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Old Dec 30th 2008, 5:19 pm
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...i've got a real bee in my bonnet about dubai restaurants who say they are full when you phone up, and you know they aren't...

went to the exchange grill this evening...monsieur medusa had phoned to book last night. he asked for a table at 8pm, the woman said, err, can you do 7.30pm, he said, no, i want 8pm, she said, how about 8.30pm...so he said, ok, i'll just book somewhere else...she then said, please hold for one moment, came back and said yes 8pm was fine, he asked how this was suddenly possible, and she said she had just been given the verbal go ahead...

anyway, we arrived this evening at 8pm and there was ONE other table of two in there...it didn't even start to get remotely busy until we left at 9.45pm...

it's pathetic...and they wonder why they are doing so badly...

oh, it's a great restuarant, btw...

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...i've got a real bee in my bonnet about dubai restaurants who say they are full when you phone up, and you know they aren't...

went to the exchange grill this evening...monsieur medusa had phoned to book last night. he asked for a table at 8pm, the woman said, err, can you do 7.30pm, he said, no, i want 8pm, she said, how about 8.30pm...so he said, ok, i'll just book somewhere else...she then said, please hold for one moment, came back and said yes 8pm was fine, he asked how this was suddenly possible, and she said she had just been given the verbal go ahead...

anyway, we arrived this evening at 8pm and there was ONE other table of two in there...it didn't even start to get remotely busy until we left at 9.45pm...

it's pathetic...and they wonder why they are doing so badly...

oh, it's a great restuarant, btw...

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A ccustomer is like a thief; you never know when they will drop by...
they are just lazy sods who can't be arsed to serve anyone, obviously...

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Originally Posted by Madam Medusa View Post
they are just lazy sods who can't be arsed to serve anyone, obviously...

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Just think that if they honestly had a "full house" regularly, their prices will actually go down...
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Just think that if they honestly had a "full house" regularly, their prices will actually go down...
well maybe...i get 20% discount, so it made it just about reasonable...just about...

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well maybe...i get 20% discount, so it made it just about reasonable...just about...

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But they're still 100% overpriced...It's just cow meat in the end...
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But they're still 100% overpriced...It's just cow meat in the end...
bloody good cowmeat to be fair...yeah, so i was only 80% ripped off then...

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bloody good cowmeat to be fair...yeah, so i was only 80% ripped off then...

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Since it's only you and me talking, we should get a room...Use your card and step into a world of 80% pleasure...
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Since it's only you and me talking, we should get a room...Use your card and step into a world of 80% pleasure...
hey, i'd expect 100% if i'm giving my card out...

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Good god MM you get more meals out than the Pizza Hut delivery boy !
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hey, i'd expect 100% if i'm giving my card out...

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You may get a larger room...
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Good god MM you get more meals out than the Pizza Hut delivery boy !
yeah, that's why i'm the size i am, lol...

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You may get a larger room...
i guarantee it...

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yeah, that's why i'm the size i am, lol...

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i'm close, believe me...

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