The Ivy opens in Glasgow

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

The Jaguar I-Pace

I was invited to the launch of the new Jaguar I-Pace at Taggarts Jaguar. It was in May and I'm sorry it's taken so long to get this post together! This isn't a sponsored post but I do have a relationship with Lookers Group when I borrow cars to review. Just to be fully transparent! … Continue reading The Jaguar I-Pace

Burger and Bun, simples…

Today I ventured away from my desk for lunch after a busy morning working. I decided to try the new Burger and Bun in Bearsden. There's something satisfying about supporting local independent businesses. I chose Partick for my first Aura office for this very reason. The small part of the west end which was primarily … Continue reading Burger and Bun, simples…

The Jaguar E-Pace – a compact and stylish SUV

Glasgow’s car dealerships are gathering at Hillington including the new Taggarts Jaguar I was lucky enough to borrow a Jaguar E-Pace from Taggarts Jaguar. The new purpose-built dealership is now at Hillington, where a collection of dealerships is steadily growing. From the new Jaguar and Volvo dealerships, to Audi which was the first to make … Continue reading The Jaguar E-Pace – a compact and stylish SUV

La Lanterna goes west

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

Review: Hilton Garden Inn Glasgow

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