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“Summat a bit different”
Review of Summat To Ate

Summat To Ate
Ranked #5 of 406 Restaurants in Wigan
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$13 - US$26
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Bolton
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
“Summat a bit different”
Reviewed 19 November 2011

Good idea for a start! Steaks on a hot rock!

Makes for an interesting evening, something a bit different, good fun and the food is not bad either!

We have visited 4 or 5 times, each time as part of a larger group for a birthday. The staff are friendly and helpful, the owner/manager makes himself known and is pleasant and interested - which makes a nice change.

Each meal has been good, we have taken our own birthday cakes and the staff have kindly let us use their crockery and cutley to eat them with!

The decor is really nice, toilets lovely.

Menu is good, but at this place, you really should have a steak on a hot rock. That's the whole point of the place - cook your own steak, exactly how you want it, at the table in front of you. There is a good choice on the menu if you don't want steak, or a hot rock. Children are catered for.

Prices are fair, food is good, staff are excellent and atmosphere is great.

Not the place for a quiet, romantic meal. It's always fairly noisy (I think the novel hot rock helps with this!) but to be fair, our parties have never been quiet. Also, you do get a fair bit of 'smoke' or steam off the hot rocks. But all this just adds to the fun.

We will definately return to this place and so will our friends. We would not hesitate to recommend it and have done so already to our friends and family.

Visited November 2011
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English first
Bolton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic Experience”
Reviewed 16 November 2011

feedback from us is excellent. My husband had a surprise Family 50th party at the restaurant. From the outset Kai was very professional and adhered to all my requests by email and responded back. He made sure that the birthday cake and the balloon table decorations were in place before everybody arrived. The food was second to none with a few members of the family telling me it was the best steak they had ever had. Definately worth having a steak just to see how the 'hot stone' works. The young waiters and waitresses were very attentive and on call for all our needs. From the list of choices I emailed through, this was being used by every one of the staff to ensure everybody got their orders in a timely fashion. Definately will go back again. Well done Kai and good luck for the future at the restaurant!!!!!

  • Visited November 2011
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Bolton
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Different.!”
Reviewed 7 November 2011

Really enjoyed our evening. The waitress and manager were lovely. They were attentive and happy. (So many staff these days couldn't give a fig !!) Our meal was lovely and the wine, excellent. Will be telling all our friends. Thankyou.x

  • Visited November 2011
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UK
Level 4 Contributor
47 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Splendid”
Reviewed 30 October 2011

Met with family and had a lovely sociable meal at very reasonable prices and excellent service - will use again when in Hindley.

  • Visited October 2011
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Bolton
Level 6 Contributor
109 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Ok but price adds up.”
Reviewed 7 September 2011

Just popped in to see what it was like as we'd read good things.

Quiet as its a Wednesday.

2 Mains and a small bottle of wine for £15.95.....Four of us and the bill comes to £90. Its surprising how much it all adds up with all your side orders and starters etc.

Starters are not worth the money.
Steak on a rock was a decent bit of meat, still weird as I'm paying for a meal I expect someone else to cook it..
House wine was very good.
Beer is a little pricey considering its in Hindley.

So all in all worth a visit but its not all that but like I said it is Hindley, wether that should influence my review I'm not sure..

  • Visited September 2011
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