The sun is becoming less of a stranger; the nights are getting lighter and the trees are coming into bud.
There are all sorts of reasons for loving spring; not least of which is all the fresh new ingredients that chefs have to work with.
Treat yourself to a taste of the season with today’s Big Deal from Urban Bar and Brasserie.
If you would like to enjoy a fine meal for two in one of Glasgow’s more sophisticated restaurants then set a course for Urban Bar and Brasserie on St Vincent Place in the city centre.
City centre elegance
Once home to the Bank of England’s Scottish HQ, Urban Bar and Brasserie has retained its dashing good looks.
Decked out with wood panels, stunning flower displays and ornate cornicing, it is rather an elegant city centre spot.
Based around their new spring menu, this Big Deal is designed to let you see what their kitchen can do with the finest seasonal produce.
The offer is for two people to enjoy an amuse bouche, starter, main course and dessert from the following menu:
Fish soup with stem ginger, crabmeat & coriander (DF)
Smooth parfait of chicken livers, apricot chutney (GF)
Serrano ham with sun-blushed tomato, pecorino & aged balsamic (GF)
Roquefort salad with green beans, Granny Smith apple & walnuts (GF) (V)
Confit of duck salad with pancetta lardons & hoisin dressing (GF/DF)
Crisp fried fillet of bream with baby gem, prawns, cucumber & feta (GF/DF)
Peppered breast of chicken on a tomato & chorizo stew with baby potatoes (DF)
Crab spaghetti with chilli oil, lime & coriander (DF)
Ratatouille tart with buffalo mozzarella & pesto (V)
Liquorice & toffee crème brulée
Double chocolate delice (GF)
Ice cream of the day (GF)
Comté and Brie with apricot chutney
The Urban Bar and Brasserie won two AA Rosettes within months of opening but the critics that really matter also love it.
At the time of writing, more than 1300 people have booked meals at Urban Bar and Brasserie through 5pm and then rated the restaurant. Together, they have awarded the restaurant a fantastic combined score of 4.4/5.
These reviews were left recently on Urban Bar and Brasserie’s 5pm entry:
‘One of our favourite places. As ever, fantastic food, service and atmosphere. Had bought prepaid vouchers for their Big Deal menu, fantastic value…’ Rating 5/5
‘Urban bargain. An excellent 5pm deal… We both enjoyed our respective choices which were very tasty. Excellent work by the chef. Served to us by friendly and helpful servers. Very enjoyable experience, definitely to be repeated.’ ’ Rating 5/5
Taste of summer
Available Sunday to Friday, this offer would be perfect for a working lunch, a pre-theatre meal; afternoon shopping break; a romantic night out or a lazy Sunday afternoon lunch with friends or family.
Add some culinary sunshine to your spring with today’s Big Deal at Urban Bar and Brasserie.