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“A Welcome place to eat after your exercise on that wonderful beach”

Chef's @ Nauticus Place Restaurant
Price range: $3 - $22
Good for: Scenic view
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Good for: Scenic view
Reviewed March 3, 2014

We visited this restaurant over a year ago but for breakfast . On a wet day we went on a trip to Brenton . The beach was empty although the car park was being used by a construction company building near by .
We eat on the deck which was well covered from the elements ..
Fish hake by two was our order . The fish was excellent although i thought it was from frozen as there was a time delay on serving .
Other tables mainly ordered burgers and meat dishes which looked good .
Thabo the waiter was excellent and a real advantage to any restaurant.

Yes they may be new owners getting over the difficulties left by the previous owners. They deserve to succeed and I hope they do .

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1  Thank NorthernIreland8
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Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

During the holidays we tried eating here several times, all of them terrible in one way or the other. The problems included missing food, slow serving, wrong food being served and a dropped table reservation resulting in finding a new restaurant at nine in the evening, which is not an easy task in Brenton. The dropped reservation had been confirmed twice, which apparently didn't help.

When sitting down to eat it became apparent why this kept happening. The owner seemed to be quite disorganized, which has resulted in the people working here not really knowing what to do. Amongst other things, this manifested itself in tables being cleaned very slowly, or not at all, drinks being served extremely slowly, or not at all, and missing cutlery several times. All this just added to the impression of unprofessional management and made the dining experience very unpleasant. It's not fun to ask your waiter for water, or a fork for that matter, several times...

This is really sad since the food here is quite good, but since the service is so bad I would strongly suggest finding another place to eat as it became apparent to us that bad service is not the exception here, but rather the opposite.

2  Thank xoiram
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Reviewed December 30, 2013 via mobile

Surprised by the other reviews! Owner was actually honest and helpful in his service.
He suggested us honestly that pizza base is being made and might delay us. Also gave us info about places. Good coffee good food !

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1  Thank Ashtasy
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Reviewed December 29, 2013

We have tried four times to have a dinner in this restaurant, but without any sucsess until now. Our advice: Keep away.

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3  Thank Jens G
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Reviewed December 26, 2013

With a new owner in 2013 we hoped Nauticus would get better service and better food. Unfortunately we have to report that the poor service is worse than ever. I does not help that the menu and food is somewhat better than before. With our best will we have tried it 3 times, all ended with distater foodwise.
1) They forgot our reservations twice,
2) we had to wait 1.5 hours for our lunch (pizza) while they where servicing take away immedelaty,
3) they forgot what we have ordered for dinner,
4) they did not serve us wine/sodas/water before we have asked for it four times etc.

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1  Thank KingQueenTravellers
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