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Poll: How Do You Rate This Restaurant? (162 member(s) have cast votes)

How Do You Rate This Restaurant?

  1. Excellent (79 votes [49.07%])

    Percentage of vote: 49.07%

  2. Good (43 votes [26.71%])

    Percentage of vote: 26.71%

  3. Average (23 votes [14.29%])

    Percentage of vote: 14.29%

  4. Poor (16 votes [9.94%])

    Percentage of vote: 9.94%

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#196 Dazza

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Posted 01 December 2011 - 04:17 PM

I say again ' & you still tipped them '

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Your obviously mistaken me with someone who gives a fig

#197 Tracy S

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 11:51 AM

Hi Dazza, yep I still tipped our waitress as I doubt the steak quality is under her control and she was courteous throughout the evening. As I said I think I was unlucky as lots of my friends have had great meals at Joannas just sadly not me. You're comment about the Harvester was mildly entertaining. Do you go there often....

#198 Dazza

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 01:39 PM

I do unfortunately as my boy likes the place ! I just keep my head down & get on with my nose nag !

Mind you the place makes me feel very superior looking at the quality of the other customers !

Dazza

PS Make you right on the waitress scenario !
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#199 Tracy S

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 02:14 PM

Ha ha ha - maybe I'll trot on down there, nose bag and all!

#200 Summit Lover

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 02:49 PM

........I just keep my head down & get on with my nose nag !


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#201 Dazza

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 05:25 PM

Shes the other customers i am referring too !
Your obviously mistaken me with someone who gives a fig

#202 nikdevlin

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 05:46 PM

... the extremely unhappy looking nikdevlin there...


Hahahaha! That's my passport photo, they don't let you smile!
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#203 St. Lukes Railings

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 07:28 PM

Ha. Did wonder. Half expected you to have cropped out the numbers you were holding up, Hugh grant LA style

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 05:13 PM

Mrs C and I took Mrs C's mum to Joanna's for a birthday supper on Friday and the food and service was excellent - even with quite a bit of booze the bill wasn't huge either. They even remembered that Mrs C had mentioned it was her mum's birthday and brought her a cake and candle which - while easy enough to do - would not happen everywhere.

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 05:56 PM

Best breakfast bellini , goes lovely with scrambled eggs and salmon !

Edited by FitzRoy, 22 March 2012 - 05:57 PM.


#206 andreas

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 06:53 AM

Nice to see such positive reviews on Trip Adviser:

http://www.tripadvis...on_England.html

Great publicity for Crystal Palace too.
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#207 nikdevlin

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 07:40 AM

Oh yes indeed, but I have noticed that Joannas is actually on TripAdvisor twice, once in CP, and in 'Crystal Palace Dunstan Village SE19 1RX'.

http://www.tripadvis...nd_England.html

Assuming we haven't been taken over by a small town in Northumberland, I have emailed TA about it twice (I'm a senior contributor, that's my review second down), but they'd done nothing about it...
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#208 lucysmith

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Posted 12 July 2012 - 03:36 PM

This pains me, guys, but I've been to Joanna's three times in the last couple of months. I love this restaurant I have been so disappointed with the service recently. Firstly the service was terrible one Saturday lunchtime. The waiter was disinterested and poorly trained. Then I went there with a girlfriend one evening and the service was slow. Finally, I went there last Saturday night and again the service was slow and we sat with dirty plates for ages. Usually the service has been fantastic and we have been made to feel at home and special. That was what made the place and made me keep going back. The food is still as tasty as ever but it's lost its sparkle for me :(

#209 nikdevlin

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 07:08 AM

Ah Joannas, how much do I love thee?

Went there last night (visit number umpteen by my calculation), and oh boy did they surpass themselves. Good breads with olive oil and balsamic to start, then the scallop and monkfish mains, which are just divine; the scallops are done with pancetta and a mildly spicey tomatoey sauce and an amazingly lovely light and cheesey polenta cake, and the monkfish is lightly dusted in garam masala, pan fried and served with a warm tomato salsa and crushed herby new potatoes. Really really really nice, with a bowl of buttery spinach on the side. And a choccy tart with lovely marmalade ice cream to split, a bottle of rather nice Sauv Blanc and a couple of shots of kummel, all served not too slow, not too fast, by a friendly smiling waitress, for a shade over £60 for the two of us. I *heart* that place, it's warm and welcoming and friendly and serves lovely scran and is, for my money, by far the best eatery on the Triangle.
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#210 FitzRoy

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Posted 03 August 2012 - 10:52 AM

Fond memories of "table 99" - lamb kofta followed by Red Devon chicken , creamy mash and finished off by a lovely lemon tart ! Wash it down with the best SB going , Pouilly Fume , and a couple of Mojitos and job done ! The effect on my Mrs makes 50 shades of grey look like the railway children.

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