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Food Pointy, iBrez and Ag review food (2) - Third Wave Cafe

Discussion in 'Reviews' started by Pointy, Aug 28, 2016.

  1. Pointy

    Pointy HotS Officer

    Feb 16, 2016
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    Round two of the extraordinary adventures of Pointy and iBrez into the culinary fare of Melbourne saw us adventure to the ocean side suburb of Port Melbourne.

    Restaurant 2 Third Wave Cafe - 27.08.16
    The full crew: @Pointy, @iBrez, @Agamemnus (+1), @SeaGrunter
    What we ordered:
    To Share: Large Chips
    Pointy: Pulled Pork Slider, Pork Ribs (large)
    iBrez: Pulled Pork Slided, Spice Chicken Wings (12p)
    Ag: Oink Balls, Juicy Lucy Burger, Beef Ribs (Shared)
    Pointy: 3 Ravens 55 American Pale Ale
    iBrez: 3 Ravens Dark Smoke Beer
    Ag: Regular Snickers Milkshake, Large Snickers Milkshake.

    Pointy says:
    Doubling a both a cafe and a restaurant, a bit of evening warmth was lacking. Adding to this was an amazingly short ambient song list that overpowered any table conversation. This left the vibe feeling a tad unfriendly, but hey we were there for the food!
    Recommend by SeaGrunter after receiving rave reviews in the local dining journalism, the sad look of disappointment on his face at evening end told the story. The lofty expectations of team uA failed to be reached.
    The Pork Ribs were a bit overcooked, and never really left an impression. The Pulled Pork Slider, though very nice, fell noticeably short of the Meat Maiden experience.
    Two highlights of the evening included the 3 Ravens Pale Ale - already very near the top of my favourite beer list - and watching Agamemnus pack away a ridiculous amount of calories. I salute you Ag, you fat fat disgusting man.

    iBrez says:
    Ate two wings, pretty bad.
    Chips were good. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    Ag says:
    I'm not fat.
    Been to this place a few times now. Ribs are normally sensational but on the night they were a let down. Wings looked terrible. Milkshakes were unbelievably good and the Juicy Lucy burger was 8/10. Would normally recommend this place, but on the night it was a let down.

    Pulled Pork Slider: P-7/10, i-6/10, A-DNP
    Mains: P-5/10, i-0.5/10, A-7/10

    Would we recommend: No
    #1 Pointy, Aug 28, 2016
    Last edited by a moderator: Aug 30, 2016
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  2. SeaGrunter

    SeaGrunter Public Relations/Sunday Funday
    Unreal Officer Division Leader

    Feb 17, 2016
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    I left a bad rating on urbanspoon. They offered a voucher to try again. I don't think that will be necessary....
  3. Nakid

    Nakid Intrepidus Dux
    Unreal Officer Streamer

    Feb 14, 2016
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    You obviously linked to this thread right Grunter? :p

  4. Pointy

    Pointy HotS Officer

    Feb 16, 2016
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    And I'll take that voucher if you want... ;)

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