We have eaten at the WB many times. Only once have I had cause to make adverse comment, on a very slightly overdone steak, and only then because the rib eyes are usually so fantastic.The menu is short yet always interesting enough to make choosing deliciously difficult. The food pulls off the nifty trick of being always beautifully presented, yet unfussy. if you stick to the steaks and fish and chips you certainly won't be disappointed, but you're missing out on some inspired combinations. But to those mussels, a perfect example of excellent ingredients, simply cooked (without the cream - why do people do that!), just their own liquor, a merest splash of wine, a scraping of orange zest, couple of aromatics. Bliss.
Pricing is fair, reflecting the quality of the ingredients. The service is unfailingly charming and good humoured, I don't recall a time when we have had to wait longer than reasonable except twice when we were forewarned when we booked. It can sometimes seem a touch haphazard, but by some miracle, seems always to work. The bar staff taking food orders and payment can on occasional mean it takes a minute or two longer to get a pint than one might expect given the number of customers (but then I am a very impatient grumpy old man), but it's always a pint worth waiting for - if you like your beer light and very hoppy The Shere drop is consistently the best I have found anywhere.
If you are wont to judge a place by how many notches you have to let out your belt, there might be better choices for you. The dishes are not in any way miserly, but nor do they seek to mask lack of quality through sheer portion size, and if you are very hungry you'll need a couple of courses or three. But for consistently good interesting food, in a very pleasant environment, it takes some beating.
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