Every so often, you have to head to a restaurant that makes you feel like a movie star.
We’re thinking an epic, elegant venue with towering colonnades lit up by fairy lights. That kind of place.
In fact, we’re thinking somewhere like Citation in the Merchant City. So it’s lucky that the lovely people there are offering you a two-course meal for two with today’s Big Deal.
And did we mention that this offer includes a bottle of wine too?
Elegant meal for two
Citation is a truly impressive Glasgow restaurant, perfect for a romantic date, pre-theatre treat or special celebration.
Today’s Big Deal is for a two course meal for two from the 5pm menu, accompanied by a bottle of wine.
You can choose a starter and a main course. Individual menu items can change, but here is a selection of what you can expect:
Selection of breads, olives & oil (v)
Soup of the day with sourdough bread
Steamed mussels in cider, thyme & bacon cream with toasted sourdough (£3 supplement)
Creamed goats cheese – apple, celery, pickled walnuts, chicory, chervil (v)
Potted Loch Fyne smoked salmon, sourdough, onion and apple pickle
Ham hough, pistachio & tarragon terrine, peach chutney, oatcakes
Battered haddock & hand cut chips, pea puree, tartar sauce
Market dish – chef’s daily creation fresh from the ‘Market’ (v)
Breast of chicken,bacon, carrots, leeks, creamed potatoes, watercress pesto
Fillets of sea bass, crushed new potatoes, spring vegetables, garlic & anchovy dressing (£5 supplement)
Steak burger, brioche bun, gherkin, gem lettuce, tomato & fries
Mac & cheese, herb crust, garlic bread (v)
This deal is available until the end of March 2019, with lunch and evening dining options available.
Landmark Merchant City venue
Citation Taverne & Restaurant is housed in the magnificent former Sheriff Court building on Wilson Street. From the moment you arrive you know that you’re in for a special meal, as it’s easily one of the city’s most impressive dining spots.
The Tron Theatre, Old Fruitmarket and Princes Square are all within easy walking distance, so you could pair this with a show or day out shopping.
There is limited on-street parking nearby and pay parking on Glassford Street. Central and Queen Street stations are both a ten-minute stroll away.
Here are a couple of recent rave reviews for Citation from 5pm diners:
‘Superb. A very relaxed dinner. Food was excellent and plenty of choice on the 5pm menu. Service especially good. We had a party of 12 and given our number I was particularly impressed by the service and attention.’ 5/5
‘Top class food, location, staff and atmosphere. The best gem I have discovered in the centre of merchant city. Once you have gone you will be a regular. Class with reasonable prices. Can’t wait to return.’ 5/5
Dine in style at Citation
If you’re in the mood for a dining experience that’s a little bit special, then today’s Big Deal from Citation certainly fits the bill. Plus the added perk of a bottle of vino will certainly add some vim to the proceedings.
Available until the end of March for lunch and dinner, you will have plenty of opportunity to plan your meal. As mentioned, you could pair it with a birthday celebration, trip to the theatre or it might even do well as a Christmas gift.