My family and I stumbled across this little restaurant whilst walking around the area, Sunday lunch time, after we couldn't get into our first choice as it was booked out.
I am very glad we did because we enjoyed the place - the food, the service, the atmosphere.
We started with garlic bread and I have to say it was delicious, up there with the best. To follow we had:
Beef Cheeks - beautifully tender, delicious
Garlic Prawns - lots of them, cooked perfectly with loads of fresh garlic - my husband loved it. Being picky here, but the garlic could have been more finely diced or minced - it was too chunky imho.
Steak sandwich was a hit - the steak being tender and cooked medium.
Chicken Parpadella - I had this and it was very nice. Pasta in a creamy sauce with a hint of masala. Tossed through it was chicken, spinach, sundried tomato, fresh cherry tomato and pinenuts. Very decent serve - I couldn't finish it, as much as I wanted to.
Salt/Peppper/Chilli squid - was quite good, squid was tender, but the overall comment was that the dish could have come with a little dipping sauce or similar as it was a bit dry.
Kids fish and chips - good.
Only one of us had room for desert - lemon cheescake with some type of berry topping (not too sure). Comment was: "it's nice, but could be more lemony". I tried it and agree, I couldn't taste the lemon. I also have to say that I didn't think the desert was value for money at $13 per serve.
Cheese platter was tasty and good value.
Drinks prices were reasonable. Decent wine list - something for everyone.
This is a cozy little restaurant housed in a building steeped in history.
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