Willow Tea Rooms (Glasgow):​ Review

217 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow

V: 15th July 2018      T:  0141 332 7696  W: www.willowtearoomstrust.org

Child Friendly: Yes (well behaved kids)      Accepts: Cash & Card


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I had been here many years ago, I think just before it closed for some sandwiches and coffee. I heard it hard recently opened so I thought I would pop in, have a small something and see how the renovation had changed it.

On entering it has changed a lot!!! what used to be where you would buy bits and bobs, and some jewellery its now all for you to sit in and have something to eat or drink.

Next door is now where you can purchas items.

Todays Order…

Scone with jam and clotted cream £4.25
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The wait for this was a little longer than expected, but it did arrive warm so I am guessing it was maybe freshly made.

This was good, what can you say a scone with clotted cream and jam is just mmmm

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 5
Presentation : 5
Value for Money : 4

Viennese Coffee £4.00
2 shots of espresso and whipped cream

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On arrival, I took the photo right away. This did not look like what it should be, it looked like it should be something else (but it was the correct order)

A Viennese Coffee should not look like this, this just visually looked like a double espresso and that was it.

The coffee was nice but it was NOT what it says it was.

This is how it should be!

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Sorry guys big disappointment here!!!

Portion Size : 4
Flavour : 4
Presentation : 1
Value for Money : 2

Overall

Overall the refurb for here was very nice, at the time of my visit it was only open maybe around the two weeks area.

Today’s visit was ok, I loved the scone but the coffee a massive disappointment!

At some point, I will go back and try the afternoon tea.

Review Scores – 

  • Atmosphere : 5
  • Staff : 5
  • Menu Choice : 5
  • Service : 4
  • Food : 5
  • Value for Money: 4
  • Overall : 3.5

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Rumours Kopitiam (Glasgow) : Review

21 Bath Street
Glasgow G2 1HW

V: 8th July 2018.     T:  0141 353 0678

Child Friendly: Yes (well behaved kids)      Accepts: Cash & Card


The last time I was here was probably over 6 years ago, but I remember it having good food and the best coffee I have ever had!!!

Today I decided to take a visit to see if its how I remembered, plus to have that amazing coffee again.

Before you continue please note that I forgot to take a photo of the coffee, it was the Malaysian Style Coffee (Hot) but OMG you HAVE!!!! to try this its a 10/10.

The Food…

Roti Canai £2.50

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On arrival I thought hmm 2 would have been good, but this was just for lunch and I had another course coming.

To be honest one was perfect, and it was packed with flavour with and without the curry sauce.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 5
Presentation : 5
Value for Money : 4

Main Course

Deep Fried Chicken Wings £4.90
with a spicy coating

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So I am not great with anything spicy, but I thought ok lets try it.

This was not spicy one bit, the sauce had more kick than the chicken. It was just ok, yeah it was nice but just OK

Not sure if I would order this again.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 3
Presentation : 5
Value for Money : 4

 

Overall

A mixed visit today, starter and coffee mmmmm very good but a little dissapointed with the chicken wings.

I will definitely be going back to try more of the dishes, and to have more coffee.

Review Scores – 

  • Atmosphere : 3.5
  • Staff : 5
  • Menu Choice : 5
  • Service : 5
  • Food : 3.5
  • Value for Money: 4
  • Overall : 3.5 (5 for the coffee)

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Bar Soba (West End, Glasgow) : Review

116-122 Byres Road
G12 8TB, Glasgow G12 8TB

V: 25th May 2018      T:  0141 357 5482  W: www.barsoba.co.uk

Child Friendly: Yes (well behaved kids)      Accepts: Cash & Card


The past few times I have been in Bar Soba, it was for cocktails and not for food.

It was time to take a visit, and try some food as its always looked good when ive been in.

On arrival it was a very very busy day, so inside and outside was mega busy. We were seated at the back, to the side.

This was not a great position to sit anyone, it was near stairs and the sections toilet so people and waiters were constantly passing behind me….plus the lighting a little dull.

The Food…

Starter

Cheeseburger Spring Rolls £5.00
Soba burger mayo

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The description sounded interesting, and also on arrival it looked interesting.

This was nice, wasnt amazing but it was nice. It had a slight kick to it, and the sauce was very nice.

I would order this again.

Portion Size : 4
Flavour : 5
Presentation : 3.5
Value for Money : 4

Main Course

Bangkok Burger £10.00
Chargrilled beef patty flavoured with Thai spices, with sliced chedder, and Soba mayo.

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This also had a little kick to it, and the burger was perfecly cooked.

The flavours were nice, it wasnt the best burger in Glasgow but it was a good one.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 5
Presentation : 4
Value for Money : 5

Overall

Overall it was ok value for money, but where I was seated really killed the mood tonight for me.

Will I go back? maybe but I would probably try sit in a different location and see if that helps.

Review Scores – 

  • Atmosphere : 2
  • Staff : 4
  • Menu Choice : 5
  • Service : 4
  • Food : 5
  • Value for Money: 4
  • Overall : 3.5

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