jarrahblue Local Star
a couple with 3 young children who enjoy eating out as a family
Joined 28 February 2008 Glen Waverley, VIC
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dined here on winters weekend for lunch and had the roast beef and vegie soup with bacon $12 (not a clear soup, very spicy and OK but not great). my Kids shared the rare tuna with witlof salad, avacado wasabi which is small but nice. the salmon fillet $30 with purple potato salad and gnocchi were nice too. food here is a little overpriced for serving size and affordability, its usually difficult to get a table on weekends. coffees still very good, coloring in sheets to keep kids happy provided.
Visited on a rare sunny winters Sunday, which was beautiful sitting inside with lots of glass windows to let the sunlight and warmth in. seating also available out on street front in sunshine too. Opened about 4 weeks ago for breaky and lunch 7 days a week. We had the ravens hill benedict cured salmon, savoury brioche, p/egg, hollandaise $17 and the smashed avo, fetta, cured salmon $17 on s/dough off regular menu as well as the za-atar salad off specials menu $13 with pumpkin, chick peas, cauliflower, greens, yoghurt dressing but they had run out of c/peas so offered roast walnuts and almonds, all meals lovely (presented nicely and yummy) but a bit small for price and enough to fill you up, staff very friendly and welcoming, beautiful setting and dcor. Lots of cakes on display including flourless fig, walnut and ginger cake and Nutella donuts $4.50. Lamb slider on specials board this Sunday. Ready made toasted sandwiches also on display. Coffees were pretty good considering they did not have use bonsoy for soy.
great warm winter specials have included on our recent trips "roast pumpkin soup with brown rice and coconut with roti bread" $12.40
"Goddess eggs" $17.50-potato and fetta fritter, s/salmon, p/eggs, goddess sauce (w/anchovies) and herb salad and Turkish toast
"Panzanella eggs" $17.50- p/eggs on ciabatta, r/tomatoes, herbs, balsamic, house made ricotta and proscuito
"Grilled chermoula chicken" $18.50- on spiced pumpkin, chickpea salad with tahini yoghurt dressing
"Pork and fennel sausage rolls" $11 of with salad $15.50 with tomato relish
have tried their home and contents insurance and car insurance, for a couple of years now. recently had a window repair claim which we had no difficulty with (settled quickly, followed up with me with satisfaction survey and email, claim form done over phone politely, great communication). appreciate how they dont operate under the rating system (which is a such a farce) where you are penalised when you make a claim by an increase in your renewal premium, have never found them difficulty to get hold of on phone (waiting time). the car insurance policy was fine, never had a need to claim though, but the paying for km is a good idea but gets a bit trickey as difficult to estimate how many km you will do in a year and although you can top up you have to make notes on your calender to remind yourself to keep an eye on it as if you go over and need to claim you are not covered (and we did go over and i didn't realise for several weeks) so decided not to renew just from this issue. there insurance rates are very competitive and often a little cheaper than other companies. did not use their landlords insurance only because they dont offer "rent default by tennant" which we required.
had my child's taken at his preschool by them recently. although they was very friendly I was not happy with the service. They does not respond to repeated emails and phone message you leave with them with queires (such as over pricing) and i prefer more natural shots of kids playing rather than posed shots which they tends to take. prices for photos are expensive considering nature of digital photography now where there is no cost for them to develop prints to show parents to choose whether to buy or not (as there was with film). disappointing.