Seafood Scotland heads to London with Mark Greenaway for first pop-up restaurant

• Fishermen’s Buoy restaurant to open on Friday 29th June – Sunday 1st July
• Bespoke menu promoting the best of Scottish seafood

Seafood Scotland embarked on its first ever pop-up restaurant with award-winning chef, Mark Greenaway to encourage Londoners to eat more Scottish seafood.

The Fishermen’s Buoy restaurant, located at one of London’s top foodie destinations, Boxpark opened on Friday 29th June and ran until Sunday 1st July.

The menu was designed and cooked by Mark Greenaway. Promoting Scotland’s diverse range of seafood it included species such as mackerel, salmon, hake and crab claws. Customers enjoyed seafood platters cooked on the barbecue or served cold depending on their taste buds.

To help with the decision making, fisherman Peter Bruce was be on hand at the dedicated seafood counter to offer advice on the different species available. The counter also offered tasters to customers of Scottish seafood products available in stores across London.

Natalie Bell, trade marketing manager at Seafood Scotland, said: “London is one of our biggest markets and each year we try to engage the London audience in different ways and encourage them to try more Scottish seafood. What better way to share the quality and taste of Scottish seafood than by opening our own restaurant?

“Boxpark is the perfect location. It already has the reputation as a foodie hot spot and the Fishermen’s Buoy offers customers something new and a bit different. From identifying species, interacting with a fisherman to enjoying some tasters and watching Mark cook on the barbecue.”

Chef and restaurant owner, Mark Greenaway said: “The Fishermen’s Buoy is a fantastic opportunity to promote Scotland’s globally recognised seafood and encourage people to try more seafood in general. The team is looking forward to bringing some of Scotland’s world class seafood to London.”

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