Puerto Pollensa Travel Guide
Before You Go
Flights
Package Holidays
Latest Special Offers!
All-Inclusive Hotels
Hotels & Aparthotels
Private Villas/Apts to Rent
Villa Companies
Local Rental Agents
Cruises
Car Hire
Airport Transfers & Taxis
Travel Insurance
Late Deals!
Currency
Holiday Shopping
Background Info
Language
Books
Events & Fiestas
Climate & Weather
Art & Culture
Flora & Fauna
Links
Discussion Forum
Once You're There
Maps
Airport Directions
Tourist Information
Eating Out
Buses & Trains
Music & Entertainment
Excursions & Days Out
Shopping & Markets
Kids
Beaches
Walking, Cycling
Boat Charters
Sailing/Watersports
Market Place
Boats & Yachts
Property For Sale
Businesses For Sale
Property Services
Local Services
MouseMats & T-shirts
Computers
Internet Services
Virus Protection
PuertoPollensa.com discussion forums

Go Back   Pollensa Forum > ONCE YOU'RE THERE > Bars & Restaurants in Pollensa, Majorca

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.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 10-08-2006, 22:45
*****
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Rickmansworth , Herts
Posts: 1,033
Default Lost in Translation

( Lost in Translation: 2003 Bill Murray/Scarlett Johansson )

I am sure in order to run a successful restaurant you have to interact with your customers ( although from what my mate's wife was telling me about her conversation with Worrell-Thompson at his Notting Hill Grill a couple of weeks ago, perhaps not !!!!!).

Went to Na Ruixa last week and hadn't been there for about three years. Run by Manola ( ex Katy's bar and then El Poso ) we had always found it to be a pleasant place to eat especialy if you sit in the pedestrianised area looking down to the sea. Can't ever recall seeing a review on this place so comments welcome.

Now Manola,although an extremely pleasant guy, portrays an angst and worry which conveys itself to the whole proceedings of eating there. We've never known him to have enough staff and it shows bigtime with the service. Asked to provide a basic description of some fish, nothing complicated mind , only how is it cooked? and what is the sauce ? , the pleasant young waiter goes into a Manuel routine from Fawlty Towers so we end up guessing !!!!!

Anyway food OK,but only OK . However Bonyladette's seabream , although a beautiful example of the species, once fetched from the kitchen and then filleted in front of us on the table, turned out to be stone cold. Not really much point in complaining ( OK I hear you shout you should have) cos it just wears you down and the fish , having been steamed , couldn't have just been popped in the oven.

So bit disappointing really, after asking for the bill about five times ,it eventually came in at about 60 euros per couple.

Were we on a bad night?, any views , folks ???

BonysLad :rolleyes
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 11-08-2006, 00:27
sandy's Avatar
*****
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Puerto Pollensa
Posts: 509
Default

Interesting. I've often walked passed this place but never ventured in. Anybody else been?
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 11-08-2006, 01:34
debz1's Avatar
*****
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Buckinghamshire
Posts: 2,895
Default

We also used to go to NA RIUXA occasionally but after an ok'ish meal a couple of years ago,nothing special as you described Bonyslad , and very poor disgruntled service we haven't returned.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 11-08-2006, 21:36
sandy's Avatar
*****
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Puerto Pollensa
Posts: 509
Default

That does it for me then. Unless someone has a good review, I shan't darken its doors !
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 18:20.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
(c) Copyright Holiday Webs Ltd 2011