T.S Eliot wrote that April was the cruellest month.
Which suggests that he must have slept through most of his Januaries.
On the one hand, this is the time of year when we are urged to burn our sofas and start dieting/exercising like we are in with a chance of making the next Olympics squad.
The 5pm Dining blog makes no claim to being a trusted source of health and wellness advice.
However, we are certain that listening intently to your vegetables or gorging on leaf-based smoothies is not the most pleasurable path to happiness.
Dine with friends
Some of our happiest moments have been spent sitting around a restaurant table with friends and family and we’re not going to let any dodgy New Year resolutions stand in the way of that.
We are well aware – painfully aware, in fact – that the post-festive period is not the time of year when the bank balance looks sleek and plump.
In fact, this is the season when every single penny counts. Use them wisely.
Happily, thanks to the 5pm Sale, you can dine in Glasgow and Edinburgh’s top restaurants for just £12 for two or three courses.
What is more, is that some offers even have a free drink included.
5pm Sale offers
Browse £12 Sale offers at restaurants for the date you want, find the restaurant that suits you best and book in. It’s as easy as that.
Two courses on the pre-theatre at Glasgow’s Urban Bar and Brasserie? Yes, please.
Crispy chicken satay dumplings followed by chilli prawn ramen at Bar Soba on Byres Road? Count me in.
Find these offers and many more from the 5pm Sale.