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“Just ok.....”
Review of Saxtys - CLOSED

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Saxtys
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Church Langley, UK
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Just ok.....”
Reviewed August 30, 2012

..... compared to the Crab Quay House - how on earth the prices can be more when the food, ambience, staff, view etc are of a far lesser quality beggers belief!
We didn't have children with us so were not "barked at" by the staff. The decor is what you see so you accept that, the food was lovely - decent local fish should not be destoyed by a competent chef any way. Would I go back - not really; nor will you when you have discovered the Crab Quay House!!!

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank JoRChurchLangley_UK
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English first
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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229 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Restaurant Lover.”
Reviewed August 28, 2012

My wife and l were attracted to Saxtys from how it looked from outside,most tables occupied,gallery of oil paintings on walls,tables laid out nicely and seemed inviting,. Good wine list which is important to us but maybe a titch overpriced. £25 for New Zealand Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc Oyster Bay, should be £20. Food was very good, presented well and fish best l've had in ages and l eat out in restaurants regularly every week. Staff pleasant,nice ambience,good atmosphere, l left a £10 tip and would definitely return to Saxtys....Since my visit l saw the reviews of previous customers and find their comments surprising. Personally, l prefer restaurants without screaming kids,some parents have no consideration for other people wishing to have a quiet dinner in a nice establishment.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank pugilistic
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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Why in Brixham?”
Reviewed August 27, 2012

I am puzzled as to why such an awful anti-child restaurant like Saxtys would open it doors in such a family friendly fishing town like Brixham. It has a prime location, and looks really quaint, but beware, they really are quite horrendous. The food isn't great either. I have no idea how they are still in business.

  • Visited August 2012
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2 Thank mojoxox
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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“We had children, say no more, (BUT I WILL)”
Reviewed August 16, 2012

Nasty horrid staff, what on earth are they doing in the restaurant game ? Brixham is a wonderfull place, all my family love going to the harbour crab fishing, we have always found the people polite and happy, Disgusting service, bad manners, has no place in Brixham get rid of this sham of a café…..Im amazed they are still in business

  • Visited July 2012
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3 Thank Dean C
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London, United Kingdom
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747 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 576 helpful votes
“A bit like being back at school”
Reviewed August 9, 2012

Although the meal we had was hot and plentiful, we were put off by notices telling us that substitute items were not allowed (i.e. if the menu said it came with chips then chips it was, and potatoes could not be substituted), which is in vast contrast to every other restaurant I've been to. There were also notices about switching off mobile phones etc. which gave the impression that they didn't really want any customers. Also, whilst we were there the waitress received a phone call but told the called she was very busy and couldn't talk, yet we were the only two people in the restaurant!

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank Molesey19
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