London-founded restaurant brand, The Ivy, where many celebs are spotted, has now opened in Glasgow. Located on the 'Style Mile', on Buchanan Street, The Ivy has a perfectly-positioned location, ready to capture shoppers and those who choose not to pay ridiculous city centre parking charges, and use the subway. I took my Mum there for … Continue reading The Ivy opens in Glasgow
I visited Monty's recently - I thought it was new but apparently it's been open for months! I'm usually in the know of what's new on Glasgow's restaurant scene but I was caught out! I went for lunch with my husband because he'd been the night before with one of his friends and loved it. … Continue reading Monty’s – not so new now
Another great Italian opens in Glasgow's west end One of Scotland's oldest and most respected Italian restaurants, La Lanterna, has opened a new restaurant, La Lanterna West, on Great Western Road. Another place to take over an institution, La Lanterna West opened on the former site of La Parmagiana. Once a small, dark and intimate … Continue reading La Lanterna goes west
I was excited to receive my first personal invitation to a blogger event, which took place last night. The Hilton Garden Inn launched a new menu in their new-look restaurant, Recess. Many moons ago, thankfully in a different life, I actually worked at that hotel when it was the City Inn. I even developed the … Continue reading Review: Hilton Garden Inn Glasgow
Rick Stein - my food hero I was so excited to find out there was a Rick Stein restaurant in the town we were staying! Last month I went to Goodwood Festival of Speed. I've been several times before, as it's an event where the classic meet the new in automotive. There's also loads of … Continue reading Review: Rick Stein, Winchester
As promised I'm writing about my second trip to The Larder. Read my last post here. I had booked to go back with my friend Tracey who had been with me last month. It was a Friday night, so we had anticipated a couple of glasses of wine and a good natter after a hard … Continue reading Take two! The Larder
Turnip & Enjoy is always a place I've meant to dine at but until yesterday I've just driven past and forgotten about it. My friend Victoria is back from her 20 year stint in London and has left PR to go back into hospitality. We share many views and thoughts about food, restaurants and the … Continue reading I turniped and enjoyed!
The Larder Bearsden review I moved to Bearsden, Glasgow, over two and a half years ago and I've always loved 'going local'. Buying local, shopping local and eating out local! I was invited to go along to the launch of a new menu at The Larder in Bearsden on Sunday. My friend Tracey was also … Continue reading Going local in Bearsden