I fully expected it to just get better and better, and they’ve not let me down. Central Cafe is located in a busy industrial space on the outskirts of Hamilton and is located off the main A725 East Kilbride Expressway. Not perhaps your first choice of dining locations, but just bear with me on this…
There’s always a slight concern at the back of my mind before reviewing anywhere that talks a good game when it comes to typically American grub. My experience has been, they can be spectacularly good or pretty awful! So, with that warning gently ringing in my ears, I set off to try out an American…
As a result of coronavirus, my previously booked secret trip to Mauritius to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary was no longer going to be possible after BA cancelled all flights in December 2020. Taking a risk back in January 2021 when cross-border travel was still not permissible under government regulations, I booked a week in…
Sometimes, just sometimes you want a good steak, and although many restaurants advertise the best, I suggest you try the Anchor Line in Glasgow before believing all the hype from others.
Luckily for me, I managed to visit before Scotland went into quarantine over the coronavirus pandemic.
If you’re looking for an authentic Italian restaurant in Glasgow with Mediterranean flavours, then Dimora should be your next stop.
The Merchant City area of Glasgow is now a rather upmarket and trendy location which is why it was no great surprise to find this is where the hipster pancake restaurant Stack and Still can be found.
As a food reviewer, I’ve been exceptionally lucky to have eaten in some of the best restaurants and tasted some of the finest dishes, but sometimes, just sometimes, you leave somewhere in the sure and certain knowledge that a relatively unknown eatery is set for stardom!
Sometimes we food writers are delighted when we find a hidden gem that’s not on the food luvvies circuit.
So imagine my delight while on a day trip to the conservation village of Luss, located some 12 miles outside of Glasgow on the shores of Loch Lomond where I found Luss Seafood Bar.
There are very few restaurants in Scotland who can claim so many awards for pizzas, but Oro, the former Bella Napoli on Kilmarnock Road in the south side of the city is one such establishment.
So, do I recommend the Elphinstone for its food offering? Without a doubt, it’s a resounding yes. If you don’t want fussiness and fancy presentation and are more about the support of local businesses using quality produce to create cracking home-cooked honest-to-goodness food, the Elphinstone is for you.