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“Expensive affogato and arrogant attitude”
Review of Exeter Studio Restaurant - CLOSED

Exeter Studio Restaurant
Cuisines: International
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 23 May 2014

The food at this cosy restaurant was stunning and a great atmosphere, however the meal was ruined when we paid $17 each for an affogato. The dessert menu had affogato with liquer. The four of us asked if it were possible to have just an affogato and not any liquer. The waiter consented and then bought out four scoops of icecream each with a half shot of coffee. When we asked again for an affogato which (we suggested) is generally a full shot of coffee and 1 scoop of icecream, the waiter arrogantly took the glasses away and returned with 1 scoop in each and now cold coffee. At the end of the meal we were still charged for a full dessert price each and the waiter was extremely rude and coldly unpleasant. We paid the full price but left with a particularly bad taste.......we are unlikely to return.

Date of visit: May 2014
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1  Thank The-pomp
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Reviewed 15 May 2014

We are so happy that Exeter Studio Restaurant has re-opened. It is such a great place for lunch - sunny day on the glass enclosed verandah with a beautiful view over the fields. OR at night in front of a roaring fire. The servings are generous and really tasty and the service is really good for a small country restaurant. I had to laugh at the "laughable" comments from USLOT2 - we have had the iceberg salad and that is what an iceberg salad is - beautiful crisp fresh lettuse with a delicious peppery dressing. Did they expect some sliced tomato and tinned betroot on their iceberg? Also have had the salmon entree with beautiful Asian sesame dressing and, yes folks, it is meant to be almost raw, like sashimi. I think USLOT2 need to get out more to some good restaurants. They may have been comparing the food here to an RSL Club. Anyhoos - we have had about 4 lunches here since they re-opened and cannot fault anything. This past Mother's Day lunch was a beautiful day with very yummy food. Keep going Exeter Studio!

Date of visit: May 2014
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Thank CMKEX
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Reviewed 7 May 2014

The Exeter Studio Restaurant, also known as The Studio Exeter is a short drive on a dirt road from the small village of Exeter in the Southern Highlands of NSW. It has a great ambiance and overlooks a pretty country garden.
We were a party of four who had booked a table for dinner. It was a cold,blustery Autumn night. Inside the restaurant was warm and welcoming with a good log fire.
We were met, welcomed and seated with no fuss and in short order we were served a good white (no BYO)and our food orders were taken.
The meal was excellent and filling, to the point that none of us could mange a desert.
A pleasant evening and we will come again.

Date of visit: May 2014
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2  Thank Australians2
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Reviewed 29 April 2014

A massive thankyou to Eon and his amazing staf for making our surprise wedding on Saturday evening a night to remember!!

Fantastic service from our first enquiry through to a delightful night with the most delicious food in such a beautiful setting.

I cannot recommend this venue highly enough, our group of 30 (plus two babies) was looked after so very well.

Thankyou again from Mr & Mrs Robson

Date of visit: April 2014
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Thank MrsRobson2014
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Reviewed 28 April 2014

Thanks for yet another stunning meal guys! A gorgeous way to finish the long weekends in the country. All of our dishes were sublime - and we love the gf options you have - it makes the world of difference to three foodie coeliacs!!!! Stunning location, cosy and we'll be back again v soon.

Date of visit: April 2014
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1  Thank Josamina
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