They are very keen on their tasting menu here. The waiter explained to us that the main tasting menu expressed their philosophy and was a crescendo of experiences. There is an a la carte but we decided to go with the flow and ate the (about) 90€ full tasting menu - 19 courses. There is also a shorter 54€ tasting menu.
We were in the back dining room that looks out through large glass windows to the side. It only had two tables but was a very large room; the tables were well apart ( about 3-4m) and there were also two sitting areas with large sofas not being used. Maybe they set the room up depending on the bookings? Not an attractive space as the concrete unit occupied by the restaurant still has bare walls, but with contemporary decoration it is pleasant enough.
The outstanding course was served in an egg shell. On the top was an asparagus taste, lower down mint and finally the lightly poached yolk. This was a superb dish with exciting harmonious flavour; more like this an the eponymous chef will get more stars. Of the other 18 courses, all were fine or good with a hake dish standing out. Trying to remember the courses later, three had escaped our memory so overall a memorable experience.
I do not usually go for a tasting menu and consider them a fashion experience rather than a meal. However, this one came together well and the overall experience was good. Most of the service was good but the waiter changed towards the end of the meal to another, less skilled at describing the dishes. The service felt a bit rushed at times but we were there nearly three hours. Too many courses perhaps.
Just under 300€ including aperitif and two bottles of wine.
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