I have not eaten here for years. The restaurant has definitely gone up market, but "cuisine minceur" has a special significance here. The greeting was friendly and we sat at a good table to watch night draw over the Arenal Beach. We ordered a bottle of white wine, some sparkling water and fish. I had "Sole fillets with fine herbs" and my partner the cod. There was a small "amuse guele which was delicious and then the main courses arrived. Both dishes were excellently presented, but I could swear that my sole consisted of fillets taken from fishes that were less than 12cm long since they seemed to be entire fillets, but each of the six was tiny. There was also a tiny portion of vegetables and 2 smallish new potatoes halved. My partner's cod was a decent chunk of white fish but again, there was very little in the way of vegetables just a skim of potato mash.
To be fair, the flavours were magnificent, though I thought my fine herb sauce was a little salty, but the lack of vegetables made for a disappointing meal For desert I had "home made" truffles and my partner the fresh pineapple. The pineapple was excellent, but the truffles lacked sweetness - I have bought better in supermarkets.
On the plus side, the kitchens were on display at the back of the restaurant and looked immaculate; in addition the toilets were clean, but I felt that at €75 for the two of us, the price was too high for what we got.
If you wish to go, make certain to book a window table and arrive before dusk. Then the spectacular view of the sun going down behind Montgo makes up for the lack of vegetables.
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