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“Really good standard”
Review of The Fountain - CLOSED

The Fountain
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 5 August 2014

We ate for the first time this evening and it won't be the last. While the food isn't modern it is really good. Really wholesome, fresh and full of taste. Really good portions, served well. Really can't understand any criticisms of this place. Really friendly and professional waitress serving really excellent food.

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Thank Peter M
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Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

Mother in law eats here regularly and enjoys it. Food very good - difficult to fault. But service lacking. Table of people arriving after us had their order taken first then waitress spent ages talking to them while we waited. Eventually we asked her to take it and she did so apologetically. Wine was far from chilled, water had to be asked for twice and the gap between courses / ordering was too long. One waitress appeared to have come to work in her underware. More suited to a night club than supposedly up market restaurant but just call me old!and she was very nice. Food however was very good. Five people eating a wide variety of food all very satisfied with the quality, quantity and taste. Maybe a Friday evening is just not the right time to go. Loads of potential to be an excellent place to eat but not quite hitting the mark with the waiting staff.

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Thank RollsRoyceOxford
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Reviewed 18 June 2014

Decided to pop in midweek on a wet Thursday evening in May. Doesn't look much from outside and they seem to focus on their 2 or 3 course set menu, (£11.95/£12.95) so no A la Carte menu obvious from outside. Was quite quiet but there were a few in. Decor inside is quite dated but from the moment we arrived the bubbly waitress welcomed us like regulars and really was an integral part of the experience. I ate from the set menu and it was excellent value for money. Many of the dishes were also on the main menu. My husband had a steak from the A La Carte which was melt in the mouth and all the mains were served with masses of veg and saute potatoes. Wine was reasonably priced and available by the carafe. We both left absolutely stuffed and all for £51 including wine. Highly recommended, they let the food do the talking so ignore the decor!

Thank fayerss
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

I have now been to this restaurant twice with a group of friends.as we were a large group we ordered in advance and the meals all arrived together and were hot and well presented. I would recommend this restaurant in Wellswood.

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Reviewed 5 March 2014

Went for a family celebration it was on a Monday so the place was very quiet but have to say we had the most succulent steaks, i agree the decor is maybe a little dated but can honestly say i think the food more than makes up for it, a member of our party had the mid-week special consisting of either 2 or 3 courses and her food was exceptional too.

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Thank joyrider24
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