Approaching the picturesque Spinola Bay discover Two Buoys- a recent inclusion to the quayside choice of eateries, which has swiftly gained a reputation for paring two of life’s pleasures- food & art. Expertly crafted by siblings Michelle and Nicholas, whose second generation catering experience belies their youthful exuberance, clever touches of art supplies for children and a canine treat menu ensure this restaurant cum gallery stays ahead of the trend. Nautical design- from the upturned boat menu on your approach, to the rope covered pillars are set against a backdrop of constantly changing original local artworks. Nab a table on the spacious terrace to relish the unfettered view and watch the world go by. Located in the heart of the local fishing community guarantees that only locally caught fresh fish makes the grade.
Check out the specials on the mini easel, or marvel at the inventiveness of the vegan menu, a sure-fire way to whet your appetite. Feast your eyes on the miso marinated Portobello mushrooms, garnished with crispy kale, guaranteed to alter your perception of vegan cuisine. Crunchy cheese bites, with warm melt in your mouth centers, paired with baby asparagus and caramelised walnuts are gorgeously presented on a black slate backdrop. Thick Veal Milanese is inventively served on the bone, its juicy tenderness sealed in a crunchy duck fat dripping, accompanied by a selection of mini mustard pots. Chocolate fondant oozes expertise and spicy vegan truffles washed down with fresh mint tea cleanse the palette.