Here in Essex we are lucky enough to have a whole range of fantastic restaurants.
TripAdvisor is full of fantastic reviews about the food, drink and over all atmosphere of the venues.
However, as always, you can’t please everyone.
Some people seem to complain about some really strange things, such as the traffic getting to the restaurant.
So we have compiled a collection of some of the most bizarre and ridiculous reviews left on TripAdvisor for some of Essex’s best loved restaurants.
Vita Bella is an Italian restaurant in East Hanningfield, Chelmsford.
It is rated as an incredible five stars on TripAdvisor, with more than 2,000 top reviews.
Many customers comment on the ‘impeccable service’ and fine dining experience but there are just a few negative reviews on the page.
One reviewer seems to have more of a personal issue with the restaurant, that perhaps isn’t appropriate for TripAdvisor.
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The customer, who visited Vita Bella in May 2019, titled their review ‘Lack Luster Soup’.
However there is only a small mention of soup in the review, and more about their personal life.
The review says: “Unfortunately our visit was not as pleasant as we hoped. However, the person who responds is too busy replying rudely than taking the reviews in a positive manner. Spend less time trawling through Users’ accounts and improve your soup.
“The wine I chose was on your menu so if my taste is ‘questionable ‘ that reflects upon your wine list!!
“Sorry you don’t like my car… I didn’t like your soup! Sorry you didn’t like my attire but I don’t like your waiting times..
“Do enjoy the tip we left!!”
The angry reviewer surprisingly only gave a one star review. What makes this review even more entertaining is the response from the restaurant.
Looking through TripAdvisor, Vita Bella are not shy to reply to reviews that they do not think are fair.
Aspera is the top rated restaurant in Benfleet on TripAdvisor.
There are hundreds of five star reviews for the Turkish restaurant with fans commenting on friendly staff and the ‘special cocktails’.
One customer, however, wasn’t impressed with their meal.
On TripAdvisor they comment that they counted the amount of pieces of chicken in their meal.