Amber

16
JAN 11
2011-01-16
This lunch gathering supposed to be made in December last year. However with my 2 very busy friends, the date could finally made for today.

This is our 1st trial with Amber where this is introduced by a French preson.
Today we spent 4 hours which is already telling you we enjoyed the afternoon extremely with its very quiet ambiance.

I was like 15 minutes earlier as of my usual pratice and was seated comfortably just outside the restaurant, however I still felt a little bit formality. Once my friend arrived and I asked to be seated to our table. Started feeling lighter when one could see the sun bimming into the restaurant.

Choices are very narrow, but frankly speaking we are looking for quality and not quantity and there are really just right for selection. But, with the never ending plates putting one by one. We felt food already right up to our foreheads.

We started with their signature appetizer

Crispy Warm whole-wheat roll & French baguette

Crispy Warm whole-wheat roll & French baguette - Amber in Central )
Crispy Warm whole-wheat roll & French baguette

Appetizer

Appetizer  - Amber in Central )
Appetizer
Foie gras lollipop with beetroot and ginger bread with very freshy but livery rich taste+
chestnut pannacotta is nice to go with the whole wheat roll as the pannacotta was a little too salty+
croquette which is juicy warm but not that meaty as we expected from their introduction.
However, the bite size is just prefect. They are equally surpisingly tasteful one after the other.

STARTERS

Duck Foie Gras

Duck Foie Gras - Amber in Central )
Duck Foie Gras

Royal Cabanon Oyster No. 1

Royal Cabanon Oyster No. 1 - Amber in Central )
Royal Cabanon Oyster No. 1
We had the Duck Foie Gras normal and served with ginerbread and not excited.
And the Oyster served in a toasted blinis veloute, sea weed and cucumber which brought out the freshy but not fishy of the oysters. A good try!

MIDDLE COURSE:

White Alber Truffle Risotto

White Alber Truffle Risotto - Amber in Central )
White Alber Truffle Risotto

Kabocha Squash

Kabocha Squash - Amber in Central )
Kabocha Squash
The Risotto which was creamy and I always enjoy risotto, but started feeling full after this.
The Kobacha Squash is really a Japanese Pumpkin soup.

MAIN COURSE:

Atlantic Cod

Atlantic Cod - Amber in Central )
Atlantic Cod

Prime Oxtail

Prime Oxtail - Amber in Central )
Prime Oxtail
The Cod which I haven't had such welly made with softy touch of cod for quite sometime. Trusted the bacon wrapping spirited up the taste of the cod.
The Oxtail wrapped was kind of meaty and fun to have.smile

DESERTS:

Wild Malaga strawberry - Loved!

Wild Malaga strawberry - Loved! - Amber in Central )
Wild Malaga strawberry - Loved!

Menton lemon - Feeling rich and bursting!

Menton lemon - Feeling rich and bursting! - Amber in Central )
Menton lemon - Feeling rich and bursting!

Manjari 64% Chccolate - Nice but too much!

Manjari 64% Chccolate - Nice but too much! - Amber in Central )
Manjari 64% Chccolate - Nice but too much!


Coffee and sweets:

Capuccino and sweets

Capuccino and sweets - Amber in Central )
Capuccino and sweets
After these 4 hours, I do not feel like having food for anther 2 days!smile

Menu for review<http://www.amberhongkong.com/menus>

Taste
Decor
Service
Hygiene
Value for money
Recommended Dishes
Appetizer Appetizer
Crispy Warm whole-wheat roll & French baguette Crispy Warm whole-wheat roll & French baguette
Duck Foie Gras Duck Foie Gras
Royal Cabanon Oyster No. 1 Royal Cabanon Oyster No. 1
White Alber Truffle Risotto White Alber Truffle Risotto
Kabocha Squash Kabocha Squash
Atlantic Cod Atlantic Cod
Prime Oxtail Prime Oxtail
Wild Malaga strawberry - Loved! Wild Malaga strawberry - Loved!
Menton lemon - Feeling rich and bursting! Menton lemon - Feeling rich and bursting!
Manjari 64% Chccolate - Nice but too much! Manjari 64% Chccolate - Nice but too much!
Capuccino and sweets Capuccino and sweets
We waited for...
0 min(s) (Dine-in)
Date
2011-01-16
Occasion
Birthday
We spent...
Approx. HK$900 (Lunch)
9
Recommend
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