We are fans of restaurants with stone grill cooking (the one in Tekapo is a fine example how it should be done). However this time in Nelson it was disappointing. My husband and I met an old friend for dinner there and that was a special occasion for us. We ordered stone grills meals of prawns and scallops. However our meals looked nothing like a picture on the website would suggest. What we've got was mostly skewers with prawns and three scallops per portion. On my plate those scallops had no yellow parts in them, just 1/2 of each scallops so that was 1.5 of greyish looking scallops in total. I would agree with previous review that scallops were rubbery after sitting on a hot stone and prawns were tough and dry. The sauce (just one) served in a little bowl with them had a strong smell of powdered ginger and certainly had no fresh ingredients in it. It was also very thin and watery. The portion of chips was much smaller than the picture on the website would suggest. The vegetables - two pieces of carrot and 2 brussel sprouts were soft and cold. The wine we chose was very good but hugely over-priced. Also we had a dessert which my husband and I shared and were not really impressed with it as it was mostly whipped cream with a small piece of torte. The service was not bad but young waiters were very inexperienced and rushed the service with - "are you ready to order?" - every 2 minutes when we only were sitting and having a look at the menu.
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