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“Steep Learning Curve desparately needed”

Mayfair Chinese Restaurant
Ranked #350 of 694 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Cuisines: Chinese
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Reviewed 25 February 2012

This nicely lit restaurant was close to our Southsea seafront hotel, and so seemed an obvious choice for an evening meal.

On a prominent corner near the promenade, we learned from others that the restaurant had recently changed hands, and a blue plaque on the wall proclaimed the building as the birthplace of famous comedian Peter Sellers: and the good news ends here!

The three very young staff on duty soon showed that they had no experience of the restaurant trade, and struggled with even the simplest requests, despite the fact that there were only four other customers in a fifty-seat dining area!

Although our meal was adequately cooked, it was served on cold plates, and with no hotplate it soon became too cold to enjoy: and the ensuing coffee was almost undrinkable.

Despite low prices, this enterprise seems certain to fail unless some quick improvement, however unlikely, is effected.

Try the Noble House, instead!

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