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“Interesting food, served with a smile”
Review of Forresters Wine Bar - CLOSED

Forresters Wine Bar
Price range: US$13 - US$26
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Good for: Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: The winds of change have hit Forresters. We are now open as a Wine Bar with several bar snacks available from a simple sandwich to salads and house specials, all at very reasonable prices. I have decided that 3 courses of fine dining isn't always the best evening out. Sometimes a prawn cocktail and a glass of wine in elegant surroundings fits the bill perfectly. So there will always be a good choice of food but no longer fine dining. Still the wonderful ambiance of Forresters Hall, always good service but now at a fraction of fine dining and pub prices. How about a cocktail to start off your evening? Or reserve our mezzanine floor for a small private party. Hire out the whole place for functions or family get togethers. Or just pop in for an alternative place for a drink. I am determined to keep both food and drink prices extremely sensible, eg bowl of chilli and a crusty baguette for £5 and spirit and a mixer for £3. Regular live music, not loud but pleasantly entertaining and enjoyable. Regular pianist on most Fridays. I hope that you will still keep us on your list of places to go and look forward to welcoming you to Forresters Wine Bar.
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“Interesting food, served with a smile”
Reviewed 21 July 2010

Above a row of shops, but a very nice double-height space once inside.
We both enjoyed main courses (one pork, one fish), well cooked and with bags of flavour. We shared a selection of very good local cheeses, which were served with slices of preserved ginger. The latter was not to my taste, but described by my wife as a stoke of genius.
Staff were helpful and very personable.
Certainly recommended.

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