Newly opened, the secret Supper Club only welcomes diners who are part of its membership scheme and there are set rules...

The first being, don’t talk about Supper Club but, as rules are made to be broken, here’s what you can expect from dining at the latest Nico gem.

What is it?

Opened a few weeks ago, Supper Club by Nico is another restaurant from Chef Nico Simeone, the brains behind the popular Six by Nico restaurants, Public House by Nico and 111 by Nico.

Where is it?

Supper Club by Nico

Supper Club by Nico is located at 142 Nithdale Road, Pollokshields in Glasgow and has a fairly unassuming front with a ‘blink and you’ll miss it’ simple monochrome sign. Lowered blinds add to the intrigue.

When is it?

Held weekly, Supper Club is from 5pm on Fridays and 12pm on Saturdays only. So no midweek scran available here.

What’s on the menu?

Supper Club by Nico

 

As with Six by Nico, there’s a six-course tasting menu but this time the focus is on seasonal ingredients rather than a set theme.

The current menu has dishes such as aged beef tartare served with oyster emulsion and horseradish and corn fed chicken (both breast and leg) served with heritage carrots, vadouvan, roasted onion and cashew nut crumble.

Well-presented, the dishes are served punctually and described by the knowledgeable staff.

Any dietary requirements need to be highlighted on booking. But, as with the other Nico outlets, there is a dedicated vegetarian menu available.

Feeling hungry? Then order the bread and snacks as you look over the menu and enjoy the aperetifs (the winter spice negroni is a perfect warming start to the meal).

Matching wines are available for an extra £30.

Supper Club by Nico

Picture: Arbroath Smokie croquette

 

Things are kicked off with the punchy Arbroath smokie croquette served with dill pickle and Anster espuma.

This is swiftly followed by the fresh and delicate aged beef tartare, which benefits from bursts of heat from horseradish and bursts of flavour from the oyster emulsion.

Supper Club by Nico

Picture: Roasted Enoki mushroom

A stand out dish was the roasted Enoki mushroom served with a perfectly poached duck egg and caramelised whey – a perfect balance of flavours and textures.

Although there are six courses, we had room for the deconstructed clementine and gingerbread trifle (well, it is the season) and left comfortably full.

What’s it like inside?

Supper Club by Nico

It’s small but very well formed thanks to contemporary decor of blue and light beige, which includes comfortable booth and banquette seating in teal velvet , funky wishbone chairs and a feature pendant light. Think Scandi chic meets modern art deco.

How can I book?

You need to sign up to become a member to find out more information and news, but rules and how to book can be found here.

The exclusive six-course tasting menu at Supper Club by Nico is priced at £35 per person and must be booked in advance.

About The Author

Rosalind Erskine

Known for cake making, experimental jam recipes, Champagne and gin drinking (and the inability to cook Gnocchi), Rosalind writes for The Scotsman on all things food and drink related.

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