January and February are the desert months of the calendar, the days bleak and empty.
The only way to deal with this time of year is to pepper said calendar with treats to look forward to.
This deal for a three course meal at Riverside Lodge is perfect. Located in Irvine, it’s very easy to get to from Glasgow but close enough to Ayrshire’s rugged coastline and gold sandy beaches to feel like a proper day out.
Available until the end of March 2019, this deal would also make an excellent gift.
Meal for two or four
There are two options for this deal at Riverside Bar & Grill within Riverside Lodge Hotel.
Option one is for a three course meal for two people. Option two is for four people.
Both options include tea or coffee.
Three course meal
The newly refurbished Riverside Bar & Grill serves a wide range of dishes to suit all tastes.
The menu may change, but guests can expect to tuck into starters like chicken or vegetable tempura in a chilli and coriander batter with sweet chilli dipping sauce, or haggis croquette with sweet turnip puree, crispy leeks and pepper sauce.
Main courses include traditional steak pie topped with puff pastry, serve with potatoes and vegetables, and spiced cajun chicken with wild rice, green vegetables, cucumber and mint ribbons finished with tandoori yogurt.
Those with a sweet tooth will delight in the dessert section which includes treats like Eton Mess sundae with wild berries, vanilla cream and crushed meringue, topped with raspberry sorbet, and Belgian chocolate mousse with a hint of orange and croquant of chocolate with hazelnut and puffed rice.
The recently refurbished Riverside Bar & Grill has already garnered some rave reviews on TripAdvisor and Facebook. These include the following:
“My husband and I had dinner in here last night as we were staying in the hotel. The food was lovely and served quickly, excellent service from the staff, they were very attentive! Lovely relaxing atmosphere, loving the renovations, will be back for dinner soon. Had a drink in the bar after dinner and the barman also made me my favourite cocktail which isn’t even on the menu… thanks!”
“This is a lovely hotel. [It’s] just been updated, very nice, and lots to pick from the menu. We were very pleased.”
Ayrshire day out
This deal for a three course meal at Riverside Bar & Grill would make a lovely day out.
The hotel is just 30 minute drive from Glasgow and just 23 minutes on the train from Central Station.
After enjoying the three course meal, you, or the person who receives this deal as a gift, could explore Ayrshire nearby coastline and the castles and historical sights of Burns country.