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“Poor value” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Expanse Restaurant

Expanse Restaurant
Ranked #58 of 195 Restaurants in Bridlington
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Sheffield
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Poor value”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2013

Always wanted to try expanse as it looks a good hotel in a great spot. Went on a Sunday at 7pm but all we could have to eat was a Sunday lunch or a salad. As neither of us fancied a Sunday lunch at 7pm we both chose a prawn salad. The prawns was probably bought from aldi or netto and half of them was not cleaned properly, and still had the intestine vein left in. The rest of the salad was best described as mediocre.
So basically a mediocre salad with uneatable prawns for £14 each. Never again.

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Thank Steve S
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MarineBar, Manager at Expanse Restaurant, responded to this review, August 15, 2013
Sunday dinner in the hotel restaurant is the same as for any other night. there is a choice of four fresh starters, four fresh mains and numerous puddings on the table d' hote menu, in addition there is an a la carte menu, a lounge menu and a completely different menu in the Marine Bar.
With this choice I am unable to understand your comments.
No products are from supermarkets.
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English first
Worksop, Notts
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Excellent Hotel food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2013

We stayed at this hotel over the weekend and had a fantastic stay. We had a 3 course dinner and 2 breakfasts included in our KGB deal. We've stayed on alot of these types of hotel deals and the meals you usually get on them are basic, however at the Expanse no expense was spared. What a delight to have a fillet steak included (for a small surcharge, of course). I had the brie and cranberry starter, my partner had the sausage and mushroom casserole thing. Both were nice. Then i had the lamb main, my partner voting for the fillet. Vegetables and potatoes were served silver service, very nice, and a little overwhelming for a 3 star. The puddings were to die for. Small portions but very rich in flavour. I had the lemon posset, my partner the chocolate mousse. We were also given a window seat looking directly onto the beach and sea. Most romantic. The breakfasts were also of excellent quality, fresh ingredients. the staff were very helpful. We throughly enjoyed our stay and would recommend anyone to dine in your restaurant. My only critisism was the bar prices (hotel bar not Marine Bar) were a little steep.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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MarineBar, Owner at Expanse Restaurant, responded to this review, August 22, 2013
Thank you for your review of the meals that you had during your stay, and we are glad that you enjoyed them. We have kept with Silver Service as part of offering a traditional style to the Restaurant and our window tables are always popular; offering panoramic views across the bay. We hope to welcome you back to the Restaurant and Hotel in the near future.
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Castleford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Brilliant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2013

The food at the Expense is of high quality at a very reasonable price. The staff are friendly and willing to assist where they can!


Keep up the good work guys!

Visited July 2012
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Thank RGC6684
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Family holiday”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2013

Friendly service, well presented delicious food. Would recommend the Fillet Steak. Good value for money.

Visited May 2013
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Thank melaniewhent
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“standard of cooking much to be desired.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2013

Overcooked vegetables, clammy meat. Reminded us of school dinners back in the seventies. The brie we had was not freshly breadcrumbed but pre prepared I think?

Visited May 2013
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