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Gordon Ramsay Summer Set Menus

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gtrekker2003 Jun 4, 2009 02:40 AM

Hi.
I've been looking at the set-menus at Gordon Ramsay's The Narrow, Devonshire, and Warrington. Been wanting to try a Gordon Ramsay restaurant and wondering if any of these are worthwhie. They seem to be offering a 2-course menu for £18.50 or a 3-course menu for £22.50. Thoughts or suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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    batfink23 Jun 4, 2009 04:24 AM

    they're not really Ramsay restaurants in the terms you probably associate with.

    I'm sure Murano has a very good deal on at the moment. as does Maze.

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    1. re: batfink23
      PhilD Jun 4, 2009 04:30 AM

      Agree with Batfink these are pubs not restaurants . Another suggestion is the £30 for lunch at GR at Claidge's, go on Sunday it is very deluxe. But watch out for extras like coffee, they push the bill.

    2. abby d Jun 4, 2009 06:52 AM

      the lunch menu at murano is great value - £25 for 3 courses. the food and service are excellent.

      i was unimpressed with claridges - the food is very safe, a bit too heavy for my tastes and the setting is very formal and old-fashioned.

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      1. re: abby d
        PhilD Jun 4, 2009 09:29 AM

        I liked Claridge's because it was formal, and proper, and old fashioned. After all isn't that the reason to go to a grand old "palace" hotel? True the food is safe, but that is a general criticism of Ramsay, however, again there are times when it suits my mood, or the occasion. I would disagree on the "heavy" comment I found every dish we tried to be well balanced.

        Did you really think it was poor, or was it not what you expected/wanted? There is a lot difference between the two, although both result in a disappointing meal.

        One of the good things about Ramsay is that he does have a range of styles across his restaurant brands. Whilst the food is relatively safe it tends to deliver to a pretty high standard. OK they are not the best in each of their categories but they are up there with them.

      2. zuriga1 Jun 4, 2009 08:10 AM

        The price at Maze (looked it up) is £28.50 for four courses. That's well worth it in my opinion, although the courses are small. I'd avoid the pubs... better food to be had elsewhere from what I've read.

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