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Bars & Restaurants in Pollensa, Majorca Where to eat and drink. For great reviews and comments on bars, cafes and restaurants. Do give locations if possible.

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Old 23-04-2011, 21:07
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Am I right in thinking Sinbads has closed now.
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Old 23-04-2011, 21:52
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No. It's open.


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Old 23-04-2011, 22:19
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What makes you think it might be closed? Hope it is not as it's our favourite lunch time venue!
Old 23-04-2011, 22:45
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I think there was talk at the end of the season that the lease was not to be renewed. There were many negative posts regarding Sinbads at that time too. Not sure where they were now but will probably come up under search.
Old 24-04-2011, 00:07
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I can assure you that Simbads was open on Tuesday evening.
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Old 24-04-2011, 07:20
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Simbads has been open since the start of April.. Sexy suckling pig, Lucious lamb, flirty fish etc...
Old 24-04-2011, 07:29
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Yes but what about the food! Lol
Old 24-04-2011, 14:51
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I am sure I didnt dream it or was it about the German woman I think thats where she is from that works there leaving tried to find an old thread but cant so must be going nuts just ignore me.
Old 24-04-2011, 16:25
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Was unfortunate enough to have eaten here last week the worst dinning experience of my life,I suppose the blackboards should have been enough of a warning
Old 24-04-2011, 17:44
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Yes we had a bad meal there a few years ago and a very rude waitress .
Old 24-04-2011, 18:06
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You need to be careful too as they encourage you in with their blackboards offering good value menu and then tell you that it is not available but recommend something else. What they don't tell you is that the recommendation is at least double the cost. We were ripped off badly there as well as having awful food. The Waitress can be either rude or very over familiar with the males in the party. Personally I would rather starve then go back to this restaurant.
Old 24-04-2011, 22:55
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Some will say I am not qualified to post re simbads as I have ne er eaten there
However, it just looks terrible - all those blackboards - visually it just puts me off
Surely it must have the same affect on many people but on the other hand they have been there for years so must have some loyal clientel and also pick up passing trade
So what is it about a place that looks as it does that attracts people in ?
Old 24-04-2011, 23:53
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I have passed here quite a few times and it always seems busy. I always think if somewhere is busy then it must be good. I am sure many people do the same. Anyway, I did try it once and found the food mediocre and staff a bit surly. Will not rush back as there are many better restaurants in PP.


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Yes we had a bad meal there a few years ago and a very rude waitress .
Maria. who people thought was a waitress, is actually the owner. Lets hope she reads these posts and takes stock!
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Old 25-04-2011, 09:33
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I am afraid that my opinion of Simbad is the same as many other's and I have had the misfortune to eat here on a few occassions - as has been said the food has always been very poor - normally overcooked and as Eleanor said, the owner is overly familiar and suggestive (I don't mind a bit of friendly banter and flirting) bordering on crude.

I will not return if I can avoid it.
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