Went on a Tuesday night and sat at the rear of the restaurant. My wife fancied the pork fillet but for dietary reasons has to avoid cream and soft cheese. The menu description mentioned neither but to be doubly sure she checked with the waitress. The waitress took the menu from her and read out loud the description of the pork dish verbatim. I presume she thought my wife couldn't read! When pressed on whether the dish contained cream or cheese she opted to placate us with a hesitant 'no'. We ordered scallops with chorizo. They arrived on a slate rather than a plate which was, excuse the pun, stone cold. This meant the scallops were tepid at best. The waitress never returned to ask if we were ok so we decided to plough on, even tepid it was a good dish. If it had been hot it would have been a world beater! I pointed this out to the waitress she said she would raise the issue with the chef. If she did she didn't let us know what he said. An elderly gent sat at the table next to us, studying the wine list. He asked the waitress a question about the Chardonnay, she took the list from him and read him the description out loud, presumably thinking she'd got another non reading customer! The pork arrived, and guess what, covered in a creamy Dijon sauce. Again no one returned to check we were ok so my wife scraped off the sauce and carried on. I had a steak which was Ok but not outstanding. The stars of the show were the home made chips and the peppercorn sauce wasn't bad either. We were never asked if everything was alright or not so paid and left, £70 lighter and none the wiser as to why the scallops were cold. Pity really because whoever made the scallop dish can certainly cook.
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