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2 of 5 bubbles Review of Starvin' Marvin's - CLOSED

Starvin' Marvin's
Price range: $0 - $51
Cuisines: American, Diner
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“i can help”
Reviewed February 7, 2013

reviews for this place are poor, and no wonder.
the food is bland,the place isnt very clean,it is expensive for the quality of food.
above all this is a 50's diner without a 50's feel to it there is no atmosphere and the staff dont believe in the ethos of a diner.
if you want someone to turn this around put a contact app. on your web page and i will be in touch. i am passionate about american diners and would love the opportunity to help turn this into a place nostalgia buffs want to be

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank colinc1958
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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English first
Forres, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Huuuuuggeee Portions!!”
Reviewed January 23, 2013 via mobile

We came here for dinner one night abd were not disappointed!! We ordered burgers and toasties and chips and there was loads on the plate. If you are planning to visit Starvin Marvins,make sure you are quite hungry! Atmosphere was quiet but there were people coming in and out in dribs and drabs. Proper American diner in London! :)

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Thank Dawn A
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London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Authentic Americana”
Reviewed January 2, 2013

It's a testament to the original design quality that this restaurant is functioning well despite the obvious lack of investment or maintenance.
However, it's clean, the food and atmosphere are as authentic as you can imagine them being in west London and where else are you going to go for pancake and syrup breakfast with free-refills of coffee? Yum.
I have to add that contrary to other reviews, I've always found the service OK.
If you aren't a local, be careful to get the correct exit from the A40. it's only accessible from the west-bound lane and isn't visible until you've almost passed. Take the next exit left when the Hoover building appears on your right and then drive through the BP petrol station to find the car park.

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank Mark S
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Liverpool / London
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Needs Refurbishing”
Reviewed December 20, 2012

I drove past yesterday as last time i was here the breakfast was lovely..It was and still is though a very tired looking 'diner'

They where filming at it yesterday so they must make some money so please do some updating and fix the seats and clean the walls..the pictures are very tired but the foods OK

I cant emphasise enough how nice the food is but i wouldnt take anyone i knew as its a bit of a dump

spend some money on decor and you've got a winner

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank RagsLFC
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Berkshire
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70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“For a dirty caravan, the food surpassed expectations.”
Reviewed December 10, 2012 via mobile

So, the place is in need of a good scrub, tired and the staff nonchalant. Waiting about 20 minutes for a toasted sandwich. Which when arrived was actually really good. But won't be rushing back, as had to wipe feet on the way out.

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Thank TBCA
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