We ate here in December 2008. 10 minutes walk from Central Station in a dubious looking back street but once inside the place was large and spacious with an odd mix of decors - cheesecake illustrations around the bar entrance, then some Italian comic book xeroxes, some phony fishing nets hiding the toilets, some dodgy undersea photography before you get to the more genuine looking fish counter. Fish is laid out on display and all looks lovely and fresh.
Waiter was appalled we asked if they had a house wine - "This is a trattoria, we don't have house wine", he told us, deeply offended. Wine stated at about EU18/20 a bottle and we had one of the cheaper ones and it was okay but nothing special.
We kicked off with a plate of mixed fish carpaccio which was excellent, and really fresh. Following that we had a mixed grilled fish selection and seared tuna, again fabulous and cooked nicely - very generous portions, especially the tuna. Salad was a little on the mean side and quite expensive though, also not well presented and could be much better. Also they did not have enough soya sauce and balsamic vinegar to go around and ended up sharing with the Japanese businessmen on the next table happily working their way through the menu on their expense account.
We skipped dessert and coffee (went elsewhere) and were left with a EU107 bill, a little pricey considering we only had 1.5 courses but seeming even more so as a result of the current pound to Euro exchange rate!
You go here for the fish and seafood. Whilst the staff have illusions about this being some kind of posh restaurant its a poorly decorated restaurant in a rough part of town with lacking service.
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