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…

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: 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: 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…

Cafe Review: Gizzi Espresso Bar, 35 Kilmarnock Road, Shawlands, Glasgow

Cafe Review: Gizzi Espresso Bar, 35 Kilmarnock Road, Shawlands, Glasgow

  Family run Italian cafe in Shawlands, Glasgow Gizzi Espresso Cafe has been in Shawlands for years, previously known as Cafe Armando and renowned for their breakfasts.  Time goes on and the family re-vamped the cafe to bring it up to date. We are big fans of Gizzi’s and thoughtRead More…