This week our roundup focuses on festive dining offers in Glasgow’s West End, a lovely part of the city to plan your seasonal dining.
Cail Bruich West
On Great Western Road near the corner with Byres Road sits Cail Bruich West a Scottish restaurant that makes the most of seasonal local produce.
Its Christmas menu changes daily but will feature delicious dishes like a starter of beetroot cured salmon, heritage beetroots, preserved lemon, crème fraiche, horseradish and mains like Perthshire venison, black pudding, Jerusalem artichoke, sprouts, blackberry.
£27.95 3 courses on festive lunch menu (£36.95 or dinner) – book here.
Lansdowne Bar & Kitchen
A hop, skip and jump from Kelvinbridge subway is the basement bar and kitchen, the Lansdowne.
Casual dining with a great atmosphere in the evenings, their Christmas menus feature the classic prawn cocktail starter for traditionalists and a lovely seasonal veggie main mushroom, brie and cranberry wellington – sautéed mushrooms, hazelnuts and cranberries topped with brie and encased in puff pastry.
£20.95 for 2 courses festive menu – book here.
Attracting a younger crowd attracted by the music, atmosphere and ping pong tables, Hillhead Bookclub serves rustic bar food and its Christmas menu features starters like goats cheese, beetroot & walnut tart with truffle oil and spiced onion chutney and mains like braised brisket of beef with pancetta, baby onions and red wine.
They’re Christmas desserts are worth a look too or as they call them ‘the belt busting, scale shaking final course of Christmas’ – we’d go for the homemade gypsy creams with ginger pouring cream.
£20 for 3 courses on Christmas menu (£27 for dinner) – book here.