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“Amazing Place”
Review of Aston Marina

Aston Marina
Ranked #10 of 67 Restaurants in Stone
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$24
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We haven’t been to the Marina for a while so decided to go at lunchtime on Wednesday 27th due to it being such a lovely day.

We arrived hoping to sit outside but unfortunately the front where they serve food was full.

We were greeted with a friendly hello at the desk by the manager at the front desk and sat down inside.

Once sat inside service by the waitress was amazing and she was full of joy. Didn’t catch her name but she had ginger hair if that helps.

We had a lovely meal and The service was top notch. This is one of the best places in the area.

We will return again. Thankyou all at the marina.

1  Thank CorrectService
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

Called in for lunch on a lovely June day. This was our first visit since the refurbishment so we had a look around. The large restaurant was virtually empty which wasn’t surprising given the sun was shining bright and the 6 or 7 tables immediately outside the entrance were all occupied. There were ample free tables on the large balcony to the left of the entrance so we found a table put the parasol up and went inside to order drinks and some lunch. We got the drinks but getting food is something else. We were told they don’t serve food on the outside balcony which in itself was ludicrous given how lovely the setting is. Not wanting to cause a fuss we said OK we’ll take a seat in the bar area as we only wanted a light lunch....but alas, you can’t eat food in the bar area either. Food is only served in the formal restaurant (which was unsurprisingly empty) or at the outside tables immediately outside the entrance (which were all unsurprisingly full). The waitress obviously saw the look of astonishment on my face & said “I know it’s crazy but that’s the rules here”. We just left the drinks untouched drove 5 minutes to the Wayfarer and enjoyed a superb light lunch with outstanding customer service.

3  Thank John F
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

My family and I decided to visit the marina for brunch after checking the website for opening times, and after calling all morning to book but getting no answer. We were unfortunately turned away at 11.17am when the website clearly states served until 11.30am. We had a decent drive to get there and to be refused service - whilst waiting staff we’re still taking orders from tables around us - was extremely disappointing. Received the most disingenuous sorry (clearly not sorry) from waiting staff. Made to feel uncomfortable when asked why people arriving at the same time as us were welcomed. Shall not return. Training opportunity for clear communications, website maintenance, phone answering and treating customers equally.

2  Thank Kelmark06
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Large party of about 20 of us had a lovely meal on Saturday evening.
Pate good - whitebait good and soup good for starters - mains of pork belly - sea bream or chicken all good too as were deserts of brownies creme brulee or churros. This place is really nice plenty of seating inside or out but can be a little noisy as there are no soft furnishings here

Thank mah18632016
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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We have come here several times now. And every time I have left with a bad taste in my mouth (usually from the coffee served here) The most recent time, this morning, we arrived just after 11 for breakfast, only to be told breakfast was finished. It clearly states on the website breakfast finishes at 11:30. Went to the bar for a coffee, the waitress serving was awkward at best, poorly informed and poorly trained. Didn't know anything. The coffees took ages to get to us despite there being no queue and very few people at the tables waiting. I wouldn't mind waiting for a decent coffee but the ones served here are terrible, always the milk is burned when ordering a cappuccino, so ordered American, black, still tastes like crap. Nice setting, but I won't be back.

1  Thank Martin C
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