Six of us went to The French to celebrate my birthday. We all went for the 6 course taster menu and I also went for the wine pairing option.
On arrival we were shown to our table and seated quickly and efficiently, we were then given the menu's and a complementary drink because of the birthday boy, nice touch....
We were asked if anyone had any issue about the taster menu, one of our party had an issue with eel which was immediately replaced with another dish, again nice touch....
Generally all the courses were excellent and prompted discussion within our group, this is an experience and the whole meal took about 4 hours with is a refreshing change from being rushed.
OK so issues, generally the service was excellent but a few times we had to help ourself to wine which for a restaurant trying to attain a Michelin star is poor. On the wine pairing the wines were excellent and matched the courses well, but each wine was just served not explained why it had been chosen in the first place, again we have had wine pairing in other restaurants where it was explained and adds to the experience.
So in summary a fantastic experience and just needs attention to detail.
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