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Battersby: tasting menu or regular?

agalardi Sep 13, 2012 07:35 AM

My husband and I have a rare date night Planned for tomorrow (parents in town and babysitting!). We want to try battersby but I'm wondering whether I should try and get a reservation for the tasting menu (might br too late anyway for that? I sent an email so we will see) or just go and eat from the standar menu. Thoughts? Thanks!!

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    cazique RE: agalardi Sep 13, 2012 12:54 PM

    We did the "spontaneous tasting menu" (didn't need to reserve it, it's on the menu) and enjoyed it greatly.

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      ChknNWafls RE: agalardi Sep 14, 2012 07:20 AM

      I've eaten there a couple times, once for the spontaneous tasting menu (which is the same as the reservation tasting menu) and a la carte.

      The tasting menu is an amazing deal for $65 and they'll do some pretty great drink pairings to go with it if you ask, though that starts to get a little pricey. If you're doing a la carte for dinner, figure about $40-$50 pp for food, so if you have the appetite there's little reason not go for the full tasting.

      Even if you don't have a reservation, walk-ins are possible on off nights and you can eat at the bar. They've also got a backyard space now.

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