During our stay at the luxurious Lotte Seattle Hotel, we had the pleasure of dining at the renowned Charlotte Restaurant & Lounge. Known for its exceptional cuisine and elegant ambience, this upscale eatery left an indelible mark on our taste buds.
From the moment we stepped foot inside, we were greeted with warmth and sophistication, setting the stage for a remarkable dining experience.
Charlotte Restaurant & Lounge provides a cozy and refined setting to unwind at the bar and indulge in the art of mixology, making it an ideal spot for pre-dinner drinks or a nightcap to conclude your dining experience.
The skilled mixologists behind the counter effortlessly whip up an array of innovative and classic cocktails, using premium spirits and fresh ingredients with a touch of Asian influence.
Starters: A Symphony of Flavours
Our culinary journey at Charlotte Restaurant & Lounge began with an impressive selection of starters that tantalised our palates. The Hama Hama Oysters were a highlight, served fresh and brimming with a delicate oceanic essence. The Seafood Gnocchi showcased the chef’s artistry, combining perfectly cooked gnocchi with succulent seafood, creating a harmonious balance of flavours.
The White Bean Soup was a comforting and creamy delight, the ideal dish for a chilly evening. As if that weren’t enough, the Black Garlic Roasted Octopus took center stage, offering tender, smoky octopus that melted in our mouths. The dish was beautifully accompanied by a medley of flavours, leaving us craving more.
Entree: A Culinary Delight of Land and Sea
The main course at Charlotte Restaurant & Lounge continued to impress with their Roasted Black Cod. The flaky and moist cod was skilfully cooked to perfection, encased in a flavourful crust that enhanced its natural taste. Served with heirloom squash, wild rice & pine nut and a light drizzle of pumpkin beurre blanc, each bite was an exquisite symphony of flavours that danced on our taste buds.
In addition to the Roasted Black Cod, we also had the pleasure of savouring the Filet Mignon at Charlotte Restaurant & Lounge. This prime cut of beef was a testament to the restaurant’s commitment to excellence. Cooked to perfection, the Filet Mignon boasted a mouthwatering tenderness and a depth of flavour that left us in awe.
The succulent meat was expertly seared to create a caramelised crust, while the interior remained juicy and tender. Accompanied by a velvety sauce and complemented with seasonal vegetables, each bite was a celebration of the fine art of grilling. The Filet Mignon elevated the dining experience, providing a luxurious and indulgent option for those seeking a land-based culinary adventure.
Desserts: A Sweet Finale
No dining experience would be complete without indulging in a delightful dessert, and Charlotte Restaurant & Lounge delivered on this front as well. The Lemon Yuzu Tart was a visual delight, refreshing and zesty treat, balancing the tartness of the lemon with the delicate sweetness of the yuzu. The PB&J Churros provided a playful twist on a classic childhood favourite with a crispy exterior.
To cap off our meal, we couldn’t resist the temptation of the Espresso White Chocolate soufflé, which arrived at our table with a velvety texture and a rich aroma. The soufflé paired perfectly with a scoop of creamy ice cream, creating a heavenly combination that satisfied our sweet tooth.
Private Dining Exclusivity at Charlotte Restaurant & Lounge
For those seeking a more intimate and exclusive dining experience, Charlotte Restaurant & Lounge offers three private rooms that cater to special occasions and gatherings.
These private rooms provide a secluded and luxurious setting, ensuring privacy and personalized service. Whether it’s a romantic dinner for two, a business meeting, or a celebration with friends and family, these private rooms offer the perfect space to create lasting memories. Impeccable service, exquisite cuisine, and an intimate atmosphere make these private rooms at Charlotte Restaurant & Lounge a coveted choice for those looking for an elevated and tailored dining experience.
In Closing: A Memorable Gastronomic Journey
Our dining experience at Charlotte Restaurant & Lounge was truly unforgettable. From the top-notch service to the meticulously crafted starters, show-stopping entrees and the decadent desserts, every dish demonstrated the culinary expertise and passion of the chef.
Serving breakfast to dinner, the restaurant’s ever-changing menu promises the freshest ingredients and delightful palette.
Charlotte’s elegant ambiance, attentive service, and impressive menu made it a perfect destination for a special occasion or a memorable night out. We left Charlotte Restaurant & Lounge with a newfound appreciation for fine dining and a desire to return for another unforgettable experience.