Glasgow restaurant chain Six by Nico is promising a little extra excitement as it prepares to reopen its premises.
And the menu theme for returning diners will be a real showstopper.
The Circus experience will be on offer from Monday April 26 in Scotland in Glasgow and Edinburgh, and from Monday May 17 in England in Manchester, Liverpool and London.
The restaurants will showcase the flavours of upscale carnival food and surprise and delight guests looking for the greatest feast.
After a downer of a year, the team at Six by Nico say they know how to turn a meal into a show.
Chef Nico Simeone said: "Who amongst us doesn't have fond memories of a visit to the circus when we were young?
“The circus is a fascinating visual and our re-opening menu is full with colourful unpretentious, playful dishes.”
The new six course 'THE CIRCUS' tasting menu includes 'Waffles & Ice Cream' - Chicken Liver Parfait, Compressed Peach, Potato Cris; 'Candy Butchers' - Beef Carpaccio, Burger Sauce, Aged Parmesan, Pickled Cucumber; 'The Illusionist' - Chicken Ballotine, Crushed Artichoke, Brown Shrimp, Caper & Raisin Puree; 'A-Crab-atics' - Sole, Baby Courgette, Bergamot Gel, Crab Tortellini & Bisque; 'The Greatest Show' - Smoked Flat Iron, Wild Garlic, Black Truffle Emulsion, Ox Cheek Pasty.
The final act ends on a sweet note with 'The Grand Finale' - Peanut Butter parfait, Rhubarb Compote, Blood Orange, Candy Floss.
The vegetarian alternative boasts six courses of 'Waffles & Ice Cream' - Goats Cheese Mousse, Compressed Peach, Potato Crisp; 'Candy Butchers' - Beetroot Tartare, Burger Sauce, Aged Parmesan, Pickled Cucumber; 'The Illusionist' - Herb Gnocchi, Samphire, Crushed Artichoke, Caper & Raisin Puree; 'A-Crab-atics' - Sole, Smoked Tomato Compote, Bergamot Gel, Crab Tortellini & Bisque; 'The Greatest Show' - Smoked Cep Mushroom, Black Truffle Emulsion, Crisp King Oyster, Wild Garlic and 'The Grand Finale' - Peanut Butter parfait, Rhubarb Compote, Blood Orange, Candy Floss.
Who amongst us doesn't have fond memories of a visit to the circus when we were young?
Chef Nico Simeone
Nico said: “Everybody needs a little extra excitement right now and our team had lots of fun developing and creating this theme as we prepare to reopen our Six by Nico restaurants across the country."
Open from midday, Monday through to Sunday, each six-course menu will be available from noon to late.
The menu will be priced from £32* per person with the option to enjoy an expertly selected wine pairing for an additional £26 at each restaurant.