Food tasted OK and was well-presented, but not sufficiently memorable to justify the high-end price tag. Serving barbeque wines ($12 at bottleshop) at $48 really rubbed it in. Reality check required!
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We went to Samuals on a Thursday night. We chose the mid week deal menu and we weren't disappointed as there is plenty of dishes to choose from which appear on the a la carte menu. Between us we tried the salmon entre, chicken and...More
We attended a private function at Samuels bar. It was a set menu of finger food, $35 per head. The majority of guests had very little food during the evening. Wait staff were scarce, one of the guests handed a plate of food our way...More
The entree of pork tenderloin with orange, ginger gel , beetroot ice cream and rosemary was divine. Our mains were also great and we tasted a vegetable called sea spray for the first time. The hard sheeps milk cheese from the south of France (Ossau...More
Lovely place to dine, nice food, good service and great wine selection. Cool bar attached to the restaurant to hangout at!
Had my first experience at Samuels recently. We were the only group in the restaurant and having a set menu. Service was very very slow and when the food arrived partially cold which was very poor for such a high end restaurant. The food art...More
The French waitress/manager was very pleasant. The service was good. The menu was sophisticated but the food however was only average and the portions were so small! The price was exorbitant. Entree $25.90 for 4 scallops. Really??? The main meals ranged from $42 to $49....More
Dined with a friend and had no intention of eating three courses, but I did! Friend had the gnocchi entrée, lamb back strap and panacotta - all amazing. I had the scallops entrée, fish main and chocolate praline dessert - the scallops were good, fish...More
This was a terrible experience. Over priced, over blown and under served.. Our steak was nothing to write home about and potion sizes were actually laughable. I am a small eater and have come home to eat dinner. Priced like fining dining but really having...More
Decor, atmosphere fantastic. Service friendly, diligent. We chose mains and dessert and were informed that it would be a half hour wait for that. On a Friday night and Saturday night you are required to have 2 courses. BYO available at other times but not...More