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“Very disappointing”
Review of The Phatt Chef - CLOSED

The Phatt Chef
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Contemporary, Grill
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Buffet, Reservations
Reviewed June 30, 2013

We had eaten here before, so booked before hand to ensure a table. Overall the meal was so disappointing. The Tomato tart was so unpleasant because of too much Balsamic, the special pork belly was tough and the sirloin was over fatty! Potatoes were dry and the veggies too sweet! The mussels were good and the tomorrow soup was delicious. But overall we won't return.

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1  Thank Izzit-art
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Reviewed June 28, 2013

What was going to be just a "hard week, too tired to cook" Friday night dinner turned into so much more! Warm welcome, table right next to the fire, nice bottle of red.... Steak with marrow sauce was a winner. Pork belly on a passion fruit reduction with wasabi & soya sauce glaze was delicious. Unfortunately we ate too much to sample the famous whiskey bread and butter pudding, but next time - definitely!

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Thank Wally8
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Reviewed June 26, 2013

Fantastic steak and sauce combos, and bread and butter pudding that had us licking our plates! Very friendly, good service and a great menu. Best meal we had this week in Clarens.

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Thank Anthea M
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Reviewed June 24, 2013

Upon arrival there was only one other car parked outside - is it a bad sign, or is everyone just watching the rugby elsewhere?! We take our chances and discover a memorable experience, not just another restaurant, not just another meal...
We were seated next to the fireplace - a plus if you visit Clarens in winter. Meal orders are taken by the chef himself. The steak here is definitely a contender for the best I've ever had at a restaurant, which a beautiful "Spanish" sauce, mustard mash and beautifully prepared vegetables.
We spent more than 3 hours at the restaurant and don't regret a single second! The Phatt Chef is a must!

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Thank Melinda J
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Reviewed June 24, 2013

What a wonderful place to enjoy the ultimate steak that is definitely a rare find. Looking forward to our next visit.

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Thank Jean M
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