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“Don't bother !! It's that bad”
Review of Statue House Tapas Bar - CLOSED

Statue House Tapas Bar
Cuisines: Spanish
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed September 12, 2011

Living in Weymouth we decided to try out the Tapas restaurant, being a Monday night we were not expecting it busy, but were slightly taken aback when entering the waiter was sat down reading a book and only got up when we asked fir a table !anyway we ordered our tapas. all sounded tempting, after waiting nearly 30 mins for our food bearing in mind we were at that time the only ones eating our food arrived another waiter pointed out what each tapas was, my Spanish potato and onion tortilla was just a tasteless potato cake, my prawns were cooked with their shell on and again were tasteless, the Chorizo cooked with kidney beans was Luke warm and the chorizo was the cheapest around.
Now I know we are not in Spain, but why oh why do people who have no experience at all of cooking think that us Brits will buy into their concept of eating food cooked with no passion or idea of flavours and all done on the cheap.
My advice would be to get a flight to Barcelona and take a walk up The Ramblas and see how it's done.
You need to love what you are serving for it to love you back

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Thank F1boys
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Reviewed August 6, 2011

Walked in off street looking for table for two and were warned that there was a big party in so would be a wait for food. Were given a table and waited to order drinks. Eventually got 2 warm G&t's (no ice or lemon) and some bread and olives. Waiting staff saw those and seemed to think we had ordered. Eventually ordered set tapas for two (£20) which was quite good when it arrived. Food good & value for money ok just could have been so much better organised. Served by four different staff when we caught their attention non of whom knew where we were with our meal. Perhaps we just caught them on a busy night!

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Thank Macebearer
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Reviewed August 1, 2011

....unfortunately the menu we looked at was in the window. When we got inside we were shown a different menu and all the items that would have been good for kids were missing! The lady told us that they hadn't got round to taking the menu out of the window yet.

So we left without eating. It's a real shame because it was a nice setting on the seafront, although the interior is a bit shabby and there was a good menu for adults.

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Thank theblackjohn
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Reviewed April 1, 2011

We liked this place. We popped in for a light lunch and went back for dinner the next night.
We particularly liked the nachos with spicy bean stew, the patatas bravas and the spinach tortilla - and the view.
This is not a top class establishment, but it is a place with it's own identity that does what it does very well. It adds variety to whats on offer by way of restaurants in Weymouth, and if its all a little tatty and one of the waitresses borderline dozy we really don't mind.

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Thank 53farmers
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Reviewed February 23, 2011

Went here for a friends birthday, was a nice evening, food was good and the bill was very reasonable for the amount of food and drinks we ordered. Would recommend to others.

Thank Gamma_10
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