Food: Halloumi Southside now open

Food: Halloumi Southside now open

Get your Greek on at Halloumi Southside The sibling of Halloumi, the Greek-Cypriot restaurant on Hope Street, has now opened Southside. 👏 The former art gallery building, and before that Bank of Scotland, at the corner of Pollokshaws Road and Torrisdale Street is the Southside home of Halloumi. We wereRead 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…

Food Review: Hen of the Woods at The Glad Cafe

Food Review: Hen of the Woods at The Glad Cafe

New brunch menu at the Glad Cafe Hen of the Woods, from the team behind The Hug and Pint on Great Western Road is the latest daytime residency at The Glad Cafe in Crossmyloof near Shawlands.  Unlike The Hug and Pint, the food here isn’t entirely vegan but much of itRead More…

Food: The Laurels, Clarkston Road, Glasgow

Food: The Laurels, Clarkston Road, Glasgow

The Laurels, Southside Glasgow We needed to get out the house for some fresh air but the weather was a bit cold and wet…well, it certainly helped inspire our choices off the menu at The Laurels! The Laurels is on Clarkston Road and is within walking distance of both Muirend RailwayRead More…

Bottomless brunches in Shawlands at Black Dove *CLOSED*

Bottomless brunches in Shawlands at Black Dove *CLOSED*

Boozy bottomless brunch at Southside Glasgow’s Black Dove The weekends were made for relaxation, and what is better than getting together with some pals for top grub washed down with cocktails?  Chase those January Blues away with a bottomless brunch. 🍽 Black Dove in Shawlands, on the South side ofRead More…

Food Review: Cafe 13, Govan, Glasgow

Food Review: Cafe 13, Govan, Glasgow

Unexpectedly tasty but not unlucky! After taking part in the Shearer Candles Doors Open Day Factory Tour, it was time for some food. So Mama C and myself ventured across Govan Cross to somewhere I’d never noticed before, Cafe 13, which is ideally placed for anyone coming from further awayRead More…

Food Review: Greens Coffee House, Shawlands, Glasgow *CLOSED*

Food Review: Greens Coffee House, Shawlands, Glasgow *CLOSED*

Best all day breakfast Southside? On our first visit to Greens, we had just sat down when a member of staff came over to ask what we wanted even though we’d only just opened the menu!  Good to see staff eager but…give us two minutes! Mrs Foodie fancied Earl GreyRead More…

Food Review: Meat Jam, Kinning Park, Glasgow

Food Review: Meat Jam, Kinning Park, Glasgow

Thank 41oodness for online home delivery! Last weekend was a little rough in Foodie towers after a night out at the West End Beer Festival followed by the launch of Belvedere Vodka’s new LED-lit Midnight sabre bottle at The Sanctuary nightclub near Kelvingrove. We even had an invite for theRead More…

Food review: Surfdogs, 49 Kilmarnock Road, Glasgow *CLOSED*

Food review: Surfdogs, 49 Kilmarnock Road, Glasgow *CLOSED*

New dog in town After a residence at Taste Buchanan, Surfdogs, a pop-up specializing in gourmet hot dogs have found themselves a permanent home on Kilmarnock Road in Shawlands, right where Cafe Noor used to be.  Open for little over a week, we pored over the descriptions on their website thenRead More…

Five reasons why Shawlands rocks

Five reasons why Shawlands rocks

Keep Shawlands Strange Says Cafe Strangebrew.  We’re not really that strange, just a bit more laid-back and chilled than our west end cousins. The rest of the world has caught up with the knowledge that Shawlands is a great place to live. Us locals knew it, and now it has been named one ofRead More…