I found this restaurant by searching for good places to go in the east end. When we turned up, I actually couldnt find the place, there was no sign on the road, I had to call up to ask where they were, the door was inset from the road with no sign which was kind of weird. When we got inside, I was impressed with the decor, its a lovely large warehouse type room, high ceilings with a black and white classic theme. The kitchen is open so you can see the chefs working away, and you could have a drink at the bar or have dinner.
We went early so were the first ones there, although it was a bit strange when the second couple arrived and they were sat directly beside us in the large room. The waitress proceeded to take my friends drink order without taking mine which was also a little frustrating.
We had the mini cheeseburger for starter which was lovely, and pretty much what is to be expected from a restaurant burger, we also shared the cheap Sauvignon which was nice too.
For my main I had fish and chips, and my friend had some kind of vegetable dauphinoise concoction. Visually, the first thing I noticed when they arrived was that my meal was around 3 times larger than my friends which seemed odd. The fish and chips were nice, nothing out of the ordinary, and my mushy peas were fridge-cold when I thought they would be hot.
For dessert, we both had the salted caramel tart which was really delicious, so much so we asked the chef how to make it. I would really advise trying it, so good!
Overall, service was a bit hit and miss, and for the prices I expected more from the mains, but it was a nice environment and I would recommend trying it out.
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