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Chef Nico conjures up The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party menu for his Finnieston diners

By Ellen Thomson at

Diners at Six by Nico are in for a magical treat this winter.

The restaurant where the menu is ever-changing can experience a new theme from November 12: The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party.

Inspired by the whimsical world of Alice in Wonderland, the new themed menu will recall childhood tales with a colourful feast, fine dining style.

Poster for new Mad Hatter theme

The new theme at Six by Nico is inspired by Alice in Wonderland

Chef Nico Simeone, the mastermind behind the restaurants, has created an eccentric menu themed around one of the most well-known children’s tales of all time.

The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party six course tasting menu includes: EAT ME, DRINK ME- Mushroom consommé, empire biscuit, parmesan truffle, white kappa & quince; CHESTER CAT COPY CAT- Chicken liver parfait, orange jelly, toasted sourdough; STEAK TARTARE- goats cheese panna cotta, green olive tapenade, tomato tartare, yoghurt yolk; CHECKMATE- Sole, black garlic emulsion, cauliflower, lemon verbena foam; OFF WITH HIS HEAD- pork fillet, head croquette, black pudding, roasted carrot, spiced prune; QUEEN OF HEARTS- white chocolate mousse, red velvet cake, raspberries, pecan brittle.

Chef Nico Simeone said: “If you’re after a magical food adventure then our latest theme at Six by Nico is for you.

‘Whimsical dining’

“Guests throughout November and the festive period will be transported down the rabbit hole to enjoy our whimsical dining experience as we present the magical world of Alice in Wonderland with our Mad Hatters Tea Party.”

The menu is priced at £29 per person with the option to enjoy an expertly selected wine and specialist drinks pairing for an additional £26 at each restaurant.

There is a vegetarian alternative available for every course, as well as wacky ‘Mad Hatter’s Tea Party’ inspired snack side.

Diners can book a table now for ‘Mad Hatter’s Tea Party’. Open from midday, Tuesday through to Sunday at Glasgow Finnieston and Hanover Street in Edinburgh as well as every Friday – Sunday at the new Six by Nico Southside with each six-course tasting menu available from noon to night.

Chef Nico Simeone

Chef Nico Simeone

To make a reservation and to book now for Six by Nico in Glasgow Finnieston, Glasgow Southside and Edinburgh City Centre visit:

The ‘Mad Hatter’s Tea Party’ food experience is from Tuesday November 12 until Sunday December 22 at Glasgow and Edinburgh Six by Nico restaurants.