Dinner with Two Fat Ladies may not sound like the easiest of presents to squeeze into a Christmas stocking.
Unless of course, the Two Fat Ladies in question is the award-winning restaurant in The Marine Hotel, Troon.
From their original home on Glasgow’s Dumbarton Road, the Two Fat Ladies family of restaurants has been blessed with many new additions over the years.
Visit the latest arrival with today’s Big Deal on a two course dinner for two with wine and tea or coffee.
Christmas gift idea
With vouchers valid from the 27th of December to the end of March 2015, it would also make for a thoughtful Christmas present.
Since opening in the landmark Ayrshire hotel in 2013, the Two Fat Ladies Restaurant has been building a reputation for serving the finest, locally sourced food and has been awarded an AA Rosette.
A charming place to dine, it features a stunning maritime mural and also has views over the Royal Troon course to Arran.
Fresh and seasonal dishes
Available seven days a week, today’s Big Deal is for two people to have a two course dinner with a bottle of house wine to share followed by tea or coffee.
The modern menu specialises in fresh and seasonal dishes.
While the exact choices may change, typical options might be starters such as the Two Fats prawn cocktail; the smooth chicken liver pâté or the peppered mackerel with Waldorf salad and a herb oil dressing.
Popular main courses include the pan-fried, French-trimmed supreme of chicken served with Stornoway black pudding crushed potatoes and a creamy Arran mustard sauce or the fresh, pan-fried fillet of sea bass, cous cous, cucumber salad, salsa verde and mint yoghurt.
This Big Deal writer can recommend the Two Fats sticky toffee pudding. Other choices include the vanilla crème brulée and the toasted coconut Bavarois served with exotic fruits and a mango sorbet.
Diners are free to choose a starter and main course or main course and dessert.
Lots of diners have enjoyed their experience of the Two Fat Ladies Restaurant at The Marine Hotel and left reviews like these on TripAdvisor:
‘Lovely three course meal in the Two Fat Ladies restaurant with great service from the staff.’
‘We thoroughly enjoyed a delicious three course meal with a Champagne aperitif and red wine at the Two Fat Ladies. The menu was excellent and the dishes we selected didn’t disappoint. The service too was very good.’
‘Beautiful setting for a beautiful meal. We sat in the conservatory looking out onto the green at the 17th/18th holes. A beautiful meal… with pleasant and attentive staff and lovely surroundings.’
This Big Deal with Two Fat Ladies at The Marine Troon is just the ticket to brighten up the start of 2015.
If you haven’t visited before then this offer is the perfect introduction.
And, as we mentioned, it would also make a great present for someone to find in their stocking on Christmas morning.