Visited the restaurant today with my wife and she ordered cod & chips (€12.50) & I went for the vegetarian baked Brie & spinach filo (€13.50). Whilst waiting for the food I ordered a glass of Chilean Sauvignon Blanc (€6.00). When I saw the amount of wine in the glass I pointed-out to the waiter that it was not a full-measure, however he insisted that he used a " proper measure" and it was correct. I reluctantly accepted his word but whilst drinking it I knew it was not a full measure and I consider this to be a poor service by some restaurant owners to enforce strict measures of wine - in this case a considerably less amount in my opinion. This set a poor taste-in-my-mouth (excuse the pun) for the meal.
When the food arrived, my wife's cod was excellent with a really light and great tasting batter and a considerable 2 x portions (unlike the wine). Whenever I get food served in a restaurant I check to see if the plate is hot and on this occasion it wasn't, and on tasting the food it was itself not hot enough. Can't understand why some chefs don't get this, hot food on a cold plate equals food that's going to get cold. I called the waiter and asked him to get the food heated and about a minute later he returned the plate and it was absolutely no hotter in fact it was probably less so. It is obvious that nothing was done to warm the food. The waiter was efficient and courteous so somewhat cocky so I decided to not bother asking again and just deciding never to go back. I finished the Baked brie and ate half of the cod as the veg option simply was not sufficient on its own.
When the bill arrived, the wine had gone-up by €1.00 to €7.00 to add insult to injury, however this was corrected when I pointed it out. if you like cod and chips this is the place for you but don't order any wine by-the-glass.
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