It seems like a proof of principle: any type of country, any kind of food, at any time. Let’s see what works. It’s as if they are looking for an area out there somewhere over Carluccio’s. Main dish pasta dishes are ₤ 15 or even more. A sirloin steak will certainly set you back ₤ 28. It is Theo being easy, in quite a challenging way.
The day we go, the restaurant is almost empty, which is never good. If you want reliable service, most likely to a busy restaurant. In hectic restaurants, waiters have a reason to circle the space, excited to have their attractived. Below, they lurk behind opaque splitting wall surfaces or by the tills, looking intently at their screens. Lunch takes a while.