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Sogno D’Oro Belconnen – Restaurant Review

By Zapruda 3 November 2008 31

Just a quick whinge/warning………

Last Friday at lunchtime my better half and I decided to try Sogno D’Oro which was once Musica e’ in Belconnen.

I had relatively high hopes for this restaurant as I was a big fan of Musica e’ and regularly ate there.

Unfortunately my high hopes were immediately put to rest when our four slices of Italian bread came out ½ an hour after ordering. Ok I said to myself it’s only bread who cares.

Another ½ hour later came the gnocchi ordered by my partner. Count them 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11 pieces of gnocchi, 11 pieces of gnocchi for $16 in a piss weak sauce.

Then my pizza arrived. I’m not the biggest fan of cardboard based pizza and for $21

I could have bought 4 of those frozen McCain’s pizzas from the supermarket and would have had an easier time cutting and eating the base than I did with this pizza. The topping of the pizza was burnt and the cheese was like rubber.

My partner finished her meal in about 2 seconds and I managed to eat 4 of the 8 slices of pizza.
After paying I spoke to the manager of the restaurant to let him know that our meal was not satisfactory for the $65 we ended up paying. After his excuses he reluctantly offered a discount which I refused.

Has anyone else had any good or bad experiences eating at Sogno D’Oro?

What’s Your opinion?


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Clown Killer 9:51 am 08 May 09

I’m with you Zap. Thanks for the tip-off although I really don’t care one way or the other seeing as he chances of me dining in Belconnen are next to zero, but that said there’s something about a couple of quick sycophantic posts by clean-skin newbies that just leaves a bad taste … for mine, I’m just going to tell peoplethe place isn’t worth bothering about because the foods crap.

Zapruda 9:10 am 08 May 09

I’m guessing you are an employee, friend of the owner or even the owner himself?

You know what maybe you’re right, I think I was mistaken it was the best meal of my life!!!!

How could I be so stupid and think that cardboard pizza and a bowl of sauce with a few bits of gnocchi in it was a waste of money, I might go back to tonight and see if I can get some cannellini made from PVC pipe……. Yum yum yum.

Shove your poor excuse for a restaurant up your @rse.

the beast stays east 6:10 pm 07 May 09

hmmm you could at least get the name of the restaurant right, maybe that’s not the only thing u got wrong?

poptop 3:51 pm 07 Nov 08

Foodlove, I possibly do want honest comment from the wider community of their experience. All you seen to have provided is an unsubstantiated claim to some level of industry expertise and a statement about having had a great experience.

If you would care to expand on either or both those points, you may find a more sympathetic audience.

foodlove 9:42 am 07 Nov 08

This was OUR experience and no we are not connected with this place.

Do you want genuine honest comment from the wider community of their experiences?
Seems not, you have made up your minds. So would anyone bother to comment in future.

Granny 4:30 pm 06 Nov 08

Oh no! Was she ok?

stray 4:27 pm 06 Nov 08

while even, sorry

stray 4:27 pm 06 Nov 08

whiel we’re off topic – at least you didnt get a ladybeetle in your coffee today…that was just a bizarre experience… 😉

Jim Jones 3:25 pm 06 Nov 08

Come on John. You’re on the internet, try and be a little more paranoid, willya?

johnboy 3:21 pm 06 Nov 08

Everyone’s entitled to their opinions guys.

Just as you’re entitled to make of them what you will.

Jim Jones 3:20 pm 06 Nov 08

Straight-up said :

and I honestly think “if” you had spoken to the manager we had, you would have been looked after in a much more satisfactory way than what you describe.

This is a very poorly made sock-puppet.

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