We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Magic! Suddenly, all is right with the world.”

No photo provided
Got a photo?
Add it.
Puffpastry Incorporated
Ranked #1 of 1 Bakeries in West Winfield
Restaurant details
Ko Sichang, Chonburi, Thailand
Level Contributor
35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Magic! Suddenly, all is right with the world.”
Reviewed 3 April 2013

When was the last time you ate in a restaurant where you really believed the owners could have filled more tables, but thought your dining comfort was more important?

Or the last time you had memorable salad greens—a salad you could have enjoyed without dressing?

I was pretty sure I was going to like The Horned Dorset when I walked into the dining room and saw tables distributed, with an eye to making a graceful and commodious space that invited us to sit and look around, and gave us room enough to talk in privacy without whispering. It made me think of long-ago places where proprietors were powered more by pride than profit. Le Bernardin is claustrophobic by comparison.

If the service wasn't polished, it was the better for it: our waiter and busboy weren't interested in showing off, they were concentrating on helping us enjoy our meal. Which was of the highest caliber. Beef, lamb and striped bass were all select quality, cooked precisely enough, an accompanied by such outstanding vegetables from the organic garden outside that I was distracted from the main item. I very seldom eat anywhere that I think beats my own restaurant right across the board, but The Horned Dorset did.

If I absolutely had to complain, I'd say the servings were a tad too big, and the wine list (very reasonably priced) could have been more imaginative. Maybe my ice cream is better. But if I were going to open a restaurant in upstate New York, I'd look for a location where I wouldn't have to compete with these folks. And make a point of taking my wife-and-partner there to see what we can learn.

  • Visited August 2012
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Thank David K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

1 review from our community

Travellers who viewed Puffpastry Incorporated also viewed

West Winfield, NY

Been to Puffpastry Incorporated? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing