Suga Bear, Sacha Riley’s Ratings for Blue Ridge Restaurant and Cottages
Date and time of visit: Monday, April 2, 2018 at 2:30pm
No. of diners: 3 adults; 2 kids
NB. Ratings fill 5 stars maximum
Food quality: ★★☯️☆☆ (2.5)
Serving amount: ★★★★☆
Value for $: ★★☯️☆☆(2.5)
Impressive views and well maintained grounds. Décor could incorporate more of the cottage theme though. Menu had a sufficient variety of items. There was a tasty selection of Appetizers such as Popcorn Shrimp and Chicken, encouraging one to look forward to the main. However, the main dishes disappointed. Ribs were overcooked, failing to slide off the bone and the Pork Chops that lacked seasoning had a Guava glaze sauce, which did not meet its elaborate description to complement them. The Mac and Cheese was said to have ‘too much Tasty Cheese’ as it was too heavy. They then failed to redeem themselves with Dessert for a good end to the meal. The Very Berry Blue Cheesecake was said to be just blue and wasn’t ‘very berry’ at all.
Service and speed were commendable, but the quality of food did not meet the standard required for the Restaurant to be worth the drive.
Blue Ridge Restaurant and Cottages has been known to be an enjoyable place for myself and others to visit for savoury food with a view. Suga hopes this bad experience was an anomaly. If not, I hope they get back on track soon. Afterall, they are on too steep a mountain to take such a fall.
Blue Ridge Restaurant and Cottages
Location: Salt Hill Lot 9 East Rural, St. Andrew, Blue Mountain
By: Gabrielle Burgess
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