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Review of Red Lounge - Cowplain - CLOSED

Red Lounge - Cowplain
Price range: US$27 - US$67
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Good for: Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 8 November 2012

We have eaten at this restaurant several times now.....the food is always excellent and some of the menu choices change throughout the year. Steaks are very good and portion sizes are very generous. Can at times be a little loud when there are big parties there or lots of people drinking in the bar area. However, it generally doesn't spoil the evening, although at times it can be difficult to hear what other people in your party are saying! On our last visit, there were not enough staff members to cope....all of the ones present were helpful and friendly but service was a little slow and patchy at times....some orders seem to miss items or they were not sent out at the right time. Would still return though, probably early evening as it seems to be quieter.

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Thank no1blues
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Reviewed 7 November 2012

We have been here several times since it opened - no question - if you like burgers and steak - great quality, filling portions, tasty and great value for money. Lovely decor - generally the "pretty" waitresses are helpful (if lacking in customer experience). However - you do need to pick your time and day - as the evening draws on and the people there drinking at the bar get more drunk they get louder and the ambiance changes - we go early - sometimes with our teenagers and have a great meal - it's local to us and parking is not too bad - will visit again I am sure.

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Thank Sarah B
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Reviewed 30 October 2012

Sure enough, the food is pretty scrummy but you can't hold a conversation with anyone at your table because you can't hear yourself speak - or shout. There were so many drinkers and revellers in the bar area shouting their heads off, we couldn't hear anything else. It put me off ever going back to the restaurant because, apparently, it's like that ALL the time, no matter what day of the week it is. Just to let you know, even after most of the restaurant complained about the racket, the owners couldn't be bothered to do anything about. They never have, and obviously never will.

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2  Thank Kazza K
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Reviewed 29 October 2012

a group of us went last week to celebrate, various birthdays and anniversaries...althou we booked ..it was very full and they squeezed us in on a mismatch of tables..The food and the service were both very good, but when it came to around 10pm...the whole atmosphere of a lovely resturant changed...a large group of men (not teenagers) arrived , who had been drinking elsewhere ...they seemed to know the staff well, so i assume they are regulars...they ruined what was a lovely evening by squeezing themselves into seats next to people trying to eat, or were standing and leaning on diners tables, drinking and very loudly talking , laughing and swearing..
The management came over to apologise, but carried on to serving these CHARACTORS..
will not be visating this resturant again for this reason, which is a shame as the food was very good and the resturant itself is decorated in a very sophisticated style..

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2  Thank lin l
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Reviewed 28 October 2012

We have been to this restaurant on several occasions now and it has quickly become one of my favourite places to eat. Great service, very friendly and attentive staff, excellent food and the prices are reasonable. This restaurant has a really nice atmosphere whether you are there as a couple or part of a larger group, it is lively, bright and modern. Looking forward to my next visit in December. I would completely recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Nicky B
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