Mora Bar & Kitchen

Mora Bar & Kitchen
1166–1170 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8TE
  • Telephone 0141 560 2070
  • Bar open Mon–Sun noon–1am
  • Food served Mon–Sun noon–10pm
  • Average price £18 (lunch); £18 (evening meal)
  • Email
  • Website
Photo of Mora Bar & Kitchen
in association with
Birra Moretti

Casual Italian bar and restaurant in Finnieston, with classy cocktails and a regularly changing menu offering tapas-style or traditional dining.

Eating & Drinking Guide

The 2016/17 edition of The List's Eating & Drinking Guide is out now – only £5.95 (+p&p).

This review is taken from the current (2016) edition.

Having recently undergone a rebranding, Mora Bar and Kitchen, formerly Lamora, is an understatedly classy bar-restaurant in the heart of Glasgow’s Finnieston area. It’s a reassuringly small menu for an Italian diner, where a selection of starters or smaller versions of mains can be ordered to share tapas-style over drinks. For something more substantial, their grill section offers some serious protein, with rib-eye steak or chilli and garlic grilled king prawns. Around half a dozen pizzas come on a handmade base with a variety of enticing toppings. Steamed mussels are served with a tomato, garlic and chilli sauce, which fairly packs a punch with bold flavours and a spicy kick. Lobster ravioli is more subtle, but equally delicious, with the addition of basil giving a savoury bite to a tomato and cream reduction. Mora’s innovative use of flavours reaches into their cocktail menu of Italian classics as well as ‘Mora favourites’, with more unusual ingredients, such as rosemary-infused gin. If you’re more of a traditionalist drinker, a comprehensive list of Italian wines and a good beer selection is also on offer.

  • High point: Small but versatile menu
  • Low point: Slightly dubious background music
  • Notable dish: Lobster ravioli
  • Provides: Gluten-free options, Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
  • Music on stereo: Pop
  • Live entertainment: DJs the occasional weekend
  • Capacity: 50
  • Largest group: 60 for food, 100 for drinks
  • Open since: 2016
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 10
  • House wine: £15.95 per bottle