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Da Vinci Restaurant Reviewnai harn Italian Food
Mama Mia! Conceptualisations and ingenuity in Italian cuisine come to Nai Harn! Relish an authentic style of a diverse array of favourites and new combinations served in a stylish yet cozy ambiance, or savour pizzas in a separate casual seating area by a wood-fired oven.
An evening meal must kick off with an aperitif! And so we did, while soaking up the surroundings of the Da Vinci restaurant and bar. Open air, but with enough cover for when the rains come (and with an air-conditioned dining room too), Da Vinci is tasteful, beautifully designed and welcoming. The children’s play area offers parents the opportunity to relax with a fine meal, while keeping their kids in sight.
Tantalizing temptations come from the kitchen with fresh ingredients as signature items in every dish. Our first adventure was the antipasti of Bruschetta, grilled sliced bread with chopped tomato, garlic and olives.
Refreshing and the perfect choice to get us started, it was followed by the primi piatti course of a trio of pastas: Lasagne Al Forno (homemade lasagne in layers with beef and tomato sauce), Spaghetti Gamberi Zucchine Vodka (spaghetti with prawns, zucchini and vodka) and Spaghetti Neri Pomodorini Calamari e Gamberi (black spaghetti with tomato, squid and prawn). Unique tastes and texture combinations, underlining the quality of the ingredients.
Good wine is, of course, essential to a fine meal. The Palazzo Della Torre Veronese Indicazione Geografica Tipica 2004, Allegrini was the perfect red to complement the first two courses and continued to match the secondi piatti and pizze courses, Scaloppine Al Vino Bianco Con Patate (tender, perfectly cooked fillets of pork in white wine, served with potatoes). Pizza is a must-have in a traditional Italian restaurant, and Al Proscuitto Crudo (tomato, Mozzarella cheese and Parma ham) is one not to be missed!
Semifreddo All Arancio and Semifreddo All Amaretto (home made orange and amaretto sherberts) were the indulging cap to the meal.
For superlative Italian cuisine with the freshest of ingredients, be sure to take the Da Vinci voyage of discovery.
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