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Monsters Ball at Leiper’s Attic, Cottiers, Friday 3 November, 2017

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Come one…come all, for a frightfully good time. Book now to avoid disappointment! Contact: erin@cottiers.com for tickets Leiper’s Attic at Cottiers, 93 – 95 Hyndland Street, G11 5PU More about Cottiers, Glasgowwestend   Scotland’s Own Coinage, The Hunterian, From 3 October 2017 Luminate Short Encounters, GFT, Tuesday 17 October, 2017

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Day of the Dead, St Luke’ Glasgow, 28 October, 2017

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¡Arriba, arriba! The spirit of Día de los Muertos 💀 returns to Glasgow hosting their biggest fiesta to date!💃💃💃 Saturday 28th October Saint Luke’s & The Winged Ox Over 18’s Rapido Mariachi, Live Mexican party band Señor Poco Loco DJ set Carnival-esque dance & theatre performances Face Painters Mexican street food & more… Following four […]

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Murder Mystery Dinner, House of an Art Lover, 26 October 2017

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26 October 2017 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm An evening of intrigue and mystery in collaboration with Spirit Events for this specially produced murder mystery script – The Tea Time Murder! The scene is Glasgow in the year 1903, and Kate Cranston is having great success with her tearooms. When Charles Rennie Mackintosh, his wife […]

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St Andrews Day at Cottiers, Friday 1 December, 2017

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Celebrate St Andrew’s Day 2017 in style in the fabulous surroundings of Cottiers Theatre. Kick off the festive season as you mean to continue with great food, great friends and a great night. Enjoy all that is best in Scottish Culture, Food and Drink, with a divine 6 course tasting menu. St Andrews Day Menu […]

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Brexitannia and Damned Dolls, World of Film International Festival, Websters, Sunday 1 October, 2017

The one and only screening of Brexitannia as part of the fourth World of Film International Festival at Websters. Please note: Websters’ Bar and Bistro now reopened. This is the first documentary on Brexit. Featuring Noam Chomsky, Saskia Sassen, Guy Standing, Nick Srnicek, Heidi Mirza & Federico Campagna. Directed by: Timothy George Kelly Russia / […]

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Leiper’s Attic at Cottiers Glasgow review by Mary Irvine

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I recently had dinner with a companion at this newly opened restaurant in the tastefully furbished upper room of this former church, sensitively transformed into a theatre, bar and venue for that special occasion. We were shown to our table and our coats taken – didn’t have to hang them on the back of our […]

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Leiper’s Attic Menu

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Leiper’s Attic Restaurant at Cottiers Cottiers, 93 – 95 Hyndland Street, G11 5PU Menu Leiper’s Attic features shimmering gold ceilings, original salvaged church chairs and bespoke, handcrafted gilt mirrors. Relax and enjoy views of the illuminated church steeple and the mature gardens below. Dining in Leiper’s Attic you can expect the very best Scotch beef, […]

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Leiper’s Attic, new restaurant at Cottiers, Glasgow.

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Leiper’s Attic Cottiers, 93 – 95 Hyndland Street, G11 5PU Leiper’s Attic Menu Leiper’s Attic, Cottier’s new restaurant launching in Septemer, 2017, is named after William Leiper, who built the Dowanhill Church in 1865, working with Daniel Cottier, the Glaswegian artist and designer, to create this wonderful building. The restaurant will be situated upstairs above […]

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Cottiers – Bar, Restaurant, Theatre, Glasgow West End

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Cottiers, 93-95 Hyndland St, Glasgow G11 5PU 0141 357 5825 www.cottiers.com/ Leiper’s Attic – New restaurant at Cottiers  – See the menu Cottiers Bar and Restaurant is a most attractive and flexible venue in  Glasgow’s West End. Previously, Dowanhill Church, it is one of only three surviving Scottish churches famously decorated by Daniel Cottier, the […]

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Rumman Festival, Cinema CCA and Eid Celebration Project Cafe

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Two Rivers & Ruzbowl Eid Celebration Brunch Sun 3 September 2017 The Project Cafe, 134 Renfrew St, Glasgow G3 6ST 11am, £9 (£6) + £1 booking fee Book online / 0141 352 4900 theprojectcafe.weebly.com/ Rumman Festival On the Banks of Tigris Sat 2 September 2017 Rumman Festival Letters from Baghdad Sat 2 September 2017 Rumman Festival […]

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Cottiers – new menu

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Taking inspiration from the Aesthetic Movement Victorian decorated trade binding of “The House Beautiful” designed by Daniel Cottier, Cottiers is excited to present to you their “Menu Beautiful”.  Cottiers has a new Head Chef Graham Gardner, who has devised enticing new menu. Their brand new Bar Menu is available from Monday 21st August, 2017.  Featuring […]

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Soup Worx Vol2: Soul Food, The Record Factory, Fundraiser for Drumchapel Food Bank, 27 August, 2017

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Drumchapel Food Bank X The Record Factory presents – Soup Worx Vol2: Soul Food. The Record Factory, 17 Byres Road, Glasgow G11 5RD An all day party packed to the brim with Soul, Funk, Disco, Breaks and good food! We have some of Glasgow’s finest up and coming DJ’s playing alongside the legends of the […]

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A Rather Remarkable Afternoon, Special Afternoon Tea, Mackintosh Club, Helensburgh 16 – 18 August, 2017

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As part of Helensburgh’s Food Festival, come and enjoy ‘A Rather Remarkable Afternoon’ at the Mackintosh Club. Traditional afternoon tea which will include a delicious selection of homemade sandwiches, scones with clotted cream & jam, buttered shortbread & your choice of cake from the day’s selection. All served with carefully chosen loose- leaf tea or […]

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Silent Movie Extravaganza at Citizen M, Renfrew Street, 12 August, 2017

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Part of Afternoon Tea Week Join citizenM Glasgow on Saturday the 12th of August for a silent movie extravaganza featuring Glasgow’s iconic Gladstone’s Bag. This talented, flute-twiddling four-piece band play bewitching Victorian tunes to accompany their favourite classic films. In celebration of Afternoon Tea week in the UK, they will be rolling out all-time greats, […]

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The Big Feed Glasgow, 12 and 13rh August, 2017

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  Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th August, 2017 249 Govan Road, Glasgow G51 Get directions   Glasgow’s first indoor, fully licensed street food market showcasing some of Scotland’s best traders & food trucks.   Event on Facebook   Some Participating Restaurants Sandi Anderson: A Journey Exhibition Runs: 12 – 28 August, 2017 Glasgow Art Club […]

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Bungalow Cafe: Lunch Menu

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Adjoining Mother India at 28 Westminster Terrace, (Sauchiehall Street) Glasgow G3 7RU Telephone: 0141 221 1663, The Bungalow Cafe has a great new lunch menu: The baked potatoes are pretty special and I can vouch for it – the ice cream is absoluely delicious.   The Bungalow Cafe on Facebook Bungalow Cafe at Mother India, […]

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Bungalow Cafe at Mother India, Kelvingrove, Glasgow

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The Bungalow Cafe adjoins Mother India at 28 Westminster Terrace, Glasgow G3 7RU Telephone: 0141 221 1663 See the great new Lunch Menu at The Bungalow Cafe We waited quite a while for the cafe´to emerge, when you step inside it’s easy to understand why. You’ll find yourself in the most elegant of places. You’ll […]

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Good to Go Scheme, Zero Waste Scotland

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Ask for your doggie bag when dining out in Scotland. The Good to Go scheme is being run by Zero Waste Scotland with the backing of the Scottish Government.  Launched to tackle ‘plate waste’ from restaurants and  to change the culture around leftovers  – making it normal to take food home after a meal. Good […]

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New Venture by Mother India, Bungalow Cafe To Open Soon

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The Bungalow Cafe will open its doors just in time for Summer 2017. Can’t wait to try out their home made ice cream. 26 Westminster Terrace, G3 7RU (Handy for Kelvingrove Park). Good to Go Scheme, Zero Waste Scotland Glasgow Vegan Festival, Trades Hall , 27 and 28 May, 2017

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Glasgow Vegan Festival, Trades Hall , 27 and 28 May, 2017

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Fifty fantastic stalls, 8 world food caterers, all day talks and all day cookery demos. £3 per day payable on the day on the door. Come hungry! To find out more information please email: veganeventsuk@gmail.com 85 Glassford Street, G1 1UH 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 27 and 28 May, 2017 Event on Facebook A Play, […]

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Thanks for all the lowdown. Very useful.

Zoe King | Thu Dec 19 2013

Interesting news about the impending Nicholsons branding for Tennents. Looking at the Nicholsons website I see that we already have nine of them in Scotland. The only one I've been to, the Drum & Monkey in Glasgow, served the worst food I've ever had in a pub (and I've had a lot of pub food). It was pretty much inedible. Far worse quality than the current "caterpak" grub served in Tennents, and as you say more expensive. The service was almost as bad. We were there in a group of 20 or so for a work dinner, it was embarrassing and needless to say we've not been back.

John | Fri Nov 05 2010

Good piece about Curlers rest, the reason for the name, it was actually called The Curlers Rest back in the 40's i think, hence why they have gone back to it.

Robert | Fri Sep 03 2010

I think you'll find the ex-Curler's mural (Hugh MacDiarmid et all)not in The People's Palace but the main bar in Oran Mor (Great Western Road wall)

Rupert Cocking | Fri Aug 20 2010

With pumpkin pie, as with haggis, there exists examples of divine and disgusting. Sadly, you've only tasted the latter. My husband requests the former instead of birthday cake every year!

Carol Kurtyka | Wed Nov 11 2009

Gazelle is in fact already a G1 tenancy.

Lesley | Sat Jun 27 2009

Gazelle is in fact already a G1 tenancy.

Lesley | Sat Jun 27 2009

Enjoyed your comment about Finnieston area, however i felt that you left out Fanny Trollopes Bistro. Really good food and friendly staff. It has just completed a face lift with new frontage and redecoration inside. You should try it out!!!

Iona Hooton | Wed Mar 18 2009

Hi Pat, Good comment about the rise of the Finnieston area! Places like Ben Nevis, Lebowskis, the new Crab Shack, Villa Toscana etc all seem to be moving the area forward in terms of options for a decent meal or night out! Have also heard that Gazelle is due to change hands; here's hoping it won't become another G1 outpost..

Brian Macley | Thu Mar 05 2009

Hi.. We are coming up to the Grand National on the 17th and 18th April and are looking for places to eat on the Friday and Saturday evening. We are 21 males aged around 45 ...well behaved but do enjoy our food and drink. Also looking for other places to go after the restaurants. Any ideas gratefully received. Many thanks. Nick.

Nick | Wed Feb 25 2009

hi happy new can u tell if i am allow to call my restaurant name shimla pinks westend i dont own any of the other shimla pinks i dont think the name is registered or can u tell me where i can find out please

sami | Sun Jan 04 2009

Hello Pat. As you know i will be visiting Kosova on september 26 till 20 october. When you asked me if i wanted to write bout my visit i was delighted! I will take plenty of photos and i believe readers will like to know more about a country not so spoken of and also look at some buetifull pictures Thank you again Fat p.s. I hope you enjoyed my mums homemade scones

enjoy cafe | Wed Aug 06 2008

Hi I was wondering if you had any info on the type of food a news place called Bibi's is doing. It is on the premisies of where The Kail Yard Green used to be

Maggie | Wed Oct 17 2007

I think a Wetherspoons at Partick X would bring more trade into the area, and pubs like 'The Judges' would actually benefit from it. I remember Helen McCarroll from her barmaiding days in Reid's of Pertyck. Obviously, she never won the lottery. Same here. Aye, but never mind, eh? (wink)

William Davidson | Sat Jul 14 2007

Roy, The 'something or other & Firkin then student pub Scream' is apparently going to be, guess what, a nightclub.

westender | Mon Jun 26 2006

Roy, '...a compulsory minimum ventilation standard'. Will smokers ever accept the fact that no matter what standards of 'ventilation' were installed, they were NEVER good enough? Fag smoke spreads, and clings; and quite simply non smokers do not want to stink and have poisons and carcinogens foisted upon them - in their clothes, hair, lungs - in enclosed spaces. Why should smokers be aggrieved that they no longer have that right? Good stuff though, apart from the sour grapes.

westender | Thu Apr 06 2006

Any reports on the new restaurant Rail House Green on dumbarton Road next to Partick copshop.

Maggie | Wed Apr 05 2006

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