I know it should all be about the food. But sometimes, the atmosphere and the surrounds can impact on the enjoyment of the food as well. Unless you are one of those people who can tune things out. Unfortunately, I can't. So let me get this out of the way first. The décor needs some attention. As does the long share tables. Plus why are most of the tables up high while the last one normal height? The people next to us went on and on about how they disliked the wine list which was a distraction because they were right next to us. Literally!
But that aside, the food was amazing! It is a set course degustation with a couple of choices within it to make. Plus they can pair the course with sake. I chose the sake pairing. I am not a sake expert but they were great choices - I could taste the differences between each sake. The information sheet they give you also helps!
I can't elaborate more about the food without sounding like an idiot. But I must tell you that it was truly worth a visit. The flavours were fantastic, harmonious and innovative in flavour combinations. The ingredients - stunning! Some I have not come across before. the only down-side was the first dish, the Autumn Snacks. Not as powerful and interesting as the ones that followed.
Truly a great experience and one I hope to be able to replicate again soon!
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