Best foodie hotspots in Glasgow & Edinburgh

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Think all the best dining hot spots are in town? Think again.

Food on platesBoutique brunch spots, picturesque pubs and even Michelin starred restaurants can be found away from the city lights.

Our new Edinburgh and Glasgow Days Out Travel Passes provide the perfect opportunity to get out there and indulge your taste buds.

The new travel passes offer two days of consecutive, off peak, unlimited travel to destinations within around an hour of the city. You could have breakfast, lunch and dinner in a different location each day across the weekend!

Check out some of the best foodie hotspots accessible using the Glasgow and Edinburgh Days Out Travel Passes:

Mouth-watering locations waiting to be discovered in the West with the Glasgow Days Out Travel Pass:

Nardini’s – Head to Largs and visit Scotland’s most famous ice cream parlour. Grab a treat and enjoy a stroll along the shore.

MacCallums of Troon – Located at Troon Harbour, you can choose to sample fresh fish in The Oyster Bar or enjoy award winning fish and chips at the ‘Wee Hurrie’.

Duck Bay – Situated on the banks of Loch Lomond, Duck Bay offers an incredible setting for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Sugar Boat – New to Helensburgh, Sugar Boat serves weekend brunches, afternoon cream teas and inspired, seasonal a la carte bistro menus which showcase the best local produce.

New Lanark Mill Hotel – Enjoy afternoon tea at the New Lanark Mill Hotel, located in the heart of New Lanark World Heritage Site.

Locations to tickle the taste buds in the East using the Edinburgh Days Out Travel Pass:

Brodie’s of Linlithgow – This high street hotspot is the perfect place for a coffee and a catch up with delicious homemade cakes, light lunches and snacks.

Lobster Shack – It might not look like much, but a trip to the Lobster Shack at North Berwick harbour is one to tick off the bucket list. They serve up the freshest local produce in an unbeatable location.

Orocco Pier – Stylish, relaxed and friendly with a cracking view, Orocco Pier is a great place to stop for dinner or to enjoy a cocktail and watch the sun go down over the Firth of Forth.

Ochiltrees at Abbotsford – You can enjoy modern Scottish cuisine, made with locally sourced ingredients whilst admiring Abbotsford house, the former home of Sir Walter Scott, Scotland’s famous novelist.

Brea – Winner of ‘Best Scottish Cuisine’ at last year’s Food Awards Scotland, Brea loves taking fresh, local ingredients and turning them into dishes which showcase Scotland – with a large selection of Scottish spirits, ciders and craft beers to be enjoyed alongside.

So if you’re hungry just reading about all of the above, check out the Glasgow or Edinburgh Days Out page for more information on the travel passes and start planning a trip for your taste buds!