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“Mixed experience”
Review of Marco Polo - CLOSED

Marco Polo
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Worcester, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
97 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Mixed experience”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

We have been coming here occasionally for a long time and found it to be generally reliable, if not exciting. Mostly we have been in large groups.
On this occasion there were just 2 of us. I had a good plate of mussels and my partner had the smoked salmon, crab and prawns. Both starters were generous in size but why only one piece of bread? there was far too much butter in the pot for the said small piece of bread. I had a piece of bread at the bottom of the mussels bowl but I would have preferred the option of eating it separately.
I had a piquant chicken pizza as a main. There was nothing piquant about the chicken and in the centre of the pizza I had a single mouthful of something spicy. The red pepper element of the pizza was negligible and less than in the salad. The edges of the pizza were nice and crispy but the centre was soggy and not worth eating. My partner enjoyed the medallions but would have been happy with a little less.
Service was generally good and friendly although it took 3 goes to get a jug of water.
The food is very competitively priced and the early bird deals look to be excellent value.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank ajh47
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  • English first
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English first
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“party of six”
Reviewed September 23, 2012

visited the resturant last night with friends a party of six, very disapionted with the food,pizzas were very sloppy,chicken dish was like rubber, must say the the service was very friendly, other than that i would not visit this restuarant again.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank gillian w
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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“great food delightful atmosphere”
Reviewed September 5, 2012

great welcome & delicious fresh food, staff are attentive & friendly without being overbearing, I have been visiting since April 2012 and have not been dissapointed yet!

Visited August 2012
Helpful?
Thank munchkin191274
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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Just OK”
Reviewed September 4, 2012

It's nothing special food adequate but not that authentic, I cook better italian at home, still the decor is nice staff friendly, but nothing to write home about.

Visited June 2012
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Thank Jane S
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hartlepool
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“great food”
Reviewed August 12, 2012

We have been here many times now and have always enjoyed the food and atmosphere great service and very good value for money.

Visited August 2012
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