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“Definitely worth eating here. Excellent”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Orange Blossom Bistro - CLOSED

Orange Blossom Bistro
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Turkish
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Dining options: Dinner, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Description: Post code TQ4 5BP, used to be the Backstage Bistro, Paignton
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4 restaurant reviews
“Definitely worth eating here. Excellent”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2013

Had best Turkish food ever. Even better than in Turkey. Lamb succulent and tasty fish well cooked and amazing selection of starters. Only criticism was music was not Turkish when we first arrived. Later changed. The lighting could be more subtle to create atmosphere. Service was brilliant and chef brought extra complementary starters which were delicious. We will be back for sure. And soon

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Thank CathyZootEvans
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English first
Torquay, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“could be so much better”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2013

recently dined here with friends on a turkish evening. entertainment was excellent.but was a long wait gone 10pm before it started and was only on for approx 30 mins which was a disappointment.food was good and had an offer that night where we got to choose 2 courses with a drink for £15. service was not bad considering the establishment was extremely busy and. our waitress who was very pleasant and delightful to talk too seemed to be only one on duty.taking this into consideration she did extremely well. i think things could be improved here if they employed more staff. occasionally a foreign lady did make an appearance maybe the owner im really not sure but she was very ignorant.showed no interest of assisting the waitress and was rude to another customer i overheard and seemed to be more interested in the far table at the other end possibly friends ? . perhaps a bit less talking to them and working alongside her waitress would of set a better example..but many thanks to our waitress under circumstances you were very good and worked very hard and your participation in show was extremely good.give yourself a pat on the back.
would i return ? probably not i think far better establishments in area

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank douglas j
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Totnes, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“great choice”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2013

been here twice now first time a few of us went to the belly dancer show and was great( i even joined in under influence of alcohol) cannot say anything negative about this place easy to park food was great there so many choices our waitress was a laugh and english ! great sense of humour efficient she made us welcome great vibes will definately be returning here . would recommend to all. although we have good places here in totnes devon its nice to see something different in local area . we will be back

  • Visited February 2013
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3 Thank Mike H
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Devon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“could be better”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2013

Went with some friends in January '13. Although the majority of our dishes were enjoyable the portion sizes were on the small size. Also the service could be better. Slow and the woman serving us wasnt that friendly , although did warm a little towards the end of our meal. Didnt like having to use the same cutlery for both starter and main.... they do need to buy some more !!
Also candles were only lit when you sat at the table. Would look more inviting if all were lit at the beginning of the night. If they could improve on these things we would return

  • Visited January 2013
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3 Thank smiff99
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Resogeo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2013

Great diversity to choose from ! Great atmosphere ! Great performance on hygiene too !
I advise you this place adamantly !

  • Visited August 2012
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1 Thank UmitDonmez
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