One of the first things you notice when you enter Middleton’s Steak House and Grill is the chaos.
It’s organised chaos, but it was very busy in the restaurant. Tables are booked to a tight schedule, and if you book a table online, you are given a time they would like you to vacate. This might seem a little strange, but judging by how busy it was, it’s a perfectly reasonable request.
The staff are friendly and attentive enough, and the overall atmosphere in the restaurant quite relaxed. Rather than open-plan seating, there are several separate sections.
This helps to keep the noise at a reasonable level. There is no bar, so all drinks are served with your meal.
The food arrived at the table within a reasonable amount of time. Everything is cooked to order so there is a little waiting time, but it’s worth the wait.
The food was excellent, there’s no other way to describe it. The menu is quite extensive, with several kinds of meat available, as well as some seafood, including lobster if you’re feeling extravagant, and the choice of steak on offer is quite large, with some very big cuts if you’re hungry enough.
Over all, the food offers good value for money. It’s not the cheapest restaurant but paying a little extra for quality food is something worth thinking about, and it’s certainly not overly expensive.
If you love steak, then this restaurant is definitely somewhere you should consider going.
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