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Chez Kristof

My wife booked this restaurant out of 4 choices for my birthday dinner. It is an attractive restaurant but not really special. The room was not full when we arrived on time yet the manager did not know who were despite my wife going there personally to reserve a good table. It was all a bit badly handled.

The waitress asked for our drinks choice and I asked for the wine list. As nobody had yet chosen their meal I was undecided about a white or a red wine , ordered a white and when it arrived everyone had decided to order meat based dishes so I changed my mind and asked for 2 bottles of much more expensive red. The waitress was visibly irritated. Also when asked a question about the wine list, I was promised that she would find out some information from a colleague. Despite my asking him personally a minute later for his advice he never came back!!

The food was perfectly OK but not exceptional for the price. The service was off hand and cold. This ruined what could have been a lovely evening. They should go to New York to see how service should be. 12.5% was added to the bill and I was reluctant to pay this. There are many other restaurants in this area which offer a much better all round experience. I will not return but I expect that they could not care less.

Saturday, May 03, 2008
Overall rating 4 stars
Food 6 | Service 1 | Atmosphere 6 | Value for money 4

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