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“Poor service”
Review of The Lotus Lounge

The Lotus Lounge
Ranked #76 of 384 Restaurants in Poole
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Malaysian, Thai
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Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Recently changed name from Orchid Restaurant to Lotus Lounge but could not find that on here either. Lots of reviews on Google
Reviewed November 11, 2012

Ate last night at the Lotus Lounge. Obviously a staff shortage as the 3 waitresses just could not cope with a full restaurant plus diners arriving without a booking on spec also. Not a good start when we were seated on a sofa rather than a proper table, near the main door which was left open quite often by some smokers. Two and a half hours is far too long, we couldn't wait for our dessert otherwise it would have been 3 hours. Staff apologised several times and the 3 girls were great, particularly Joanna who did her best to look after us but the odds were stacked against them. Also not impressed with the wine list, no white wine by the glass, forced to buy a bottle or go without, not much of a choice.
There are plenty of other restaurant choices in Ashley Cross now so get your act together Lotus Lounge owners.
Decor tired at best. A memorable evening, but not in a good way unfortunately. Shame because the food was quite good.

Thank Dorsetman_8
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Reviewed November 6, 2012

A great value, Chinese/Thai buffet meal, and you dont even have to serve yourself. Just choose from all the dishes on the menu, and sit back and enjoy. a really good night out, great food and good service. Would recommend.

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Thank geminigirl123
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Reviewed October 21, 2012

Four of us walked in off the street at 7pm on a Saturday night got the one spare table. We were fed and watered and out again by 7.45. The food was very good and the service excellent.

Thank LevingtonJed
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Reviewed September 29, 2012

We go to this restaurant at least one a month, we always go Mon-Thursday on the early bird from My Meal Ticket so only pay £8.95.

The food is amazing, all freshly cooked. You have to try the smoked chilli chicken from the starters.

Can't wait to the next visit.

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Thank jmd4eva
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Reviewed September 20, 2012

not cheap but you get what you pay for, this was one of the nicest chinese meals I have eaten, pleasant surroundings with nice quiet chinese music playing, very enjoyable..

Thank JuneHampshire
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