For our anniversary this year, we decided to look out for dinner deals and find somewhere new and interesting to go. When we come home for the summer it is sometimes harder to find the excuse to go out for a meal by ourselves as there are always so many people to see in a short space of time.
After using Open Table to book a table for a different lunch with family. I received an email with an offer for a dinner at Tredwell’s by Marcus Wareing (www.tredwells.com, @Tredwells). It was for a set menu with a cocktail and sounded delicious. Being a fan of Marcus Wareing, I was very keen to visit one of his restaurants. So we booked for the evening of our anniversary in July.
We arrived at the restaurant and were offered the wine list, from where we chose a nice bottle of red knowing we were going to order the steak.
The amuse-bouche was a small glass of amazing tomato soup, topped with smoked mascarpone foam, accompanied by fresh crusty bread. The next course we ordered individually; John ordered crab and I chose the cured, chargrilled salmon. As you can see from the photo below, the presentation was exquisite. The food was smoky from the char, nicely salted, and beautifully tender. I was very happy with my starter, as John was with his.
For the main course we both ordered the steak option and chose triple cooked chips, spinach and green beans as side dishes. The main course was as delicious as the starter and of course, the steak was cooked to perfection.
For dessert I chose my favourite – salted caramel ice cream. It wasn’t just any old ice cream; it was soft serve, ‘Mr Whippy’ style ice cream in a glass. I was very happy! John enjoyed his dessert also.
We had a great meal and really enjoyed the food. The service was very good and the atmosphere nice. We would happily return and would like to try eating à la carte to sample the variety of food on offer.