REVIEW: Plateau revisited

I’m fully aware that I only posted about Plateau less than two weeks ago and was entirely complimentary about so I’m not going to do a full review (although I could happily rhapsodise about almost every aspect of the “Plateau” experience for hours) I just thought it would be worth doing a round up of what I had and also proving that the flawless experience I had on my last visit was not beginners luck….

Starters 

Rosemary skewered scallops, bacon rouille & caramelised lemon

Crispy pork belly, picked crab, egg roulade, miso mayonnaise

Bread basket with red pepper and plain hummus

Mains

Plateau de viandes
Poussin, sirloin steak, pork belly, black pudding, frites & salad

Plateau de Charcuterie
Cured meats,  balsamic onions, cornichons & tomato chutney

Truffle & Pecorino frites

Desserts

Sticky toffee pudding with butterscotch sauce & vanilla icecream

Roquefort & white chocolate doughnut with spiced pear puree 

My ONLY negative about the whole meal was the doughnut, but even with that the only thing I didn’t like was the filling.  Don’t get me wrong, I ate the whole thing, but the flavour combination (cheese and white chocolate) erred too much on the side of odd for my liking.  That said, the doughnut itself was absolutely delicious, crispy on the outside and light and fluffy inside and absolutely no taste of the oil that it was cooked in – a personal bugbear of mine and the reason I stopped eating the doughnuts from Brighton (my former guilty pleasure) as well.

If you live in Brighton and you like food, then this place should be right at the the top of your “to do” list, I can’t recommend it enough, GO GO GO!  

Their website is currently under construction but they are on Facebook.

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1 Comment

  1. Anonymous
    February 1, 2012 / 7:16 pm

    OMG that looks amazing Rose. You're quite right it looks right up my alley. Rather this than Yankee surf 'n' turf any day……or indeed every day by the looks of things! I look forward to eating there with you soon! xP

    PS great snaps – what a difference it makes!

    PPS I take offence at their "French tapas" nonsense and am tempted to boycott on that basis alone…..but er, it looks pretty good so I won't.

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