A modern, Mediterranean take on Scottish ingredients, served in a swish and informal restaurant-bar alongside sustainably-sourced natural wines.
This elegant, aesthete’s delight has fast carved its place as a Finnieston favourite – garnering a reputation for delectable pared-down plates that focus on quality ingredients and unusual flavour combinations. Unsurprisingly, the open kitchen sticks to the small-plate format, and has an ever-changing menu that reflects seasonality – split into vegetable, fish, meat and sweet sections. Head chef Rosie Healey (of Ottolenghi fame) makes much of Scottish seafood, game and meat, all spun out with touches of the Mediterranean and Middle East. No prizes for guessing that za’atar, zhoug and EVOO all feature prominently, alongside delights such as lovage, hispi cabbage and purple sprouting broccoli. A dish of squid, tomato, potato and oregano comes rich and singing of the sea – crying out for a slice of sourdough to wipe it all up. Meanwhile, celery, date, parmesan and pine nuts – four ingredients seldom seen on the same plate – work wonders together, typical of the kitchen’s knack for unfussy, singularly delicious food. Choice cocktails and the city’s best selection of natural wines make this a sure-fire winner.
- Private dining: Up to 12 covers
- Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Halal options, Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
- Capacity: 54
- Largest group: 12
- Open since: 2016
- Number of wines sold by the glass: 11
- House wine: £19 per bottle
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