The General
33 Shortland St, Auckland
Ph: (09) 309 8191
WE THOUGHT: 12 - Disappointing
WE SPENT: $254 for three.

Time moves so slowly when you're waiting for a fish.

The steak was there. So was the halloumi. The ragged vegetables on the long platter looked like they'd trekked five days to get to the table but they, too, were in attendance.

"Eat," urged Caro. "Your food will get cold."


I think that was inevitable given the plates did not appear to have been heated in the first place. The General touts a "gastronomic experience" for "lovers of contemporary restaurant culture". Words are cheap