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“" Wonderful"”

Arbutus at the Forum
Ranked #36 of 199 Restaurants in Derry
Price range: US$4 - US$28
Cuisines: Central European
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Award wining restaurant situated in the Piazza Level of the Millennium Forum Theatre using Local & seasonal produce. Open Monday - Saturday 12-3pm Every - Thurs, Fri & sat 5-9.30Pm All Show Nights Evening Menu 2 courses & a glass of wine £18 3 courses & a glass of wine £20 Live Jazz Music Every Friday Night
Reviewed 9 August 2014

We popped in last night to the Friday night Summer Jazz Supper Club and so glad that we did. £20.00 for three course meal and a lovely glass of wine. Usually the food is average for these deals but not so here. In the Encore it was presented beautifully and tasted even better. The tables are well laid out so you can have privacy if you want but can also chat to fellow dinners when your meal is complete. The mirrors in the alcoves mean the dinner facing the wall, isn't, they can see all that is happening too!!! The staff, what can I say, totally amazing,they make you feel welcomed, are appropriately attentive and friendly. Overall a really relaxing, pleasurable experience. Oh I almost forgot, the singer fantastic, great voice and just the right volume so you could enjoy the music but also allowing conversation. As far as I can make out there will be only one further Jazz night on the 15/8/14, don't miss it you'll have an "amazebals" time :-)

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Thank ddsmc12345
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Amanda M, Public Relations Manager at Arbutus at the Forum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2014

Thanks you for your wonderful feedback.

We have received some fantastic feedback from our jazz Supper Club since it started.

We have been using the Supper Club to showcase some new dishes and we're glad you enjoy these.

We're working on some new dates for Jazz Supper Club which will be announced shortly so be sure to keep an eye on our website and social media avenues for this.

We look forward to welcoming you again very soon and hope that your next visit will be as 'amazeballs' as the first.

Kind Regards,
Amanda

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Reviewed 4 August 2014

Have to say that the Encore Brasserie is one of the most welcoming, delicious, friendly & professional venues/restaurants in the North West. Have been a regular customer there for the last few months when they have their weekly Summer Jazz Supper Club sessions on Friday nights. Staff are attentive, friendly, professional and knowledgeable. Service is very slick and timely. Food delicious and more than it's value. For £20 per person for a three course meal, glass of wine & entertainment - this is top notch. Nowhere better to be on a Fri night in Derry! Thank-you.

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Thank PenJen
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Amanda M, Public Relations Manager at Arbutus at the Forum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2014

Thank you for your wonderful feedback.

The Jazz Supper Club at our restaurant has received some fantastic feedback and we're glad you had such an enjoyable dining experience when you visited us.

We like to experiment with new dishes at the Supper Club while trying to keep our prices competitive while offering the same award winning food and service.

We're just putting together some new dates and we look forward to welcoming you again very soon.

Kind Regards,
Amanda

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Reviewed 21 July 2014 via mobile

Fantastic food and outstanding service from our waitress Aofie , Aofie also recommend a after eight coffee which was amazing it was the prefect way to end my afternoon

Thank Helen W
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Amanda M, Public Relations Manager at Arbutus at the Forum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2014

Thank you for your lovely comments.

We're delighted you had an enjoyable afternoon when you visited us and you enjoyed your the After Eight coffee - it is a favourite among our customers.

We look forward to welcoming you again very soon.

Kind Regards,
Amanda

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Reviewed 24 June 2014 via mobile

Excellent food, friendly staff. First time in here, will be back with friends. Nice and relaxed atmosphere, a good start to a good night at Lee Evans show

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Amanda M, Public Relations Manager at Arbutus at the Forum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2014

Thank you for your kind comments.

We're glad you had such an enjoyable pre-theatre dining experience with us and we look forward to welcoming you again very soon.

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Reviewed 15 June 2014

We had dinner here after an afternoon show. Staff were attentive, pleasant and chatty. Service was speedy and our server Emma came back to the table to check that we were happy. Our daughter's food came first without having to ask. I frankly could have hugged our server for that! Our food was delicious and very enjoyable. Not many restaurants seem to be able to come up with a decent vegetarian dish but this one definitely did. Monster falafel, tahini sauce and a gorgeous salad. Three cheers for the chef! Great value too. Will be back soon....

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Amanda M, Public Relations Manager at Arbutus at the Forum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2014

Thank you very much for your positive feedback.

We know when dining with children it's important that they get their food first so they're as contented as they can be before the others come.

We'll certainly pass your feedback on to your server Emma who will be delighted to hear of your comments.

We look forward to welcoming you again at Encore very soon.

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