The French author and Nobel Prize winner André Gide once said: ‘Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.’
Dig out your swimming costume and dive into today’s Big Deal on a two course meal at the brand new Velvet Appetite bar and bistro on West Nile Street.
Open less than two months, this laid back and friendly lounge bar and bistro is already attracting great reviews.
On TripAdvisor, customers have raved about having a ‘fantastic night’ with ‘great food’. One even reckoned that Velvet Appetite was ‘the perfect bistro’.
On Yelp, reviewers have praised the ‘super friendly and helpful staff’, ‘perfectly cooked’ burgers and ‘good choice’ of dishes.
One reckoned that ‘the quality food, friendly staff and service are everything you want in a place’.
Today’s Big Deal with Velvet Appetite is the perfect introduction to this fresh and exciting venture in Glasgow city centre.
Available seven days a week, noon-10pm, the offer is for one person to enjoy a starter and main course from the 5pm menu plus a cocktail or glass of house wine with their meal.
Diners can choose from the following:
Soup of the day
Haggis bon bon – haggis balls rolled in herb crumbs, with a ginger whiskey and apple compote
Bruschetta montanara – red peppers tossed with chorizo sausage and rocket on toasted bread with crumbled goat’s cheese
Potted chicken liver pâté – made in-house, this chicken liver pâté is served with a sweet red onion chutney, oatcakes and toast
Chicken breast Madrid – corn-fed chicken breast with spicy chorizo, garlic and pea cous cous
Fresh salmon fillet – served with crushed mint potatoes and a butternut squash puree
Cajun chicken salad – fresh and zingy with Cajun spices
Red pepper and haloumi salad – made with roasted red peppers and haloumi
Penne giardino – mixed vegetables tossed with garlic in a white wine and cream sauce, finished with Parmesan shavings
8oz beef burger – made on the premises with prime Scottish beef and served with relish and fries
Margherita pizza – topped with a classic Napoli sauce and mozzarella
Remember, a cocktail or glass of house wine is included in the offer. The selected cocktails are: strawberry cosmo, French martini, salted caramel bon bon or a gin cosmo.
Available noon to 10pm, seven days a week, this offer is very versatile.
It could be used for a pre-theatre meal, a shopping trip lunch, a romantic dinner or simply as a great night out with friends.
If you really wanted to spoil yourself then it would make a very decadent alternative to an al desko lunch in the office.
Velvet Appetite has been making waves in the city centre food scene. Take Monsieur Gide’s advice, dive in with today’s Big Deal and try out this fresh new bar and bistro.