Gordon Abbott

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Racehorse Hotel


Gordon dined on Mon, 24th Jun 2019 (10)

After a minor setback (Since rectified) on the visit of last week, we arrived to be shown our preferred table. Emma, our favourite staff member was yet to return from her break. when she did, she immediately greeted us. This set the tone for a most enjoyable evening, as she continued to look after us. The three courses we had were lovely, followed by coffee that was the right temperature for me. All in all, we could not have asked for a more enjoyable meal/ evening. Well done team and particularly Emma... thanks.

Racehorse Hotel


Gordon dined on Mon, 29th Apr 2019 (9)

On our fifth recent visit we found the Barramundi with salad and chips, magnificent. The barramundi was moist, with crisp skin and lovely dressing. The salad was colorful, with a good range of fresh ingredients. the chips were coated , crisp and tasty. I passed my compliments to one of the two chefs. Emma departed, after attending to us in the earlier part of our evening. Liam was attentive and friendly, helping to ensure a pleasant evening was had by us. Thankyou.

Racehorse Hotel


Gordon dined on Tue, 23rd Apr 2019 (9)

A lovely welcome by Kylie on another return visit. The eye fillet meals we had were excellent. The waiting for and temperature of the coffee pulled down the score a touch

Bellbowrie Tavern


Gordon dined on Tue, 16th Apr 2019 (8)

This was our first visit and on arrival, we were pleased with the decor and our table.After starters we both had a lamb shank, which was excellent, with plenty of vegetables. That is when things went astray. Our wait for ordered desert was lengthy. In my opinion staffing levels contributed to this with the restaurant being well attended and the staff busy. Complimentary coffees were offered and accepted as a good will gesture for the service lapse. All round, we enjoyed our evening.

Racehorse Hotel


Gordon dined on Tue, 9th Apr 2019 (9)

Yet again an enjoyable evening. Emma contributed to our having a pleasant evening. The beef ribs were tasty and the coffee well made. Keep up the good work.

Centenary Tavern

Middle Park

Gordon dined on Tue, 5th Feb 2019 (10)

I recently made a booking with thefork for The Centenary Tavern for 6pm on 05/02/19. Subsequently while away, I received a call from The Centenary Tavern advising that the restaurant would be closed on that night and inquiring as to whether the same time on 06/02/19 would be acceptable. I was unable to give an answer and undertook to make contact during the evening upon my return on Friday. I spoke to a gentleman (I now know as Ben) who, in answer to my question as to the restaurant being closed and confirming another date, undertook to get back to me. This he did, while being apologetic about the delay in calling me. He confirmed the restaurant closure on 05/02/19 and we arranged for 6pm on 06/02/19. On arrival we were ushered to our reserved table, offered the menus and water brought to the table. My partner selected "Chicken by the Sea" at $27.50. Originally I was intending to have a fish meal, but on reflection opted for the same meal. Ben (Assistant Manager) took our order. He was polite, pleasant and personable. His attentiveness contributed to the our enjoyment of the evening... and that was before he asked if there was anything else... deserts or coffees. We ordered coffees, only to later find that they were complimentary, as a gesture for the inconvenience and our understanding. It was a nice way to conclude an enjoyable meal. Our intention is to return to further try the hospitality. Thanks and well done. Gordon

Racehorse Hotel


Gordon dined on Thu, 31st Jan 2019 (9)

Well done Kylie and Team. We shall be back.

Caffe Primavera


Gordon dined on Wed, 23rd Jan 2019 (5)

We found entrees ordinary and the pork belly was disappointing, Never finished the meal. The promotion was appreciated as it brought us to your establishment.

Springfield Tavern


Gordon dined on Fri, 18th Jan 2019 (9)

We availed ourselves of the 50% off promotion, which was excellent.

Southport Yacht Club

Main Beach

Gordon dined on Thu, 20th Sep 2018 (10)

The lunch visit was enjoyed by our English guests and ourselves. Lovely!

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