Posted on 15 November 2012.
We received an unusual invitation recently… we were kindly invited to come along to The Living Room (St Vincent Street) to sample items from their new winter menu, on one condition… it was to be done blindfolded! It had been a while since we’d visited The Living Room and so we were excited and really [...]
Posted in Bar & Pub Food, Bistro, Restaurants
Posted on 20 August 2010.
Metropolitan is a stylish cocktail bar and restaurant located in the heart of Merchant City. I have visited this bar quite a few times as it focuses on authentic, well-made cocktails. One of the features I like most about Metropolitan is their ‘outdoor’ area, by outdoors I mean the courtyard of Merchant square which is actually [...]
Posted in Merchant City
Posted on 24 May 2010.
I have been interested in visiting this bar for quite some time as I pass it pretty much daily and had witnessed it changing from its previosuly incarnation into the bar it is today.
The first thing that came to my mind when thinking what to write for the Brass Monkey was the Beastie Boys song with the same name. After a quick google it turns out that the name is actually a cocktail made up of rum, vodka and orange juice.
Posted in City Centre
Posted on 16 April 2010.
You may remember this Byre’s Rd venue being Whistler’s Mother of old. Refitted and resurrected as the Blind Pig, this West End Bar and dinning room describes itself as: Taking inspiration from the secret speakeasies of 1920′s & 30′s New York, the Blind Pig offers a unique bar & dining rooms of unadulterated laid back [...]
Posted in Bistro, West End
Posted on 27 March 2010.
Over the past few years many bars have appeared throughout Glasgow who advertise themselves as a cocktail bar. The reality of most of these places is that when you order your selected cocktail the bar staff will either first of all tell you that it’s not on the menu or secondly reach for the menu [...]
Posted in West End