BURGUR Grill – (Halal) (Pollokshields, Glasgow) : Review

Invited

V: 16th March 2020

** This review was typed up before lock down! Please check with the restaurant if it is open or doing home delivery, and if they are check them out! **


The guys over at BurgurGrill Invited me, to their official launch night for BurgurGrill.

Looking Around

Inside has a very cool rustic look, and at the same time a very relaxing feel to it. I really liked the design inside, as I felt it really suited a burger restaurant.

The Food

I was given the menu and took a seat, and had a look.

Since this was a burger restaurant I asked the guys here what they would recommend, firstly was the beef burger and secondly was the butter chicken burger. Both of these options sounded really good, but I had to go with beef.

Main Course(s) :

Beef Burger : £N/A tonight (Normally £4.50 weekdays, £5.00 weekends)

served on a toasted brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, gherkin, mayo, cheese & fried onion

This was a nice looking burger, and it smelled really good to so it was time to take a bite and see how it tasted.

This was a really nice burger, the beef was very tender and a really nice flavour and worked as a whole bite.

BurgurGrill is 100% Halal, and the beef is from their family run butchers so they can trace its steps all the way back which is really good!

  • Presentation : 5
  • Flavour : 5
  • Value For Money : n/a tonight
  • Overall : 5

Sweet Potato Fries : £N/A tonight (Normally £2.50)

I have really started to enjoy Sweet Potato Fries more then normal fries, but it depends where you go as some can be just so so or very nice…..so I had to see how they did them here.

WOW!!!! ok I have to say these are the nicest sweet potato fries I have had!!! the flavour was good, they were just crispy enough and mmmm perfect!!!!

  • Presentation : 5
  • Flavour : 5
  • Value For Money : n/a tonight
  • Overall : 5

BBQ Chicken Wings : £N/A tonight (Normally £5.00 for 6 wings)

Since it was the launch night they were giving free wings with every order, lucky I had a small lunch with all this food.

These were very good, I loved the sauce it had just a slight kick and packed a lot of flavour.

  • Presentation : 5
  • Flavour : 5
  • Value For Money : n/a tonight
  • Overall : 5

Nachos : £N/A tonight (Normally £4.50)

And there was more….

I was really starting to get full and the guys then gave me these to try…

These were very nice, the cheese was tasty and the salsa and as a whole very very good.

  • Presentation : 5
  • Flavour : 5
  • Value For Money : n/a tonight
  • Overall : 5

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 big thanks to the guys at BurgurGrill for tonights invite, and it was lovely meeting you again and your father 🙂

Tonights food was very good, I cant fault it in anyway. I enjoyed the burger, fries, wings and nachos and I am going to be going back again to try more food.

As I said the food here is 100% Halal, so if this is something that you look out for then take a visit here.

Review Scores –

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

Additional Details

  • Payment : Card & Cash
  • Halal : Yes

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DryGate Brewery NEW Bar Food and Cocktail Menu (Glasgow) : Review

Invited

V: 6th March 2020


The guys over at DryGate Brewery, invited me over to the launch night of their new bar Food and Cocktail menu.

Looking Around

I have been to Drygate many times, with friends or with the craft beer tasting tours so I know it very well.

The event tonight was upstairs, the new menu for upstairs only.

The Food

I didnt know what was in store for me tonight, but I was mega looking forward to it.

I was told that a sampler would be brought round to me, and I could select 2 cocktails to try which was great.

Sampler

  • Pizza By The Slice
  • Cauliflower Wings (VG)
  • Tacos : Crisp Fried Haddock
  • House Made Nachos (V)

All of these samples were very nice, and full of flavour, my favourite from this selection was the Cauliflower Wings and I could have easily had more.

The fish taco was nice, but the taco broke up for me very easily so I couldn’t grab and eat, I had to use my knife and fork.

And there was more..

This was Drygates Vegan Curry was served in a tiffin tray with bread, rice and dips.

Presentation wise I really liked this, and as you can see its very instagramable…..now for the taste..

This was a VERY good curry, and extremely moreish.

If you like currys you need to try this, and I promise you you wont regret it.

Cocktails :

Orinoco Russian : Vodka, Coffee Liqueur, Orinoco Syrup, Milk and Cream Chocolate

and

Pineapple Rum Old Fashioned : Plantation Pineapple Rum, Sugar and Orange Bitters

Both these cocktails were very good, but my fav and one I would definitely have again is the Orinoco Russian mmmmm so good 🙂

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.

Firstly a big thanks to DryGate for my invite, I really had a great time and good food and cocktails.

I really loved the Cauliflower Wings and the Drygate Vegan curry, these were my top two dishes from tonight.

Overall I can recommend you visit and try the new menu and the cocktails, as I really enjoyed what I had. Thanks again guys 🙂

See you soon


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Wagamama (Glasgow Fort, Glasgow) Trying the Vegan Menu : Review

Invited: 28th January 2020


The guys over at Wagamama sent me an invite to visit the Glasgow Fort branch, to come in and try their Vegan menu and I accepted and set a date.

Yes you read that correct, I said yes to trying some Vegan food….yup 2020 has an interesting start to the year for me.

I haven’t gone out and had any Vegan dishes before, I didn’t know what to expect as well you know me as you have seen my posts…but hey I am always up for trying new things.

Looking Around

I have never driven to the Glasgow Fort before, but to be honest it was very easy.

I have been to Wagamama many years ago, and enjoyed that visit but the one part I didn’t like too much (personal preference) was your sitting next to strangers.

When entering this Wagamama I noticed that here they had a benches area, and had a normal table area which was great so I opted to sit at the table section.

The Food

So tonight its from the Vegan menu, and I really had no idea if I was going to like it or not.

Time to see what it’s like…

Side

Yasai Gyoza £5.95 (Tonight Free)

five steamed dumplings filled with vegetables. Served grilled with dipping sauce

I wanted to have a wee side, to see what another dish was going to be like so I played safe as I have had dumplings at other restaurants.

I tried these on their own, and then with the sauce.

On their own they were nice, but they needed a little more flavour for me. With the sauce really helped for me, and I enjoyed every bite.

  • Presentation : 5
  • Flavour : 4
  • Value For Money : n/a tonight
  • Overall : 4.5

Main Course :

Vegan ‘Suika’ Tuna (Tonight FREE)

Wow this was a big portion, and for me looked very interesting.

I was told that the “tuna” is actually dehydrated watermelon which is sliced and seared, which gives it the look and texture of tuna….now theres a first for me to hear you could do that but very cool.

I am not a watermelon person, so I was very hesitant to eat this but it was recommended to me by Wagamama to try so I didn’t want to let them down.

Time to try and see how this was…

So I tried everything on its own, and then combined for the perfect bite.

I hope you are sitting down reading this, as I am going to shock you. This actually was very very tasty and I enjoyed every bite. The watermelon didn’t taste like watermelon for me, so again this was great for me and it tasted really nice.

  • Presentation : 5
  • Flavour : 5
  • Value For Money : n/a tonight
  • Overall : 5

Desert :

chocolate + orange blossom ice cream (Tonight FREE)

So some Vegan Ice Cream, now this is also another first for me.

On arrival it looked really good, but now it was time to taste…

So this had the texture of normal ice cream, and the taste of a light chocolate and orange flavour. Ok so not as bad as expected, and the orange was very nice.

The chocolate for me (personal preference as I have a sweet tooth) could have been a little stronger in flavour, but overall very impressed and was nice and light.

  • Presentation : 5
  • Flavour : 5
  • Value For Money : n/a tonight
  • Overall : 5

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 big thanks to Wagamama for tonight’s invite.

I went in expecting to just think meh but came out enjoying what I had tonight, and I could really have the same dish again….I am as shocked at you at reading this to 🙂 If you like vegan food or up for trying something different then I recommend trying this dish and taking a visit to Wagamama.

Review Scores –

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

Additional Details

  • Payment : Card & Cash
  • Vegan Friendly: Yes
  • Toilet Cleanliness (out of 5) : 5

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