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“Always a wait to get a table. Now why is that?”
Review of Phare West

Phare West
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Belfast, Ireland
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Always a wait to get a table. Now why is that?”
Reviewed 26 September 2013 via mobile

It's always a good sign when you find a restaurant that you always have to wait for a table. Bit like going to the Marché and seeing three Poissonnerie and a queue at only one. Kids loved the atmosphere. I love the food. Very seafood oriented. Great staff ... queues on the pavement but nobody pushing you out the door. Good regional winelist. Will be back.

  • Visited August 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Good food and service”
Reviewed 23 September 2013

Only restaurant we visited more than once on our 2 week holiday. Excellent steaks and good choice of 'specials' for the non fish eaters (wife and daughter), my son in law and myself really enjoyed the steaks here and fish was excellent, although a wider choice of dishes would have been ideal.
Busy every time we came here but staff pointed us to a bar nearby and came to tell us when our table was ready.
Staff helpful, friendly and knowledgeable about menu. House wines excellent and reasonably priced.
Clean toilets!

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank CymruNomad
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Fab food and service”
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Ate here 3 times whilst we were on holiday and it was great every time. Food is fresh and local. The service is great and friendly. If your in La Tranche sur Mer its well worth a visit.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank psteeps
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Newport, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great food”
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Great restaurant. Very friendly owners and staff. Speak English if you cannot speak French. Menus in French & English. Great for children too. Highly recommended

Visited August 2013
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Thank JAG818
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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Still the best”
Reviewed 27 August 2013

Been there every year for the last 5 and is on of the best restaurants I've visited anywhere

Food,location, price, ambience and staff brilliant, Mr. Jeff is a star

Can cope with big parties and small and never feel rushed even when there are people queuing into the street

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Trailer-tent-king
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