GLASGOW-BASED couple Joe Lazzerini and Amalia Colaluca have unveiled their plans for a restaurant on the city’s Great Western Road which they took over from chef and entrepreneur Nico Simeone in February.

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Plans to rebrand in April were put on hold by the Covid-19 pandemic. The duo noted the restaurant, which will trade as The Hebridean through August, will be relaunched as The Loveable Rogue this autumn. This 60-cover “neighbourhood pub-restaurant”, with an initial capacity of 48 given Covid restrictions, will offer a seasonal menu featuring “local produce”.

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The owners flagged “a unique twist on family favourites and traditional recipes including lobster mac’n’cheese and a classic Kiev with curried cauliflower”.

Glasgow creative agency Maguires has been appointed to “reimagine the new pub-restaurant”.