Had a small group (7 people) gathering at King Ludwig on a weekday. Advanced booked was made in that morning. The reservation was made at 6 pm. But they said we needed to return the table by 8:15 pm
Sounds like a busy restaurant.
Most of us have been here before except for me. so I had a high expectation on the Pork Knuckle & Sausage
Each of us ordered a drink while waiting for one more person. Some ordered beer. Some had non alcoholic drinks, like, OJ, iced coffee. I had OJ. But it didn't taste like to fresh OJ
I should have tried the smoothie, where I saw most other tables ordered.
For the food, we ordered the following:
1. Pork Knuckle
2. Sausage Sampler
3. Farmer Bread
4. Shell Pasta
5. Green Salad
6. Tomato & Cheese
7. Potato Salad
In about 10 minutes, the dishes were served. I meant they were all served at the same time!
I was expecting the breads and the salad to come first.
So I had to start with the hot food. The sausages were good. I like the cheese sausage (the longest one) the most. Because they were so flavorful & salty, I started to understand why it's better to pair with beer
The Pork Knuckle was good. We all like the crispy skin!! It's not fatty and very salty! I guess that's its style. We ended up making one more order
The pasta was just ok. It's not the al dente style. The sauce was good though, not too heavy.
After a series of strong tasting food, needed to have some refreshing salad. I like the beets very much. But I didn't get a chance to taste the tomato with cheese. They were out so quickly. It's definitely not enough for 7 people
Lastly, the breads were great! I tasted them all. I like the pretzel and the farmer bread (the round one) the most. It came with the cheese butter and liver paste. To me, the liver paste is just so so. I prefer the butter spread better.
All in all, it's nice place to hang out. There's live band show at 8 pm every night. Some of us had a bad experience of having trouble chatting because of the live music was too loud. Luckily, it's not bad that night. We even "complained" that it's a little too soft
The waiter came to us and asked for last order at 7:45 pm. We said no more orders. Then he came back at 7:55 pm to present the bill and reminded us to leave by 8:15 pm. We all felt like it's not appropriate, esp. if we were having birthday party or other celebration instead.
Table Wait Time: 0 minute(s)
Date of Visit: Jul 11, 2012
Spending per head: Approximately HKD200(Dinner)
Dining Offers: VIP discountOther Ratings:
Value for Money 3