Newest Review: ... little chewy, so chewing on bloody meat was not great!!!! Get an outside cut with the marinade and crispy flavours it was very nice. Cock... more
Nabrasa good or okay?
Na Brasa (London)
Author Name: James
Na Brasa (London)
Advantages: Easy to get to, great fresh food, great service, great drinks
Disadvantages: Decor, lack of pizazz
Decor let's this place down, plain white walls and a canteen feel. However there were 6 of us and we had a great time due to great company, great food and great service.
I am a meat eater and not a rabbit, but the salads were fresh, tasty and thouroughly enjoyable. The meat that comes round and is carved in front of you is nice, although closer to the middle cuts were a bit rare, and was certainly not fillet steak that melts in your mouth, it was a little chewy, so chewing on bloody meat was not great!!!! Get an outside cut with the marinade and crispy flavours it was very nice.
Cocktails and beer were great and like it when I can have a pint instead of a bottle so top marks here.
The food overall was good, wholesome food that had great flavours. The deserts were great, an incredibly moist light baked lemon cheesecake and I had a passion fruit mouse which was again fresh and tasty.
The staff, including the manager, we're exceptionally nice, welcoming, attentive and friendly.
My only criticism was it didn't feel like we were in a Brazillian restaurant. I am not a fan of themed restaurants but have some shades of greens, oranges, yellows etc, play Brazilian music, give the feel of the place a more authentic feel - it won't cost a lot and would make a huge difference.
At the end, the total bill was £60 which was our alcohol bill which was fine as we had a few drinks so £10 each was very good value.
If we paid full price for this we would have been disappointed and would have said it is okay. If the decor was themed and paid full price with authentic music etc it would have been okay to good as a one off. As it is at the moment, at the groupon offer price I would say it is good. It's a great starting point for this restaurant, has so much potential, just hope they invest in the necessary enhancements to take this place up a notch or two.
Thanks again for great food, great drinks and great service, please just make the place that little bit more special.
We were given 50% off next time, and will go back.
Summary: Worth going to, not a special occasion place at the moment but could quite easily become one.