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“Beautiful setting, not quite matched by food”
Review of The Fort Grill - CLOSED

The Fort Grill
Price range: $10 - $35
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed January 9, 2013 via mobile

The decor and ambience here is pretty impressive - someone's taken quite a lot of care and spent quite a lot of money on it. I found the service to be pretty good, attentive and friendly without being intrusive. We had only one course (shared a big fish) and I was a little disappointed that, if we'd had a fish each, we got a side and sauce each, but seeing as we were sharing a fish (which was twice the size and not far off twice the price), we only got one side and sauce with it. Wouldn't have cost then much and would have kept us much happier...

The side dish - of chargrilled vegetables - was cold when it arrived, which may have been how it was intended to be served but it didn't taste all that great to me (especially not at the price). The fish was cooked perfectly well (i.e. not overdone), although done in a mediterranean style which was ok, but not memorable.

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Thank djtherapy
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Reviewed January 7, 2013

we were wow-ed by the wonderful setting and decor, but very disappointed with the slow and inattentive service, food coming at different times, lack of children's menu (or flexibility to have small portions). I realise that steaks and burgers are not common fare in SL, but was still surprised by the prices here ($20 for a burger, >$30 for a steak and fish/day), which is not cheap by european standards and seriously dear by local standards. Could not face paying up for steak, but the burger was very average and accompanied by equally average 'steak-house' fat chips and a meagre salad soaked in garlicky dressing. No contrition or explanation from manager for poor service and she didn't seem interested in my comments about the food either; nor made any effort to convince me it was a one-off or offer an incentive to give them another chance - just accepted my refusal to pay the service charge.

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Reviewed February 12, 2013
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Thank Ala2510
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