my hubby booked us in for our anniversary having read the positive reviews on here.
set in a rural location, it took us around 45 minutes to get there but it was definitely worth the drive out.
The thing that sets this restaurant apart from the competition has to be the service. From the moment we arrived we were treated with such warm hospitality. It was a pleasant evening and so we had pre-drinks in the garden, where we were given the menu to peruse at leisure. Our orders were taken and we were shown to our table.
The dining room was light and airy and tables are traditionally laid out.
The menu is limited however its about quality not quantity! There were also a number of 'special' dishes available which the maître D explained to us prior to ordering
I opted for the goats cheese & beetroot tarte tatin (highly recommended) followed by Dover Sole and the hubby had prawn bisque followed by 28 day aged angus.
Unfortunately, I found the fish to be too greasy and heavy, as rather than being 'drizzled' in a herb butter it was swimming in it. This also made the fish crispy which in my opinion is a sin as Sole is such a delicate fish. I tipped my plate slightly and the butter pooled at one side. The maître D was very apologetic and understanding and the dish was removed from our bill without having to ask.
despite this issue, I would certainly return here, as the service received more than made up for my personal mishap. Overall we both felt this restaurant is worthy of its 5 star rating on trip advisor.
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