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“Wouldn't go again”

Harvester Gidea Park
Ranked #93 of 253 Restaurants in Romford
Price range: $10 - $56
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: At The Gidea Park Harvester in Romford food is fresh, full of flavour and just how you like it. Choose your tasty grill, sauce and side at our restaurant and we'll get cooking - while you head off to the famous Harvester salad bar to grab as much crisp, freshly prepared tasty salad as you like.About our Harvester restaurantIf you're looking for a family friendly restaurant in Romford, there's nowhere more popular than Harvester. Close to Hornchurch, Collier Row and Harold Hill, our restaurant is a great choice for anyone who loves tasty grills, indulgent desserts and eating out in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Plus we've loads of choices for young guests.
Reviewed March 31, 2013

First impressions always count! So the first thing we see as we walk in is an extra large can of Red Bull sitting on the 'meet and greet podium' where the 'hostess' met us - does that really need to be on show!
Shown to our table promptly but too much smiling going on from the hostess. Went to the salad bar but half of the items were missing. Food took about 20mins to arrive - chicken burger and mash for me, stuffed peppers for the wife, burger and mash for the youngest. Stuffed Peppers okay but chips bland, chicken bland, peas bland, burger bland, mash bland, even the sweetcorn was bland. So verdict BLAND and TASTELESS. Some might say for £25 fort three you get what you pay for but not again. Three staff by the door on the way out and not one said god-bye

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Thank gus785
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Harvester_Restaurant, Public Relations Manager at Harvester Gidea Park, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2013

Hi,
We really appreciate the feedback you have given us on your recent visit.
Thank you.
Harvester

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Reviewed March 15, 2013

ordered fish but told they had not defrosted any fish so all fish was off the menu, son is a veggie so he had chips and salad as was nothing else. I had scampi and prawn thing looked horrible and tasted horrible.
went to one of these restaurants elsewhere recently and asked about the burgers and about the meat but waitress didnt know anything, would have thought they would have been briefed.
sorry harvester you really are rubbish.

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1  Thank romfordgirl
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Reviewed January 12, 2013

There is no HEATING at Unicorn restaurant. It's freezing.

I've just returned from a meal with my family. We had to sit and wear our coats to eat our meal. The manager said the heating was on, but there was customers complaining about how cold it was and how cold their food was.

There are no notices advising customers so you don't notice until you've ordered your food how cold it is. I asked the manager if he could stop the cold air blowing out and he just replied that the heating was on and walked away.

The waitress that severed us agreed with me that it was freezing, apparantly boiler was supposed to have been repaired but hasn't.

A very poor dining experience and too cold to order desert!

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Thank Mary C
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Reviewed December 25, 2012

As harvesters go this one is not bad. Nice clean lay out , good salad bar.

Make sure you pay for parking other wise you will get a ticket!

A great little stop off for lunch.

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Thank IloveshoppingKent
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Reviewed December 16, 2012

We eat here often and sometimes the service is very good, with the friendly staff, but when its bad its bad. Wait ages for service when we reserved a table the manager got the dates wrong and offered us free drinks because we had to wait only to be rejected by the barmaid saying no that's not right the manager doesn't have a tab to put drinks on. Then had to get the manager back who made the barmaid look a right idiot.
Food is lovely most of the time chicken and rib combo by far my favourite choice, love the JD sauce too can't find anything that tastes as great.
Overall it's satisfactory dining go go here if you want to impress someone

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Thank joe c
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