Author Archives: Roaming in the Gloaming

About Roaming in the Gloaming

I love to find great little places to stay, eat and play around Scotland and tell everyone about it.

Bottoms Up


Not quite time for food yet, but it’s always a good time for real beer. Getting a load of the home brews at The Rock Bottom Bar at King of Prussia.That’s a pretty cool name for a town in Pennsylvania. … Continue reading

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Grumpy Chef


Quick lunchtime jolly to Ayr today, ostensably to kick off the winter blues and grab some welcome rays from the sun by walking along the shoreline. Weird kind of weather on show. My camera failed to show the true picture; … Continue reading

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When the Moon Hits your Eye like a big Pizza Pie, thats a Supermoon


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Saffy’s Bistro, Ayr


  5/5 Excellent Determined to eat somewhere a bit more upmarket than the local cheap and cheerful pub around the corner, we subtly steered our group towards Saffy’s across from the Ramada Hotel in Ayr.  You’ve got to hand it … Continue reading

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Old Loans Inn, Troon, Ayrshire


4/5 Excellent. More costly than some. The Old Loans Inn is an 18th century coaching inn according to the official blurb. We managed to peruse the early bird deal menu on the website prior to arrival, but the a la … Continue reading

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Tony Macaroni in Glasgow. Loopy Name Lovely Grub


4/5 Superb value for money informal dining. If you could choose any place in Glasgow’s West End for lunch I bet you wouldn’t dream of setting foot in an Italian joint calling itself  Tony Macaroni. Call me a sceptic, but … Continue reading

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Breakfast at Radisson Blu Glasgow


4/5 Highly recommended central hotel with great breakfast. I pitched up at the Radisson Blu alongside Glasgow’s Victorian Central Station for a stay, and it would appear that breakfast is included in my rate. Quelle surprise! That doesn’t usually happen … Continue reading

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