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“Pushy Owners”
Review of Rainbow Restaurant - CLOSED

Rainbow Restaurant
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 25 April 2011

I ate here a few days ago after a glorious day's hillwalking on the Beara Peninsula. I had eaten here before and found the owner a bit on the pushy side, this time we had his equally pushy wife serving us. She barely gave us a chance to sit down, all we wanted was bar food but ended up eating off what seemed like a more expensive restaurant menu. My partner said his steak was ok but way overcooked (he ordered it medium rare) the potato and vegetables that came with it left a lot to be desired. My monkfish with scallops was bordering on inedible, it was difficult to tell which was which, the fish was like rubber, in fact I don't think that there were any scallops, though there were several pieces of scallop coral on the plate. I ate what I could but left half of it on the plate and most of the vegetables. Then the owners wife had the cheek to push raffle tickets on us before we left and made it really difficult to say no. I can only feel sorry for the tourists who end up here and get ripped off, they probaly never come back anyway, but that doesn't matter to the owners who have got their money from you. I'm sure some foreign tourist think that these people are really friendly, they're not. they're just pushy, they're not really interested in what you have to say just lining their own pockets.

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5  Thank SEAMUS.R
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Reviewed 1 November 2010

We were able to enjoy a few pinkts and some lunch outside. Service was friendly, food was good. Menu had a lot of variety. Very accomodating. Would DEFINATELY go back.

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1  Thank ilovetotravelri
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Reviewed 27 October 2010

We stayed in the town and ate dinner here at least twice and had their take-away pizza at least twice. Pizza was excellent! The dinner menu was diverse and all the dishes were good. This was a good choice for our large family. Service was always good. I would definitely recommend the Rainbow Restaurant to anyone traveling through Glengarriff.

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1  Thank rilocal
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Reviewed 14 September 2010

stopped here for dinner recently. Food totally sub standard, even for bar food. Soggy chips...flopped over when you lifted them on the fork! Also, was supposed to get side salad with my fish and chips, but it wasn't on the plate. Service was appalling, with the lady behind the bar, (who I think was the owner) unable to crack a smile, and telling her staff off in front of the customers. Bad attitude all round. The place looks nice from the outside, and I'm sure we are not the first to be fooled by this.

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5  Thank bodegabelle
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