I dropped them a message on Facebook ( https://www.facebook.com/HammetHouse?fref=ts) and made a reservation for Friday night. Four and a half hours of tedious driving down to the coast was lightly spiced with the thoughts of what pleasures Andy Beaumont would present on the dinner menu. Friday night soon came around and we jumped into a taxi (well the beer and the wine are good so the additional cost would be worth it).
We arrived at Hammet House and, after working our way through a delightful crowd celebrating a 40th or 50th Wedding Anniversary and a surprise engagement we made our way to the bar for some pre-dinner refreshment. My eyes were drawn to the clipboards on the bar presenting the bar and dinner menu. You are free to chose items from both. I hurriedly ordered drinks before reaching across to read the dinner menu: