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“Excellent experience - marred by rude diners”
Review of Zuzimo

Zuzimo
Ranked #29 of 781 Restaurants in Plymouth
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 5 - USD 19
Cuisines: British, Fusion
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Good for: Romantic, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: ZUZiMO! Is our fusion restaurant and tapas bar located on Plymouth's Barbican, a short walk from Plymouth city centre and next to Sutton Harbour. Come in and relax with fresh, local, homemade dishes cooked by our chefs in styles from around the world. We are open Everyday for lunch and dinner and offer an excellent choice of menus; From Steaks, Pastas to Tagines & Tapas, You will find something to suit all palates and appetites. Check our website for all details
Reviewed 8 November 2015

We were a table of 5 on a Saturday evening. Impressed from the start by the warm welcome from staff, who were excellent throughout. A varied menu that resulted in all of us having something that we really wanted. Each starter and main course exceeded expectation and we were all very impressed. Table service was second to none and waiting staff couldn't have done more to make it a very pleasant experience. Our table was booked for 19:45 because a large party were due in at c.18:45. However, they turned up an hour late late, didn't pre-order (as was suggested to them) and were very rowdy and rude to staff. My sympathies were with the chef and those who explained how they had tried so hard to please them, but their efforts were wasted. In our view the party of c.14 were oblivious that they were spoiling everyone else's evening. They were out to complain about anything and everything and most refused to pay but were content to eat their meals. The staff tolerance was exceptional, though they were pushed hard. In my view the party will try the same scam at another restaurant somewhere in the city. Notwithstanding their ignorance and appalling manners, we had a great evening and will definitely be eating there again. Well worth a try - you will not be disappointed.

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3  Thank Evencroft
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Reviewed 8 November 2015

The Persian evening was aa event to remember, though from popping in for a portion of nachos (like no others) and a glass wine to a special evening the food is always imaginative and great, and the reception you get from the time you enter is always like visiting you best friends.

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2  Thank Geoff B
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Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Came here for a midweek dinner with friends. The restaurant is very clean and bright and the staff were very welcoming.

We didn't really understand the theme of the restaurant with a menu comprising tagines, fish, tapas and skewers. We asked the waitress who said that the chef was Iranian and he cooked food that he liked!

We ordered a lamb tagine, meat skewer and teriyaki salmon. Of these, the tagine was easily the nicest with a really authentic Moroccan taste. The skewer was a bit dry and the salmon was more like a ramen than a teriyaki and the taste was a bit diluted.

Overall, the food was good but had room for improvement. It probably would have got four stars but for the fact that it took over an hour for our main courses to come out... with the restaurant fairly empty.

Thank LJ-Suth
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Mohsen V, Owner at Zuzimo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2015

Hi, Thank you so much for the review, your 3 star is 5 for me reading your other reviews & look without been defencive slow cooked meals & not rushed represents the quality, I would be surprised if everyone agree so I appreciate every single word of your comments. If you are more happy with faster I encuredge you to try our tapas next time you're in.
Ps I'm glad you liked & acknowledged the cleanses & friendliness of our place.
Kindest regards
Zuzi & Mo

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Reviewed 1 November 2015

Great meal with friends on Friday night. The Persian mixed skewer was fantastic and the rosewater-infused rice and tzatziki accompanied it perfectly. Would love to come back and try the tagines which my friends thoroughly enjoyed.

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Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Wow, what can I say, the food was amazing, even my steak eating hubby loved it. The staff were super friendly and the food was outstanding, loved the whole night. Thank you and looking forward to the next one xxx

3  Thank Lynda C
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