Date Night at Plateau

Posted by on Feb 25, 2013 in FOOD | No Comments

Date night with the boy is the best kind of night. It is a chance for us to dress up, get out of the apartment, and enjoy each other’s company over some good food and a few drinkiepoos. As we are based in the Docklands area and did not fancy venturing into Central, we decided to go to PLATEAU for our dinner date. This is a restaurant that I had been wanting to try ever since we moved to London – I’m not going to lie, I was totally excited!

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We headed over to the Bar for a pre-dinner drink and snack. The boy ordered a rather boring drink, beer, while I opted for one of their cocktails, Red Diamond. Our order came with two glasses of still water, one glass served with a slice of lemon and the other was served with pieces of cranberries inside the tumbler – loved this touch of chicness! Our drinks were also served with some nibbles of olives and mixed nuts.

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The Red Diamond cocktail – Fair Quinoa vodka, fresh strawberry, mint, fresh organic apple juice and honey syrup.

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For starters, I ordered the Celeriac Soup, Chives and Croutons and the boy ordered their Bocconcini of Mozzarella with Rocket Salad and Air Dried Ham

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Our mains consisted of Braised Daube of Beef with Wholegrain Mustard Mash and Secrett’s Carrots for the Mr. and pour moi, their Grilled Beam and Curried Potage of Mussels

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The boy had the Traditional Tart of the Day for his dessert – a rich pecan pie served with vanilla ice-cream. I chose a more refreshing dessert of House-made Fruit Sorbet Selection.

Verdict – One of the loveliest cocktails I have ever tasted, seriously delicious food with satisfactory portions and a supremely friendly and personal service from the Staff members. PLATEAU was everything I imagined it to be – sophisticated, chic and satisfying.

All my ,

Amanda