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The Chameleon Restaurant & Bar

Open Now: 12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Indifferent Service & No Wi-Fi

Years ago, the Chameleon had an excellent Indian buffet at lunchtime. Sadly, those days are gone... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2017
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Afternoon Drinks

Many hours spent in Harry's Bar in the early 90s so this was a trip down memory lane. Had drinks... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2017
Exeter, United Kingdom
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2 Dec 2017
8 Nov 2017
“Indifferent Service & No Wi-Fi”
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Hill Street 1 Victoria Square, Birmingham B1 1BD, England
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Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

Website and adverts offer 2 for 1 cocktails when we ordered we were told that this offer was not on. We spoke to manager and she was adament that she had done the artwork and that it was not 2 for 1. We offered to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

Years ago, the Chameleon had an excellent Indian buffet at lunchtime. Sadly, those days are gone. Change of ownership? Who knows. Here for a business lunch. Not many customers, but the staff weren't putting themselves out. Only one menu brought for a table of six...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed September 20, 2017

Many hours spent in Harry's Bar in the early 90s so this was a trip down memory lane. Had drinks and a rest. Not the best wine for the price and place had a strange smell probably due to the outside smokers leaking in. Ok...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Wallywelling
Reviewed July 30, 2017

Large bar in the centre of town and during certain times they do 2-4-1 cocktails which are great value and well made!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Right from the start we had problems, first of all the tills went down so we waited ages to be served with drinks at the bar. Then we had a girl (who was friendly) who didn't know how to make cocktails and it was her...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 57Helen555
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

Visited here as a pre-concert treat with my Mum. Very impressed with the stylish decor and friendly staff. Although the menu is limited, we chose steak and it was genuinely one of the best I've ever had. Service was quick and efficient. Thoroughly enjoyable and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

Visited here as a birthday treat and impressed with the decor, food and cocktails. Only downside is when the time comes for the 2 for the price of 1 cocktails are on offer the service really slows down even though the staff work really hard...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank KathandDen
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Booked pre-show meal, awful traffic, arrived lat, but table reserved smiling no problem attitude from the staff. Menu is simple straight forward but a good range of choice. Decided to go for a starter and main, all arrived with no fuss, the fish starter Mackerel...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank gilman12_34
Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

I attended a Christmas meal in this place, as a chef myself I expect certain standards with venue food and service. This place offers little of these service's cold food long wait to be seated( there were only two tables)there were 16 in our group...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Maxine P
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

We (22 of us) were asked to be there for 7.00 pm so we could be seated and start our meal for 7.30 pm .We were not seated until 8.30 pm as gad no idea which table was ours.Wine bottles were on the tables but...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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