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“DISAPPOINTING SERVICE AT THE SQUARE !”
Review of The Square

The Square
Ranked #565 of 14,515 Restaurants in Mumbai (Bombay)
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Indian, Asian
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Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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“DISAPPOINTING SERVICE AT THE SQUARE !”
Reviewed October 7, 2013

A family of four, we had gone to the Square Restaurant-Coffee Shop at the Novotel for a late lunch on a Saturday afternoon. There were only a few diners left, most of them sampling the Sunday Buffet spread. We preferred to sit outside on the Verandah, with a nice view of the Pool & the Arabian Sea shimmering in the afternoon sun. The nice ambience was only spoilt by the

We ordered a la carte, with a round of cocktails to begin with, shared a "Traditional" Greek Salad & Garlic Bread. There were a couple of waiters moving around, in addition to the Maitre de, who took our orders. Water was served. And then started our long wait - 10, 15, 20 minutes, & still no sign of our cocktails & starters ! I had to go into the Restaurant to seek our waiter out, but he was nowhere to be seen ! Our cocktail orders were all only the classic variety - Margarita, Mojito & Bloody Mary - so no reason for the bartender to fret over ? They came finally, OK, nothing special, along with the Greek Salad, but the Garlic Bread was missing !? The Salad was a rather poor version of the Greek version, let alone "Traditional", mostly lettuce with a small smear of the Feta Cheese & a only couple of Olives to hunt for ! Not really worth the long wait !

Even our mains order, nothing fancy, just a Chicken Pizza & a Chipotle Grilled Breaded Chicken, took an inordinately long time to serve, whetting our appetite but not satisfying it !

A lazy weekend afternoon with even lazier service & so-so food - quite a disappointment from a Global Hotel Chain ! And the high prices made it even poorer value for money !

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pune
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“Good place for a variety of food”
Reviewed November 4, 2011

The place is quite crowded during meal times; must be its popularity; the food is quite good and so is the ambience. The buffet spread is quite nice. The chef is always awailable for handling special requests. The only drawback is that the tables are too close to ecah other and it gets very noisy when it is crowded.

Visited March 2011
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