There were a few of us – about 9 of us so we managed to try quite a few things on the menu, which is what I like most!
Dad ordered the prawn linguine and could not stop raving about it the entire time he ate. I think he really liked it =P
GC ordered the duck shephard’s pie, which comes with a fancier name but I can no longer remember it. This was quite good. The duck was nice and moist because there was sauce in the filling, but I’m a fan of roast duck for the gamey goodness and using it as pie filling masked the natural taste of duck =(
My sister SC ordered the pork belly, which she said was nice but for some reason couldn’t finish.
I absolutely love beef tartare so I couldn’t resist ordering it. It’s actually an entree but it doesn’t matter because that amount of meat really filled me up since I had this and some of the fish we ordered too. The flavours in the tartare were spot on to whet the appetite – they didn’t have egg yolk (I’m not sure if the yolk is the norm or not) but it was adequately moist and there was no disgusting non-fresh raw beef taste. The beef was also very tender. I do wish they served this with bread instead of potato chips though.
We ordered the fish as well, for Mum and myself though I couldn’t really eat much after the tartare! The fish was extremely fresh and cooked perfectly! I loved the flavours the herbs, tomatoes and olives imparted. It made it difficult to stop eating this!
How beautiful is this plating? This is the crab and avocado salad my Nan ordered. The blobs are romesco sauce (red) and avocado (green), which were both very tasty and worked well with the crab. It’s a pretty pricy entree so I don’t think I would really order it again since I don’t really like to eat my crabs like this =P
This is the poulet for two people, accompanied by paris mash. This was nice as well, but slightly salty for my liking.
Since it was GC’s birthday, I made a cake for him so we didn’t try any of the desserts =( That’s the thing I wanted to try most! haha.
Overall, the food was good and better value than Rockpool which also received a lot of hype. The only thing that I would have to be gnarky about is the service. Our waiter was very kind and attentive, but the service overall was so incredibly slow. We waited around 90minutes for our mains to come, which mean we didn’t eat until 8:30-9pm and we were getting pretty hungry! Perhaps they were missing a couple of chefs that night because it wasn’t very busy that night to warrant such a long wait.
Nevertheless, it was an enjoyable and yummy dinner. Thanks, GC!
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