News: Shoeshine Johnny Southside

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News from the Southside

Eventually got round to putting this post together, where is the time going to just now? It’s just flying by….

Mr Wu’s Disco Kitchen

Looks like Mr Wu’s Disco Kitchen will be opening in the near future. The pan-Asian food, cocktail and disco bar looks like it’s having a lot of work done.

Mr wu’s disco kitchen Shawlands

Halloumi South Opening Date

Halloumi have announced the opening of their Southside branch. The Pollokshaws Road site will open next week on 23rd November at noon. Remember to get there quick for some Halloumi fries 😍.

Halloumi South glasgow Pollokshaws Strathbungo

The Granary gets some well deserved TLC

The Granary pub in Shawlands has been receiving some TLC with a new paint job. The bar was looking a tad shabby especially since their sign fell down! Darker colours, some history and new lights are brightening up the place.

The Granary pub bar Shawlands

Dessert Rush opens at Soy Division Site

If you have a sweet tooth then you’ll be happy to read that Dessert Rush has opened in Shawlands. Located where Soy Division was, there are lots of goodies on the menu. Sundaes, hot cookies, churros and even seeet munchie boxes!!!

Dessert rush Shawlands glasgow

The Quaich gets a lick of paint

New paint, signage and seating inside for The Quaich. Still not enough staff to serve everyone tho!

The quaich Belhaven Newlands glasgow

Shoeshine Johnny




I am Emma and with my husband Mark write Foodie Explorers, which is a food and travel website.

I am a member of the Guild of Food Writers and British Guild of Travel Writers.

We have a wide range of judging experience covering products, hotels and have judged, for example, for Great Taste Awards and Scottish Baker of the Year.

Along the way Mark gained WSET Level 2 in Wine and I have WSET Level 2 in Spirits as well as picking up an award with The Scotsman Food and Drink Awards.    

Usually I can be found sleeping beside a cat.

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