Experience Fine Dining at its Best
I f superb cuisine in a sophisticated atmosphere, along with friendly and efficient service, sounds appealing then it’s time you booked your table at the Gallery Restaurant on Church Street. Whether you’re planning a romantic evening for two, dinner with friends and family or a group function, The Gallery Restaurant will satisfy everyone’s tastes, as their aim is to provide a friendly and intimate restaurant where fine dining and the quality of the food is a major focus. While all you have to do is relax and enjoy being pampered. Working under head chef, Hamish Hyslop, The Gallery restaurant has brought flair and creativity back into the dining experience, with his superb menu of contemporary European inspired dishes and tempting desserts, along with an extensive wine cellar and a great selection of craft beers. Hamish trained in Auckland under renowned chef Warwick Brown and has been working as a chef for just on 22 years. Before coming to Palmerston North, Hamish worked at Government House in Wellington as well as the Spanish Embassy and Peter Jackson’s Roxy Cinema. Now Palmerston North diners are fortunate to be able to enjoy Hamish’s passion for fine dining along with such signature dishes as his pan-seared scallops with coconut thread and a parmesan crust topped off with hollandaise sauce, which can be chosen as either an entrée or a main, and for dessert, try his mouth watering caramelised lemon tart with orange comfit and raspberry sorbet, all topped off with a fine liqueur from The Gallery’s well stocked cellar. The Gallery Restaurant opens for lunch from 9.30 am to 3.30pm Tuesdays to Sundays and is open until late Thursdays to Saturdays. This gives you the opportunity to enjoy a long lunch, or a casual catch up with colleagues and friends after work, while you relax in their peaceful courtyard and share a lavishly prepared platter over a glass of fine wine or a thirst quenching craft beer. Whether you’re looking to impress that special person in your life or you simply enjoy tastefully created food, The Gallery Restaurant provides a sophisticated and intimate atmosphere for couples as well as groups of family and friends, so to enjoy the ultimate in fine dining give the friendly team a call on (06) 3573944 (Ext 1) to book your memorable gastronomic experience. This level of creativity and flair doesn’t stop with fine dining; it flows contiguously through to Van Uffelen Gallery and Picture Framing on Princess Street where, since 1987, they have been providing quality framing of precious works of art, photographs, diplomas and much more, and while many of their clients come in for picture framing Van Uffelen Gallery also customise framing for anything precious that the client wants to display such as needlework, sports mementoes and historical memorabilia such as medals, postcards and old posters. So next time you are dining at The Gallery Restaurant, take the opportunity to walk through to the Van Uffelen Gallery and view some of their wonderfully creative frames along with their fine exhibits of art, artefacts and memorabilia. To find out more about both framing and The Gallery Restaurant visit their website:
www.vanuffelen.co.nz or simply call into Van Uffelen Gallery and Picture Framing on the corner of Princess Street and Church Street.