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“Great BBQ grub!”
Review of Makhulu 5 - CLOSED

Makhulu 5
Cuisines: African
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 17 August 2014

We visit here often enough and the service and food are always good. The rib and chicken wing combo nights are especially great. The only downside is the chips, which could be more along the lines of home made chunky chips or fries instead of the bought in ones they serve.

Thank Graham G
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Reviewed 4 August 2014

Recently went for the T bone Thursday experience. Place was packed out and we could hardly hear each other with the dreadful music blaring out overhead. The steak deal obviously is good value but that's the only positive. We waited ages before we had to ask someone to take our drinks order. When we booked nobody mentioned it was BYO so when I asked for a glass of Pinot Grigio I was informed unpleasantly that they had a choice of two South African wines as they are an African restaurant. We waited ages for the food, hubby enjoyed steak but my scampi was average only. Couldn't wait to leave, of course there was a delay getting the bill too.

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1  Thank Karen T
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Reviewed 4 August 2014

Called in on Saturday afternoon for dinner. Been a few times and always had enjoyed. Service was good. Plenty of menu to choose from. Boys opted for steak and ribs combo which they both thoroughly enjoyed while the youngest boy chose the mega burger which he too enjoyed. Think though he would like the option of maybe offering a battered chicken burger!!! I had the scampi and chips though unfortunately when it was served the chips were cold. This was dealt with very efficiently. A new portion of scampi and very hot chips were delivered by the Manager (I presume he was) who apologised and advised me that my meal would be removed from the bill. During our meal both he and our server came to check everything was okay. Meals are very good value and plentiful so much so we had no room for pudding :-(

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Thank JacksBelfast
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

Whilst our waitress was very sweet the poor girl was just out of her depth - the drinks order alone required 4 different trips back to the table with questions before it came and still one drink was wrong. Thank goodness was had her read back the food choices as we had little to no confidence the food would arrive correctly. It did however and the overall quality was great! Our coffees arrived after 20 minutes but the service issue doesn't seem to be limited to one server as this is the second time in a month we suffered amateurish service and notably our feedback form was never followed up on by management. A bit worrying for their future that they don't care about dissatisfied customers who take the time to write 2 feedback forms with clear details of problem areas. Just train your staff. If McDonalds can do it I'm sure you can!

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Thank BuenosAiresFifi
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Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

Had dinner in Makhulu , Bangor Co. Down.
We have been a few times and we have the platter for £19.95, which is a starter for 4 people, but the 3 of have it as a main course. There is more than enough to eat and to take some home as a snack for later! The chickrn and ribs are heavenly. ..and for us its a great place for a treat at the weekend. Decor is a bit blah and the lighting is terrible! Couls be really good if a few things were improved. Try the beef jerky or Biltong as they call it. Its great value if you take a bag away with you compared to tbe price in the shops.

Thank Lookinaroundtheplace
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