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Review of Steve Dedman's at the Regency - CLOSED

Steve Dedman's at the Regency
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 16 September 2013

This was a hard one to rate, as in fairness the food probably subjectively qualifies for 4 stars. However the overall score is reduced significantly by decor and service.

The ambience of the restaurant itself is really quite dated, it's wooden panelling and dim lighting reminiscent of a member's club from the turn of last century,

The reception was frankly rather off hand. It's possible that this was to give a formal, exclusive feel to the venue, but really all it achieved was to make you wonder if they were hoping guests would cancel so they could call it an early night. This detachment continued in the general level of service through the night.

To end on a high note though, it must be said that the food itself is good. The menu could perhaps be accused of being heavily biased towards the traditional, but what it does it does well. The price is probably about 20% higher than you'd pay on the mainland, but that complaint is pretty much consistent for all restaurants on the island.

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3  Thank Abrel
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Reviewed 16 September 2013

There was a limited menu but still enough choice. The normal a la carte is much larger. Good service and a nice wine list. Very pleasant dining room. Pleasant amuse bouche followed by queenies for me and pate for my friend. Very good portions wellpresented and the scallops were just right. My hake again was well presented and excellently cooked.My friends turbot in red wine was a strange looking dish. It just about worked. Nice selection of cheese to finish

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Thank Tedfeather
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Reviewed 8 June 2013

Whilst staying at the Regency Hotel we dined one night at Steve Dedmans's restaurant. The Lobster bisque followed by cod goujons, chips and finally sticky date pudding was all excellent served in extremely pleasant surroundings by excellent staff - good value and well worth a visit

Thank robert W
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Reviewed 13 April 2013

The food here is consistently good and the service is too. An amazing wine list for connoisseurs, particularly if cost is not an issue. The decor is all in keeping with the period but a bit dark and gloomy and sometimes it lacks atmosphere as it doesn't attract enough people. However the food is highly recommended and reliably good.

Thank Anne C
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Reviewed 9 April 2013

On arrival we were met by the head waitress who stated that as we had had to cancel a previous booking for a taster menu Chef Dedman was offering us a six course taster menu for this stay. We were asked for any dislikes and left the rest to chef including wines. The food was excellent and the wines served matched brilliantly. nothing appeared to be too much trouble, the service was relaxed with attention to detail. Chef was visible though-out and spent 10 minutes talking at the tables at the end of the evening. An anniversary meal to remember.

1  Thank Tracey M
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