What makes a good Restaurant in Meville?

  • By Digby Hutton
  • 16 Nov, 2017
Restaurant in Melville

What prompts you to choose a restaurant? The food obviously - but does the location have an influence as well, the seating arrangement, how far apart the tables are, service, the staff, the overall ambiance and of course the price? There are a lot of restaurants in Melville to choose from and the following tips could come in handy if you’re a visitor in town.

Especially in the current climate, restaurants ought to make us want to go there, whether for a quick snack, dinner with companions or a special occasion meal. But what makes one restaurant better than the other? Are you the kind of person who follow recommendations of ‘food critics’ reviews or food guides? Apparently most people go for personal recommendations from friends and colleagues, but in the case that you are in a strange town or abroad, it will be wise to choose a place that’s busy - particularly if it’s full of locals, always a good sign that the food is freshly prepared and will taste great.

What one can find off-putting is drab, tired decor, ear-splitting background music and tables packed too tightly in a small space; because some restaurants are so keen to squeeze in as many diners as possible, making it so uncomfortable for the guests to even communicate privately in their own space.

A huge menu in a tiny restaurant wouldn’t be a good omen either - it usually may mean that the food is bought in. The disadvantage o these sorts is that you can’t have a customized menu since it’s not prepared in-house. A good restaurant in Melville will have tasty, freshly cooked food by a proper chef (no bought in ready-prepared meals). These provide value for money, have a relaxed, unhurried atmosphere, welcoming staff and friendly and knowledgeable service. Also, a good restaurant should not have issues when a customer asks for a customized menu as long as they can pay the price. It should even be easier in the case that a customer wants a specific element to be excluded from their meal.

For more information, give us a call at Ginnegaap Guest House.  

By Digby Hutton 16 Nov, 2017

What prompts you to choose a restaurant? The food obviously - but does the location have an influence as well, the seating arrangement, how far apart the tables are, service, the staff, the overall ambiance and of course the price? There are a lot of restaurants in Melville to choose from and the following tips could come in handy if you’re a visitor in town.

Especially in the current climate, restaurants ought to make us want to go there, whether for a quick snack, dinner with companions or a special occasion meal. But what makes one restaurant better than the other? Are you the kind of person who follow recommendations of ‘food critics’ reviews or food guides? Apparently most people go for personal recommendations from friends and colleagues, but in the case that you are in a strange town or abroad, it will be wise to choose a place that’s busy - particularly if it’s full of locals, always a good sign that the food is freshly prepared and will taste great.

What one can find off-putting is drab, tired decor, ear-splitting background music and tables packed too tightly in a small space; because some restaurants are so keen to squeeze in as many diners as possible, making it so uncomfortable for the guests to even communicate privately in their own space.

A huge menu in a tiny restaurant wouldn’t be a good omen either - it usually may mean that the food is bought in. The disadvantage o these sorts is that you can’t have a customized menu since it’s not prepared in-house. A good restaurant in Melville will have tasty, freshly cooked food by a proper chef (no bought in ready-prepared meals). These provide value for money, have a relaxed, unhurried atmosphere, welcoming staff and friendly and knowledgeable service. Also, a good restaurant should not have issues when a customer asks for a customized menu as long as they can pay the price. It should even be easier in the case that a customer wants a specific element to be excluded from their meal.

For more information, give us a call at Ginnegaap Guest House.  

By Nikki van Deventer 16 Nov, 2017

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