Chilli Flames (Halal) (Livingston) : Review

INVITE


I got invited to their preview weekend to come and try some of their dishes, and I couldn’t wait as I had a wee peek at the menu and what I saw all sounded and looked really good.⠀

About

With over 12 locations throughout the UK in cities like Leicester, Derby, Cardiff, Bolton and Stirling, Chilli Flames are delighted to announce their newest location in the town of Livingston. Chili Flames prides itself on serving freshly prepared flame-grilled peri peri chicken, mouthwatering burgers and indulgent wraps.

Chilli Flames are all about flavour! We have worked hard to create a secret range of marinades and sauces that cover all of our chicken. Our chicken is always fresh and never frozen. That is why we believe that we serve the tastiest and freshest grilled chicken to our customers.

First Impressions

On entering the place has a great look and colour scheme, for me, it felt very warm funky and modern and I was very relaxed the whole time I was there.

I was told they would get a few things ready so I could sample a few dishes, which was great as that meant I get to show you the dishes and tell you my thoughts plus you get to see what they do 🙂

The Food

LOADED NACHOS

CRISPY NACHOS WITH CHICKEN, SALSA, SOUR CREAM, JALAPEÑO, AND TOPPED WITH CHEESE.

On arrival these instantly caught my eye, and my mouth started to water.

Now it was time to dig in.

WOW the flavours were amazing, the chicken was mega tender, and every mouthful was packed with flavour and I can say this was finished.

  • Presentation : 5
  • Flavour : 5
  • Value For Money : N/A
  • Overall : 5

FLAMES WRAP

I took one bite and mmm again the flavours just exploded in my mouth, everything was perfect and again the chicken in this was mega tender.

This was very nice, and I could have easily had another it was so good.

  • Presentation : 5
  • Flavour : 5
  • Value For Money : N/A
  • Overall : 5

Chilli Cheese Nuggets

When I sat down I saw these advertised on the table, I was so glad that they came with todays meal.

These were amazing!!!! You could easily just keep eating and eating and eating these….so addictive and the flavour was great as they had a slight kick which was perfect for me.

If you visit here please order these as you will not be disappointed and here is a wee tip….if your going with someone order two as you will not want to share these 🙂

  • Presentation : 5
  • Flavour : 5
  • Value For Money : N/A
  • Overall : 5

Hummous & Funky Naan Sticks

At first I wondered what these sticks were, but they are like a squashed naan which was 100% perfect to eat the hummous.

The hummous was really nice, and also had a wee sauce on top which added to the flavour.

Very addictive!!!

  • Presentation : 5
  • Flavour : 5
  • Value For Money : N/A
  • Overall : 5

And More…

Yes there was more there was some fries which were very nice, and they were perfectly crispy. There was also a burger which again packed with flavour, and super tender and some Chicken Wings which I actually took home.

Visit Overall :

Note : Just because this was an invite, that has not influenced my thoughts in any way. The above is a 100% honest review of the day, and the food.

Firstly a massive thanks to the guys here for todays invite and all the food.

I had a great time, I felt very relaxed, the food was packed with flavour, some I could have easily had again and again as they were super addictive.

I cant fault anything today, staff, food and the whole visit was flawless.

Guys you need to check them out!!!

Review Scores –

  • Atmosphere : 5
  • Staff : 5
  • Menu Choice : 5
  • Service : 5
  • Food : 5
  • Value for Money: n/a
  • Overall : 5

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Tullie Inn (Balloch, Loch Lomond, ) : Review

V: 3rd August 2020


Today I took a drive down to Balloch to get some fresh air, and a late lunch come dinner.

I have visited Balloch many times, and I needed to clear my head and eat.

The Food

I have never been in here for food before, only coffee’s so it was going to be interesting to see how good the menu is.

Main Course :

Smoky Joe Burger £12.99
Beef chunk & brisket burger topped with slow cooked beef in a smoky sweet BBQ sauce, melted cheese slice and crispy streaky bacon.

Wow this was a big portion, and the smell was amazing…time to dig in.

I started with the burger, this had a very interesting but nice taste. Every bite was really nice, and the burger was very tender.

The chips were nice and crispy and had a nice taste, unfortunately they were just warm and no more so by the time I was finished my burger the chips were cold but it didn’t bother me too much.

  • Presentation : 4
  • Flavour : 5
  • Value For Money : 4
  • Overall : 4

Visit Overall :

Tonights visit was a nice visit, I enjoyed the food and the atmosphere was nice and relaxing.

I will be going back to try some other dishes.

Review Scores –

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

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Hyboflask- Water bottle 600ml (Amazon) : Review

GIFTED


  • Color : Black
  • Material Type : Stainless Steel
  • Volume Capacity : 600 ml
  • Brand Name : Hyboflask

The Flask

Firstly I took a look at the packaging, the logo was very cool as the middle line in the H reminded me of a wave. The box also showed me the other colours you can get, but I had went for black.

When I took the Hyboflask out the box, it had a nice protective cover which you could keep on or take off.

To be honest the flask looks good with and without the protective cover.

The Contents

In the box along with the Hyboflask you get :

1 x Bamboo Cap
1 x Drinking Lid and straw
1 x Cup cover
1 x Cleaning Brush
1 x Mountaineering Buckle

The bottle

The top of the bottle has a fold-down straw and secures very tight. The seal around the top of the bottle is also very good, as I have not had any leaks and I shook it around a lot to test.

The Hyboflask has a double-walled exterior with a vacuum seal between the walls. This means your drink will stay at its ideal temperature for hours.

Hyboflask is made from Stainless steel, and the bottle is free from other chemicals that are normally found in plastic bottles e.g. BPA or other toxins.

The flask will fit in standard size cup holders, and even fits in the holders in your car.

Test Drive :

I had to take this bottle for a test drive, as its the only was I can do a proper honest review.

I started with a cold drink, and took it to my work. I decided to leave it till around lunch time to see if it stayed cold and yup it started very cool.

Next day I took a warm coffee to work, and again left it till lunch time to see how it was and yup as expected nice and warm. I will be doing this more often, so I can have a nice coffee at work.

I took it on several walks in the park, and longer walks and again no leaks and a nice cool drink when I needed it.

Overall :

Note : Just because this was gifted, that has not influenced my thoughts in any way. The above is a 100% honest review of the Hyboflask.

As I said I took the bottle for a test drive.

I have no issues with this bottle, it kept my cold drinks cold and warm drinks warm. I experienced no leaks, which is good as I kept it in my backpack or on its side in my car etc..

If your looking to upgrade your current flask, or to get one that is really good and very cool looking then this is the one for you.

Check it out : View Product

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