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“Overpriced and poor value”
Review of Rainforest Cafe

Rainforest Cafe
Ranked #6,086 of 22,564 Restaurants in London
Price range: US$20 - US$41
Cuisines: American, European, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Brunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighbourhood: Soho
Description: Rainforest Café, just 2-minutes from Piccadilly Circus, brings together the sights and sounds of the amazon jungle in a family friendly atmosphere. Decorated throughout with jungle foliage and animatronics, theres even a thunder and lightening storm, waterfalls, animatronics to entertain everyone.The menu is popular American & European Dishes, with each iten highlighted with their suitability for allergy sufferers, along with a Children's or Birthday Party menu for the under 12's.Bookings are not required as everyone is guaranteed a table, although a prioirty seating can be made and you will be sat at the next available table at that time.
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Overpriced and poor value”
Reviewed 26 February 2012

I know that the point of this restuarant is the theming, and the kids love it. But if you are paying over £12 a main course, you expect the food to be pretty good, and its very average. Its a one off novelty treat that I would do again.

Visited February 2012
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Surrey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Joined together after a Duck tour on the Thames”
Reviewed 25 February 2012

visited after a family trip on the Thames ( discounted with the Duck tour ) had burgers , chips and salad ,the waiters sang happy birthday to a party member great fun ...

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Dark!”
Reviewed 20 February 2012

Got a flyer from outside Hamley's offering 15% off. We'd been to the one at Disneyland Paris some time ago so thought we'd give this one a try. It's basically a sit down burger bar. Like the one in Paris it's dimly lit. Animatronics surround the room and move and growl periodically. Despite the 15% off check your receipt before thinking about leaving a tip as 12.5% was automatically added to ours for gratuity. Food OK.

Visited February 2012
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europe
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“Expensive below average food”
Reviewed 20 February 2012

Arrived and told 1 1/2 hr wait - we said we would go to bar and wait and we were taken straight away! Bottle of Budwieser beer £420!!!!! Food not much better than McDonalds at huge price - atmosphere good for under 10s,

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Sheffield, Sth Yorkshire
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“Don't go if you are scared of thunder!”
Reviewed 20 February 2012

Very atmospheric, good waitressing, delicious food!

Visited February 2012
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