Entrance - restrained and quirky
The Amouse Bouche was a creamy soup - can't remember exactly what it was, but it was very flavoursome and settled us in for the night.
Local figs, Woodside goat curd
The creamy goat curd complemented the sweet figs and crunchy sesame wafers. Not usually fans of figs, but everything worked well together and the figs were incredibly sweet.
Crispy Spencer gulf prawns, peach, wasabi
Thought both the prawns and the vegetable risotto dishes were ok, but nothing spectacular.
Autumnal vegetable risotto
Caramelized pork belly, beetroot, pear puree
Pan-fried snapper with vegetables
Surprisingly this dish was quite substantial, and was the substitute dish they had for me since I requested no pork. The vegetables were crunchy and complemented the snapper well, giving everything a "fresh" taste.
Aromatic slow braised lamb shoulder, pumpkin, garlic spinach, mint, balsamic
The flavours worked well in this dish - it was rich and tender, and a nice substantial finish to the mains.
Pre-dessert of rhubarb compote, wine jelly, vanilla chantilly and rhubarb jelly
I wasn't much of a fan of the rhubarb compote and jelly, but that would just be a personal dislike of rhubarb. The vanilla chantilly on the other hand was creamy and matched well with the wine jelly.
Lemon parfait, pineapple, coconut salad, coriander
The lemon parfait was not as "citrus-ey" as I would have liked it to be, but I still really enjoyed this dessert. The coconut salad worked really well with the dessert, as did the small meringue they placed on the corner.
Overall it was an enjoyable meal, and a good start to the week. We probably won't be going back anytime soon, though it does make me want to attempt to make lamb as tender as they had it with our slow cooker.
62 Bridge Street
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