The G.O. & I needed to make a Sunday trip into my work to deliver 50-ish bags of chocolates & lollies, and 95 gift a.k.a. goodie bags for an office fundraiser happening this week.
The easiest way was to distribute the load between us and hop on the train, normal stuff for me, a day out for the G.O., so we decided to make an occasion of it.
Goodies unloaded, it was time to think about lunch as we’d had coffees but no breakfast. At the suggestion of fish & chips we headed to Doyle’s at West Circular Quay. Stunned by the prices on the displayed menu we considered for just a moment, thought what the hell, we don’t eat out much, and secured a table.
In for a penny, etc… we noticed the sun was nearing the yard-arm so we agreed a Corona and a glass of sparkling were in order to celebrate the stunning day Sydney had delivered.
We settled on a selection of garlic bread, a share entree plate, Top End Barramundi & Sand Whiting fillets both with chips. I managed a lovely glass of pinot gris to complement my meal. All generous servings [which meant we couldn’t manage to even think about dinner later], bringing the spend into the realms of acceptable].
Waiting, but not long, the service was great, we relaxed and soaked up the view & sunshine, and concluded we could write off our extravagance as a late birthday lunch for the G.O. (not so long since June when we couldn’t prise ourselves from the warmth and comfort of the couch in the apartment even for that).
We were joined momentarily by a feathered guest who approved the free (woo hoo) bread provided by the kind waitress.
Afterwards, groaning, we enjoyed a postprandial walk around Sydney Harbour towards Hickson Road.