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With a variety to choose from we thought we’d start of with the cold mezze platter. Consisting of falafel, hummus, pitta, olives & tomato salad (aka tabbouleh). The cold mezze was an all-round winner for all. The hummus freshly and smoothly blended paired well with the tangy olives.The falafels were slightly on the dry side, however a bite of pita bread with a dollop of hummus and that was a perfect combo. We all enjoyed the crisp tabbouleh, but to improve it, it could be chopped slightly finer for a real experience, but it definitely hit all the right spots in terms of flavour 👌🏼 For the hot starters we had another mezze which wasn’t from the menu as such, but this was made up of ‘mac and cheese bites’, ‘curly fries’, and ’jalapeno bombers’ and ‘nachos mega’. This was that perfect mix of all the hot bites 👅
The mac and cheese bites were heavenly, so smooth and creamy and literally melts in your mouth- a must try. You then have your standard jalapeno bombers, which are mini jalapenos stuffed with a creamy filling and coated with crunchy breadcrumbs. To add to this tasty selection, who can say no to a portion of crispy fresh curly fries? Definitely not us! Finally, last but certainly not least, was our favourite of all the bites, the ‘nachos mega’, now this was something we have not come across before, a little package of cheese, jalapeno and salsa. We would seriously go back just to have these divine bites again.
Not to forget, we also got the @thefig_theolive
daily special - Red velvet & black prawns! 🍤
These were literally a moment of ‘expect the unexpected’. We’ve got to say though, half of us that do like prawns, loved the idea. Literally a king prawn coated in coloured breadcrumbs. Slightly more crispier than we expected, but was still something different, yet enjoyable with the perfect side dip, adding that kick! (One thing though, was the black breadcrumb did have a slightly stronger aftertaste, making it seem like it was a little burnt. Whether this was psychological or the true flavour in the moment, I guess you’ll only ever find out when you give it a try! 😂)