A NEW California-inspired restaurant concept is set to launch in Glasgow.

Independent hospitality and lifestyle group RUSK & RUSK today announced So L.A. will open in Glasgow City Centre later this year.

RUSK & RUSK is the group behind some of Glasgow’s most well-known and popular restaurants, including Hutchesons City Grill, The 158 Club Lounge, The Butchershop Bar & Grill, and The Spanish Butcher.

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The team said So L.A. will aim to add “a Pacific beat” to the city’s buzzing restaurant and bar scene.

So L.A. will be located on Mitchell Street, with the restaurant, bar and events space giving a nod to the lifestyle and culture of the western US state.

James Rusk, co-owner of RUSK & RUSK, said the new concept “pushes the boundaries” of the group’s current offering.

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He added: “Our new venue is set to be a truly one-of-a-kind drinking and dining experience.”

“Being authentic and bringing depth to the dining experience are our core

Values and these are reflected in everything we do.

This is an extremely exciting time for us.”

For more information or bookings, visit sosoonglasgow.com.