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“Disappointed” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Over the Flames

Over the Flames
Ranked #54 of 408 Restaurants in Calangute
Cuisines: Indian, Asian, Italian, Seafood, International, Grill
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Disappointed”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2014

We were a party of 10 and some of us where quite disappointed with the food. The steaks seemed to be about the best. Three of us ordered king fish in various ways but it was not very nice at all. I'm not known to be a picky eater but it was like it was reconstituted fish, tasteless and rubbery plus the supposed prawn and mussel it was stuffed with just tasted of nothing. We went on a Thursday and there was local entertainers performing dance and a man doing knife tricks, this is probably to detract from the slow service.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Date | Rating
  • Danish first
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Russian first
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English first
cardiff
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“lovely place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2014

visited here on a Thursday to see a show. great food and prices. stayed all night drinks flowed both had a lovely steak and all for 1500 rup. cant fault it

Visited January 2014
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Dartmoor National Park, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
88 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Just don't bother.......”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2013

We have just called in this evening, the day after Boxing Day, to supposedly enjoy a nice steak or two with a couple of Barcardi's and Cokes.......after trying to be fobbed off with the local cheap white rum which burns as it goes down.......meanwhile after Mozzi spraying my legs I used a baby wipe to clean my hands.....whilst in my hand I wiped over the table around the place mat and .....yuk the wipe was brown, covered in muck......after quizzing the so called Barcardi the barman stomped over and rather sternly argued ....a lot and made us pay for the drinks we didn't want! Just don't bother......over the road at Toto's you can pick up an amazing breakfast.....do bother with that one x

  • Visited December 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank kayb413
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Derry, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Absolutely awful”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2013 via mobile

Title says it all. Visited with 4 friends. Every meal was as bland and tasteless as the next. The waiter to put it mildly was annoying and a nuisance. Continually switched off when taking our order. One of the party asked for a "minced lamb" dish. It was served with chunks of lamb. Nothing was as explained. He also continued to push us about deserts. Literally, as they were bringing out the main meal he was reading us the desert menu. This happened 4 more times. Awful. I ordered a kebab dish which came served in some kind of creamy sauce. It looked ok but tasted bland and terrible. We travelled through india and this wasundoubtedly the worst meal

  • Visited December 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank derrykris
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West Sussex
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Good but....”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2013

Went here when Bob's was shut. We both really liked the food and the service. If you are a big eater then you will love the portions!
However, it was quiet, almost empty which surprised us. Maybe the location?

My biggest issue was the wash-rooms. The gents was easily the worst I've been in this trip. Ten years ago they were all like this but things have changed. I could smell it 20 feet away! In 2013 there is no excuse. This restaurant purports to be a bit upmarket. The food, staff and surroundings uphold this image. How difficult would it be to employ a cleaner with a brush & a bottle of harpic?

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Alwayslooking
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