Article Source: The Finnieston
First Published: 7 September 2020 14:07
Updated: 7 September 2020 14:07
An unmissable event perfect for seafood and scotch lovers, diners can enjoy oyster and shellfish packages in restaurant on Friday 11 and Saturday 12 September, accompanied by a selection of cocktails and whisky flights.
Above The Finnieston Bar & Restaurant, the newly opened Oyster Bar will offer the finest Scottish seafood and whisky, all in beautifully intimate surroundings.
As well as seafood dining packages in The Finnieston restaurant, The Oyster & Whisky Festival will host two consecutive nights of whisky tastings. Taking place in the Oyster Bar from 9pm, whisky experts will host the sessions with guests sampling a selection of drams alongside canapes and cocktails.
On Friday night, Johnnie Walker Brand Ambassador, Alistair Reynolds, will take guests through some of the brands most iconic blends. Guests will enjoy Johnnie Walker Black Label, Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve, and Johnnie Walker Blue Label on the night, paired with delicious canapes.
Saturday night’s tasting will be centred on Single Malts, with Diageo’s Scotch Whisky Ambassador, TJ Littlejohn, talking guests through some of Scotland’s most revered Island malts; Talisker 10 Year Old, Lagavulin 16 Year Old and Caol Ila 15 Year Old.
After each tasting, guests will be able to enjoy a selection of bespoke whisky cocktails from the new Oyster Bar cocktail menu – perfectly paired alongside the signature amuse-bouche menu.
Taking place at 9pm on Friday and Saturday, the whisky tastings are priced at £15 per person and are available to book online now. Tickets include three drams and three paired canapes.
Seafood packages in The Finnieston are available from 5pm all weekend, and include:
• 2 cocktails & 12 Oysters for 2 - £25
• 4 cocktails & 24 Oysters for 2 - £50
• 2 cocktails & a Shellfish Platter for 2 - £50 (includes ½ lobster, two langoustine, mussels, cockles, clams ceviche & crab claws)
• 4 cocktails & a Shellfish Platter for 4 – £95 (includes lobster, four langoustine, mussels, cockles, clams ceviche & crab claws)
All seafood packages and whisky tastings are available to pre-book now at https://uk.resdiary.com.
With the safety of customers and staff The Finnieston’s number one priority, the Oyster Bar will be operating at a reduced capacity to ensure that social distancing is adhered to.
As well as temperature checks on arrival, staff will ask diners for their contact information for the purposes of NHS Test and Protect. Hand sanitizers will be available throughout the bar and restaurant, all staff will be wearing appropriate PPE and Perspex screens will separate booths – ensuring diners have a safe and enjoyable experience.
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