Ever wondered how Glasgow got its reputation as a style city?
Step forward Charles Rennie Mackintosh, the man who put Glasgow style on the global map.
Get to grips with the artist’s genius thanks to today’s Big Deal on lunch for two at the Art Lover’s Café in House for an Art Lover.
Located in tranquil Bellahouston Park, House for an Art Lover is a stylish arts centre and welcoming cafe as well as being a fine example of Mackintosh’s ground-breaking architecture.
Lunch for two
Available noon to 3.30pm, Monday to Friday, this Big Deal is for two people to enjoy a glass of wine along with a main course from the salads and lite bites section of the a la carte.
The chefs at the cafe use ingredients from local suppliers to create innovative and mouth-watering dishes.
The exact selection available from day to day may vary. However, this gives a great idea of the choices on offer:
Spiced chicken skewers with a kohlrabi, fennel and peanut slaw and garden leaf salad
Chicken Caesar salad with crisp bacon, gem lettuce and anchovies
Eggs royale – toasted muffin, smoked salmon and poached egg with a Hollandaise sauce
Salad of West Coast scallops, chorizo and Stornoway black pudding with a dill butter sauce
Char-grilled beef steak, Gruyere cheese on rosemary focaccia with spicy wedges and garlic mayo
Apple, celery and blue cheese salad with candy walnut and mustard dressing
Char-grilled beef burger on a toasted brioche bun with bacon, lettuce and tomato served with grain mustard mayo and chunky chips
Salad of smoked pepper mackerel with a timbale of potato and olive salad and truffle dressing
Toasted bloomer sandwich of pastrami, beef tomato and tomato chutney
The Art Lover’s Café has plenty of admirers. The latest edition of The List Eating and Drinking Guide reckons that ‘the food is the main draw here. It’s surprising, ambitious and delicious.’
This recent TripAdvisor review was just as enthusiastic:
‘Phenomenal service and dining experience… extremely well managed and staffed… Highly recommend a visit… the menu on the day had a good variety and food was delicious. The staff that served were so friendly and polite and made this experience one to remember for me and my family. A lovely atmosphere in the restaurant…’
This offer would be perfect for a catch-up with a friend or you could use it to treat a family member to a memorable lunch.
Delicious food in stylish Rennie Mackintosh surroundings.
If that whets your appetite then snap up today’s Big Deal with the Art Lover’s Café in Mackintosh’s House for an Art Lover.