We used this restaurant last year at the other location, we were the only two eating but the food was delicious and service good. The cocktail bar was downstairs and no atmosphere but fab drinks. We were very excited to see that they had moved to a new destination. There have been a few generations of restaurants at this venue and we tried all and never went again so our hopes were very high! We went with friends and were disappointed. The chairs etc are still the same, hard wooden ones not suitable for what was classified as "fine dining". There is no area for drinks beforehand and we were shown to a table right on top of other people but chose to sit elsewhere. It was cold inside, we ordered our drinks and found the "mixologist" as he called himself very condescending!! I am an aid margarita drinker and know what I like and do not expect to be lectured and what he regards as the "correct" way to make one. I received the margarita in a very small martini glass with ice and refused to pay £7 for 4 sips, he offered it free which was not the point. It was good and I ordered another one but to be put into a tumbler with ice. He maintained it was the same size but I can assure you it was not, it was stronger and more liquid but worth the £7.
They were busy dashing around which was not relaxing and the barman was obviously miffed with our complaint. The dinner was a long time coming and they kept offering us drinks etc. When it came it was for £30 one piece of steak, 2 slices of potato and a handful of green beans. The £30 included an item "granite" a sorbet by any other name and we found the whole thing very expensive and not worth money for food or ambience.
To use the toilet one goes downstairs and it was absolutely freezing down there also not a very welcoming experience. Why not heat downstairs!
Unfortunately for us another unusable restaurant at seven dials and will not be returning.
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