Food review: Restoration Yard cafe, Dalkeith

Food review: Restoration Yard cafe, Dalkeith

Restoration Cafe in Dalkeith Country Park Just a few miles beyond the border of Edinburgh but a million miles away from city stress is Restoration Yard within the beautiful Dalkeith Country Park. It’s walking distance from the centre of Dalkeith, or if you bring the car there is plenty of parking.Read 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…

Food Review: Robyn’s Nest, Maryhill, Glasgow (Still Game Cafe)

Food Review: Robyn’s Nest, Maryhill, Glasgow (Still Game Cafe)

Breakfast with Jack and Victor at Robyn’s Nest Robyn’s Nest on Glasgow’s Maryhill Road has a special claim to fame. It is the cafe where the cafe sequences for Still Game are shot. For big fans of the TV series Robyn’s Nest is a place of special pilgrimage. We visitedRead 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: Plaistow Cafe, 163 Plaistow Road, Plaistow, London

Food review: Plaistow Cafe, 163 Plaistow Road, Plaistow, London

Eat like an Eastender It’s not all fancy food here at Foodie Towers, we like to find a good local cafe on our travels and here is one. Thanks to AirBnB and the rise of rented home accommodation we were staying in a house in Plaistow (pronounced Plas-toe) for theRead 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: Victoria’s, 45 Atholl Road, Pitlochry

Food review: Victoria’s, 45 Atholl Road, Pitlochry

What’s Victoria’s secret? Victoria’s is a family-run restaurant on the main road in Pitlochry. It doesn’t have that in-the-moment hipster design, but what it does have is a warm and cosy feeling – an American mom & pop restaurant feel perhaps.  We’d been to Victoria’s a few years ago andRead More…

News: Billington’s Coffee House opens this Saturday

News: Billington’s Coffee House opens this Saturday

Billington’s to open 2nd outlet Billington’s delicatessen in Lenzie are opening a second outlet this Saturday 11th February in Milton of Campsie. Their deli in Lenzie is well worth a visit.  It’s just a short wander from Lenzie railway station.  They’ve won BBC Good Food Show Best Deli in Glasgow 2013Read More…