Every neighbourhood should have an Ollie’s. It’s a welcoming hangout on Nithsdale Road in Glasgow’s Southside.
You know the kind of place. Laidback, friendly, serves good food, decent wine list.
Local. No need to get a taxi or argue over whose turn it is to drive.
Drop by Ollie’s with today’s Big Deal on a two or three course dinner for two.
Informal and welcoming
With its reclaimed lighting, white tiles and stripped tables, it is a comfortable, informal place where people are as welcome for coffee and cake as they are for a multi-course sit down evening meal with friends.
Available Sunday to Friday
From the Far East to the Med via the States, the menus at Ollie’s take inspiration from many parts of the world.
Test drive it with today’s Big Deal. Available from 4pm to 9pm, Sunday to Friday, the offer is for two people to each have two or three courses from the festive or new year menu.
The menu changes regularly depending on the best seasonal produce available. An example is the following:
Soup of the day with crusty bread
Parfait of chicken livers with sweet spiced tomato & apple chutney & oatcakes
Smoked salmon salad with beetroot, green beans, baby leaf salad, caviar & citrus dressing
Cocktail of prawns, crayfish tails & Marie rose
Goats cheese & red onion tart with rocket & fig salad and 12 year old balsamic dressing
Pork & haggis sausages with buttery mash, onion & cranberry jus
Crisp fried fillet of sea bass on a salad of sunblush, mozzarella & baby capers
Fillet of salmon teriyaki with wok fried greens & sticky rice
Mushroom risotto with peppers, goats cheese, sunblush & pesto
Sirloin of 28 day dry aged Scotch beef with peppercorn sauce, chips (£5 Supplement)
Warm spiced ginger cake with toffee sauce & rum & raisin ice cream
Chocolate brownie with honeycomb ice cream & chocolate sauce
White chocolate panna cotta basil, prosecco jelly & berries
Christmas crème brûlée cinnamon shortbread
Selection of cheeses with apricot chutney & artisan biscuits
Ollie’s has many admirers. 5pm Dining users have rated Ollie’s a strong 4.5/5 from more than 160 reviews:
‘Ollie’s is superb. The food was phenomenal and great value.’ Rating 5/5
‘Worth travelling to the Southside for! We have been here a few times and it is consistently excellent. The food is fantastic, really tasty and well-presented. The pre-theatre menu is really good value for money, and drinks are reasonably priced. I would highly recommend!’ Rating 5/5
Christmas gift idea
This Big Deal from Ollie’s would be ideal for a low key date night; dinner with friends or simply an easy, midweek alternative to shopping, prepping, cooking and doing the washing-up.
With validity stretching until the end of February 2020, it would also make an ideal Christmas gift.