Monday, June 22nd, 2020
Reviewed by Hennie Fisher
The menu is divided into sections such as ‘skewers’, ‘pans’, ‘nibbles’, ‘sharing’, and ‘plates’. Vegetarians can choose from an entire section of vegetable tapas, such as chimichurri coleslaw, patatas hash, pickled cucumber ribbons, classic melanzane, marinated lima beans, Moroccan chickpeas and more.
The ‘plates’ feature standout dishes such as pan-fried prawns with calamari, chorizo with chilli and basil pesto, Caribbean-style tuna and chargrilled lamb chops with balsamic glaze. There’s also a good selection of dips, salads and spreads.
Sweet tapas such as churros, brownies, a panna cotta of the day, crème Catalan, baklava, and smashed lemon meringue will delight dessert lovers.
A small wine list offers a good selection at varying price levels, including a comprehensive list of bubblies for those who feel like celebrating. In keeping with recent trends, a selection of quality gins and tequilas is on offer as well as other drinks from their ‘distilleria’.
Efficient and pretty young people blend in with a youthful and vibrant clientele.
The outside space is considerably larger than the inside seating area, offering a variety of seating areas on the veranda and extended deck area, which has a few high tables. Well-heated gazebos are perfect for when it gets chilly outside.
A good vibe in the Hazelwood food precinct accompanied by drinks, tasty tapas and shared plates.
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