New Glasgow openings: Nonna Gina’s and Tabac

Nonna Gina's opens in Newton Mearns today.

In Newton Mearns, it's goodbye to Il Pavone Sud and hello to Nonna Gina's which welcomes the public for the first time today.Il Pavone Sud, the Italian restaurant in the Avenue Shopping Centre, shut its doors on the 17th of March for a comprehensive refit, refurbishment and re-brand.Although there have been many changes, the restaurant is still owned and run by the same people that have sister restaurant Il Pavone in Princes … [Read more...]

Easter weekend dining options in Glasgow


Easter is a vastly underrated holiday.¬†It involves a three day weekend, the opportunity to eat lots of chocolate, sunny spring weather (usually) and the chance to catch up with family and friends over a good meal.Many of the restaurants in Glasgow on 5pm have menus and offers tailored specially for Easter Sunday. Here's our picks of easter weekend dining options in Glasgow. Corinthian Club The spectacular¬†surroundings of the Corinthian make … [Read more...]

Maki and Ramen: new Edinburgh noodle bar

Maki and Ramen Sushi Bar: does what it says on the tin. Pic via Facebook.

As far as the 5pm Dining blog is concerned, we can never have enough noodle joints. A rich broth, slippery noodles, punchy spicing and some slivers of beef - it's the ultimate in quick and convenient scoff.Especially if someone else is carefully tending to the stock for several hours.So we were delighted to see that Maki and Ramen Sushi Bar has opened on West Richmond Street in Edinburgh.Connected to the two Kampung Ali restaurants on … [Read more...]