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dined on Mon, 14 Jan 2019

(9)
I returned with a friend after experiencing a fantastic meal last week. Again great value due to the generous The Fork discount. We were welcomed back warmly like regulars, and although only one person to look after the 6 or so tables and busy take away pizzas we were well looked after. The veal lemone was a nice meal, the seafood pasta average but it had to compete with the fantastic Arbariata of last week which was the best ever..next time. We will be back.

dined on Sat, 19 Jan 2019

(2)
Oh dear, what can I say? The evening was a complete disappointment. The service was slow & with only one main server for the dining area, they seemed woefully unprepared for a Saturday evening. We waited over 20 minutes before even being asked for drinks & a meal of entree and main took over an hour and a half to be served. The food was just unsatisfactory ... no other word for it. I ordered bruschetta and it arrived as chopped tomato and onion on bread - no basil, no EVOO and it was (for me) barely edible. The garlic bread had no garlic and only a drizzle of oil - it was mostly bare bread. The entree calamari came with a pile of chips and no salad (as listed), which we never would’ve ordered had we known it had only chips. In the mains, I ordered the lamb cutlets - the lamb was nice but again, there was no salad (as listed) and a few steamed vegetables were added as substitute. The mint yogurt listed with the lamb was a no-show - it was another substitute, with the same aoili served with the calamari. Lamb and a vinegar based aoili was not a pleasant combination. The calamari main (for our daughter) again had no salad, just a pile of chips. The drinks were almost satisfactory but mistakes were again made. My husband & I both ordered sparkling water but only one of us received a glass. I asked for sliced lemon with the sparkling water and was given a shot of lemon cordial. It was difficult to approach the server about any of the issues as she was clearly trying to manage the front-of-house practically on her own. Even making payment took a long time as mid-transaction she had to repeatedly leave the desk to continue service to tables. I am struggling to find positives with the experience other than that the server was polite. We literally did not finish any of our food so I was honestly frustrating to even to have had to pay for this meal. It felt like they were completely out of their depth last night. Most of the items we ordered had substitutions - and not suitable substitutions - and we were not informed of any changes prior to ordering. If we had been told, we would have changed most of the items order. Several times during the evening we came close to walking out and I now wish we had actually done so. Based on our experience, it was disappointing all round. I could not recommend this dining experience to others.

dined on Sat, 19 Jan 2019

(2)
Our dinner was totally disappointing as it took some time for our order to be taken for drinks and Mains. Entree took an hour to come out. Ordered Lamb Cutlets - herb rubbed lamb cutlets on a rocket and mix leafs with warm wild rice, cherry tomatoes, roasted seeds and nuts, finished with minted yogurt....instead was served lamb cutlets with mashed potatoes, undercooked carrots and beans with a side bowl of mayonnaise...would not have ordered this main if I was told they had run out of certain ingredients. Would definitely not go back in a hurry.

dined on Sat, 19 Jan 2019

(9)
We took advantage of a special offer through TheFork and we were very pleased we did. Great food and service on a busy Saturday night. Can't remember the last time I had a reasonably priced meal in a restaurant that wasn't too noisy for conversation. Loved it! We will definitely be back.

dined on Sat, 12 Jan 2019

(7)
Friendly staff and the food was nice.

dined on Sat, 12 Jan 2019

(10)
Four friends had a lovely dinner on a fairly busy Saturday night. We were welcomed warmly by our lovely host who continued to look after us well and keep in touch all night. One serve of garlic bread was hot, tasty and very generous- enough for a slice each. The pastas Carbonara and Araibiata was voted fantastic. The lamb cutlets were large and juicy but a plain 'home cooked' but nice meal. As we had the generous discount from The Fork it was amazing value. Having read some bland review we were hesitant, but after a great meal we will now be regulars.
Gud evening sir Thanku so much for your comment. Our pleasure to have you and you like food and service.
Tarnjit Singh, Il Portico responded on Tue, 15 Jan 2019

dined on Thu, 10 Jan 2019

(10)
Great food and friendly service. Highly recommend!

dined on Thu, 10 Jan 2019

(7)
We had the half price deal on food so the money spent is not reflective of the cost. This place has potential to be a regular for the food if only the service was quicker.

dined on Wed, 2 Jan 2019

(5)
The food was generally good, but it took a long time to come out. One staff member was looking after seven tables (some large parties) for all food and drink orders and was clearly inexperienced. My husband ordered a light beer and was given full strength. Luckily he noticed, as he was the driver. There were two chefs on, who were dealing with the restaurant and a large number of delivery orders. They needed double the staff they had. So while the food was OK, I don't think we will come back. It's unfortunate.

dined on Mon, 31 Dec 2018

(9)
Lovely atmosphere and great food.
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