survey result

Summary

£95
 ££££
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Our favourite hideaway restaurant in the world!” – Harry and Caroline Hallam have, for over thirty years, run this small operation in their front room (a kind of early wave supper club, with just 10 seats). A handwritten menu offers very limited choice, but the quality of the cooking is exceptional: “we’ve been coming here for eight years and each time is a joy. The quality of food and distinct ambience is amazing!”

Summary

£88
 ££££
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Harry & Caroline Hallam were way ahead of their time when – over thirty years ago – they launched what’s effectively a pop-up supper club in their front room. A handwritten menu offers a limited choice of two dishes for starter, main and pud and Harry’s cooking is in fairly traditional style, but – if not exactly ‘fine dining’ – very highly accomplished. It’s not a big space, with only ten seats, so on a quiet night you need to bring your own atmosphere. But no-one commenting gives anything less than full marks: book ahead, or they won’t know to buy food for you.

Summary

£88
 ££££
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Harry & Caroline Hallam were way ahead of their time when – over thirty years ago – they launched what’s effectively a pop-up supper club in their front room. A handwritten menu offers a limited choice of two dishes for starter, main and pud and Harry’s cooking is in fairly traditional style, but – if not exactly ‘fine dining’ – very highly accomplished. It’s not a big space, with only ten seats, so on a quiet night you need to bring your own atmosphere. But no-one commenting gives anything less than full marks: book ahead, or they won’t know to buy food for you.

Summary

£86
 ££££
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Harry & Caroline Hallam are celebrating thirty years in business at this 10-seater in their front room (which started decades before pop-ups and supper clubs entered the mainstream). Harry cooks (in a fairly traditional style), Caroline serves, and ratings all-round remain outstanding. There’s no website – they write out a hand-written menu daily. Book ahead, or they won’t know to buy food for you.

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Restaurant details

Portions
No dress code
10
5

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£18.50 £39.50 £9.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £22.00
Filter Coffee £2.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
17 High Street, Great Gonerby, NG31 8JS
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12:30 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9:30 pm
Wednesday12:30 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9:30 pm
Thursday12:30 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9:30 pm
Friday12:30 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9:30 pm
Saturday12:30 pm‑2 pm, 7 pm‑9:30 pm
SundayCLOSED

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