We went here to enjoy the last night of our SE Asia holiday and it was the perfect send off. We ate at La Verticale the night before and though both are rated on a par by Frommers (and others) we felt there was no comparison (review of La Verticale coming up). Make no mistake, this is a French restaurant and the 'fusion' element is quite minimal. We ate on the second night of the new season menu and it was getting close to some of the best meals we've had (and at a far better price). It was not far off Michelin star quality. Highlights were a beef carpaccio (which I don't normally love) starter with 'wasabi-scented' accompaniment, beautiful duck and lamb mains and outrageously tasty chocolate fondant-like dessert. Service was relaxed and friendly - we were in the non-smoking side room which we had to ourselves. Because of the glass on the door we felt it was the perfect combination of private and atmospheric. We asked for a red dessert wine but they didn't have any. To our delight, they then offered us a lovely amount of port to go with out desserts on the house. Pure class.
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