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“Friday night buffet”
Review of The Lotus Lounge

The Lotus Lounge
Ranked #140 of 381 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 10, 2013

4 of us went for the buffet, It was great - freshly cooked and pretty quick. Service was good and gave us a few of the chef's tips for the menu. Good place.

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Thank 44andyc
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Reviewed October 31, 2013

Revisited after quite a long break. Staff enthusiastic & quick. Chef turns out piping hot dishes in minutes. This is not a buffet but a fixed price restaurant very extensive menu at a reasonable price during the week. Surprised about some bad reviews. The food is main stream "english" chinese. Yes a lot of it is fried but that is what the punters go for.The helpful staff are one of the things that make it for us. Plenty of custom on a Wednesday evening so atmosphere buzzy. Some places can be a little souless in the week if quiet. I sense more money in peoples pockets as booking necessary in many Poole restaurants in the week. Popular with groups for birthdays, etc.

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Thank Aldhelm
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Reviewed October 26, 2013 via mobile

Me have been to the lotus twice now, we have been very empressed both times. Food wonderfull, hot tasty and plentiful. Staff can not please you more if they tried. They were extremely nice to our baby granddaughter! Well done lotus we will be back and will be telling our friends about you! Good value for money! :-D

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Thank Hayley317
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Reviewed October 8, 2013

Had a fantastic meal. You can choose buffet which is served to your table, or from the al a carte menu. We had the buffet which at just under £16 a head was very good value. Smaller portions than the a la carte menu but great for trying different dishes. Couldn't fault the food it was fantastic. The staff were very efficient and couldn't do enough to help. The only problem we found is that is was very noisy, but it was a very busy night and they were turning people away. Which proves its is a popular restaurant. Would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Thank SusieB62
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Reviewed October 6, 2013

i had booked a table for 8 oclock 051013 we arrived no more than 8 minutes late to be told by one waitress as we were late they had given out table to another customer, and then by another waitress we were told they had double booked our table. not good customer relations.

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