Was quick to be seated as our table reserve sign which was a nice touch. Menu was ok we had cream of broccoli soup with sourdough bread and butter, very tasty and hot and was filling. Our mains were fish and hand-cooked chips, mushy peas and tartar sauce the portion size was most generous and fish was delicious. Service was nice and friendly, was a Sunday night very wet outside but ambience nice inside and quite busy.
This was a superb deal. Excellent value for money. Well worth a visit!
Informal Milngavie café, bar and restaurant
Milngavie’s Main Street plays host to Finsbay, an endearingly quirky restaurant, bar and café. Serving everything from breakfast through to dinner and cocktail nightcaps, it is a welcoming neighbourhood hangout. The retro chic decor is fun and will bring back memories for anyone who remembers the Seventies. G Plan furniture, a Tretchikoff-style portrait and a wall decorated with rotary dial phones set the tone. Open mic nights and regular gin club evenings keep it lively.
Scottish produce, global flavours
Offering brunch, lunch and dinner menus, Finsbay’s chefs like to combine Scottish ingredients such as Stornoway black pudding and Arran cheddar with recipes from around the world. You could start your day at Finsbay with a full Scottish breakfast or a lighter bowl of berries, yoghurt and granola. Lunch might be a gourmet sandwich, salad or a croque monsieur.
The dinner menu is very flexible with a range of small plates and sharing platters. Typical starters might be the chicken satay skewers or the salt and pepper calamari. Along with pots of mussels and a selection of chunky burgers, there are main courses such as beer-battered haddock, beef stew with Parmesan mash and a grilled pork chop with chorizo and black pudding hash and peppered spinach.
Milngavie transport links and attractions
Finsbay is on Main Street in Milngavie. There is on street parking and a car park by the restaurant. Milngavie, the nearest train station, is a five minute walk. Local attractions include Lennox Park.