My guest and I thoroughly enjoyed
T.G.I. Friday’s. The food was mouth-watering, the staff friendly
and we were seated quickly. We were impressed by the bar staff’s
talents (Nick in particular). He kept us entertained in the
short time we were waiting to be seated. If it’s big American
portions you are after, then T.G.I. Friday's is for you. It has
a family feel and is perfect for gatherings and birthday bashes.
T.G.I.’s is pretty much what you’d expect from an American
restaurant, a large diner with an island bar in the middle. It’s
big, noisy and all American, with a red and white colour scheme
and chirpy staff. James our waiter was very entertaining and
could not do enough to help.
This venue was vibrant, busy and exciting with a fun, feel-good
atmosphere. There is regularly a mixture of families and groups
of friends celebrating birthdays. The service was speedy, but
more importantly, you do not feel rushed.
Jack Daniel's Wings.
Tender chicken wings, coated in our Jack Daniel's sweet 'n'
smoky glaze. Served with celery and even more Jack Daniel's
glaze on the side. £4.29
Hot 'n' Cool Lettuce Wraps
our spicy char grilled chicken and freshly sautéed onion, red &
green peppers inside crisp lettuce cups to create a hot and cool
sensation. Served with cilantro lime coleslaw and a fiery chilli
T.G.I.’s offer a massive menu of
traditional American food, with equally big portions. You
certainly will not leave hungry. Appetisers include favourites
such as tender chicken chicken wings that are served traditional
style or boneless, dressed in a fiery hot sauce or Jack Daniel’s
sweet and smoky glaze, served with celery sticks and blue cheese
dip. The Hot and Cool Lettuce Wraps are worth a try in an
attempt to be slightly healthy - a spicy warm chicken salad with
peppers and onions wrapped in cold crisp iceberg lettuce leaves.
There are also appetisers to share, including nachos loaded with
a variety of toppings, stuffed potato skins and even more
From the main menu you have countless options including burgers,
sandwiches, pasta, salads, chicken and fish. There is almost too
much to choose from but that means even the fussiest eaters
should find something they like.
The half rack of ribs were
tender, well cooked and fulsome. My guest had chicken fajitas
which were authentic and tasty, served with warm doughy wraps
and heaps of guacamole, sour cream, cheese and salsa. He licked
the plate clean. Half rack £8.99. Full rack £14.99.
The Deserts. Apple Waffle Crunch. A
warm, sweet waffle topped with cinnamon-spiced apple & oatmeal
crumble, served with vanilla flavour ice cream & caramel flavour
Brownie Obsession. The chocolate
lover's dream. Rich, moist brownies with a hot fudge topping,
with vanilla flavour ice cream and caramel & chocolate drizzle
T.G.I.’s certainly isn’t a place for the calorie conscious. The
dessert menu offers equally large and sumptuous treats to share
or simply enjoy on your own. We were a little bloated by now but
for you, the reader we moved onto the desert. The Cinnamon Swirl
Cheesecake is deliciously creamy and the Brownie Obsession would
satisfy any sweet tooth, with lashings of hot fudge sauce and
vanilla ice cream.
It’s all about the cocktails at T.G.I.’s, which come in standard
size for around £5.00 or in humungous goblets for about £7.50.
There are the classics, such as Cosmopolitans, Margaritas,
Mojitos and Long Island Iced Teas, and more unusual choices such
as the refreshingly tangy Uncle Vanya (a blend of vodka,
blackberry liqueur and citrus juice) and Hurricane (a mix of
rum, passion fruit juice and grenadine topped with orange and
lime juice). There are also non-alcoholic cocktails and soft
drinks, beer by the bottle and a small wine list.
Island Iced Tea. A popular classic. A strong, long blend of
vodka, gin, rum and orange liqueur, topped with Coca Cola.
Margarita. The Ultimate classic that sells more in the US than
any other cocktail - Jose Cuervo tequila with orange liqueur and
lime. Served frozen or on the rocks.