We live in the vicinity and we thought it might be a good idea to check out this restaurant which is under the steps in southwark area. Walked in on a Saturday night and there were a few couples. Looking at the menu I felt it was one of those places that over promises and under delivers - not cheap prices but felt the prices were going to misguide us into believing we were going to get amazing food.
Debated whether we leave (after having being seated) and walk to oxo tower where the food is consistently good but then decided against it!
Ordered the lamb cutlets, sea bream and boeuf for mains - lamb cutlets had a weird green coconut sauce with it which didn't make for a satisfying match as I was looking for a punchy red wine based sauce. The cutlets poor things were overcooked and so was the boeuf. Sea bream seemed left on its own when I almost imagined it sitting in a broth. They forgot to bring our sides and after we reminded them, we had already finished our main meal and they mumbled something along the lines of we will sort out something for dessert. Below average main, we ordered expensive wine which wasn't good and then desserts which were below average - they took £5 off for the mistake of forgetting the sides. Will I go back? Definitely not.. Feel ripped off and wished I'd listened to my instincts!
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