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bakery47, Glasgow

having recently moved to Glasgow, i have been spending a lot of my time eating my way around the city, discovering the food scene here. one name that kept creeping up in conversations was bakery47. everyone i met asked me if i’d been yet, so a couple of weekends ago, my friend and…

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BLACK DOVE, GLASGOW

The South side of Glasgow isn’t known for its restaurants. In Glasgow, Finnieston is the area to head for if you want really good food but for South siders, its frustrating that there is not much nearby, with the exception of The Glad Cafe. Fortunately, Black Dove in Shawlands is…

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ALCHEMILLA, GLASGOW

I have recently left my beloved London and moved to my hometown of Glasgow, Scotland. I was initially rather worried I would miss the sheer volume and variety of restaurants, stalls and markets that I was lucky to be bombarded with in London, but even in my first week, I have eaten some…

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PORTER & RYE, GLASGOW

On Friday night my good friend Maggie and I met up for dinner at one of Glasgow’s newest restaurant, Porter & Rye. Situated in the hip Finnieston end of Argyle Street, Porter & Rye is being heralded as Glasgow’s first ‘molecular restaurant’, serving fine dry-aged meats, small plate dining and…

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THE GANNET, GLASGOW

I spent a wonderful Christmas and New Year in my home town of Glasgow.  Last Tuesday, New Year’s Eve, or Hogmanay as we call it in Scotland, I decided that I should end 2013 with a great meal.  Having heard fantastic things about The Gannet in Finnieston, Glasgow, I booked…

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KELVINGROVE CAFE, GLASGOW

The Finnieston end of Argyle Street in Glasgow has seen a surge of great restaurant openings recently, including The Gannet, Old Salty’s and Kelvingrove Cafe. Add those to the wonderful Crabshakk, The Finneston and the Big Slope, and West Enders certainly have a lot of fab food to choose from.…

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THE FISH PEOPLE CAFE, GLASGOW

My good friend Maggie has had a pretty tough time of things lately so my friend Carmen and I decided to go up to Glasgow at the weekend to cheer her up.  Maggie had been keen to try out The Fish People Cafe for a few months so we tried…

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HANOI BIKE SHOP, GLASGOW

I took some time off work recently to spend a bit of time at home with my family and pretty much stalk my 7 month old nephew.  While I was there, my brother’s girlfriend texted me asking if I fancied Vietnamese for dinner.  Vietnamese?  In Glasgow??  Hell yeah!  It’s about…

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CRABSHAKK, GLASGOW

I love Glasgow, especially the West End of Glasgow. My three brothers live in the West End and when I go home to visit my family, I usually spend the majority of my time there.  With its wealth of fantastic restaurants, delis, bars and pubs, it’s the ideal foodie destination.…

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CAFEZIQUE, GLASGOW

I have been spending more and more time in Glasgow recently because my brother Adam and his beautiful wife Sami have recently had a beautiful baby boy. He is my very first nephew and I may be biased, but I think he is the most beautiful baby in the world.…

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DELIZIQUE, GLASGOW

When I was home in Glasgow for Christmas I popped into Delizique in the West End for a bite to eat with my brother, his wife and our friend Barry. Delizique originally opened as a beautiful deli on the corner of Hyndland Road and White Street. My brother, who lives…

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