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Review of The Fountain

The Fountain
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary, Gastropub
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

Drove past and stopped. We expected a pub but is more a restaurant. This is not a negative it was very nice. The gardens would be lovely in the summer. Very well looked after. Simple honest food with a good price.
Service is very good and friendly. An enjoyable lunch

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Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

I hadn't been here for many years, so myself and my girlfriend decided to give it a go after reading mostly favourable reviews on here. We booked a table for 7 o'clock, on arrival we were quickly shown to our table, the restaurant was quite busy, we both opted for the goats cheese tart fir starter, it was nice but just a little bit dry for me, but not bad, for mains my partner ordered the scallop dish, she found the spices in the dish to be a little too hot for her taste, I ordered the steak, which I have to say was delicious, cooked perfect and full of flavour, the only slight thing about the mains, were, that they were brought out very promptly after we'd finished our starters, a little bit too promptly, for dessert I had the cheesecake and my partner had the baileys panna cotta, both were very nice, but once again service was maybe a little quick, after the meal the waitress (who was very good) asked if we would like teas or coffee, we declined and then without asking for it were presented with the bill, we had been contemplating having another drink but I got the impression that as it was only about 8.30 maybe they wanted us out to free up the table, the meal itself came to around 70 pounds, which I felt was a little bit high but all in all a nice evening, the atmosphere was very nice, the food was in my opinion very very nice, just felt a little bit rushed, I will definitely come back again and won't leave it another 15 years before I do, very decent.

Thank Marc R
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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit here and for a Tuesday lunchtime it was extremely popular especially with the older generation.
We had booked and th3 food we ordered was very nice and arrived quickly although we found the menu quite complicated, with items available as a starter or mains.
Also the set menu was also priced as as a 2 or 3 course and was also priced individually also some items on the special board could replace items on the set menu but not all.
I have rated this lower because it is so complicated, please simplify this !!”

Thank Sozlovesholisays
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

...after sending my soup back as it was not hot; only luke warm - the main meal arrived and this too was only luke warm. Soup only was complained about by me and replaced. Overall this was an expensive 3-course meal. I shall not return.
Fortunately we did not have the smile-free male waiter with customer care skills seeming as that of a banana.

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2  Thank Roger C
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Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

I came here a few months ago and absolutely hated what I had as there was basically nothing appealing on the menu, my food came out and tasted horrible. But I know normally how good their food taste, so I thought I'll come back again when they change their menu!! This time I had the scallops for starter, that was amazing and then for main I had the duck, it was cooked to perfection, not over done so that was really nice!!! I absolutely love this place!! The staff are very friendly

Thank _zxe_123
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