Birmingham - Broad Street - Marc Joss Review

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Number of Visits: 
10-50
How Busy?: 
Almost Full
Date of Last Visit: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Time of Day: 
Weekday Dinner
Rating: 
3.75 / 5
Friendliness of Staff: 
4 (Good stuff. Very polite)
Speed of Service: 
3 (10 - 15 mins - Nando's average)
Quality of Food: 
4 (Above average - noticeably tastier than normal)
Decoration & Cleanliness: 
4 (Very clean, newly furnished, impressive artwork and lighting)
Comments - Stand out in our monthly competition! What did you eat? Unique aspects? Parking/transport tips?: 

This is probably the most accessible branch for the typical Birmingham University student who lives in Selly Oak as the train to Five Ways takes 8 minutes and then it is less than a 5 minute walk to this branch!

The disappointing aspect about this visit was the fact that I was given 2 legs (I had a free quarter and ordered another one) rather than a leg and a breast (I did not specify to be fair but nor did I think it was necessary). The Manager quickly resolved the issue and we also had a brief chat about the website which went down well! Hopefully there will be even greater interest from this branch in future.

The food itself was fantastic and I was pleased to see a generous double portion of peri chips which has been an issue in other branches recently.

Service could have been slightly faster but it was a rather busy Tuesday evening.

The reason for this visit was to finally meet our Extra Hot reviewer Ryan who has contributed so much to the site! It was a very enjoyable dinner as two peri peri fanatics finally got to share their passion in person!

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