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TripAdvisor 'impressed' with Moby Dick Restaurant

Published:Friday | December 28, 2012 | 12:00 AM
Morlyn Mangaroo-McBean enjoys talking about her famous curried goat. - Colin Hamilton/Freelance Photographer

Glenroy Sinclair, Assignment Coordinator

BUOYED BY an increase in customers, Moby Dick Restaurant is ending the year on a high note, especially after it has been recognised by TripAdvisor for Business as one of the impressive establishments in downtown Kingston.

"We can't complain, we have seen an increase in the number of persons coming to us," said Morlyn Mangaroo-McBean, one of the operators of the popular, downtown Kingston-based restaurant.

In a congratulatory letter to the operators of Moby Dick, TripAdvisor wrote: "Travellers are impressed by your business and service standards, it shows in their reviews. We're recognising this impressive accomplishment by presenting you with a coveted Recommended on TripAdvisor sticker. Only three-plus rated properties will receive this TripAdvisor accolade."

TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site, enabling travellers to plan and have the perfect trip. The sites operate in 30 countries worldwide, including China under TripAdvisor also includes TripAdvisor for Business, a dedicated division that provides the tourism industry access to TripAdvisor's millions of monthly visitors.

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"Anyone who eats at a restaurant displaying a TripAdvisor Recommended badge can take confidence that the restaurant is highly rated by travellers worldwide," commented Lee Decker, the new media public relations manager at TripAdvisor.

Located at the intersection of Port Royal and Orange streets, Moby Dick is one of the longest standing restaurants in Kingston, having been around from the early 1900s. It was originally owned by Bill Masterton, before the McBeans purchased it in 1985.

They offered the best curry meals, to include curried shrimp, conch, chicken, fish and escoveitch fish, fried and sweet and sour chicken.