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“Poor”
2 of 5 bubbles Review of Wine Lover

Wine Lover
Ranked #145 of 229 Restaurants in Rawai
Cuisines: European, International
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Vladivostok, Russia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Poor”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2014

Great Location, the restaurant is comfortable and is really nice, but the service and the quality of the food are really poor. The selection of wine is good but is not enough to enjoy this place.

Visited January 2014
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Thai first
  • Any
English first
Moscow, Russia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Really Bad experience.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2014

The restaurant look very good but the food and the service are terrible. The staff wrong 2 times to take the order we wait a lot and the food was very bad. The coffe was unacceptable.

Visited February 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Amazing food with friendly attentive staff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2014

I currently live in Phuket and this restaurant is one of many I have eaten at over the past two years.

I'll start with the bad. The only criticism I have about the place is location. It is in a restaurant / retail park off a main road, meaning that your view is not spectacular. It's never the first place I bring guests to Phuket, but when they are over the stunning views on the island and just want a good night out with great food, this place is always on the list.

The menu is not dissimilar to the more expensive and very popular "Wine Connection" chain. I have to say that having eaten very regularly at WC at first, every dish just seems to be done a little better at Wine Lovers. LIttle touches make the difference and care is taken to ensure that you are well looked after here.

I have gone through a fair bit of the menu, and while the fish dishes (in particular the Sea Bass for me) are exceptional and probably my favourite, then Thai dishes are also delicious and authentic and the pizza, while not quite rivalling my favourite Pizzeria on the island, beats most.

Add to the great food a fairly priced (for Phuket!) and extensive selection of wines (and cigars if that's your thing) and staff who actually interact and look out for you (none of the all too frequent head turning / work avoiding here) and this restaurant should definitely be on your list of possibilities.

I will confess that my girlfriend and I had considered NOT "Trip Advising" the place as we quite like it as a little Oasis and don't want it too busy, but having seen some of the reviews here by chance, thought that was a little selfish!

  • Visited February 2014
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Very average indeed!!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2014

The menu lacks imagination and variety. Lunched with a friend and had the duck pasta - had to look very hard to find the 4 pieces of duck in the dish. Staff are average. Would not recommend this place.

  • Visited February 2014
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Phuket, Thailand
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“good meal for good price”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2013

we went 2 times , the Manager is very careful to the customers , they have good wines and food very various and good quality for a price correct

  • Visited December 2013
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