I arrived at this restaurant with high expectations, but was rather disappointed. The food was okay but not exceptional, and if anything rather uninspring. I went for the grilled mixed fish, which was a huge plate but lacked any real taste. My desert of tropical fruit was similarly lacking in a wow factor. My dinning colleagues all made appreciative noises, but again nobody was overly struck by the quality of the food.
I would say I have eaten far better food at half the price in London gastro pubs. The only thing that helped to justify the huge prices was the size of the portions; each dish was a meal in its own right (and probably over-large as a consequence). It was almost as if they were trying to make up for the average quality by increasing the quantity of the serving.
The prices are eye wateringly extortionate; approx 18 Euros minimum for a starter, and an average of 30 Euros for a main course. The cheapest bottle of wine was around 25 Euros. I don't object to paying high prices for good food, but this restaurant felt a rip off.
The restaurant has a nice atmosphere, but the upstairs room where we were eating was very hot and stuffy. We all breathed a sigh of relief each time a customer left and the door outside would let through a brief jet of fresh air. They need to sort out some air conditioning.
They do have outside seating. However there is a very noisy bar across the road. I think if we had been sat outsde paying a huge price for dinner while having to listen to the raucous young drinkers having fun, it would have further taken the edge of my evening.
The service was good, and was probably the best aspect of the restaurant.
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