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“Diamond venue”

The Kingsley Business and Fine Dining Club
Ranked #4 of 5 Restaurants in Eversley
Price range: US$13 - US$58
Description: In secluded courtyard setting in the heart of Eversley, The Kingsley Business and Fine Dining Club offers an escape from traditional venues. Experience the culinary magic from Ric Edgell our resident chef. He will surprise you with traditional English cuisine blended with continental influences from the Basque Country, Italy and Crete.
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Description: In secluded courtyard setting in the heart of Eversley, The Kingsley Business and Fine Dining Club offers an escape from traditional venues. Experience the culinary magic from Ric Edgell our resident chef. He will surprise you with traditional English cuisine blended with continental influences from the Basque Country, Italy and Crete.
Reviewed 27 March 2018

My missus booked the Kingsley restaurant area for a few hours one Saturday, to throw a surprise afternoon tea party for her parents' 60th wedding anniversary.

We arrived in good time to set up banners, balloons, the cake and other party accoutrements, before the guests arrived and then the happy couple. I think there were about 28 of us in the end, with plenty of space in the restaurant for all of us, but with access to another quieter room if we needed it.

Peter, Peter and everyone else involved couldn't have been more helpful to make the event a success. The food was perfect - lovely mini-sandwiches, quiches, cakes kept flowing - and there was an endless supply of tea. The bottles of Basque cider hit the spot too.

A thoroughly enjoyable afternoon that the Diamond couple won't forget in a hurry.

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Thank AndrewMorris53
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thekingsleyateversle, Owner at The Kingsley Business and Fine Dining Club, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

That is great to hear - thank you.

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

I had the most delightful dinner at the Kingsley last night! Can you imagine a Basque taster menu in Hampshire?! And on top of that, the hospitality, those lovely owners, -everything made the evening so special. We finished the night with wine in the courtyard, strung with lit bulbs, and centred by an olive tree, and it was the best end to the best meal I have had in ages.

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Thank sariwastell
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

family of 9 with 2 children and the dog came too. Peter and Peter couldn't do enough to put on a splendid pizza evening in the dining room leading to Courtyard. Beautiful warm summer night and made special by their attention. Very good Pizza cooked to order with good selection of toppings; jugs of Pimms and Sangria went down well.
Nicely cooked breakfast. Grandson asked for salami.....and he duly was rewarded.

All in all a great place to relax and enjoy

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Thank charles c
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

I had breakfast and dinner here. The breakfast was a perfectly cooked English breakfast and so comforting and for dinner I had beetroot and feta cheese pasta with a side salad and it was so delicious I didn't leave a corner of the plate dry. The staff were very attentive and really sweet and lovely people.

Thank yasminmorris94
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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We booked for the Sunday lunch with magician for an early Mothers Day celebration.

There were 4 adults and 4 children in our group. On arrival we were seated in a lovely room which was decorated nicely and felt comfortable. The staff were welcoming and friendly. We enquired as to which ales were available and on choosing these, they were brought to our table in their sealed bottles, we had to then ask for glasses and a bottle opener (which we were given, but were left to open the bottles ourselves!)

We proceeded to look through the menu and placed our order. We ordered starters for all 4 adults and the older 2 of the children. We also ordered the main courses but asked for the mains for the two younger children (aged 3 and 2) which consisted of one children's roast and a bowl of pasta, to be brought out at the same time as the starters so they could also begin their meals. We also ordered a bottle of wine, which arrived without any glasses so we had to ask for those.

The starters arrived in a timely manner, however the two main courses for the children didn't arrive as requested. When we queried the lack of food for the children we were told that they had been forgotten but now the chef was preparing food for another table so he would do our missing meals when he had finished the next table.

The soup was bland and really thick, two of the portions didn't get eaten. The mushroom starter was fine although it was one small mushroom filled with couscous and for this size portion I feel was overpriced.

We finished our starters (still no sign of the children's meals) and sat with our empty plates for 20 minutes before some (but not all) of them were cleared. We then sat for around a further 20 minutes waiting for the main courses. (Still no sign of the children's meals)

Eventually the adults food arrived (oh, and still no sign of the children's meals) and unfortunately I cannot really say anything good about it, except the gammon was nice. The Yorkshire puddings were awful, burnt on the outside and a strange uncooked doughy consistency on the inside. We sent the first one back as it looked like blancmange but the replacement was no better. The nut roast was odd, maybe that was just down to my taste but the other diner with us who had the nut roast didn't eat hers either. The chicken and leek pie tasted nice but the sauce inside it was split. Most of the veg was overcooked, except the roast potatoes which were undercooked and tasted of oil. (Oh, and one of the children's meals still hadn't arrived, which was the pasta.)

Eventually, when the entire table had almost finished, a bowl of rubbery, inedible pasta was served to our extremely patient 3 year old guest, minus the garlic bread that should have come with it.

All in all, the food and speed/coordination of service was a real let down.

On the plus side, the magician was very good and we all thoroughly enjoyed his entertainment. The setting and interior was very pleasant. The toilets were superb, very spacious, modern and clean, however in such a large ladies toilet it really would have benefitted from a baby change as it is very difficult to stop a 2 year old from walking about when you are trying to change them! Anyone with a younger baby would have to change them on the toilet floor instead.

I have to give credit to the lady and gentleman on the front of house though. They were genuinely interested in our comments and even took notes to escalate the issues. They removed some items from our bill as a gesture of goodwill and we left satisfied with the way they dealt with it and the outcome but very disappointed with the food experience.

This place could be wonderful, however it has a long way to go at the moment to achieve it's potential.

Thank GlowStick
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