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“Needs to try harder - Food is good service lacking”
Review of Ra Bar Street Bar and Cafe - CLOSED

Ra Bar Street Bar and Cafe
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 28 May 2013

We eat at Ra Bar in the middle of capping week - Which resulted in the bar being flat out - But capping week shouldn't be a suprise to them, nor the associated influx of people. The food overall was good, servings large and well cooked. But the little bits were lacking that could have made a great experience. We had to wait over an hour and half from arriving to dinner being served. There was a complete inability to bring out all the meals together. The first meal came out (Pizza) then 15 minutes later the second meal (Ceaser salad) then another 5-10 mins the remainder of the meals. This was inability was also witnessed at other tables. There was no follow up service on drinks etc. We had to go and ask for these. Promised items were missing off some dishes - so the Ceaser salad had no croutons, no tomato, no egg.... It's a real shame because the menu was good, the food we got was good - fix up the misisng bits and thsi place could be really nice rather than being average.

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Thank gregorus
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Reviewed 28 May 2013

Have been here several times with friends and on dates for drinks and nibbles only and have been pleased. Went for dinner to celebrate my graduation and was very disappointed.

We arrived at 7, didn't get our breads until 8.15. The mains didn't come out until 8.40 and were bought out at different times. Mine turned up about 10 minutes before the others.

The pizza had no cashew on it, and the salad was missing tomatoes and croutons. The ribs were very dry.

We had a different waitress/ waiter each time something was bought out.

While the meals were fairly tasty and a good size, the staff were friendly, but overall just very unorganized and disappointing- a real downer for a celebratory weekend . Will not be going back

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Thank Erskie
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Reviewed 1 April 2013

Had late lunch at the Ra Cafe Bar. Because of the time of day they weren't busy, but we waited quite a long time before getting served. Once we had given an order the food came in good time and was good, hearty stuff. The chicken wraps were good and quite large (we could probably have shared one) and had a generous portion of wedges which we could probably have managed without. The Ra is in a great position, right on the Octagon, but the table wasn't very clean and the whole place was a bit untidy. Didn't give a great overall impression. Bathrooms were poor.

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Thank Euroamer1000
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Reviewed 23 March 2013

Good value meals, honest flavour and nice setting watching the world go by. This is a handy location in the octagon and on a nice day is great to sit outside. Meals are generous proportions.

Thank jubesDunedin
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Reviewed 8 February 2013

We went yesterday for beer n lunch. The Casadillas were small but tasty, the chicken wrap was good and the fish n chips were very good. Service was prompt and polite. I wOuld go again. In reference to the WC, the men's WC was clean and tidy.

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Thank MarshallGulch
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