Visited the restaurant in a lazy afternoon with my neighbour. The place is new concept to Shun Yi. A very open and airy set up. Nicely and tastefully decorated. We tried the beef spring roll (58), pork meat balls(38), fired egg, chorizo, potato tart (45) and seafood paella (180 for two persons). The spring was freshly fired, crispy stuffed with slow cooked beef - just perfect. Pork meat balls were tasty and attractive. The real thing of the fired egg is the potato tart below which is a must try item. Seafood paella was impressive and we were told that the paellas are hot among all patrons. The staff are very gentle and patient in explaining the menu to us. Glasses were refilled from time to time. Waiter/waitress came to greet you by introducing themselves with their names. The restaurant is like a glass house which is full of energy and sunshine. It will also be cool to be there at night for a casual drink or romantic dinner.
This is one of my favourite place to have a decent eat in Shun Yi. The place has been very consistent. Though not cheap but certainly a value for money. The deco and presentation plus the food quality will certainly give you an enjoyable dinning experience. For first time patron, go try the lunch set menu, a very very good bargain.
Just a soso place I think. Price is salintun average. The salmon salad is watery and chunks of ingredients and stale croutons. Just seems thrown together. Pumpkin soup was ok but a bit salty IMO. The avocado burger was soso. Usually if they don't ask how you want it cooked, it's - bad sign. It was big. Then the meat was smaller than the bun. More chunks of ingredients. The patrons were all Chinese at the time. IMO for the reason they wouldn't know what is good or bad western food. This place has a good rating in that Chinese review app. This is the advantage of city weekend. Western palette discerning western food. Venue is ok. A bit confusing. American food and music but uk decor. At least there is wifi.
I think there is a problem when to much "fuss" is made about a place. You expectations get too high and you become difficult to satisfy. Maybe that's what happened between me and Opera Bombana. I heard a lot about among my italian friends and decided to try.. The food was good (well prepare, beautiful presented and tasting fine), don't get me wrong, but I didn't find anything special, anything the would make me come back there to eat that food for that amount of money. To be honest I found the food a little bit plain, boring and heavy. It was a wine tasting menu so we didn't have choices..maybe if I have gone there on my own and ordered other dishes I would have enjoyed more..I don't know, but I don't feel like coming back.
I work close to 798 and some months ago we found Factory while looking for a place to have lunch with some clients. The food was delicious and fresh and the service was very attentive. After that day I came back many times already, including last Friday for dinner (they usually open just for lunch but it's a kind of special July thing, I guess)..Anyways, dinner was even better than lunch and everybody at my table had a great evening - we were in 12 people and even if there were just 2 girls at the floor, they did a perfect job.
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