We had dinner at the Knickerbocker in Thredbo last night and were very disappointed with the food, ambience and service. We were underwhelmed from the moment we entered the restaurant and were ignored by the staff. Our 7 pm reservation clearly put us at the end of the "feed the children cheap" sitting with a restaurant full of mums and kids busy with crayons and ipads, a massive television showing the Tour de France overhead. Not what we were expecting from our quick perusal of the website and venue prior to booking. The children's menu offered a child size portion of anything on the menu but when we attempted to order the beef from the main menu for our 10 year old, we were persuaded the kid's steak and chips was the same. Our daughter, who had been looking forward to her restaurant meal, was very disappointed to receive a very ordinary piece of steak and chips with a lettuce leaf to constitute a salad. The rest of the family ordered the salmon and the duck. The salmon was fishy and overcooked, the duck pretty average, a bit salty and no sauce. The servings were all pretty small. Ordinary, ordinary, ordinary, we left feeling they really couldn't be bothered.
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