I love flavourful food. I like a spicy kick, but can do without it (there wasn't one) if there is plenty of flavour. I found the food a little underwhelming in the flavour department. Melt in your mouth meats, gorgeously presented, and tasty deserts. Incredible tender meats. We did some sharing. The Tuna starter was beautiful. So delicious. The Octopus wasn't. nice. The pork belly was amazingly tender and tasty. The Rogan josh was a bit too sweet and nothing on the table had any kick whatsoever. I was excited to have the Unripe Papaya salad. This being Asian-Fusion, I thought It would at least bear some resemblance to Som Tam. It didn't. No lime, no chilies, orange broad strips of papaya...absolutely tasteless. None of the salads at the table of 12 people were dressed at all. None were eaten. 8 of the 12 diners loved their meal. I wasn't amazed.
The service was awesome, the setting was really, really special. My food experience was largely due to my preference for bolder flavour. People who want lighter flavours will enjoy it even more, so i give the entire experience 4 out of 5 despite not loving my meal. My wife wants to return and she was very happy.
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