Red Onion, Glasgow

  257 West Campbell Street, Glasgow, G2 4TT 0141 221 6000   www.red-onion.co.uk The Bill  Fixed Price Menu  2 courses £19.50 | 3 courses £25.00 A la carte Starters £5.00 – £12.00 | Mains £14.00 – £30.00 Desserts ? The Score Cooking 4/10 | Service 4/5  Flavour  3/5 | Value 4/5 TOTAL 15/25 Today’s story begins…

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Balthazar, London

  Balthazar 4 -6 Russell Street, London WC2B 5HZ 020 3301 1155 www.balthazarlondon.com   The Bill A la carte Hors d’Oeuvres £8.00 – £12.00 Oysters and Fruits de Mer £17.95 – £66.00 Plats Principaux/Les Grillades £15.95 – £48.00 Les Desserts £4.25 – £9.50 The Score Cooking 6/10 | Service 3.5/5  Flavour 4/5 | Value 3.5/5…

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Aqui Há Peixe, Lisbon, Portugal

  Rua da Trinidade No 18A 1200 – 468 Lisbon, Portugal +351 211 344 228        www.aquihapeixe.pt   The Bill (Euros) Lunch Dish of the Day €15.00 A la carte Starters €5.50 – €19.50 | Mains €22.00 – €49.00 Desserts €7.00 – €9.00 The Score Cooking 5/10 | Service 3.5/5  Flavour  4/5 |…

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Cafe Murano, St James, London

  Cafe Murano St James 33 St James’s Street, London SW1A 1HD 020 3371 5559 www.cafemurano.co.uk       The Bill  Menu del Giorno  (Served daily 1200 – 1500 and 1700 – 1900)  2 courses £23.00 | 3 courses £28.00 A la carte Starters £6.00 – £20.00 | Mains £18.00 – £38.00 Desserts £2.00 -…

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The Tollhouse, Edinburgh

  The Tollhouse 50 Brandon Terrace, Edinburgh EH3 5BX 0131 224 2424  www.tollhouse.scot   The Bill A la carte Starters £6.50 – £11.00 | Mains £15.00 – £23.00 Desserts £6.50 – £7.50 The Score Cooking 8.5/10 | Service 5/5  Flavour  5/5 | Value 5/5 TOTAL 23.5/25 Did you see the flash? Bright blue. Even if…

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Sessions Arts Club, Clerkenwell, London

  Sessions Arts Club Old Sessions House, 24 Clerkenwell Green, London EC1R 0NA 020 3793 4025  www.sessionsartsclub.com   The Bill A la carte Plates £5.00 – £27.00 | Desserts £7.00 – £10.00 The Score Cooking  8.5/10 | Service 5/5  Flavour  5/5 | Value 4.5/5 TOTAL 23/25 What’s in a name, eh? This place isn’t a…

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Amarone Edinburgh

  Amarone Edinburgh 12 – 13 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh EH2 2AF 0131 523 1177 www.amaronerestaurant.co.uk The Bill Lunch and Early Dinner Menu  *2 courses £13.50/£14.95 3 courses £19.50/£17.95 A la carte Starters £5.95 – £12.95 | Pasta £11.95 – £23.95 Pizza £11.75 – £14.95 | Meat and Fish £16.95  – £32.95 Desserts £4.65 -…

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La Bocca, Edinburgh

  La Bocca 108 Raeburn Place, Edinburgh EH4 1HH 0131 374 1584      www.laboccastockbridge.com   The Bill Lunch Menu (Served 12.00 – 16.00) Plates £7.00 – £15.00 A la carte Small Plates £8.00 – £12.00 | Mains £14.00 – £22.00 Desserts £6.00 – £8.00 The Score Cooking – L’s 7/10; Mine 5/10. Average 6/10…

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Ignite, Edinburgh

  Ignite 272 – 274 Morrison Street, Edinburgh EH3 8DT www.igniterestaurant.co.uk 0131 228 5666   The Bill Tasting Menu  For 2 £59 | For 4 £116  Vegetarian Tasting Menu For 2 £54 | For 4 £106 A la carte Starters £5.25 – £8.50 | Mains £10.95 – £18.50 The Score Cooking 7/10 | Service 5/5…

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Jack ‘O’ Bryan’s, Dunfermline

  Jack ‘O’ Bryan’s 5 Chalmers Street, Dunfermline, KY12 8AT www.jackobryans.com  01383 324720   The Bill Lunch A la carte Starters £8.00 – £12.00 | Mains £12.00 – £22.00 Desserts £8.00 – £10.00 Dinner A la carte Starters £8.00 – £12.00 | Mains £18.00 – £38.00 Desserts £8.00 – £10.00 The Score Cooking 7/10 |…

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Dulse, Edinburgh

  Dulse 17 Queensferry Street, Einburgh EH2 4QW     www.dulse.co.uk   0131 573 7575   The Bill Lunch Menu  2 plates £19.00 A la carte Plates £9.00 – £44.00 | Desserts £8.50 The Score Cooking 9/10 | Service 3/5 | Flavour 5/5  Value 4/5 TOTAL 21/25 One door closes, and all that. For many years…

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Ralph & Finns, Glasgow

  Ralph & Finns 23 – 25 St Vincent Place, Glasgow G1 2DT www.ralphandfinns.co.uk    0141 248 5636   The Bill Snacks £4.50 – £8.00 | Starters £5.00 – £15.00 Mains £15.00 – £37.50 | Desserts £5.00 – £7.50 The Score Cooking 6.5/10 | Service 4.5/5 | Flavour 4/5  Value 4/5 TOTAL 19/25 I have…

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Catherine’s Café, English Harbour, Antigua

  Catherine’s Café Pigeon Point Beach, English Harbour, Antigua +1 268  782 5050  www.catherinescafe.com The Bill  (For the price conversion, see below. Rounded to the nearest £0.50) Starters £13.00 – £216.00 | Mains £21.00 – £54.50 Desserts £9.50 – £13.00 The Score Cooking 5.5/10 | Service 1/5 | Flavour 3.5/5  Value 1/5 TOTAL 11/25 It’s…

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The Little Chartroom, Edinburgh

  The Little Chartroom 14 Bonnington Road, Edinburgh EH6 5JD 0131 556 6600  www.thelittlechartroom.com The Bill Starters £15.00 – £15.50 | Mains £27.50 – £32.00 Desserts £10.50 – £11.50 The Score Cooking 8.5/10 | Service 5/5 | Flavour 4.5/5  Value 5/5 TOTAL 23/25 Beginnings are tricky. Ask any columnist. Or indeed any Gospel writer. Take…

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Restaurante José Carlos Garcia, Màlaga, Spain

  Restaurante José Carlos Garcia Plaza  de la Capilla, Puerto de Màlaga 29001, Spain + 34 952 003 588  www.restaurantejcg.com   The Bill  Menu 126€ Tasting  Menu 198.50€ The Score Cooking 9.5/10 | Service 4/5 | Flavour 5/5  Value 4.5/5 TOTAL 23/25 Màlaga’s Paseo de la Farola is a modern bustling place. After the line…

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Ardnamurchan Scottish Restaurant & Bar, Glasgow

   Ardnamurchan Scottish Restaurant & Bar   325 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 3PT 0141 353 1500  www.ardnamurchan.biz The Bill Market Menu 2 courses £17.95 3 courses £20.95  A la carte Starters £5.00 – £12.00 | Mains £16.00 – £30.00 Puddings £5.00 – £7.50 The Score Cooking 4/10 | Service 4.5/5 | Flavour 3/5  Value 4/5 TOTAL…

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Clipstone, London

  Clipstone 5 Clipstone Street, London W1W 6BB  020 7637 0871 www.clipstonerestaurant.co.uk     The Bill  Lunch Snacks £4.00 – £8.50 2 courses £30.00 | 3 courses £35.00 Dinner Snacks £4.00 – £8.50 | Starters £13.00 – £14.00 Mains £21.00 – £29.00 | Desserts £9.50 The Score Cooking 8/10 | Service 5/5 | Flavour 5/5 …

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UNALOME by Graeme Cheevers, Glasgow

  UNALOME by Graeme Cheevers 36 Kelvingrove Street, Glasgow G3 7RZ 0141 501 0553  www.unalomebygc.com   The Bill   A la Carte  3 courses £90  Tasting Menu 6 courses £110 Tasting of Vegetables Menu  6 courses £110 The Score Cooking 9.5/10 | Service 5/5 | Flavour 5/5  Value 5/5 TOTAL 24.5/25 So what’s the coolest…

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Timberyard, Edinburgh

  Timberyard 10 Lady Lawson Street, Edinburgh EH3 9DS 0131 221 1222 www.timberyard.co       The Bill  Eight Course Tasting Menu  £89 A la Carte  Snacks £2.00 – £10.00 | Starters £13.00 – £14.00 Mains £23.00 – £29.00 | Desserts £9.00 – £10.00 The Score Cooking 8/10 | Service 4/5 | Flavour 4.5/5  Value…

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Noble Rot, Soho, London

  Noble Rot Soho 2 Greek Street, London W1D 4NB 020 7183 8190 www.noblerot.co.uk The Bill Starters/Snacks  £3.00 – £14 | Mains £21.00 – £32.00 Puddings £8.00 – £9.00 The Score Cooking 7.5/10 | Service 4/5 | Flavour 4.5/5  Value 5/5 TOTAL 21/25 Don’t be confused by the picture. Read on. Noble Rot is a…

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Brasserie Zédel, London

  Brasserie Zédel 20 Sherwood Street, London W1F 7ED 020 7734 4888 www.brasseriezedel.com   The Bill  Prix Fixe  2 courses £13.00 | 3 courses £17.25 Formule (including a glass of wine) 3 courses £27 A la Carte  Starters £3.75 – £19.25 | Mains £11.75 – £32.50 Desserts £3.00 – £8.75 The Score Cooking 6/10 |…

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The Adamson Hotel, Crossford, by Dunfermline, Fife

  The Adamson Hotel 27 Main Street, Crossford, Dunfermline, Fife KY12 8NJ 01383 736132 www.theadmasonhotel.com   The Bill  Set Lunch  Sandwiches £5.75 – £7.50 | Soup and any Sandwich £7.95 A la Carte Starters £4.50 – £6.75 | Mains £9.75 – £26.50 (Half Portion Selected Mains £6.75) Desserts £4.95 – £6.75 The Score Cooking 4.5/10…

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Aizle, Edinburgh

  Aizle 38 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4HQ 0131 527 4747   www.aizle.co.uk   The Bill  6 Course Tasting Menu £85.00 The Score Cooking 10/10 | Service 5/5 | Flavour 5/5  Value 5/5 TOTAL 25/25 It was twenty years ago today! (No, not actually today. The anniversary to which I refer occurred on the day of…

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