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“Let down by the service”
Review of Vati Cafe Bistro

Vati Cafe Bistro
Ranked #81 of 193 Restaurants in Kas
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: An Outside view of Vati at a night time.
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Let down by the service”
Reviewed October 8, 2013

Although in a very pleasant setting,with acceptable food,the whole experience was blighted by the over familiar waiter,with more interest in lazing in the sun than serving us( his only customers)To end the experience we were given a greatly exaggerated bill,which on complaining got us a refund,but did nothing to encourage us to go back.Pity as the place has such potential

  • Visited September 2013
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2 Thank 631twinkletoes
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“Great food, nice location”
Reviewed October 4, 2013

We have had a lovely dinner at Vati. Food was simply delicious with great presentations. I have read the reviews in advance so I was quite biased about the service. However, it was really nice with attentive waiters. It was just the amount of pace which gives you enough time to enjoy your food and the wonderful view of the marina. I highly recommend this restaurant, especially the chard rolled chicken and stuffed calamari.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Deniz T
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Kas, Turkey
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Always a service disaster”
Reviewed September 23, 2013

I have eaten at this restaurant on about 6 occasions now and to be totally frank I shudder when anyone suggests eating there. The service is appalling. Holding itself out to be an up market restaurant it appears incapable of hiring any staff who can handle even the simple task of taking orders. Sometimes it verges on Fawlty Towers. On one occasion the entire lighting system went out and we were sitting in the complete darkness, no problem there but when the waiter asked to take our order when we could not see the menus was funny beyond belief, after ordering wine still in complete darkness he tried to present the wine bottle so we could check the label - frankly we could have been going to drink bleach for all we knew. The food is ok but is not exactly comparable to a top class establishment anywhere else in the world, although that is what it aspires to. There are some strange combinations of sauces offered with some of the main courses, some taste like HP sauce. Over priced for what you get and wines far to expensive for what they are, I guess you are paying for the pleasant environment around you. The biggest problem this restaurant has is its inexperienced, over familiar staff - frankly they are not even good enough to serve in McDonalds - the restaurant started well with a good head waiter who did not appear to stay long and from then on, down hill all the way. Sorry but if you what a restaurant of any calibre the staff must invested in and trained, maybe the owner should think about taking orders, this might give the guests a feeling of security, they certainly should at least oversee there staff which does not appear to be of any importance. It appears the owners place more importance in meeting with their friends and eating with them rather than running the place. Sorry but true!

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Flyford
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“nice setting to dine out with family”
Reviewed September 19, 2013

firstly the setting overlooking the marina,the friendly way we were greeted and taken to our table,,,the food and service excellent in every aspect ,myself a had :lamb in dough; reccomended by the waiter i can only thank him because it was the first time i have had this dish ;but wont be the last ! thanks for everything graham , lancs uk

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank codger1man
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Standish, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
“Lovely meal in a lovely setting, however!!”
Reviewed September 14, 2013

I am going tons describe this in two stages the food and the service!

The food we all had was excellent, the presentation was first class and taste was exceptional.
One of the waiters recommended some dishes which we carefully selected which was a change from probably what I would have chosen. Food side I could not fault.

Service was not what delivered in keeping with the fine food and lovely location, it was good in some areas and bad in others.

Plates were being removed whilst other people were still eating however your glass was always topped up we'll.

This has all the makings of being a very good place to get a lovely dining experience.

Mr owner invest in some service standards for your team and you will have a truly amazing place!!

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank KEEZER17
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