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Pippi


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10-05-2016 10:43 AM

I'm saddened to hear about Growly's experience. On the one hand it didn't surprise me too much - we went early evening, and could easily perceive that things might spiral a bit out of control as the night wore on and numbers increased - the staff seemed quite inexperienced and *were* very bumbly.
However, I got the impression that this is probably a friends-and- family-run enterprise, and therefore not necessarily primed to be all slick and flawless straight off the bat.
But then think how great it is when genuine, independent, 'neighbourhood' restaurants do eventually get it right and thrive. (I'm thinking of the ever-popular Le Querce - which I personally can't stand, despite several tries over a number of years, but I seem to be in the minority there and so be it!) That's what I hope for Hattush; it's certainly not perfect yet, but let's give them time, and 'constructive encouragement' Smile along the way.
(I didn't much like Sodo at first but now I really like MammaDough, and while I recognise that Donde's no Barrafina, I still enjoy the good value and many pleasant times I've spent there.)
Growly should maybe definitely give it a wide berth for a bit, but do try again at some point when things have settled down?

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Life in SE23 - Eateries - appletree - 24-10-2015, 09:35 PM
RE: Best takeaways? - SEN - 25-10-2015, 08:04 AM
RE: Best takeaways? - SEN - 25-10-2015, 08:05 AM
RE: Best takeaways? - Azira - 25-10-2015, 10:36 AM
RE: Best takeaways? - brencud - 25-10-2015, 11:32 AM
RE: Best takeaways? - theirpuppet - 25-10-2015, 01:10 PM
RE: Best takeaways? - Londondrz - 25-10-2015, 01:42 PM
RE: Best takeaways? - Mr Robin Banks - 25-10-2015, 02:36 PM
RE: Best takeaways? - lacb - 25-10-2015, 04:14 PM
RE: Best takeaways? - appletree - 26-10-2015, 02:28 AM
equi - equi - 26-10-2015, 10:20 AM
RE: Best takeaways? - Red67 - 26-10-2015, 10:38 AM
RE: Best takeaways? - Pippi - 26-10-2015, 10:42 AM
RE: Best takeaways? - Pippi - 26-10-2015, 10:51 AM
RE: Best takeaways? - topofthehill - 26-10-2015, 11:10 AM
RE: Best takeaways? - topofthehill - 26-10-2015, 11:52 AM
RE: Best takeaways? - ringingcod - 26-10-2015, 12:46 PM
RE: Best takeaways? - rshdunlop - 26-10-2015, 01:08 PM
RE: Best takeaways? - Red67 - 26-10-2015, 02:00 PM
RE: Best takeaways? - appletree - 26-10-2015, 02:29 PM
RE: Best takeaways? - Newbie - 27-10-2015, 04:08 PM
RE: Best takeaways? - Red67 - 28-10-2015, 12:51 PM
RE: Best takeaways? - lacb - 28-10-2015, 04:21 PM
RE: Best takeaways? - Pippi - 28-10-2015, 05:41 PM
RE: Best takeaways? - lacb - 28-10-2015, 06:07 PM
RE: Best takeaways? - Deano - 28-10-2015, 09:11 PM
RE: Best takeaways? - SEN - 01-11-2015, 11:18 AM
RE: Best takeaways? - nottinghillbilly - 01-11-2015, 09:07 PM
RE: Best takeaways? - Pico - 03-11-2015, 10:46 AM
RE: Best takeaways? - nottinghillbilly - 03-11-2015, 09:49 PM
RE: Best takeaways? - Londondrz - 04-11-2015, 09:16 AM
RE: Best takeaways? - Pico - 05-11-2015, 10:39 AM
RE: Best takeaways? - CharlieBlythe - 09-11-2015, 11:37 AM
RE: Best takeaways? - oryx - 10-11-2015, 01:05 AM
RE: Best takeaways? - lacb - 10-11-2015, 10:44 AM
RE: Best takeaways? - rshdunlop - 10-11-2015, 10:59 AM
RE: Best takeaways? - lacb - 10-11-2015, 11:34 AM
RE: Best takeaways? - rshdunlop - 10-11-2015, 11:44 AM
RE: Best takeaways? - lacb - 10-11-2015, 12:05 PM
RE: Best takeaways? - Londondrz - 10-11-2015, 12:55 PM
RE: Best takeaways? - lacb - 10-11-2015, 01:11 PM
RE: Best takeaways? - Pippi - 10-11-2015, 02:38 PM
RE: Best takeaways? - rshdunlop - 10-11-2015, 03:37 PM
RE: Best takeaways? - Pippi - 09-12-2015, 04:58 PM
RE: Takeaways - michael - 09-12-2015, 05:45 PM
RE: Takeaways - Pippi - 10-12-2015, 11:43 AM
RE: Takeaways - J.D - 11-12-2015, 12:49 PM
RE: Takeaways - rshdunlop - 11-12-2015, 01:29 PM
RE: Takeaways - P1971 - 14-12-2015, 04:07 PM
RE: Takeaways - Townleygreen - 15-12-2015, 12:17 PM
RE: Takeaways - simonk - 15-12-2015, 12:42 PM
RE: Takeaways - P1971 - 16-12-2015, 01:11 PM
RE: Takeaways - Ligersaur - 16-12-2015, 01:58 PM
RE: Takeaways - AMFM - 16-12-2015, 02:30 PM
RE: Takeaways - Deano - 16-12-2015, 08:37 PM
RE: Takeaways - michael - 16-12-2015, 11:12 PM
RE: Takeaways - P1971 - 17-12-2015, 09:14 AM
RE: Takeaways - P1971 - 23-12-2015, 09:55 AM
RE: Takeaways - Londondrz - 23-12-2015, 11:33 AM
RE: Takeaways - derbybill - 24-12-2015, 02:53 PM
RE: Takeaways - Chipcity - 02-01-2016, 10:19 PM
RE: Eateries - rshdunlop - 03-01-2016, 11:26 PM
RE: Eateries - oryx - 04-01-2016, 01:07 AM
RE: Eateries - topofthehill - 04-01-2016, 04:06 PM
RE: Eateries - hoarsewhisperer - 11-01-2016, 09:06 AM
RE: Eateries - simonk - 15-02-2016, 02:20 PM
RE: Eateries - J.D - 15-02-2016, 04:56 PM
RE: Eateries - Pippi - 25-02-2016, 12:20 PM
RE: Eateries - Pippi - 18-03-2016, 10:27 AM
RE: Eateries - Pippi - 18-03-2016, 10:29 AM
RE: Eateries - Pippi - 09-05-2016, 09:30 AM
RE: Eateries - Londondrz - 09-05-2016, 10:42 AM
RE: Eateries - Growlybear - 09-05-2016, 02:16 PM
RE: Eateries - lacb - 09-05-2016, 04:15 PM
RE: Eateries - Londondrz - 09-05-2016, 06:36 PM
RE: Eateries - Growlybear - 09-05-2016, 10:04 PM
RE: Eateries - lacb - 10-05-2016, 07:28 AM
RE: Eateries - crassbelch - 10-05-2016, 08:24 AM
RE: Eateries - Growlybear - 10-05-2016, 10:23 AM
RE: Eateries - Pippi - 10-05-2016 10:43 AM
RE: Eateries - Mr_Numbers - 11-05-2016, 11:17 AM
RE: Eateries - ringingcod - 11-05-2016, 06:54 PM
RE: Eateries - Londondrz - 11-05-2016, 07:43 PM
RE: Eateries - Londondrz - 24-05-2016, 07:09 PM
RE: Eateries - Pippi - 25-05-2016, 09:19 AM
RE: Life in SE23 - Eateries - skyepark - 31-05-2016, 05:10 PM
RE: Life in SE23 - Eateries - Loncdl - 01-06-2016, 08:26 AM
RE: Life in SE23 - Eateries - ThorNogson - 01-06-2016, 12:40 PM
RE: Life in SE23 - Eateries - Shiro - 01-06-2016, 10:39 PM
RE: Life in SE23 - Eateries - Pippi - 02-06-2016, 09:34 AM
RE: Life in SE23 - Eateries - Anotherjohn - 02-06-2016, 03:17 PM
RE: Life in SE23 - Eateries - Pippi - 02-06-2016, 03:36 PM
RE: Life in SE23 - Eateries - BamptonRoad - 02-06-2016, 05:27 PM
RE: Life in SE23 - Eateries - Pippi - 03-06-2016, 09:18 AM
RE: Life in SE23 - Eateries - stix56 - 03-06-2016, 10:24 PM
RE: Life in SE23 - Eateries - Anotherjohn - 04-06-2016, 02:46 PM
RE: Life in SE23 - Eateries - stix56 - 04-06-2016, 10:37 PM
RE: Life in SE23 - Eateries - Azira - 05-06-2016, 12:02 PM
RE: Life in SE23 - Eateries - Anotherjohn - 05-06-2016, 12:43 PM
RE: Life in SE23 - Eateries - oryx - 05-06-2016, 03:39 PM
RE: Life in SE23 - Eateries - Pippi - 06-06-2016, 09:09 AM
RE: Life in SE23 - Eateries - Foxtrot - 06-06-2016, 05:53 PM
RE: Life in SE23 - Eateries - BarCar - 06-06-2016, 06:17 PM
RE: Life in SE23 - Eateries - Shiro - 06-06-2016, 06:50 PM
RE: Life in SE23 - Eateries - Foxtrot - 06-06-2016, 07:45 PM
RE: Life in SE23 - Eateries - Mr_Numbers - 07-06-2016, 07:45 AM
RE: Life in SE23 - Eateries - Shiro - 07-06-2016, 11:29 AM
RE: Life in SE23 - Eateries - Londondrz - 07-06-2016, 11:57 AM
RE: Life in SE23 - Eateries - oryx - 07-06-2016, 09:18 PM
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