Chillies of Carnoustie (Carnoustie) 2022: Review

Todays Visit

Today I was doing a wee drive from Glasgow to Slains Castle then Dunnottar Castle, so on my way back I wanted to check somewhere new to eat.

I did a quick look on my map and here jumped out, so I set my satnav and headed there.

Noise Level★★★★★
Restaurant Temperature★★★★★
Table Dressing★★★★
Restaurant Cleanliness★★★

The Food

Normally I go for a Korma but I have had a few Biriyani’s recently and thought lets see how it is here.

Chicken Biriyani £13.95
All biryanis are cooked with basmati rice, garnished with Chilles spices. Served with raita

On arrival this looked nice, though the salad decoration was for me anyway not really needed, as its a nice visual dish to start with.

I took a bite with and without the Raita.

Without the raita it was nice, but just ok. With the raita it did help with the flavour.

The chicken was tender, and had a nice flavour.

Overall it was nice, but I have had better…..sorry guys.

Value for Money★★★★

My Rating:

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Visit Overall

Overall todays visit here was just ok, the staff were very friendly and the service was ok

The Biriyani was nice but I have had much better, but I did finish it and enjoyed my meal.

Time between Courses★★★★★
Overall Value for Money★★★★

My Overall Rating:

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

Chilli Flames (Halal) (Livingston) : Review


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.⠀


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



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


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

Chat to me on here via the comments below, or on my Twitter or Instagram and let me know if you have been here or even tried what I had in this review. I want to hear from you so lets have a wee chat 🙂

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Rishis Indian Aroma (Glasgow) : Review

61 Bath Street
G2 2DG

Tel: 0141 332 2522


Visit Date : Monday 2nd January 2017


This is now my second visit to Rishi’s Indian Aroma Glasgow Restaurant, you can take a look at my previous review here

Just like the last time the atmosphere was very nice, the music wasn’t too loud and the staff were very attentive.

Tonight was a nice dinner outing with good friends.

Starters :

Rishi’s Family dosa £19.95
5 foot long Crisp dosa can feed a family accompanied with Potato masala, Paneer, variety of Chutney & sambar


The dosa as you can see filled the table from end to end, and to its side you can see some of the dips and extras it comes with.

This was my first time trying a Dosa, it was very nice and the dips that came with it were nice and added to the flavour. Next time I would maybe order the small one rather than the family one, but yeah I would have this again.


Gobi Manchurian £5.45
Vegetarian alternative with Cauliflower to Nelson Wang’s Creation.


I recently tried this at my last visit at Chaakoo Bombay Cafe, and really liked it so I thought I would try it here to see how they make it.

The cauliflower was not as crispy as Chaakoo, and this was a little more spicy. This was also very nice, and I liked Rishi’s take on this.

Again I would be happy to have this again, and please do give this a try if you come here.

Overall :

Overall I had a really good night, we had lots of laughs and a lot of nice food.

  • Child Friendly : Yes
  • Service : 3.5
  • The portion sizes and taste : 4.5
  • Atmosphere : 5
  • Value for money : 5
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