae expected it to be slightly bigger with more duck meat.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Gary B
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manchester
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“possibly the worst establishment ever visited”
Reviewed March 2, 2013

had a birthday party there. The manager perpetually monitored the numbers of people and kept remnding us we needed 50 people in there or pay £1000. when i went the week before to confirm the booking nothing about this was mentioned. Manager proceeded all night to make us feel extremely unwelcome and uncomfortable. we were allowed the downstairs room from 8pm but as anyone knows when you invite people from 8 they tend to turn up at least an hour after. the manager also kep stating that he need not have employed 2 bar staff but they were required circa 10pm when everyone was there. The bar took plenty of money and well in excess of the stated min amount. The bar staff looked embarassed at the conduct of the manager- the staff btw were great. It got so bad that 2 friends of ours who had had numerous parties there had to have words with this manager to tell him to back off and he had to come and apologise but by then he had ruined the night. He repeatedly lied stating people were being turned away from eating as we were taking up the space and he was loosing money.Little did he know 3 tables upstairs were occupied by our guests who wanted to eat before joining us and state they did not see anyone from being turned away. i cannot believe that anyone would actually state we were loosing him money to the birthday person on their b day whether true or not. we went there on reccommendations but never again. shocking shocking experience and complete discrimination as the manager had no reasons to be like this. the venue could be great if the manager in question that night was not about.

Visited October 2012
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1 Thank 920abih
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