After dining at She across the road a few times my partner and I thought we would 'shake things up' and give Governors Bay Hotel a try. We made a booking and were seated on the decking area overlooking views of the harbour and surrounding hills. It was a pleasant view though does overlook the road. It was a busy Sunday afternoon and this may have influenced the service we received, which I though could have been better. To elaborate on this been given a menu would have been a good start. I did see others receiving a menu when greeted at the bar so maybe just a lapse in service. There was a relaxing atmosphere even when busy which I appreciate is difficult to retain. I did hear one customer dissatisfied with service after waiting 45 minutes without receiving their food. We were informed of the delay. We received our order in a timely fashion of 25 minutes, which was great. Unfortunately the food did not live up to our expectations. There was nothing wrong with the food and it was well presented. I found the Vegetarian Frittata of spiced pumpkin, spinach and feta lacked flavour. I struggled to taste anything other than egg and it was not seasoned correctly. The Vegetarian Burrito on the specials was enjoyable though and worth a try. Worthy of 3 stars. A good place to have a break after the coastal walk from Gov Bay Jetty to Allandale Reserve.
We had been before for drinks and thought it would be worth a try for food sometime so when we did go we were not disappointed. Its a great place to eat and drink, well situated and pleasant atmosphere. The food was excellent and the menu got the taste buds going. We will return again.
52 Main Rd Governors Bay
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