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Urban Bar and Brasserie

23-25 St Vincent Place, GLASGOW, G1 2DT

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This sleek and modern bar-brasserie has capitalised on the grandiose architecture of a former bank (the erstwhile Scottish HQ of the Bank of England, no less), throwing in brown leather banquettes and chairs, smartly laid tables, and huge canvases of modern art to bring vibrant splashes of colour into the mix. Add in black-clad staff wearing long white aprons, and a bustling vibe, and you might be in a classic Parisian brasserie. The kitchen knows its stuff, producing a menu of Scotland-meets-Mediterranean ideas sprinkled with Asian flavours - a spirited starter of fish soup spiked with ginger and prawn dumplings being typical of the style. Main courses can be as unreconstructed as Scotch beef sirloin with button mushrooms, pepper gravy and chips, or head into the francophile realms of duck confit with Toulouse sausage, borlotti beans and rosemary jus. To finish, the addition of lemon and thyme puts a novel spin on a crème brûlée.

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Tel: 0141 248 5636
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Open/closed

Dates closed: 25 Dec, 1 Jan
Sunday lunch available.

Restaurant information

Cooking type: Modern British
Chef: David Clunas
Number of seats: 110
Steps for wheelchair: 8
No children under 14 yrs.

 

Restaurant price guide

2 Course lunch from: £13.95
A La Carte Dinner Main Course from: £9.00
Prices are for guidance only. Please check when booking for current rates.

 
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In city centre between George Sq & Buchanan St
Nearest station: Queen Street

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