The Vic Hotel – revisited

The second week of GG and my wine course rolled around before we knew it and this week for our quick dinner venture we headed to The Vic. They don’t start serving dinner til 5pm on a Wednesday but after realising how close Claremont actually was we knew we’d have plenty of time. I’ve been to The Vic on several occasions, the last of which I had really enjoyed (https://perthmunchkin.com/2010/12/29/the-vic-hotel/) and given it was a different season I was looking forward to trying something new on this visit.

As chance would have it after perusing the choices both GG and I decided we’d both give the Spatchcock Chicken a go,  herb coated & char grilled served on a fig & chickpea salad with soft goats curd & fresh herbs ($32.90). The combination sounded really interesting. Sadly though we were both really disappointed with our dinner. The chicken really lacked punch and when combined with the goats cheese it was even more bland, seemed to mute the flavour more than enhance them. And I think, foolishly, I had thought that the fig would be fresh (which perhaps was silly since I don’t think they are in season) so the dried figs that arrived on the plate were a little surprising. They did add a nice sweetness, probably my favourite thing on the plate really. It’s not that the chicken wasn’t well cooked. It was moist and it was a generous size, just with the rocket, one and half cherry tomatoes and plain chick peas there was just no wow.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So no complaints about the service, still very friendly and suited our needs with the speed, but as far as hit and miss visits go this one was a miss I’m afraid. I might wait until the summer months and head back then to sample their salads.

The Vic on Urbanspoon

Tags:

Categories: Pubs, Reviews

Subscribe

Subscribe to our RSS feed and social profiles to receive updates.

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

A Scandi Life

A lifestyle blog about all things Scandinavian

Caitlin Jean Russell

Travel experiences, photographs and advice

cancer killing recipe

Just another WordPress.com site

The Accidental Australian

Irreverent musings of a life down under and a one-stop-shop for expats and adventurers exploring Oceania and Asia

Perfect Beers

Chronicling the best beer bars in the world.

ultimatemindsettoday

A great WordPress.com site

Tea Is Fun

An inspirational and emotional tea blog.

Cafe Book Bean

Talk Books. Drink Coffee.

Be Like Water

Music, Film and Life

Passion cook

Cooking is my passion, and i have a huge number of recipes, that i want to share.

wareontheglobe

Europe is always a good idea.

Pizza Pals

Because talking about pizza is always fun!

tonysbologna : Honest. Satirical. Observations.

Honest. Satirical. Observations.

Crafty Coin

Tips for how to budget and live frugally

%d bloggers like this: