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“Lovely”

The White Napkin Restaurant
Ranked #48 of 163 Restaurants in Brentwood
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $27
Cuisines: European
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Experience our excellent food and selection of fine wines while dining at The White Napkin Restaurant and Bar which can be used by our guests, and is open to the public. We serve superb European neo-classical cuisine. All our food is locally sourced where possible and freshly prepared by our team of young talented chefs.
Reviewed March 3, 2013

The best Sunday lunch in the area without a doubt, lovely food, great service, small cozy restaurant, good price, good service, will be back and definitely recommend, book early as gets full very quick

Thank Steve F
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Reviewed March 2, 2013

This was a return visit for the Champagne Afternoon Tea at the White Napkin and was just as excellent as my first experience last year.

The service is impeccable and subtle but not without personality, the atmosphere in general is cosy and welcoming. The champagne you are greeted with is gorgeous and one of the only glasses of fizz I can drink without heartburn resulting, then there are sandwiches* and scones perfectly presented and full of taste. Slivers of sweet treats finish the food experience in fabulous fashion and it's all washed down with a perfect pot of your chosen tea or coffee.

This visit was a chance for my sister and I to catch up after a busy few months so we lingered much longer than usual for the ocassion but were never made to feel rushed.

All in all we felt extremely looked after whilst eating lovely food in a very pretty place surrounded by attentive and friendly staff. I can't wait to return again and encourage locals to seek out this hidden treasure and tourists to make the effort to find it.

*We had also forgotten to mention when booking one of us is diabetic so we wanted brown bread only for our sandwiches but the chef organised it for us immediately. Gold star for service to diabetics!

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Thank Tina B
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Reviewed February 17, 2013

Four of us had Sunday lunch. It is a pleasant setting with about 30 covers. 3 of us had the traditional roast, one of us chose the cod, which was not available but they offered sea bass as an alternative which was a little dry. The roast beef and lamb was fine, with a decent selection of veggies. We were a little disappointed that cheese is not offered as a dessert (also not available on Friday's 'steak night'. The reason given is that there is no time for the preparation - a little odd. Service is ok, even though the bottle of water we ordered never turned up. I was a little surprised that the only decaf coffee on offer was instant! We will go back, we had a nice time, just a couple of things need tweaking. We will try the a la carte menu next time, with the cheese!!!

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Thank MV1961
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Reviewed January 30, 2013

We went for afternoon tea today at the kiln hotel and what a lovely time we had . We had opted for the champagne afternoon tea which cost £23.95 per person and it was worth every penny.
On arrival we were greeted by a warm friendly reception and a lovely glass of champagne , the decor was beautiful and very modern but in a warm cosy way, the staff attended to all of our needs and extremely friendly and helpful.
The sandwiches were stunning and the scones to die for, of which was warm and served with clotted cream and jam as well has a few miniature cakes . This has to be one of the best afternoon teas I have had and would recommend anyone to go .... This place is a little gem loved it !!!!!!!

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Thank Heidi B
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Reviewed January 5, 2013

I took my family (including two under 7 year old children) to the steak night at The Kilns on Friday 28th Dec 2012 and we had a great evening.

We tend to be fussy eaters, particularly with the quality of our steak and how we individually prefer it to be cooked. However, it was no problem and all our tastes were catered for. To be fair, none of us were disappointed....even my dad who is a steak connoisseur !

Prices ranged from 28 day aged 6oz Sirloin £7.95, 10oz fillet was £22.95 ,12oz rib eye was £16.95 and they also do a mix grill of a 6oz sirloin with lamb kofte and Cumberland sausage which was £11.95.

All mains came with triple fried chips, onions, sauce (mojo, peppercorn, red wine etc), mushrooms and big tomatoes. We added sides of chicken wings and salads.

There was also peter head cod and vegetarian options available.

Our young children felt very comfortable and were welcomed in the restaurant.

The staff were attentive, the quality of food was excellent and reasonably priced, as was the wine. We wouldn't hesitate recommending this restaurant and shall be returning very soon.

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Thank doobuzz
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