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“Now called Abdul Spice - mixed experiences”
Review of Bolaka Spice - CLOSED

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Bolaka Spice
Cuisines: Asian
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed August 26, 2012

We've eaten here several times and sometimes it's very good but at other times the service and seating arrangements let it down - although the food is normally good. This week the drinks were the main problem. We ordered a pint of Cobra and a double gin and tonic - at a cost of £8.50. The gin and tonic came ready poured so we couldn't adjust how strong we wanted it and - even worse - we couldn't taste any gin in it. We asked the waitress and she took it away (no apology), returning it saying that they had only put a single gin in it (even though we clearly ordered a double) so she's now added another single (but still no apology). This time we could taste gin, but it still wasn't strong. If we go again (which is unlikely) we'll ask for the gin and the tonic to be seperate, so we can see that we're getting what we are paying quite a lot for.

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1  Thank ngalton2
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Reviewed August 21, 2012

another good place t eat in a very small town, the portion size is huge. the staff tidy and presentable and always willing to help

Thank sharon d
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Reviewed July 15, 2012

We were staying locally, was told that wait was 45 minutes, this was at 8.30 at night. We had been recommended this place by some locals. After 1 hour phoned and asked where our order was and was told the driver was on his way he would be 5 mins. We waited outside the gate to our site for another half hour and still no sign of a delivery. Again made a phone call and was told the drive was 5 mins away, waited a further 15 minutes, phoned and was told 5 minutes away. Again called 15 minutes later, was told 5 mins. At 10.45 phoned and said forget order! The guy on the end of the phone was arguing about costs of food they had prepared, we explained that the 70 pound order included 2 meals for children who were actually now in bed and had not eaten. He offered to bring some food out to us personally but after 2 hours and 15 mins we told him politely not acceptable. The idiot turned up at 11.00 and phoned to say he had arrived. We politely told him that we had now had a cheese sandwich and again said food was not needed. He was extremely rude in trying to say we were wasting his food and time! Order at your own peril!

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3  Thank Trevcurryking
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Reviewed May 16, 2012

Restaurant is fairly small but has a good atmosphere. We have been twice now and both times the service was a little slow, but it is worth the wait.

Thank Shifu69
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Reviewed May 7, 2012

Food just lovely - service excellent.
Often go for a take away, always reliable.
Very enjoyable - great atmosphere on Saturday night.
Leek's best!

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Thank Jayne H
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