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“Not good enough” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Shabu Shabu - CLOSED

Shabu Shabu
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Not good enough”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2013

The food was good and well-prepared (rather spicier than the menu would imply). However, the staff were over-worked for the number of guests and so the service level was poor. Half way through the evening, the air conditioning was switched on resulting in icy blasts of cold air - a family nearby had to wrap up in all their coats. Requests to two staff were met by 'thank you sir' and then ignored. As regular diners in Cambridge, this establishment will certainly not be on the 'worth a re-visit list'.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Phil253
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Norwich, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2013

Stumbled on this place and thought it was great. The food was really excellent and generous portions. The prawn crackers were lovely, not greasy and had a little 'kick' to them which was great. I had the roasted duck red curry which was flavoursome and very moreish. The jasmine rice was cooked very well. Thoroughly recommend this place for great food which is reasonably priced.

Visited March 2013
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Thank gourmetglobetrotter
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