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Mac & Wild Devonshire Square

NOTE: Mac and Wild have sadly now closed in this location. You can still visit their Fitzrovia restaurant, though.

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. 

Unless those words are, “Hey, let’s throw sticks and stones at that guy”.

But loopholes aside, it seems that the less-than-favourable things people have had to say about Scottish cuisine over the last, say, 700 years haven’t dented the nation’s ability to deliver a stunning meal. Exhibit A: Mac & Wild, whose sophomore venue has officially gone permanent in Devonshire Square.

Mac & Wild Devonshire Square Whisky Bar and Shooting Range

Much like the original Fitzrovia space, the venue itself has two understated wood-filled floors packing in a large (heated in the winter) craft beer and gin terrace, a sizeable restaurant, and a dedicated whisky bar, that even comes with two simulated shooting ranges where you can hunt virtual game on a virtual game. Here’s how the menu breaks down:


Given the genuinely amazing success of M&W’s original venue, it’s no surprise they’re keeping a few of the classics on the menu – you’ll find, for instance, the Venimoo burger (named the “best burger in the UK” last year), the beloved venison chateaubriand, and the excellent haggis pops. Then, there’s,


Prepare your belly for newness including venison mince on toast, steamed mussels in a smokey cullen skink (read: soup) and roasted bone marrow with bacon breadcrumbs, which you can then transform into a whisky luge if you so wish. And if you’re interested in brunch (which you are) they do a very reasonable bottomless number, which can come with Bloody Maries, Bucks Fizz or Buckie Royales – which involve buckfast, prosecco, and probably a round of applause.

Add to that some haggis making masterclasses, whisky tastings in the dark, and a downstairs bar with over 200 drams from every corner of old Caledonia, and you might strongly consider showing up in a kilt.

If you’ve got the stones.


NOTE: Mac and Wild have sadly now closed in this location. You can still visit their Fitzrovia restaurant, though.

Mac & Wild Devonshire Square | 9a Devonshire Square, EC2M 4YN

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