Gloria Jean’s Coffee to open in Glasgow

Gloria Jean’s Coffee to open in Glasgow

St Enoch Centre gains new coffee shop Australia-based Retail Food Group has gained permission to open their first Gloria Jean’s coffee shop in Glasgow. The chain is popular throughout Europe and seeks to open 190 outlets in the UK over the next ten years.  We stumbled across them on aRead 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…

Second AND a third Tim Hortons for Glasgow!

Second AND a third Tim Hortons for Glasgow!

Double Doubles at ex-Double D shop! Someone let the cat out of the bag a wee bit too soon on Facebook. No sooner was the post “Calling all coffee lovers. Tim Hortons are coming to Silverburn. Happy Fri-YAY!” published than it was suddenly whisked off the page. Canadian coffee shopRead More…

Edinburgh Brew Lab to open at night

Edinburgh Brew Lab to open at night

Night owls catered for at Edinburgh coffee bar Coffee culture is changing say Dave Law and Tom Hyde, founders of Scotland’s first ‘coffee bar’ – Brew Lab who are now opening their shop at nights changing the view that coffee is only for day time.  Spotting a gap in the market, theRead 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…

Food: Stads KoffyHuis, Delft, Netherlands

Food: Stads KoffyHuis, Delft, Netherlands

Recommended for lunch in Delft A short tram ride from The Hague is the gorgeous city of Delft.  Well known for pottery, canals and Vermeer, it did initially sound like a “pensioner day out” destination when Mr Foodie suggested it.  However, I’m now sweet on Delft and partly because ofRead More…

Another site for Billington’s of Lenzie

Another site for Billington’s of Lenzie

Our chums at Billington’s of Lenzie are opening a 2nd venue !  Billington’s Coffee House will be in Milton of Campsie and is scheduled to open early February. There will be very similar offerings to the Deli but more of a focus on coffee shop side of things but willRead More…

Coffee: Flat Caps Coffee, Haymarket, Newcastle

Coffee: Flat Caps Coffee, Haymarket, Newcastle

“Hidden gem” is a phrase often uttered about restaurants, cafes or pubs that are not widely known about, especially if they’re inconspicuously located on a city centre street. Take Flat Caps Coffee for example, it could take some skill to find this coffee shop without prior knowledge as we usedRead More…

Coffee Review: Fuckoffee, 163-167 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3UW

Coffee Review: Fuckoffee, 163-167 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3UW

Bermondsey Coffee Whilst staying in an apartment just off Bermondsey High Street last year we visited Fuckoffee  With a name like that you couldn’t! The interior is great.  A mish mash of people and decor  From old dining chairs to pictures of Stalin on the wall to hipsters and yummyRead More…

Food Review: Moose Coffee, 6 Dale St, Liverpool L2 4TQ

Food Review: Moose Coffee, 6 Dale St, Liverpool L2 4TQ

Easily identifiable at No.6 Dale St is Moose Coffee. We’d spied a branch of theirs before in Manchester but didn’t have time to visit but this time in Liverpool we did!  There’s some seating outside this one, located in the historic Queen Insurance Buildings on the main road – whichRead More…