This summer’s sun has not exactly been generous with its favours.
Happily, today’s Big Deal on a tapas meal at the Café Andaluz restaurants means that you can still enjoy a taste of Spanish culinary sunshine.
From Cresswell Lane to St Vincent Place, each branch of Café Andaluz has its own take on Andalucian atmosphere.
Decked out with stained glass lamps, colourful ceramics and Moorish tiles, they both have a lively, buzzy ambience which would give a Seville fiesta a good run for its money.
The offer is for two people to share five tapas plus a dessert each from the Big Deal menu at either Glasgow branch of Café Andaluz.
With just under thirty different tapas to choose from, the only tough part of this Big Deal will be making your mind up.
Crisp baby squid
The popular seafood section includes dishes such as crisp-fried baby squid served with garlic mayonnaise and lemon; fresh mussels cooked in white wine, shallots, garlic and finished with fresh cream as well as freshly marinated anchovies.
The carne section of the menu has options such as spiced lamb meatballs in a rich tomato sauce; sliced Andalucian black pudding with onion and apple chutney or, and this is a big fave with the Big Deal team, spicy beef on a bed of rocket with a Manchego cheese and chorizo dressing.
Veggie choices stretch from the cracking Spanish omelette and patatas bravas via grilled asparagus served with shaved Manchego cheese, olive oil and capers to roasted Padron peppers served with coarse sea salt.
Popular desserts include the caramel cheesecake and raspberry Pavlova.
Some dishes incur a supplement.
The offer is available noon to 10pm, Sunday to Friday, at Café Andaluz on Cresswell Lane. At the St Vincent Street branch, vouchers are valid all day Sunday to Thursday and from noon to 3pm on Fridays.
The two Café Andaluz restaurants are among the most popular 5pm restaurants in Glasgow. Between them, they have been given over 4500 ratings from 5pm customers.
Those ratings tot up to give them both a whopping combined score of 4.4/5.
This is what a recent visitor to the city centre branch of Café Andaluz in Glasgow thought of their experiences:
‘Beautiful. I love this place, have visited many times. The food is just amazing, the place itself is gorgeous and the staff are lovely.’ Rating 5/5
‘Beautiful, amazing, gorgeous, lovely’ – we couldn’t have put it better ourselves.
This deal would be perfect for a romantic evening or a chat with a friend. You could also buy a few and have a night out with friends or family.
The summer weather may be unmistakeably Scottish but today’s Big Deal with Cafe Andaluz is your ticket to a taste of Spain.