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  • 21 Exchange Street
    Blackburn BB1 7JN
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  • Phone number 01254 661293

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    • Qype User Rover3…
    • Blackburn
    • 3 friends
    • 45 reviews
    2.0 star rating
    19/8/2011

    The borough used to be one of my old drinking haunts when I was a late teenager, I also used to watch bands upstairs at the weekend.. Now it has been turned into a chinese all-you-can-eat buffet.
    There was a party of 15 of us and we were given a table that seated 14, the staff wouldn't take a chair from any of the other tables, so one of us had to crouch.
    The place was rather busy and very noisy, I don't recall any music playing, but there was defintely children screaming and people trying to shout over eachother.
    Visiting this place was my first experience of an all-you-can eat buffet and I can't say I'm impressed, it's fine if you want a cheap meal, but I'd rather go to a carvery.
    I was queued waiting to fill my plate up, while I watched an elderly couple pick up prawn toast with their hands, ask what it was and then put it back down again.. I saw children touch the food and people coughing without turning away, this instantly put me off and I didn't eat much.. in fact I got a kebab later on in the evening, least I didn't see what they did to the donner meat before I bought it.
    I forgot to pick my camera up out of the car, I was about to walk out of the door when a waitress came over telling me I could not leave as I had not paid, I explained that I was with the party and I would return in a minute, they were adamant I did not leave, very embarassing.
    Overall a sad experience, I wish it was still the borough.

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