My husband and I went there last night for dinner. We had made a booking, so there was no issue getting seated quickly and had our drinks served to us straight away.
We were undecided as to whether we were going to get the meat or seafood platter, so we had ordered some bruschetta to start with while we made our decision. When we received it, it looked like they had put a whole tomato on top of a cold piece of bread with a sprinkle of onion. It was a disappointing starter.
We had asked one of the waiters about an item on the meat menu, for which he said he would get back to us (we are still waiting). When a second waiter came to us, we asked her if she would recommend the meat or seafood platter. She said the seafood platter was popular. We hadn't seen either platter come by, so we were unsure of what either looked like, so we took her word for it and ordered the platter. Once the platter came, we were also disappointed at the amount that was on the platter for $160. Literally 2 of everything 2 half lobster, 2 mussels, 2 oysters, 2 prawns, 2 calamari, 2 octopus' (you get the idea). There was a whole lemon sitting on the platter, which we didn't understand the purpose of it, as there were some lemon wedges already on the platter.
While the contents were nice. We just felt that for $160, there should have been a lot more to offer. We have eaten at other places at Darling Harbour, and purchased platters in the past for the same price, and have recieved a lot more, and also more quantities even though it is for 2 people.
We wish we just went with the meat platter.
When we were leaving, the girl who was doing the payments gave the man in front of us attitude because he did ask about where Jordons was. We felt that was a little rude, and also seemed to turn us off a little.
Overall, it was our first time eating there, and will more than likely be the last time. Such a shame.