There aren’t many Glasgow restaurants which have not just survived but actually thrived for more than thirty years.
La Bonne Auberge is one of them and, for much of those three decades, Gerry Sharkey, 2012 winner of the Executive Chef award at the Hotel Review Scotland Awards, has been at the helm in the kitchen.
Located on West Nile Street, right in the heart of Glasgow’s Theatreland, the restaurant has the understated charm and elegance of a Parisian bistro while the food nods to both classic French and Mediterranean dishes.
The offer is for a starter and main course or main course and dessert from the following options with tea or coffee to finish:
Chef’s freshly prepared soup
made from the finest market ingredients (V)
with sun blushed tomatoes, and baby caper dressing
Rich chicken liver parfait
flavoured with garlic and ruby port with red onion marmalade and toasted brioche
Leek and roast pepper tart
with goats cheese, onion jam and asparagus basil beurre blanc
Cajun spiced hake fillet
Sauté potatoes, wilted spinach and spiced tomato butter
Pan fried chicken breast
with Mediterranean vegetable, Toulouse sausage and white bean cassoulet
Braised Scotch beef
root vegetables and red wine, cheddar mash
Iced banana parfait
with belgian waffle and caramel ice cream
Sticky toffee pudding
with vanilla ice cream
with raspberry sorbet
La Bonne Auberge has received plenty of five star reviews, not to mention an AA Rosette. This is what one recent 5pm customer had to say:
‘Lovely place. Lovely food, excellent and friendly service! Beautiful decor and relaxed, slightly formal atmosphere. Staff were very helpful and happy.’ Rating 5/5