Gloria Jean’s Coffee to open in Glasgow

Gloria Jean’s Coffee to open in Glasgow

St Enoch Centre gains new coffee shop Australia-based Retail Food Group has gained permission to open their first Gloria Jean’s coffee shop in Glasgow. The chain is popular throughout Europe and seeks to open 190 outlets in the UK over the next ten years.  We stumbled across them on aRead More…

Review: Toro Coffee Co.

Review: Toro Coffee Co.

No bull coffee at Toro In keeping with the current growing trend of Coffee Shops popping up throughout the city, a new supping hole has recently opened up in Glasgow’s Southside. Toro Coffee Co is located on Pollokshaws Road not far from Shawlands Railway Station and Pollok Park. Mrs FoodieRead More…

Food Review: Hug, Skirving Street, Shawlands

Food Review: Hug, Skirving Street, Shawlands

Getting a hug in Shawlands On a recent stroll around Shawlands with Mrs Foodie, we decided to go for a cuppa somewhere. With plenty of cafes to choose from, we plumped for Hug Cafe, on Skirving Street. Initially we were only going to have a coffee & tea, with theRead More…

25% off Gordon Street Coffee

25% off Gordon Street Coffee

How about 25% off online coffee orders? If you love a cuppa Joe and can’t always get into Glasgow to get a fix, then this is a great wee deal for you.  Did you know you can order your Gordon Street Coffee online?  No need to queue, or remember to liftRead More…

Food Review: The Bakery by Zique, Hyndland, Glasgow

Food Review: The Bakery by Zique, Hyndland, Glasgow

The Bakery to head to in Hyndland Cafezique and Delizique owner Mhairi Taylor has expanded her delicious offerings to the West End of Glasgow with The Bakery by Zique.  Mhairi is joined at The Bakery by Zique with pastry chef  Lyndsay Michie who trained at Restaurant Andrew Fairlie at GleneaglesRead More…

Second AND a third Tim Hortons for Glasgow!

Second AND a third Tim Hortons for Glasgow!

Double Doubles at ex-Double D shop! Someone let the cat out of the bag a wee bit too soon on Facebook. No sooner was the post “Calling all coffee lovers. Tim Hortons are coming to Silverburn. Happy Fri-YAY!” published than it was suddenly whisked off the page. Canadian coffee shopRead More…

Review: Lola Bikes and Coffee, The Hague, Netherlands

Review: Lola Bikes and Coffee, The Hague, Netherlands

Speciality coffee and bikes Not something that you would think that you would normally find together but you do at Lola Bikes & Coffee.  We spent New Year in The Hague so we had to find somewhere nearby to our hotel which served good coffee.   A bit of researchRead More…

Food Review: Millbrae Hill Cafe, 39 Milbrae Road, Glasgow

Food Review: Millbrae Hill Cafe, 39 Milbrae Road, Glasgow

We found our thrill in Millbrae hill Millbrae hill cafe recently opened in the Battlefield/Langside area in the Southside of Glasgow and has settled in to become a firm favourite of locals quickly (it used to be 1901 cafe). Inside the decor is muted with colour from the seating and some piecesRead More…

Food review: Spitfire Espresso, 127 Candleriggs, Merchant City, Glasgow

Food review: Spitfire Espresso, 127 Candleriggs, Merchant City, Glasgow

It’s all about the coffee (and eggs) Spitfire Espresso is one those places I keep returning to and meaning to write about but never do.  I feel that I’ll never do it justice trying to write about one visit when a mix of the last six could do.  So hereRead More…

Food: Stads KoffyHuis, Delft, Netherlands

Food: Stads KoffyHuis, Delft, Netherlands

Recommended for lunch in Delft A short tram ride from The Hague is the gorgeous city of Delft.  Well known for pottery, canals and Vermeer, it did initially sound like a “pensioner day out” destination when Mr Foodie suggested it.  However, I’m now sweet on Delft and partly because ofRead More…