?

Log in

No account? Create an account

Previous Entry | Next Entry

Review - Ruby L'otel *UPDATED*


With most people’s finances tighter than ever, it’s nice to see specials abound at venues like this truly local, twenty-first century Australian inner city pub. It’s my local too, so Tuesdays are diarised for Wagyu Burgers ($9.95); Thursdays for mammoth kilo serves of meaty Baby Back Pork Ribs ($19.90).



Wednesdays are now ‘2 for 1 Curry Night’. The three offerings of the ‘Punjabi by nature’ Chef Raja Anand are all flavoursome and authentic – well except for heat. Some guests will appreciate him keeping them mild – the rest of us should ask for more chilli when ordering.



Regardless, I enjoyed his tasty Vegetarian Korma Curry ($17) with springy green beans, unctuous sweet pumpkin and beautifully cooked chickpeas, perfectly matched by a schooner of Bulmers Cider ($7).



Massaman Beef Curry ($18.90) impressed with fall-apart hunks of beef in a rich sauce.



I dined on a Tuesday so I’ll hazard that his slightly unbalanced, famous Bengal Chicken Curry ($17.50) would be perfect by Wednesday (curry’s always better the next day), especially with a schooner of Hahn Super Dry ($5.20).



The well-protected back deck is a lovely place to sink a few as you enjoy real curries resplendent with fresh herbs, curry leaves and star anise – not your average pub grub!

Ruby L’otel
68 Victoria Road, Rozelle
Ph: (02) 9555 1900

Ruby L'otel on Urbanspoon

Tags:

Comments

( 3 comments — Leave a comment )
grey_evil_twin
Jun. 28th, 2010 01:03 am (UTC)
This looks way tasty!
diaryofaladybird.blogspot.com
Jun. 28th, 2010 07:09 am (UTC)
Yum :D
I've never been to (or heard of) this place.. I adore indidan vegetarian food, so I might have to pay it a visit! Thanks for sharing

Ladybird x
(Anonymous)
Feb. 16th, 2011 01:22 am (UTC)
Food ordinary. Service appalling.
Food ordinary. Service appalling.
( 3 comments — Leave a comment )