Harden's says

Paul Foster, previously at Tuddenham Mill and a former Observer Food Monthly young chef of the year award winner, crowdfunded this diminutive Stratford-upon-Avon restaurant with his wife, opening in March 2017.

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Summary

£81
 ££££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This ambitious three-year-old, in a classic Stratford timbered house, has hit big targets, including the crowd-funding which financed its debut and a star for chef-proprietor Paul Foster from the French tyre people within 12 months of opening. But feedback from reporters this year is split: some hail “top-notch dining” and an “excellent tasting menu”, while others regret “the disastrous portion sizes (mere scraps)”, “pretentions”, and “diminishing returns with each trip”.

Summary

£81
 ££££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This ambitious two-year-old, in a classic Stratford timbered house, has hit big targets, including the crowd-funding which financed its debut and a star for chef-proprietor Paul Foster from the French tyre people within 12 months of opening. But feedback from reporters this year is split: some hail “top-notch dining” and an “excellent tasting menu”, while others regret “the disastrous portion sizes (mere scraps)”, “pretentions”, and “diminishing returns with each trip”.

Summary

£63
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Just what Stratford needed” – this “very promising”, crowdsource-funded yearling opened in one of the town’s half-timbered houses in March 2017 “and quickly became a favourite”. “I’ve dined there 16 times in first 12 months, and chef Paul Foster has produced excellent food time after time by simply focusing on flavour and the best seasonal ingredients”. In October 2018, his hard work was rewarded with a Michelin star.

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Restaurant details

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10
No dress code
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Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 85.00 Dinner only 8
Menu2 48.00 Lunch only 4
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £20.00
Filter Coffee £2.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
8 Church St, Stratford upon Avon, CV37 6HB
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
Wednesday12 pm‑1:30 pm, 6:30 pm‑9 pm
Thursday12 pm‑1:30 pm, 6:30 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑1:30 pm, 6:30 pm‑9 pm
Saturday12 pm‑1:30 pm, 6:30 pm‑9 pm
SundayCLOSED

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