Monday, 12 July 2010
The Chamberlyne, Kensal Rise
I enjoyed a delicious evening at The Chamberlyne in Kensal Rise on Friday night. If you've never been, it is one of my favourites. We were seated outside in the sunshine and went straight into our mains.
All of us went for the steak which is a bit of a house speciality and comes with a choice of chips, mash or new potatoes. Obviously I went for chips. However, my friend went for the mashed potato - which is apparently to die for.
As I suffer from a nut allergy, it's always a pleasant change to go to a restaurant and be told that I can eat any dessert off the menu without a problem. One of the main reasons I love this place. The Banoffee pie was enormous - like a brick - and so deliciously creamy and sweet. Highly recommend their homemade desserts.
The only downside to the night was when the waitress was unable to divide a bill in half and tried to charge us for the meal twice...but not everything can be perfect.
Food: 4 stars - Pretty basic British food, limited choice but well cooked
Venue: 4 stars - sitting outside in the sunshine was perfect. Not so great on a cold day though as the dining room is quite small
Overall: 4 stars - worth another trip