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“Great little indian”
Review of Dower House

Dower House
Ranked #4 of 34 Restaurants in Bawtry
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian, Pakistani
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed October 20, 2013

Lovely place and good value
Not your traditional indian but more upmarket with lovely food and great service all round
Maintains high food standards

Thank Geraldinem1
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Reviewed October 16, 2013

This was my first visit to the Dower House and my first to an Indian for some time. Obviously its reputation has meant a big growth in clientele and tjhis can have an impact on quality both in terms of food and attention.

Some of our party were well known to the staff and we did get attention, but still it took time to ttake orders and the food was a while being delivered. When it came it was very good and everyone was very happy. delays were not an issue as we had plenty to talk about.

Overall very satisfactory but the owners will have to make some decisions as to how to manage popularity and customer expectations.

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Thank rabjohn
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Reviewed October 15, 2013

Booked a table for 9 pm , eventually got seated at 9.50 , ordered pickle tray ,poppadom's cold , starter's came barely warm , complained , staff did not seem to care , waited age,s for main course so cancelled that, at 10.45 decided to leave as we thought the wait was too long no apology we told them we would pay for drink's and stater's as we were leaving still no apology . food standard poor , customer service diabolical , this restaurant is only worthy as a 2 star .

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1  Thank lynn h
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Reviewed October 9, 2013

We recently visited the dower house after many recomendations. We went on a saturday night and it was quite busy. We sat in the bar area and had a drink until we were called to our table. Once we got sat down the waiter didnt come and take our order for ages, also we were waiting for our starters for a long time. When we did get our food it was very basic and didnt have a lot of flavour. To say this restauraunt is raved about so much i really dont rate it. There are much nicer restauraunts in other areas. When u go into the restaurant it doesnt look like what you would expect, it doesnt have any sort of indian feel about it. The toilet facilities were ok, there are only 2 toilets in the ladies and the sink is behind the door, so whever somebody walks in you get wacked with the door each time. I know this may be something that can't be changed. But i am just making a point. Overall i do not think i would return as you can get better value for your money else where.

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Thank L1M5W10
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Reviewed October 2, 2013

How this place can have a 5 star trip advisor certificate in reception I don't know.
We were shown to our table from the bar area, given poppadoms and waited about 25mins for our order to come.
I had chicken pakora which tasted so dry and there was no spice to it at all as stated in the menu.
I then had chicken bhuna with pilau rice which tasted beyond bland, it maswell have come out of a packet, I had a couple of mouthfuls and left the rest. The order was taken by a very rude/impatient waiter.
Not to mention the fact when the waiter did pop the cork out a bottle of champagne it hit me on my cheek!
Definitely overrated, won't be recommending and won't be returning!

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1  Thank Ericajane_x
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