In a world where people living alone is on the increase, where couples divorce and single parent households soar, one of the best things about supperclubs is the mixed tables. Not all supperclubs do this, some imitate high street restaurants and you book a table…as in ‘table for four’ or ‘table for two’.
“Are you waiting for someone?”
You feel embarrassed enough without unspoken billy-no-mates or ‘left on the shelf’ subtext.
- Eating at the bar. The disadvantage with this is, as a short woman, I loathe sitting on bar stools where your legs dangle child-like in the air. I like to plant my feet firmly on the ground when I eat.
- Communal tables: some conventional restaurants, notably Wagamama and Ottolenghi offer this