Saying ‘Yes’ to new suggestions can take you down some fun paths.
And, as we have learned from our hols, this can be especially true if you say it in another language.
Say ‘Si!’ to today’s Big Deal from Si! Café:Bar:Restaurant in Irvine and take the path marked ‘Fine food in a fashionable setting’.
Si! is set over two floors of a rather striking building on Irvine’s Kilwinning Road.
Ideal for casual dining with friends and family, it offers several stylishly decorated spaces.
As well as a beer garden, there is a variety of booths and table settings – perfect for everything from a quiet drink with friends to a big family celebration.
This Big Deal is available from noon to 9pm, Sunday to Friday, and is for two people to each have a starter and main course from the following menu:
Caprese salad – fresh tomato and mozzarella slices with torn basil and a balsamic dressing (V)
Soup of the day served with tomato bread
Bloody Mary prawn cocktail with a lightly spiced tomato dressing and buttered brown bread
Spinach, sun-blushed tomato and mozzarella arancini – crisp fried rice balls served with arrabiata sauce (V)
Si! house burger – 8oz Scotch beef burger served in a soft brioche bun with Swiss cheese, bacon rashers, lettuce, tomato salsa, crispy onion rings, dill pickle and French fries
Rigatoni arrabiata with fresh chillies, served with garlic bread (V) (add chicken £2.75, chorizo £2.75, prawns £2.95)
Beer-battered haddock with mushy peas, hand-cut chips, homemade tartare sauce and lemon wedge
Half metre vegetarian pizza with mozzarella, peppers, onions, mushrooms and oregano (V)
8oz prime sirloin of Scotch beef served with a flatcap mushroom, caramelised onions, beer-battered onion rings and French fries (£8 supplement)
A glass of Prosecco each is also included.
Si! has plenty of happy diners on its Facebook page:
‘The food was delicious and staff were very polite.’
‘We had a lovely meal and loved the atmosphere. The staff were very attentive and we’ll be back.’
‘Great atmosphere and very friendly staff. Had the set menu 2 course… Excellent choices on menu and was very fresh and tasty. Would definitely recommend.’
Lunch with a friend, dinner with a date
This offer would be ideal for a laidback lunch with a friend and it is perfect for those Friday nights when you have had a long, hard week at work.
You could also use it as a way of getting over the festive rush by enjoying a relaxed dinner with your other half or a date.
Say Si! to today’s Big Deal and experience a great meal at one of Irvine’s most popular bar restaurants.