A brief review here as I can't actually remember loads about my visit. I recently hit the big 40 so in celebration I set out with my best friends to Epsom racecourse for the Oaks meeting (or Ladies day as the less traditional are minded to say). Much fun was had by all especially as we scored a group 7-1 win on the last race which left us a considerable kitty to spend post race. I was drinking steadily throughout the day but amazingly had avoided any racing snacks, normally by the second race I'm on the pork rolls but not this time. Maybe a sign of my new maturity or possibly more to do with the full English I had with Baby G at the ever excellent Electric Diner that morning. Anyway a liquid diet was good for me but heading back to London on the train about 9PM with Big Matt, Shandy Andy and Stuart I felt somewhat peckish. We decided to alight at Clapham Junction and seek out sustenance.
We stumbled upon Dip & flip which I had been meaning to try for a while. I had been intrigued by the concept of the French dip where a slices of gravy drenched roast beef are added to a burger or eaten in a gravy soaked sandwich. It's not a big or flash place but they were perfectly friendly to our slightly inebriated group. They gave us a table at the front of the restaurant where the open windows provided some fresh air on a balmy night. I ordered a craft beer more for appearances than desire and ordered a dip & flip burger with cheesy fries. The others ordered various variations of this and we chowed down. The burger was good but extremely rich, maybe it was the fact it had everything in it, I'd had too much to drink and far too much sun. If I went back I'd be less ambitious and have the roast beef sandwich. However I finished it and the beef component was lovely. The others enjoyed their meals and suitably refreshed I strode off home in search of my bed and some after sun lotion. I shall return older but possibly not any wiser!
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Food 8 | Service 8 | Atmosphere 8 | Value for money 8