Afternoon Tea at Blythswood Hotel (Glasgow) : Review

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Location

11 Blythswood Square
Glasgow G2 4AD

Website

www.blythswoodsquare.com/partner/glasgow-blythswood-square/

Visit Date : Sunday 23rd April 2017

Another day another Afternoon Tea, I have been having a few lately….

This visit for Afternoon Tea was with a itison voucher, to be honest I feel that this Afternoon tea with the voucher is 100% worth the value for money. If you do see it on itison I would recommend you get it.

I was actually a little surprised with this one, as when the Afternoon Tea arrived we got two stands for some reason I thought we would just get one to share so this was a great voucher.

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There was loads and the presentation was really nice. I have seen some Afternoon Tea’s served in a different area from where I was today, but I am glad it was here as this was very relaxing and I had a great view of the room and out the windows.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 4
Presentation : 4

Overall :

Overall I cant really say anything bad about today’s visit, service and portion size was good. The sandwiches and cakes were all fresh, and I felt very full after it.

Again if you see this deal on itison 100% go for it, as its great value for money and its really enjoyable.

  • Child Friendly : Yes
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes (they have lift access)
  • Cash/Credit Card : Both
  • Service : 4.5
  • Portion Sizes : 4.5
  • Taste : 4
  • Atmosphere : 4.5
  • Value for money : 5 (As had voucher)
  • Overall : 4.5

Balloch House Hotel Restaurant : Review

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Location

Balloch Road
Balloch
G83 8LQ

Visit Date : 2nd April 2017
Today I attended the Lomond Shores SpringFest17 event, and after working up an appetite we all went for dinner.
This was my first time eating in here, my parents and my friends parents have been a few times but for me it was the first so I was looking forward to seeing what it was like.

Starter :

Blacksticks Blue cheese fondue £4.95
with vegetables and toasted rustic bread (V)

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I decided after being a little bit of a pig today at the event, I would try and have a slightly healthier dinner….yes I did say slightly.

This was a perfect size for a starter, it wasn’t too filling that you would start thinking “oh I might not finish my main”.

The blue cheese dip was very nice, could have been a little stronger for me but thats just a personal thing.

The amount of vegetables you got with the dip, it could have had a few more as there was still lots of dip left over.

Overall it was a good starter and I would have it again.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 3.5
Presentation : 3

Main :

Broad bean and asparagus risotto £9.45
with roasted vine tomatoes and Gran Moravia cheese

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For me this would have been a perfect risotto if it doesn’t have such large chunks of asparagus in it, if they were cute down to very small chunks it would be been really nice.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 4
Presentation : 4

Overall :

Overall todays meal was ok, if the risotto had smaller chunks of asparagus rather than the full thing and many of them I would have really had a nice meal.

I would go back here for dinner, and maybe try a few other items off the menu.

  • Child Friendly : Yes (only if they are well behaved)
  • Cash/Credit Card : Both
  • Service : 4
  • The portion sizes & taste : 4
  • Atmosphere : 4
  • Value for money : 5
  • Overall : 4

Lunch at Glasgow Blythswood Square Hotel

11 Blythswood Square
Glasgow G2 4AD
UK

Website : www.blythswoodsquare.com/partner/glasgow-blythswood-square/

Visit Date : Sunday 5th March 2017

Today I was in the Blythswood Hotel for the Gin Festival event, and while we were there we decided it would be nice to go upstairs and have some lunch.

I have been to the Blythswood Hotel many times, but never really had lunch its always been Afternoon Tea or dinner.

Today I ordered :

Hot Smoked Salmon and Atlantic Prawn Mousse Wrap £8.95

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I have found that the Blythswood Hotel has the presentation of any dishes perfect, and the dishes are always full of flavour.

For me the portion size was good, as it was just a lunch. The flavour for me was more towards the Salmon, as I found it difficult to taste any prawn. It was also a little dry, it could have done with some mayonnaise in the wrap.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 3.5
Presentation : 4

Overall it was very nice, but as I said I felt it to be a little dry for my liking.

We all had a nice relaxing lunch, as the atmosphere is always perfect.

  • Child Friendly : Yes (only if they are well behaved)
  • Cash/Credit Card : Both
  • Service : 5
  • The portion sizes & taste : 3.5
  • Atmosphere : 5
  • Value for money : 3.5
  • Overall : 4