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“Supply issues draws an average rating”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Nando's

Nando's
Ranked #391 of 881 Restaurants in George Town
Cuisines: African, International, Diner, Healthy
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Brisbane
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190 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Supply issues draws an average rating”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2014

We went to Gurney Plaza for a bit of retail therapy and the kids saw Nandos, a favourite back home, so I knew it was time for some "comfort food" after several days of hawker food.
They had run out of potato chips and wedges. I wish to complain, but how can an established restaurant run out of a staple side-dish, at 1pm mid-week?
Taste wise it was great. I could wait to get back to hawker food, though :-)

  • Visited December 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Arabic first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Indonesian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
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English first
Paris, France
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Chicken getting smaller”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2013

Used to be good. Back when a quarter chicken was enough for one.

Now they pieces are shrinking and what you get is really disappointing. Dry chicken with very little meat. Maybe it's a supply chain issue in Malaysia as you see that in KFC as well.

Add in the fact that prices didn't shrink, then it's easy to see why i am not going back here again.

Shame, as the taste has always been pretty good.

  • Visited October 2013
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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195 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Love the food here”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2013

Nandos is a favourite of ours. You know exactly what you're going to get and it never disappoints. I always go for half a chicken extra hot and can't wait for it to be served. The chicken is always so tasty and there's plenty of it. Served with 2 sides ( I like fries and grilled vegetables) it's nice and filling. Coleslaw is a bit sweet and the sweetcorn always seems a bit tough and tasteless, but the "bottomless drinks" are good. Have never had to wait long for food ordering a restaurant staple, but guess there may be a longer wait for some dishes which have to be prepared from scratch.

  • Visited October 2013
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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191 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
“chicken was well marinated”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2013

went for quarter chicken, mild and 2 sides plus bottomless iced tea ... chicken was good, it was well marinated that even the insides have flavours. their peri-peri sauces are really hot ... better taste it first before pouring onto your chicken.

  • Visited April 2013
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“plate in my meal!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2013

I ordered a vegetable pitta bread and I was really enjoying it until i came across a 5cm long piece of pottery plate at the bottom of the pitta! the staff were faultless and apologized and refunded us but it wasnt acceptable

Visited December 2012
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