Sharing. It can be tricky. A duvet: fine. Toothbrush: not so much. When it comes to dining though, sharing a selection of small plates is a great way of enjoying a wide range of dishes without hammering the credit card or looking like a glutton.
That’s the idea behind the Mediterranean small plate menu at Brutti Ma Buoni at The Brunswick Hotel, location for today’s Big Deal, serving up an enticing selection of diverse Mediterranean dishes in the laid-back environment of this hotel café-bar in the Merchant City.
Taste of the Mediterranean
Brutti Ma Buoni means ‘ugly but good’ and they are selling themselves short there as this is a very attractive, distinctive and atmospheric café-bar located in the Brunswick Hotel in the Merchant City.
The Brutti Ma Buoni menu revisits plenty of tapas favourites from your Spanish holidays, along with Italian, Greek and even some Scottish creations.
Available Sunday to Thursday, today’s Big Deal offers guests a choice of five small plates to share from the Brutti Ma Buoni menu, along with bread, dipping oil, vinegar and a glass of Cava each.
The Brutti Ma Buoni menu is split into veggie, meat, fish and seafood sections offering dishes to suit every preference.
Highlights include pollo picante spicy chicken, prawns available ‘peaceful’ or ‘angry’ depending on the degree of chilli, Spanish tortilla, whitebait, beef or vegetable chilli and baby squid.
In authentic Mediterranean style, the plates are accompanied by excellent bread and dipping oil and vinegar, and a glass of Cava.
Brutti Ma Buoni has earned plenty of positive feedback on TripAdvisor, with recent reviews including the following, edited for length:
‘Staff are so fun and friendly, food is fast and always of a high standard, nice selection of drinks and everything is well priced! I would definitely recommend for anything from lunch to the start of a night out!’
‘It’s a fantastically laid-back place where you could definitely eat and drink a few hours away. The food is homemade and delicious. I’ve already brought friends here and plan to do it again.’
Great lunch or evening option
With its relaxed ambiance, wide-ranging menu and Mediterranean flavours, Brutti Ma Buoni at The Brunswick Hotel is the perfect venue to treat a friend for lunch or a pre-show meal.
Today’s Big Deal offers a great opportunity to reacquaint yourself with the cuisine of southern Europe without investing in a flight to the Med.