St Andrew’s Day at La Bonne Auberge, Glasgow
La Bonne Auberge brasserie at the Holiday Inn Glasgow Theatreland is celebrating the Auld Alliance between Scotland and France by offering diners a two course meal for only £12.95 per person this St Andrew’s Day, Sunday, 30th November.
St Andrew’s Day, a special two course menu with a Scottish flavour has been prepared featuring wild venison ravioli with forest mushrooms, Strathdon blue cheese, pine nuts and roasted beetroot.
To make a reservation call 0141 352 8310 and quote ‘St Andrews Day Dining Offer’.
Kiltr – Street Feastival
This Sunday from 12 till midnight at SWG3 sees the return of Kiltr Street Feastival, this time celebrating St Andrew.
The Feastival of St Andrew
A celebration of contemporary Scotland on St Andrew’s Day
Sunday 30th November 2014
Noon – Midnight
SWG3, 100 Eastvale Place, Glasgow
FREE BEFORE 2PM
£5 AFTER – KIDS GO FREE
Get your tickets: http://rki.lt/1xgMxoq
AYE LOVE REAL FOOD
IT’S ALL FOOD
BABU BOMBAY STREET KITCHEN
LIVE STREET ART:
TUNES FROM STREET FEASTIVAL DJs ALL DAY:
SPECIAL B2B SET:
HARRI B2B THE REVENGE
Top hotel’s pre-Christmas treat
Ballathie House (Check out our visit here) is offering dinner, bed and breakfast for only £99 per person until 20 December.
The 53 bedroom Ballathie House Hotel, located on a working farm on the banks of the River Tay at Kinclaven, near Perth, won the title at the 2014 Catering in Scotland Excellence Awards.
To make a reservation call 01250-883268 or via email at
THE LITTLE BLACK DRESS PACKAGE AT ONE SPA
One Spa at the Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa in Edinburgh has created an experience to get you set for the upcoming party season. The Little Black Dress Package starts off with an uplifting spa experience in Escape at One, with a range of heat and water experiences in the tranquil thermal suite, followed by a dip in the iconic rooftop hydropool. A full body Salt & Oil Scrub follows which softens and moisturises the skin, before the Ultimate Body Wrap leaves the body nourished and glowing. The party prep continues with either a shellac manicure or shellac pedicure, featuring the season’s party colours. To top it all off, this sparkling package includes a glass of Prosecco which is enjoyed during the manicure or pedicure, to get you in the mood for the party season and ready for the unveiling of that Little Black Dress.
The Little Black Dress Package is available for £135 per person and is valid on Mondays to Fridays to 23 December 2014, subject to availability. For further information and reservations please contact One Spa on 0131 221 7777 or email email@example.com, quoting ‘Little Black Dress”. www.onespa.com
Food and Xmas gifts for charity in Dunkeld
Dunkeld’s Atholl Arms Hotel is holding a charity day on Sunday 30 November to raise funds for Marie Curie nurses, the British Heart Foundation and a dog shelter in Romania.
The hotel’s award-winning chefs will lay on afternoon teas, and cakes and other home baking will be on sale. Its RiverView restaurant overlooking the River Tay, voted
best for informal dining in Central Scotland in the 2014 Scottish Hotel Awards, will be serving special lunches and dinners. Booking is recommended.
The event, starting at 12 noon, will provide opportunities to buy unusual and distinctive Christmas gifts. These will include jewellery, Perthshire soaps and candles, cards, prints by Ed Fielding Photography, and felted wearables such as scarves, gloves, hats, wrist warmers and cowls.
Dunblane artist Sarah McSpoff will be displaying her one-of-a kind farm animal paintings.
For more information call 01350-727219 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Loks, Newlandsfield Road, Shawlands is now open
We haven’t checked it out yet, but the menu looks a good all rounder for the family. Find out more here.
3000 TICKETS GO ON SALE FOR CRABBIE’S ASHTON LANE HOGMANAY STREET PARTY
Tickets have gone on sale for the biggest Hogmanay street party in Glasgow as Ashton Lane gets ready to bring in the bells at its annual New Year street party.
For £25 a ticket, revellers (strictly over 18s only) can spend the night under the Lane’s twinkling canopy of fairy lights enjoying live entertainment, DJs, street performers and hopping around their favourite bars and restaurants soaking up the magical party atmosphere.
Bars and restaurants within the Lane including Brel, Jinty McGinty’s, Ashoka, The Ubiquitious Chip, The Lane, The Grosvenor Café, Tom Boy, The Research Club and Vodka Wodka will also be offering great dining packages and live entertainment on the night making sure there’s something for everyone.
Get your hands on tickets for Crabbie’s Ashton Lane Hogmanay Street Party at Brel, Ubiquitous Chip, Grosvenor Cafe, The Lane, Grosvenor Cinema, Jinty McGinty’s, Vodka Wodka, the newly opened Tomboy and The Research Club.
For more information and updates, check out Crabbie’s Ashton Lane Street Party on Facebook – www.facebook.com/AshtonLaneStreetParty.
Watch and Wolf
Watch your favourite film and enjoy the food and drinks you see on screen? Edinburgh’s own Jelly and Gin have come up with an event where you can do just that with Watch and Wolf a new multi-sensory cinema experience.
On arrival guests will receive a box which holds numbered packages of bite-sized food and cocktails. After a short introduction, the film begins, during which the food-matched moments are signalled by Mr Wolf.
Watch and Wolf launches in December 2014 at the National Gallery of Scotland in the Hawthornden Lecture Theatre. The films include the retro classic Gremlins and perrenially popular Elf and The Wizard of Oz.
7.30pm on Thursday 4 December: Elf
7.30pm on Thursday 11 December: Gremlins
7.30pm on Thursday 18 December: The Wizard of Oz
Tickets cost £28 and are available now at www.jellyandgin.eventbrite.co.uk
Screenings start at 8pm sharp, guests must arrive at 7.30pm to collect their food and drink, no admittance after 7.55pm. This is a strictly over 18s event.
Non-alcoholic and vegetarian options can be provided on request by emailing email@example.com Due to the nature of this event other food allergies cannot be accommodated.
Please note, the food provided is not a full meal, rather a series of small bites. No refunds on tickets.
Butchershop Bar & Grill’s Amie Duncan wins Virgin Rising Star of The Year Award
Amie Duncan from The Butchershop Bar & Grill steakhouse in Glasgow won the Virgin Rising Star of The Year Award at the UK Restaurant Manager of The Year competition this month in London. She was the only Scottish finalist to be recognised as both a finalist and a winner. Well done Amie!
Summerhall Christmas Market
Sunday 14 December 11.00 – 17.00.
£2 admission (under 18s free)
Tickets on the door
Summerhall Christmas Market returns the second weekend of December (Sunday 14) with a bumper crop of traders from across Edinburgh and beyond. The market will take over the first floor of the old Veterinary College with over fifty traders selling locally sourced and fairtrade food, drink, crafts and gift ideas. Traders range from familiar Edinburgh companies to artists and makers who are based in studio spaces, or residents at Summerhall.
Pop down to shop a huge range of bespoke furniture, skincare, craft beer, gin, soft furnishings, art prints, knitwear, vintage clothes, organic chocolate, textiles, jewellery, handicrafts, baby clothes and toys, stationary – you name it – it’ll be there as part of the event with a low carbon footprint but very high quality local fayre.
Summerhall based community choir the Summerhall Singers will be on hand with carols and Christmas songs over lunchtime and to warm those cockles the Gluhwein will be flowing.
New to Summerhall – throughout December the arts hub will be selling beautiful ethically sourced Christmas trees in the courtyard. The Christmas tree forest will be open all day on Sunday 14.
Alongside the market will be the familiar blend of drop-in activities for families and kids in the Yellow Room and fresh yummy food served up at the Royal Dick Pub. Street food vendors Jones and Sons BBQ, Harajuku Kitchen, The Big Blu and Ninja Buns will take over the courtyard – alongside a couple of hand warming braziers.