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Glasgow Walking Lunch

Posted by Glasgow Restaurant Association on 26-05-2017

Fancy a walk round the city to hear its story told through food and drink? Our friends over at Glasgow Walking Lunch are kicking off their summer tours and are encouraging food lovers to join up and hear 1000 years of the Glasgow Story with food and travel writer, Andrea Pearson (The List & The Herald).
On the tour you will visit one of the city’s first watering holes, find out what connects Robert Burns to Duke Street and hear how a family recipe from the Isle of Lewis is helping to make Glasgow the gastronomic city it is today. You’ll visit hidden historic sites and sample food and drink from some of the best independent eateries in the city including GRA Members: The Anchor Line and Bar Gandolfi.
The walking element will take approximately 45 minutes with one very slight hill.
Accessibility – All venues are wheelchair accessible and any special dietary requirements can be accommodated (please advise when booking).
Tours will take place on: May 31, June 3 and July 1 or by arrangement (groups of six). Book early to avoid disappointment!
Email: to secure a place.

Price: £35 including four courses a drink and a coffee.

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Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair - 28th - 30th April 2017

Posted by Glasgow Restaurant Association on 24-04-2017

Glasgow is hosting the third of what has become a major date in the cultural calendar with the staging of the Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair this weekend at iconic venue, The Old Fruitmarket on the 28th, 29th and 30th of April featuring hundreds of galleries, artists, printmakers and art collective.

Organiser Gerry Muldoon of GM Events says: “Following last year’s successful event, we will again be featuring some of the best known galleries and artists from the Central Belt, exhibitors from all over Scotland and several from further afield will be present. Exhibition space sold out very quickly indeed and again we have a waiting list.”

The GCAF has an multi functional app this year which allows buyers to save their favourites, message a gallery or artist directly and buy any artwork directly through the app whenever the mood strikes, days, weeks or months after the fair.  Just search for “Glasgow Contemporary Art Fair.”  in your app store.

What else?
All day parking for £2.50 at Duke Street Car Park, once you have parked, you can get a discount ticket from the GCAF reception to activate when you pay.

The opening times are:
Friday 28th April 6 pm – 9 pm
Saturday 29th April 10 am – 6 pm
Sunday 30th April 10 am – 5 pm.

Friday night is a preview evening costing £9 plus booking fee but you get live music and a glass of fizz on arrival.

The Saturday and Sunday will cost just £3 per adult with children under 15 going free.

The Argument by Peter Howson

For further information, including a full list of exhibitors visit:
Twitter @GCAF2017

Glasgow Walking Lunch: The Story Of The City In Four Courses

Posted by Glasgow Restaurant Association on 06-06-2016

- What connects Robert Burns to a milkshake on Duke Street?
- What part did a family recipe from the Isle of Lewis play in the regeneration of the Merchant City?
- And what do billionaires really like to eat?

These and many other questions will be answered during the brand new Glasgow Walking Lunch. Travel through 1,000 years of the Glasgow story with food and travel writer Andrea Pearson (The List Eating and Drinking Guide, Herald Luxury magazine) as she leads you on a guided tasting tour. Visit hidden historic sites and sample food and drink from some of the best independent eateries in the city.

Here are all the details you need to know about the Glasgow Walking Lunch:

- Two hours, four courses, a drink and a coffee,
- The tour itself is free and food and drink consumed on the tour will cost no more than £20 (cash recommended).
- Meet at Duke of Wellington statue (the one with the traffic cone!) outside Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art, Royal Exchange Square.
- The tour must be booked in advance by calling 07769 676 899 or emailing
- The walking element will take approximately 45 minutes with one very slight hill.
- Any special dietary requirements can be accommodated, please state when booking.  All venues have wheelchair access.

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Posted by Glasgow Restaurant Association on 06-07-2015

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Celtic Connections Dinearound 2017

Posted by Jules on 15-01-2015

Our Celtic Connections Dinearound is back returning for another successful year!

The amazing £15.95 per person offer is available throughout the duration of the festival, whether you’re a music fan and checking out a gig or you just want to soak up the festival atmosphere in one of our restaurants, why not BOOK NOW for a little January treat! 

The largest winter music festival of its kind, Celtic Connections celebrates its 24th year in 2017 with a top line-up folk, world, traditional, rock, indie, jazz, blues and classical artists. 

Running for 18 days in Glasgow, the festival will bring more than 2,000 performers to the city for over 300 events.  Each year the festival scores over 100,000 attendances, as visitors travel from across the world to celebrate Scotland’s musical heritage. 

Gigs happen right across the city, but it’s not just about the concerts as there are ceilidhs, workshops, art exhibitions, late night music and many free events - visit Celtic Connections or call 0141 353 8000 to find out more.

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