What a terrible experience! Reservation made for 7pm as we were told that we would have to be "out" by 9pm as they had another booking. This was not a problem for us, or so we thought. We arrived at 6.50pm and confirmed our reservation. The lady at the desk was very polite but before she could answer us, the waiter (think he was the owner) spoke over us giving her a drinks order. We went to sit on the bar stool, but the waiter said "no, no, come this way, your table is ready". We followed him and immediately were given the menu. We were not alerted to the "specials" board, (which were on two boards, one for starters and the other mains, which were on opposite walls) Within seconds the waiter was back asking for our order, we asked for the wine list and he waited whilst we made our decision. Quick as lightening, our wine was on the table, shoved into the wine holder, it wasn't even poured for us. Again, he was asking for our order. We said that it was large menu, so could we please have a little more time. I then noticed the starter specials board and when he promptly returned, we ordered the mussels. He told us that they were not good, so no mussels. We ordered our starters and main course from the menu, we hadn't noticed the special "mains" board then. As soon as we had eaten the starter, which was ok, but I have tasted better, the main course arrived. It was of very poor quality and appeared to have been thrown onto the plate!. I informed the waiter that I was disappointed in the meal and service and was asked "well, what do you want?"
Overall, a very disappointing experience - rude member of staff, food of poor quality, and overpriced. Just to confirm how rushed we were, we were home by 7.45pm, living 5 miles away!Never to return
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