New bar and kitchen on Glasgow Southside

Loks Bar and Kitchen is open for business on the southside.

On Glasgow’s Southside, Loks Bar and Kitchen is finding its feet after opening earlier this month. In another life, the Newlandsfield Road address used to be home to Pollok FC Social Club. After a huge renovation job, it is now Loks Bar and Kitchen, the Trophy Bar and the Newlandsfield function suite. Beer garden The site also has an outside dining area and beer garden for the warmer months. The Trophy Bar is a sports bar with a … [Read more...]

Five Edinburgh restaurants to get you in the Christmas spirit

The pastry chefs at One Square can work wonders with gingerbread.

There are some places that will make even the fiercest of Grinches smile and start wishing everyone a merry Christmas. We've rounded up five Edinburgh restaurants which all, in their own way, evoke that sometimes elusive Christmas spirit. One Square They make it very easy to get into the Christmas spirit at One Square in Festival Square. As well as not one but two two Christmas trees, the restaurant is planning a spectacular gingerbread … [Read more...]

Jings! New Edinburgh restaurants The Ox & El Cartel Casera Mexicana

Go gastro at The Ox.

Over the last few days, the 5pm Dining blog has havered about some fab new places which have opened in Glasgow. The East Coast's restaurateurs have been just as busy. First up, The Bellevue Bar on Edinburgh's London Street (by the bottom of Broughton Street) has become The Ox. Now run by the same team that have The Shore in Leith, it is a gastropub, bar and kitchen type combo. The menu is split into small things, boards and bigger … [Read more...]