We dined here with a group of German friends; there were 12 of us in all. The table we booked was nicely laid out, and the room clean and elegant. The menu was limited and refined: 2 appetizers, 2 first courses, two second courses from which to choose. All of the dishes were excellent: interesting modern spins on some traditional flavors.
But the service was dreadful! The waiter was pleasant enough, but the timing was completely off, with some people's appetizers arriving more than 10 minutes after others had been served their first courses. I know the timing is not easy with such a large party, but there was no excuse for this degree of poor organization. The waiter seemed clueless in other ways as well: We were paying separate checks by family, and he told us to come to HIM at the front desk, one by one, to tell him what we had consumed and thus pay our portion of the bill. That's what you might expect in a local bar, not a restaurant with pretensions of refinement... More