We went in around 7pm on the public holiday Monday of the Cork marathon, and it was absolutely deserted, apart from the staff (and a very noisy toddler).
The food was very good - I had a "hot" jalfrezi, which was a bit too hot for my taste, but I can't really complain as I don't live in Ireland and I'd never been to an Indian restaurant in Ireland before. I had the option to order, and should have ordered, a medium one.
But there was just no atmosphere. We were sat in the window, and a few quick eaters and take awayers came and went whilst we were there. We ordered a glass each of house wine. We normally do this to try it, before moving on to a bottle. But it was truly dreadful. Fortunately, one of the more expensive wines came to the rescue.
The prices are not cheap and, at the end of the evening, despite the good food and decent service, we felt disappointed. And is a restaurant really the place for staff to bring a toddler to wander around?
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