This is about our best dining experience in Pawleys Island yet in our years of visitng the area. What a great and unexpected surprise to find ourdoor dining in November!
Though no regular tables were available, we were able to sit at a "community table", which was a new experience for us. These are long bars with 6-8 seats where you dine among others who you may not know. I'm not sure that its my favorite situation, but as we were the only ones at the table it worked fine on this occasion.
Though outdoors, the faciity is covered using large tents ( like those you see for outdoor events such as a wedding) and has sides that can be drawn closed if needed. On this cool evening, there were space heaters and the tall butane heaters strategically placed throughout the seating area whic provided more than enough heat to keep us comfortable. There are small ponds and waterfalls along with twinkly lights that give an aura of fantasy to the place. It was truly a delightful place to enjoy our meal.
Service was exceptional, by a young man named Jesse who was friendly, engaging and who gave us well-timed and attention. Its been quite a while since we have had such good wait service and if the owners are reading this I can only say that if all your staff is so well trained it will always be pleasure to come by for dinner.
Menu items were varied, including fish, lamb, beef and vegetarian options for entrees, along with the usual appetizer ( or "small plate" ) and salads. There were 6 specials on offer- a soup, 2 salads and 3 entrees...2 fish and 1 lamb, I think.
This is not an inexpensive dining experience but it was not unreasonably priced, in our opinion, given the quality of the food, the service and the atmosphere.
Though this is considered a fine dining restaurant, we saw folks in all types of attire including jeans and t-shirts. Most of the clientele were more toward the country-club attire with chinos and collared shirts with either sweaters or vests. I would not take a young child here unless they are very well behaved and can entertain themselves quietly at the table. The ponds are a delightful addition to the atmoshpere but are situated such that allowing a child to "hang out" nearby would be intrusive on diners.
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