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“Good food and good value for money”
Review of Sense - CLOSED

Sense
Price range: $4 - $25
Cuisines: European, British
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Sense has been established now for five years and continues to be popular choice for individual dining and groups with a capacity of 118 people at any one time. you are advised to reserve your table(s)as early as possible to ensure the date you require. the restaurant is air-conditioned throughout and the floor beautifully tiled in similar style as is the trend abroad. lighting is exquisite, especially the wall fittings that disperse beams of light both upwards and downwards.LOCAL AND FRESHThere is always an extensive choice of meals and, in typical sense fashion, you,ll find the prices are as agreeable as the quality food for which sense has such a fine reputation. the chefs are great believers in bringing new choices to the day time and evening menus, while keeping the most popular dishes.Beside fine wines, favorite spirits, soft drinks, bottled beers and lagers, there is also choice of Draught beers.freshly-brewed coffees and teas always available throughout the day and evening.there is alsoCABARET EVENINGSBUSINESS LUNCHESBIRTHDAYSWEDDINGSWINE BAR you don't have to have a meal to enjoy the sense fine wines
Dorset
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563 reviews
424 restaurant reviews
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“Good food and good value for money”
Reviewed May 26, 2014

We had not eaten at Sense since it first opened in 2007 and then moved to larger premises in 2011 (Manbo’s now occupies the original site). We had booked at 7pm so restaurant was relatively empty and lacked ambience at first, but is certainly smart and modern. For starters we had Dorset Blue Mushrooms and Grilled King Prawns and Scallops Skewer – delivered to wrong table, returned to kitchen and then re-appeared some minutes later! To be fair waitress gave us a free drink on the house to compensate and the starters were fine. Main course was Cherry Tomato Linguini and Fillet Steak. The steak was meant to be medium but came almost rare so had to be returned – but came back re-plated, refreshed and properly cooked without fuss. Bill for two courses and drinks was under £50 so very good food and good value for money. Certainly hovering around Top 5 restaurants in Weymouth (with Floods, Oasis, Mallams, Vaughans and Manbo’s).

  • Visited May 2014
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Dorset
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Just OK”
Reviewed May 21, 2014

Pleasant surroundings, good choice on menu and friendly staff. Food however did not warrant the price. We mentioned the problems at the time and attempts were made to sort them out.

  • Visited April 2014
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London
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Little lacking in atmosphere but couldn't fault the cooking”
Reviewed May 20, 2014

I took my mother here for her birthday on a Thursday evening in May. As it is still out of season and the restaurant is quite large we had no problem getting a table, although it might be advisable for a Friday or Saturday night in high summer. Service was friendly. The decor was OK but nothing special, but the food was excellent, we both enjoyed everything we tried. There is a lunchtime menu (which slightly oddly is offered on weekday evenings too) if you are budget-conscious, although the a-la-carte prices aren't outrageous. It would be good for large groups and parties.

  • Visited May 2014
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Beutiful food and atmostphere but a lack of staff”
Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

Food was beautiful and great value for money . There was a distinct lack of staff service was slow and struggled to find someone to get the bill from upon finishing .

  • Visited September 2013
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Marlow, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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“We went to Weymouth just for this restaurant”
Reviewed May 16, 2014

We came here last summer and had the most amazing meal, my wife was still taking about it 6 months later. So when it came to going somewhere for our anniversary she said she wanted to go back the Sense for the Steak and Lobster. So we did, I booked a hotel and stayed for the weekend in Weymouth just so we could go here. And the best bit, it was just as good as we remembered.

  • Visited April 2014
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