We dined here twice while staying at South Thompson Inn- first for dinner, and then for breakfast. Dinner was held in a smallish dining room that had some 5 or 6 tables, all with lovely river views. The young server could not have been sweeter. However, she was never present, except when serving (Perhaps she was helping out in the kitchen?), and we had to go looking for her a couple of times. The door to the dining room was kept shut, and whenever anyone entered/exited, the door closed with a loud bang. It was a very long wait for our food, but when our meal arrived, it was pretty good, though tending towards “heavy”. (Example: one of the sides was asparagus wrapped in plenty of cheese and prosciutto; tasty as it was, it might be more appropriate offered as a first course than as a side.) One of the people in our party had specified that he eats no dairy, however he was served scallops made in butter. This was later corrected and the server apologized. Upon completing our main course, it was time for dessert. It was the birthday of one of the people in our party, and we were surprising her with a birthday cake and candles, but due to an unfortunate miscommunication amongst staff, our server came and said, “Are you now ready for the birthday cake?”
The following morning we had breakfast here. The breakfast area was full, so we were seated in the same area where we had dined the previous evening. We had been advised by Reception staff that there are two types of breakfast: cold ($10) and hot ($15), but when we asked our server about the hot breakfast, she said "We don't usually serve a hot breakfast". This seemed odd. Perhaps she was new? At our request, she went and inquired, and found out more about the hot breakfast for us. We opted for the cold breakfast, which was OK.
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