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“Disappointing”
Review of Buddy Rocks - Bar & Diner - CLOSED

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Buddy Rocks - Bar & Diner
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed 27 January 2014

We used to really enjoy eating at the Courthouse, so decided to have lunch at Buddy Rocks to see how it had changed. Oh dear - definitely not the better. Truly hideous decor, the graffiti just looks a mess. The staff were lovely, but we waited a long time (and there were only about 6 other people in the place), and when it came it was pretty unimpressive. Drinks were expensive. Don't think we'll be back. Buddy Rocks? Not for Buddysmum, it didn't!!

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Thank Buddysmum
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Reviewed 23 January 2014

They really have ruined a once stylish , modern bar / restaurant and turned it into i do not know what ? An american diner ? the servers are dressed in 1950's style uniforms , the fake 'graffiti' on the walls suggests 1980's / 1990's ? I'm confused ...
The food is what you would expect from an Ameican diner , grease grease and more grease . The British poke fun at Americans being fat and eating crap so why would an american diner / menu be appealing to the masses ?
I can see what the owner has tried to do , go for the 'family' customers , but i'm afraid it is done really badly and i do feel sorry for him .
The food , as many have said is served in baskets that just scream out 'cheap' . The menu isn't cheap , and no kids menu ? you just pick off the adult menu and they reduce the size , smaller basket ? i'm unsure .
The service at the bar is awful , always has been , but thats what happens when you imploy kids and minimum wage

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Thank Scottydoggiom
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Reviewed 13 January 2014

Works night out at Buddy Rocks, don't bother going here if you like nice food or good service. Was of course expecting edible food, it wasn't even nice...

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1  Thank AmandaL2012
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Reviewed 8 January 2014

We went on a work lunch to Buddy Rocks, everyone was pretty excited to go as the menu looked great (although quite expensive!). We were disappointed to say the least, the hot dogs say american cheese, it was normal grated cheese, the buns were stale, and the chips hard and cold.

On a separate occasion I went with friends, again, during a lunch hour, the food took 45 minutes to come (we chased 3 times to be told it was 'being cooked from fresh'). When we ordered we were told the burgers didn't come with chips (the price indicated on the menu, you'd expect it to!)So we ordered chips at £3. When the food eventually came, we were served chips with our burgers, and then a small bowl of chips too, very confusing! We'd also ordered nachos, they were ok, but beef tasted cheap and was in large chunks.

Won't be going again in a hurry!

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3  Thank Dior1911princess
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Reviewed 4 January 2014 via mobile

I have been to Buddy Rocks twice now and the service was awful on both occassions.

The drinks are over priced and the food is average.

Definitely not recomended.

1  Thank AG679
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