1841 Bar & Restaurant – Johnsonville, Wellington

1841 Bar-Restaurant – /http://www.1841.co.nz/

Reviewed by Fi Fi – January 2016

The Place:

1841 has a varied menu ranging for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner.  There is a kids menu and activities as well as gluten-free and vegetarian options.  There is a huge indoor dining area including booths as well as plenty of outdoor seating.

The Service:

The staff are very friendly and the service was quick.

The presentation:

The presentation was pretty average.  The sprinkling of parsley was too light, therefore not really adding to the aesthetics of the dish.

  • The Benedict and Montreal – they both tasted great and we gobbled them down like our lives depended on them.
  • The Eggs – were warm and runny.
  • The Bacon – was crisp and just the right amount.
  • The Salmon – was tasty.  I did feel that there could have been more, but considering the price of the dish, I can’t really moan.
  • The Hash browns – were hot and crunchy.
  • The Sausages – were hot and tasty.
  • The Hollandaise – pretty sure this was straight out of the bottle.
  • The Muffins – were tasty and crunchy.

Would we go again?

Yes, the food was hot, the service was fast and friendly

Scorecard:

Style: Classic 6/10.

Taste: 6/10. The meal was great.

Originality: 5/10 – All options come with eggs, muffins, hollandaise and hash browns.  The Benedict (bacon) is $15.90, the Montreal (salmon) is $17.90 and the Florentine (spinach) is $14.90.

Value: 7/10. $17.90 with hash browns is pretty standard.

Eggs: (how good they were): 6/10.

Overall score: 6/10

Location: 1 Disraeli St, Johnsonville, Wellington

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