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“Not good....”
Review of Jimmy's Restaurant

Jimmy's Restaurant
Ranked #341 of 577 Restaurants in Bath
Price range: US$7 - US$15
Cuisines: Asian, European, Chinese, Indian
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Buffet, Reservations
Description: EAT YOUR WAY AROUND THE WORLD When you arrive at JIMMY’S, you’ll be shown to your table, and drinks order will be taken. If you’re a first timer you’ll have the concept explained to you. Jimmy’s is an ‘All You Can Eat Buffet’ with all your favourite foods from around the world; Chinese, Indian, Mexican, Italian, and there’s also a selection of salads & don’t forget to leave room for dessert. There are LIVE STATIONS with chefs who will cook food to order, including 'mix your own ice cream'. So, all you do is visit the buffet & fill your plate.
Guildford, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Not good....”
Reviewed 29 May 2014

I usually like to write either a good reference or none at all, but in the case of Jimmy's I am afraid I was so disappointed with the experience that I am going to write a negative one, sorry.

we have eaten several times at an All You Can Eat buffet called Mimosa, in Aldershot, which is such a good restaurant that when we planned on a trip to Bath I looked for something similar, and Jimmy's came up, so we booked a table.

VERY disappointing:

many children running around, screaming, throwing themselves on floor etc,

inefficient staff, I asked twice for some water, none ever came,

food selection very poor, empty serving dishes not refilled ,

desserts obviously geared towards children, ice cream with various sweets, chocolate fountain etc, which is fine, but a few grown up ones would be nice!

Expensive for what it was, would not recommend, plenty of better places to eat in Bath

  • Visited May 2014
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1 Thank sally d
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
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English first
Bath, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Amazing choice of food”
Reviewed 29 May 2014

A wide range of foods ensures there is lots to choose from and your bound to like something, great food, nice staff that are willing to help, wide range of drinks to choose from, I think the mock tails are brilliant value and look lovely too, quick service, and the lunch time £7.99 is brilliant value, overall a very exciting place to visit

  • Visited March 2014
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1 Thank Evie C
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Bath, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent value for money with amazing choice of food”
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Wonderful selection of different dishes with the Indian choices being a definite hit. The stir fry was cooked in front of us and tasted amazing with the choice of how spicy you wanted it. Perfect for those who like it nice and hot but also for those who have an aversion to chilli. Dessert was very good overall. Adding various forms of chocolate to the ice cream creates an element of fun but steer clear of the little chopped up cake. Not brill but the chocolate fountain with marshmallows definitely makes up for it. Highly recommend this for anyone looking for a good quality and good value meal with lots of choice.

  • Visited May 2014
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1 Thank CymruBath
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Bath, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
105 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Frenetic atmosphere with average food”
Reviewed 25 May 2014

This place felt so stressful with all the noise of the chefs cooking and hammering (ice cream!!).
Not a place to relax! As you have to serve yourself there is not much chance to talk as people are getting up all the time and this adds to the frenetic feeling.
Food was average quality. Some of the hygiene practices looked a little dubious; topping up displays by putting new food on top of old is not good practice.
The plus point is they have lots of types of food so a big group will find it easier to keep everyone happy.

  • Visited May 2014
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2 Thank Sally K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“An Okay Place”
Reviewed 25 May 2014 via mobile

The food looked nice but wasn't as good. Some dishes were great, and the noodles made at the station was amazing, but overall it wasn't really worth the price.

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