Taxis in Dempsey Hill

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Taxis in Dempsey Hill

Post by missis » Fri, 26 Mar 2010 9:56 am

Having had yet another nightmare trying to get a taxi after an evening out at Dempsey Hill :x I wondered - why is there no taxi stand there? Maybe there's an obvious reason.... Even after calling one last night it didn't show up and I spent another age getting another.
Only been here since August '09 by the way.

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Post by dazzlebabe » Fri, 26 Mar 2010 10:10 am

next time get the restaurant to call the taxi company for you. They usually have a pre-recorded address that most drivers know how to get to. Saves you the time and phone call $ trying to get a taxiout.

I tend to let restaurants/bars arrange a taxi if it's not along a well known road or if there are no taxi ranks/stands.
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Post by monaG » Fri, 26 Mar 2010 2:48 pm

I had the restaurant called the taxi for me last time. You can let them do it while you are settling your bill. It worked fine.

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Re: Taxis in Dempsey Hill

Post by x9200 » Fri, 26 Mar 2010 6:32 pm

missis wrote:Having had yet another nightmare trying to get a taxi after an evening out at Dempsey Hill :x I wondered - why is there no taxi stand there? Maybe there's an obvious reason.... Even after calling one last night it didn't show up and I spent another age getting another.
Only been here since August '09 by the way.
And if you don't want to call It is pretty close to the main road, 5 mins by foot or so, but there is one danger: you have this wine garden or something on the way to Holland Rd and in 50% of situation we end up over there.

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Post by missis » Sat, 27 Mar 2010 7:39 am

Thanks - I'll get the restaurant to call next time. On another Dempsey night a while back I did walk down to Holland Road but stood for half an hour without success! Like the idea of a wine-stop on the way though :wink:

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