The Park Hotel – Abbotsford

Park hotel
Abbotsford
http://www.theparkhotel.com.au/

 

The park hotel was put on my radar when Parmadaze did their review.

I was after a quick lunch before my friend started work. We ordered the Parma ($20) and the rump steak ($16) rare with chips and salad. They had two choices of steak, a porterhouse or the rump, and the porterhouse from the Napier came to me as i was thinking about it so I decided to forgo another disappointment and ordered the rump.

It was fairly quiet, and the meals came out 15 minutes later.

The steak looked nice, as did the Parma; however you could tell the cheese needed more time under the grill.???????????????????????????????

The Parma was good, but not as good as it u  sed to be. Both the cheese and bacon were underdone, though those were about all the negatives I could find. The chicken, thick, juicy and cooked to perfection with the Napoli being amazing.

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The steak was thin and it was overcooked, medium to medium rare, but thankfully was still ok. The flavour was good, slightly beefy and salted well, but could’ve done with a grind of pepper. It was served with a gravy which was nice, though I found it didn’t really compliment the steak the same way a mustard would, but went great with the chips. Tenderness wise, for a rump, it was good but still not extremely so, it was however better than the “rib eye” at ribs & rumps.

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How well it’s cooked ( Roughly) – 6

Flavour (Surprising) – 7

Tenderness ( True Rump Style) – 6

Overall – 6.3

 

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