The List Eating and Drinking Guide for 2015 launches

22/04/2015 // 0 Comments

Tonight sees the Glasgow launch of the 22nd edition of The List Eating and Drinking Guide. Last night Edinburgh had a shindig in the Scottish Cafe and Restaurant in the National Gallery of Scotland. With a hitlist of places to visit as well as highlighting the top picks around, the guide is a must [...]

Food Review: Gusto, 14-18 Bothwell Street, Glasgow, G2 6QY

16/04/2015 // 0 Comments

The new Gusto Restaurant and Bar is now open on Bothwell Street after a £1.3m refurbishment. Outside, Gusto, Glasgow With its Gatsby-era feel, think parquet flooring, glistening silverware as well as stunning lighting fixtures, Gusto is sure to be the next fashionable place to meet for cocktails. [...]

Brunch review: The Salisbury Bar, 72 Nithsdale Rd, Glasgow G41 2AN

12/04/2015 // 0 Comments

We lament the death of Cookie in Strathbungo, but something equally good, if not better opened recently in the same spot – The Salisbury Bar We took a trip along one Sunday for brunch and found it to be smart and inviting; the large windows let in a lot of light to the small space and the [...]

Food review: Porter and Rye, 1131 Argyle St, Glasgow, G3 8ND

09/04/2015 // 0 Comments

We recently ventured into Porter & Sons, or is it Rye & Co? No, it’s Porter & Rye, the latest venture from Kained Holdings (The Finnieston, Lebowski’s, Crafty Pig), which fits in effortlessly to the Finnieston strip where The Taste of Punjab used to be. I wish we had [...]

Food review: Nice ‘N’ Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3LG

07/04/2015 // 0 Comments

In January 2013 readers of voted MeatHammer LTD at Nice N Sleazy the best burgers in Glasgow, but somehow we had managed to avoid them until now… Back in my student days I was up here all the time but these days the Charing Cross area at night is one of my least [...]

Gastro Punx Unhostile Kitchen Takeover

31/03/2015 // 0 Comments

Gastro Punx pop-up returns this month with a menu featuring a mini all day breakfast with wild nettle potato scones and quail’s eggs, plus a ‘munchie box’! Great guys and great food, buy a ticket ( and follow them on Twitter and Facebook! All day breakfast   [...]

Food Review: Opium, 191 Hope Street, Glasgow

30/03/2015 // 0 Comments

We’d been meaning to visit Opium for years, mainly because we love dim sum and they have a dim sum menu, but just never got around to it until recently… It was mid-week and we were the first diners there – inside the décor is minimal: grey walls, candle light and small [...]

Food review: Kervan Palace, 61 Bridge Street, Glasgow, G5 9JB

25/03/2015 // 0 Comments

Just across the Clyde in a curious section of street that boasts a Rangers pub, an Egyptian restaurant, an African social club and one of Glasgow’s best real ale pubs you will also find Kervan Palace. This place used to be the Mirch Masala with the Disneyish font, which always looked busy [...]

Food Review: Byron, 115 Deansgate, Manchester M3 2NW

24/03/2015 // 1 Comment

Byron is making a name for themselves down south and they’ll be heading to Glasgow soon. We’d considered visiting them in London a year or two ago when we first heard about them. On this occasion we were in Manchester and looking for either Byron or Almost Famous – we stumbled [...]
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