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  • Di Maggio's (Theatreland)

    163 West Nile Street, G1 2RL

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: Italian

    About Di Maggio's (Theatreland)

    Di Maggio’s Theatreland is close to Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall and is popular with audience members and performers alike. The restaurant’s proximity to other venues also make Di Maggio’s Theatreland a magnet for cinema and theatre-goers looking to enjoy a pre- or post-show meal.

  • Bavaria Brauhaus

    30 Bothwell Street, G2 6NU

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: German

    About Bavaria Brauhaus

    Housed in an A-listed building on Bothwell Street, Bavaria Brauhaus is a Bavarian themed restaurant and bier house offering an authentic German experience.

  • Hard Rock Cafe Manchester

    The Printworks, M4 2BS

    City Centre, Manchester

    Cuisine: British, American, Burgers

    About Hard Rock Cafe Manchester

    Hard Rock Cafe Manchester is on Exchange Square in the heart of the city. The American style diner is packed with rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia ranging from John Lennon’s tea set and Ray Charles’ jacket to Izzy Stradlin’s guitar and a Bowie set list. As well as memorabilia, the hugely successful Hard Rock Cafe brand is founded on polished service which is as warm and welcoming as it is efficient. Regular live music keeps the joint jumping.

  • Papamacs Gourmet Kitchen

    5 Houstoun Square, PA5 8DT

    Johnstone, Renfrewshire

    Cuisine: British, Modern

    About Papamacs Gourmet Kitchen

    Located on Houston Square in the centre of Johnstone, Papamacs Gourmet Kitchen is a family affair. From the restaurant’s name, to the chef proprietor in the kitchen via the pics on the wall, this is a family-run business and that ethos shines through in the friendly and committed service. Brick walls and scrubbed wooden tables give Papamacs a fashionably stripped back feel but this is very much a welcoming neighbourhood concern.

  • Brasserie Abode - Manchester

    107 Piccadilly, M1 2DB

    Northern Quarter, Manchester

    Cuisine: British, European, Bistros & Brasseries

    About Brasserie Abode - Manchester

    Cool by day and chic by night, Brasserie Abode is a stylish hotel restaurant that moves effortlessly from breakfast through to nightcaps. The décor is contemporary and refined, but generous servings and value characterise the kitchen’s style. Locals and travellers love the classic brasserie plats du jour on the all-day menu, while Sunday lunches with all the trimmings are popular for family get-togethers.

  • Wee Buddha

    28 Jamaica Street, EH3 6HH

    New Town, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: Japanese, Thai, Traditional

    About Wee Buddha

    Asian fusion bar restaurant in New Town

    Tucked away on Jamaica Street, Wee Buddha is a laidback bar and kitchen with innovative Asian dishes, inventive cocktails and a decent beer list. Dog and child friendly, it neatly manages to be both a hip city centre-style bar and a relaxed local hangout. Guests are just as welcome to drop in for an after work pint and a few chicken wings as they are to settle in for an extended dinner.

  • Boudoir

    Candleriggs, G1 1LE

    Merchant City, Glasgow

    Cuisine: European, French, Italian

    About Boudoir

    Inspired by French and Italian wine bars, Boudoir offers a selection of fine wine and antipasti platters in Glasgow’s stylish Merchant City.

    Modelled on wine bars hidden in the back streets of Rome, Paris and Verona, it is a slice of continental sophistication in a funky setting at the corner of Merchant Square.

  • Mother's Bar & Kitchen

    24 Howe Street, EH3 6DG

    Stockbridge, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: British, European, Vegetarian/Vegan

    About Mother's Bar & Kitchen

    Mother’s Bar and Kitchen is a gin-focused bar on Howe Street in Edinburgh’s New Town. It is a fun place with bowler hat lights hanging over the bar alongside the occasional touch of Victoriana and big screens for the major sporting events. There are booths, banquette seating, a couple of nooks
    and crannies plus a compact outside seating area for the sunny days. In short, Mother’s will look after you whether you want to watch the match with friends, have brunch with family or dinner with a date.

  • The Woods

    29 Waterloo St, G2 6BZ

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: British, Modern

    About The Woods

    The Woods Bar and Kitchen is a contemporary bar on Waterloo Street in Glasgow city centre. One wall bears the legend ‘If you go down to the woods today, you’re in for a big surprise’ and this is borne out by the enjoyably quirky decor of The Woods.

  • Dine

    10 (1F) Cambridge Street , EH1 2ED

    Old Town, Edinburgh

    Cuisine: British, Scottish, Modern

    About Dine

    Located in the heart of Edinburgh’s Theatreland and the city’s financial district, Dine is a handsome restaurant, cocktail bar and Champagne lounge.

  • Zouk Tea Bar & Grill

    Unit 5, The Quadrangle, M1 5QS

    Deansgate, Manchester

    Cuisine: Indian

    About Zouk Tea Bar & Grill

    Zouk Tea Bar & Grill serves authentic Indian and Pakistani cuisine just off Manchester’s Oxford Road. A regularly updated, extensive menu as well as chef’s specials means that there are always new dishes to try. With a range of tables available including two seaters, booths to share with a small group, or a long banquette for parties, Zouk suits all types of dining outings. The open kitchen in the restaurant allows diners to get a peak of the action.

  • Bill's Manchester

    8-12 John Dalton St, M2 6JP

    City Centre, Manchester

    Cuisine: British, Modern

    About Bill's Manchester

    The Manchester branch of Bill’s, situated in the heart of the city centre, has the same features known to fans of the restaurant chain: a casual but stylish decor with soft leather sofas, cosy booths, larger sharing tables, and an outdoor terrace. Their extensive menu serves contemporary European food with breakfast, afternoon tea, lunch and dinner available. Options include grilled sea bass fillets, slow cooked barbecue style pork ribs, and avocado, bacon and spinach salad.

  • Al Bacio

    14 South King St, M2 6DW

    Deansgate, Manchester

    Cuisine: Italian, Modern

    About Al Bacio

    Al Bacio is situated in the heart of Manchester just a short walk away from the Phones 4 U arena, Deansgate and Oxford road train stations.

  • Tattu Restaurant and Bar

    3, Hardman Square, M3 3EB

    Spinningfields, Manchester

    Cuisine: Chinese, Modern

    About Tattu Restaurant and Bar

    Tattu is a stylish Chinese restaurant in Manchester’s Spinningfields. The stunning cosmopolitan interior is designed with dark wood and leather curved banquettes, with a spectacular four metre high cherry blossom tree at its heart. Tattu serves a modern take on Chinese food, which combines traditional Asian flavours with contemporary presentation.

  • Halloumi

    161 Hope Street, G2 2UQ

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: European, Greek, Mediterranean

    About Halloumi

    Decked out in the jaunty colours of the Greek flag, Halloumi is a Greek-Cypriot mezze restaurant on Hope Street. A bright, cheery space, it is a friendly spot for a quick lunch, a pre-theatre bite or a lively evening meal with friends.

  • Garvie & Co

    1 Station Road, G62 8PG

    Bearsden & Milngavie, Glasgow

    Cuisine: British, International, Modern

    About Garvie & Co

    Offering everything from breakfast through to lunch, dinner and cocktail night caps, Garvie & Co is on Station Road in Milngavie. A handsome space, it has large ground floor windows for watching the world go by while the upstairs bar is perfect for a glass of bubbles or craft beer – often accompanied in the evenings by a pianist.

  • Browns Manchester

    1 York Street, M2 2AW

    City Centre, Manchester

    Cuisine: British, Traditional, Bistros & Brasseries

    About Browns Manchester

    The Manchester branch of Browns Brasserie and Bar is in the converted Athenaeum, formerly one of the city’s most famous pubs but originally the imposing banking hall of Parrs Bank. Spacious booth seating, an impressive bar, marble pillars and beautiful art nouveau detailing make for a spectacular dining room in the heart of Manchester city centre.

  • Fanelli's

    Unit 4 Merchant Square, G1 1LE

    Merchant City, Glasgow

    Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Pizza

    About Fanelli's

    A family-friendly and extremely welcoming restaurant, Fanelli’s is in Merchant Square in the Merchant city.

  • PLY

    26 Lever Street, M1 1DW

    Northern Quarter, Manchester

    Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

    About PLY

    PLY lies in the heart of the Northern Quarter on Stevenson Square. A bustling bar and pizza hangout with a mirror tiled, woodfired oven.

    Its carefully crafted drinks menu includes twists on classic cocktails and craft beer sourced from local and international brewers alike.

  • Pieminister

    53 Church St, M4 1PD

    Northern Quarter, Manchester

    Cuisine: British, Vegetarian/Vegan, Modern

    About Pieminister

    The first Manchester branch of the Pieminister family, this pie-oneer opened on Church Street, in the heart of the Northern Quarter, in 2013. Featuring a ground floor and mezzanine level, it is simply decorated with bare brick walls, tongue and groove panelling, white tiles and fashionably retro industrial lighting. It has a friendly, laidback vibe and visitors are as welcome to pop in for a daytime pie and a read of the papers as they are to drop by for a full evening meal, perhaps with a couple of ciders or a craft beer. The staff are happy to recommend pie and pint pairings.