I booked this for my wife's birthday and our 24th wedding anniversary meal. My wife was a little concerned before going because of the change in menu. We arrived 20 minutes early and were shown to a table for two towards the rear of the restaurant, close to the access to the garden. The one slight issue was the low sun coming through the door to the garden made the seating a little uncomfortable, until the sun disappeared behind the trees. This was slightly annoying, when another couple arrived about 10 minutes after we had and were offered a choice of where to sit. Small niggle, but in my mind stops a full 5 rating this time.
The restaurant is well presented, has two levels and a garden area, can accommodate 100+ on my estimate if using all areas.
Now the food, I am not a fan of those establishments that charge £17 for a fish main course, but vegetables etc are served as an extra @ £3.50+. My wife started with soup, served in a brilliant bowl the size of a hat, but the soup was actually quite small. For mains I had Bream, small piece, and broccoli covered with Stilton. My wife ate blade of beef and ordered a side order of fries. Portions are not large, but the food was perfect. We finished with cherry panna cotta type creation, which was small, but absolutely yummy, not really worth £6.
This is a really nice restaurant, the staff are absolutely fantastic, you can have a laugh with them, they are attentive, without being over the top, so interesting to see some others comments regarding service. In total with two beers and two wines, the bill came to £79, without tip.
I do recommend this restaurant if you are looking for something special, if you want a more substantial meal, then look elsewhere.
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