Handpicked for you – curated deals for 5pm customers
Once upon a time, The Restaurant at Blythswood Square Hotel used to be a ballroom. Listen carefully and you might still hear the rustling skirts of breathless ladies being whisked around the dance floor.
It is unlikely that you will pick up on those ghosts of the past though. They are usually drowned out by the “oohs” and “ahs” of diners enjoying the contemporary and classic cuisine on offer.
If you would like to try out the menu for yourself, then snap up today’s Handpicked Big Deal for a two or four-course meal for two with a lovely chilled glass of fizz on arrival.
Tasting menu for two
The Restaurant at Blythswood Square Hotel is decorated in an eye-catching shades of red, white and black. These bold colours perfectly complement the imaginative and appetising cuisine on offer.
If your mouth is watering already at the thought, then you have two dining options to choose from:
Option 1 is for a two-course meal for two people with a glass of fizz on arrival, from the pre-theatre menu.
Option 2 is for a four-course meal for two people with a glass of fizz on arrival, from the Dining Experience menu.
Your tasting menu will look something like this:
Baked Scottish scallops with mussels, mushrooms
Soubise sauce, opened at table side
Baked wood pigeon
Mushroom mousseline, beetroot tartare, game chips
Seared halibut fillet with hazelnut crust
Leek fondue, mussels, sautéed mushrooms, confit garlic, parsley purée
Selection of Scottish cheeses
Seasonal selection with traditional accompaniments (£12.00 supplement)
Vanilla sable, lemon cream, raspberries, meringue
This offer is available seven days a week for lunch and evening dining until mid-November.
Contemporary and classic cuisine
The restaurant serves an eclectic menu of seasonal, locally sourced dishes. The chefs are also proud of their natural charcoal Josper grill which helps to ensure the best possible tenderness and flavour for their carefully selected steaks.
Priding itself on quality food and exceptional service, The Restaurant is a popular choice for diners wanting to celebrate a special occasion or enjoy a pre-theatre treat.
Individual menu items can change seasonally, but here is a sample of some of the main courses that you can expect:
Hand rolled strozzapreti pasta
Garden peas, girolles, summer truffle emulsion, pecorino
Seared halibut with hazelnut crust
Shellfish stuffed tomato, sautéed mushrooms, confit garlic, parsley purée
Supreme of free range chicken roasted
Garlic & herb butter, mushroom stuffing, sweet & sour turnip & beets, truffle sauce
Smoked loin of lamb & cottage pie of slow cooked shoulder
Crispy potato terrine, beets, mint jus
Shrimp burger with avocados
Tartare sauce, hand-cut sweet potato fries
The Restaurant is handy for the King’s Theatre, plus is around a ten-minute walk from both Queen Street and Central stations. There is some paid parking available outside and also at nearby Elmbank Street car park.
Recent 5pm diners have had this to say about the Blythswood Square Hotel restaurant:
‘Excellent dining experience. Had the summer dining menu which included a bottle of wine. Outstanding value. Starters and main courses were beautifully presented and fantastic quality. Service was very attentive. House wine was excellent. Highly recommend.’ 5/5
‘We were taking our son out for a meal to celebrate a new job – there was only one choice for him – and the Blythswood was excellent as always. The service really is first class – the young girl who served us was so nice and friendly- it really is the best part of going to the Blythswood. My son is coeliac and every attention was paid to describing his choices from the menu. We will be back again soon – no doubt about it!! Well done to everyone on the team.’ 4.9/5
‘Thank you to Kyle our amazing waiter for the night he was fab!! Thanks for your great service!’ 5/5
Extra special dining experience
If you have never been to The Restaurant at Blythswood Square Hotel, this Big Deal would make a great introduction. And if you are a regular, then this is your chance to return.
As this offer is available seven days a week for lunch and dinner, you will have plenty of opportunity. Why not pair it with a special occasion, shopping trip or visit to the King’s Theatre?