‘The trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days later, you’re hungry again’, said Hollywood director, George Miller.
In other words, if you are looking for hearty cuisine that will leave you with a satisfied afterglow for hours, then you’d be hard pushed to beat Italian.
If you feel that you are long overdue a slap-up pasta extravaganza, then grab with today’s Big Deal for a two course dinner for two from Jamie’s Italian.
And just to doubly spoil you, they’ve thrown in a glass of fizz each too.
Lovely jubbly Italian grubbly
Today’s Big Deal from Jamie’s Italian is for a two course meal for two people plus a refreshing glass of Prosecco each or a peachy bellini.
With a menu crafted by a superstar chef, Jamie’s Italian serves rustic food with added mastermind flourishes. So you can enjoy sampling down to earth yet imaginative dishes in a cheerful, airy restaurant on George Square.
You will be dining from the set menu and if you don’t fancy either alcoholic choice, you can order a soft drink instead.
As a bonus, you can purchases up to three vouchers, meaning this could be a meal for up to six people. So if you are overdue a catch-up with family or friends, you have now found an excuse. Children are also welcome until 10pm.
This deal is available seven days a week at various times. Please note that tables must be returned after 90 minutes.
Two course meal for two
You will get to choose two courses each from the set menu. Dishes at Jamie’s Italian change seasonally, but here is a sample of some the tasty options you can expect:
Amazing prosciutto, Tuscan fennel salami, schiacciata piccante & mortadella with pâté crostini, stracciatella cheese, pecorino Sardo & chilli jam, focaccia, olives & pickles
Porcini & mozzarella risotto balls, creamy mushroom sauce & roasted mushrooms
Salmon bruschetta – hot-smoked salmon, horseradish crème fraîche, lemon & bronze fenne
Baked mushrooms – Paris browns & grey oyster mushrooms baked in carta di musica with mushroom sauce, thyme, smoked buffalo mozzarella & lemon
Soup of the day, extra virgin olive oil & rosemary focaccia
Jamie’s steak tagliata – flash-cooked Dedham Vale bavette steak with rocket, slow-roasted tomatoes, Parmesan, balsamic & extra virgin olive oil
Seafood linguine – squid, prawns, mussels & octopus with sweet cherry tomatoes, white wine, Calabrian chilli, capers & parsley (£3 supplement)
Creamy tagliatelle carbonara – smoky pancetta, cracked black pepper, Parmesan & pecorino
Tagliatelle bolognese – rich pork, beef & red wine ragù with Parmesan
Super food salad – avocado, roasted beets, pulses & grains, broccoli, pomegranate, spicy seeds & rose harissa (add cottage cheese for £1.50, free-range chicken breast or hot-smoked salmon for £3)
Pepperoni pizza – Cobble Lane pepperoni, British mozzarella, tomato sauce & oregano
Margherita pizza – tomato sauce, British mozzarella, basil & extra virgin olive oil
10oz tomahawk pork chop – incredible outdoor-reared Dingley Dell pork steak on the bone, roasted celeriac purée, sage & crispy crackling & a side of your choice (£5 supplement)
Ice cream selection – choose two scoops of delicious flavours of gelato or sorbet, plus any two yummy toppings
Classic tiramisu – Savoiardi biscuits drenched in boozy coffee & layered up with silky mascarpone cream
Rich chocolate brownie with chocolate sauce, salted caramel popcorn gelato and caramelised popcorn
Jamie’s Italian has enjoyed enthusiastic reviews on TripAdvisor, including these recent ones:
‘Excellent food and wait staff. We will be back again. Portions were great and tasteful. Thanks for the great meal.’
‘Jamie’s Italian Restaurant has great service, great food and a nice atmosphere. The portions are just the right size, appetisers delicious and wine superb. You can’t go wrong stopping here for a bit to eat. You definitely won’t be disappointed.’
‘This is the third time I’ve been to one of these restaurants but it was my first visit to the Glasgow restaurant. Prawn linguine was fantastic and the service was better than I’d expect from a chain. I felt that quality of the meal was in line with the cost.’
Make an occasion of it
If you fancy a slap-up Italian meal with a glass of fizz thrown in for good measure, then scoff up this Big Deal from Jamie’s Italian.
Available seven days a week and with the option of booking for up to six people, this would be ideal for a relaxed gathering with loved ones.
Maybe you could even combine it with a trip to Cineworld, The Kings or the Theatre Royale?