You will be hard pressed to find a restaurant with more beautiful views than VISTA within the Gleddoch Hotel.
The restaurant has floor to ceiling windows with panoramic views of the River Clyde, Ben Lomond and the rolling hills of Renfrewshire.
And you don’t even have to travel far to experience the scenic surroundings – Gleddoch Hotel is situated in Langbank, just a half hour drive from Glasgow and a 15 minute walk from Langbank train station.
Dine in this impressive restaurant with today’s Big Deal for a meal for two with optional wine at VISTA within Gleddoch Hotel, Spa & Golf.
VISTA at Gleddoch
Once the home of the shipping baron, Sir William Lithgow, Gleddoch Hotel, Spa & Golf sits in over 360 acres of countryside in Langbank.
Following a multi million pound refurbishment last year, the hotel looks as good as its surroundings.
Its VISTA restaurant serves regularly updated menus crafted from fresh, local produce.
Options one and two of this Big Deal are for two courses each for two people from the market menu at VISTA. Option two includes a bottle of house wine to share.
The menu will look something like this:
Soup of the day, sourdough, whipped butter
Smooth parfait of chicken livers, Gleddoch chutney, oatcakes, crisp leaves
Steamed West Coast mussels, white wine, garlic & parsley cream sauce
Seared fillet of Peterhead landed sea bass, chive creamed potatoes, tenderstem broccoli, citrus butter sauce
Millers of Speyside lamb shoulder, apricots, rosemary, black pudding puree, bere mele tattie scone, sage jus
Pan roasted breast of Ayrshire chicken, sautéed autumn mushrooms, dauphinoise, glazed roots
Griddled aubergine, rose harissa, preserved lemon, cardamom & Gleddoch garden mint yoghurt
Sticky toffee pudding, butterscotch sauce, tablet ice cream
Warm chocolate brownie, hazelnuts, vanilla ice cream
Caramelised crème brûlée, wholemeal shortbread
Note that this menu is subject to seasonal change.
A la carte menu
Option three allows guests to dine on the a la carte menu, which has a few more choices. Guests have £29 credit per couple to put towards the menu. It also includes a bottle of wine to share.
Starters typically include the duck egg ravioli with artichokes, foraged leaves, cured egg yolk and rosemary brown butter; Scottish hot smoked salmon with mussels, salted hung yoghurt, pickles and toasted rye; and baked camembert with Gleddoch chutney, Parmesan and Marmite straws.
Mains such as Highland venison loin and house smoked sausage with potato fondant, sautéed autumn mushrooms, wood sorrel & cobnut vinaigrette, and a choice of steaks such as the 8oz sirloin and 6oz fillet often feature.
Gleddoch Hotel, Spa & Golf is on Old Greenock Road at Langbank in Renfrewshire. Just a 30 minute drive from Glasgow and a five minute drive/15 minute walk from Langbank Train Station, it is perfect for a destination meal that doesn’t require too much hassle to get there. Gleddoch also has ample car parking.
This deal for a meal for two is valid until the 5th August, which means you can take in the summer sunshine and light evenings from the restaurant’s panoramic floor to ceiling windows.
If you arrive earlier you could stroll around the grounds or have a drink in the hotel’s Dram bar before settling down to dinner.