We had a terrific lunch here recently and decided to suggest it to visiting family for dinner.
The shed comes into its own at dusk with candles - and you get a linen napkin (good).
The GS offer is sophisticated and informal - that's always a difficult trick to pull off. Typically, the food offer and the relaxed service don't match.
I don't think our experience at dinner was quite as good as lunch - maybe we were expecting too much. The background setting was less busy (the market was mostly closed) - which undermines the whole setting a bit.
I always love a busy restaurant and the animation and excitement of people working and eating.
I am prepared to forgive food that doesn't quite work - as long as the effort, ambition and spirit are there. The GS needs to be encouraged; not just for Canterbury, but for the emerging East Kent lifestyle thing.
We'll visit again
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