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“Best place in hillsborough ”
Review of Meet & Thyme - CLOSED

Meet & Thyme
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Have eaten here twice with the last 4 weeks with my husband and 2 children. The 3 course for £21 is a bargain as the food is so delicious.
BYO at £2.50 per person is also fantastic.
The service both times was great, staff very friendly, charismatic and helpful.
I generally can find fault with most places (lol) but genuinely think this restaurant is such a gem.
I like that they are not charging astronomical prices just because of the area.
The interior decor is beautiful, in fact I wouldn't mind some of that wallpaper in my own house (along with the chef).
The first time we were there I ordered the monkfish and my husband the beef. Both were lovely but the beef really took the prize and I ordered it second visit .
It is fine dining food at cafe prices . Love it and will definitely be back

1  Thank Jill J
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

I had the salad with blue cheese and walnuts, followed by mains of hake with cheese sauce and cauliflower. Dessert was gooseberry with jelly, cream, and meringue discs. The food is of high quality and is clearly fresh. While it's not cheap, it is reasonable. You'll get a decent coffee too. Service is very civilised and attentive, and, at the same time, friendly.

The locale is much larger than the shopfront would lead you to believe; interior is modern with nice views through the glass front at the back.

This is upper-level dining but also very relaxed - being dressed on the casual side of casual did not draw an askance glance at all. Neither did asking for tapwater, which was provided in abundance.

There's a good wifi connection and a sometimes interesting variety of music, which, while audible, will not impinge on conversation.

Highly recommended.

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1  Thank Tom C
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The lobster starter and hake main course were fantastic, however the apricot dessert is quite simply the best I have ever had

Make sure you book, very busy and superb buzz

Peter and Joanna are super hosts...amazing

1  Thank Comdev
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

Had an impromptu dinner here a couple of weeks ago after receiving a recommendation and was totally stunned at the level of food being served. The menu is brilliant (more modern and interesting than other places) and it was hard not to order everything however highlights included…

• Fried buttermilk chicken - for initial nibbles, what's not to love?!
• Potted rabbit with piccalilli & sourdough toast - fab and nice to see rabbit on a menu.
• Monkfish casserole w peas, broad beans & ham hock
• Gooseberry fool, elderflower jelly & lime meringue - looked absolutely beautiful!

This place is not the finished article but it looks to be going places and it's definitely one to keep an eye on! The service was really fantastic and the maître D, Peter was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. I'm not local to Hillsborough but it was definitely worth the trip and I’m already looking forward to my next visit.

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Thank SKKA89
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

Absolutely fabulous meal and really friendly, helpful staff. Had the hot smoked salmon to start, special of the day rump of lamb with potatoes cooked in seaweed water - had been described to us as 'the best potatoes ever' and they were - followed by the caramelised apricots with thyme custard. Couldn't recommend highly enough!

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Thank Janet M
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