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Lanarkshire Super 6
Six venues in Lanarkshire have been revealed as foodie hotspots for those looking for high quality dining in different and dramatic surroundings. The Lanarkshire Larder Food Map has been launched in association with North and South Lanarkshire Council. It underlines the areas’ clear commitment to excellent and varied menus using locally sourced products.
The Venues Lanarkshire locations actively promote the regions food and drinks producers and aim to use the best local and seasonal Lanarkshire produce. This includes supplies such as A.G. Barr; Damn Delicious, an online butcher and farmer; Errington Cheese, the proud makers of the unique Lanark Blue; and the multi-award winning ice-cream makers, Equi’s.
With good bus and rail links, there is every reason to make the trip to visit each of these 6 locations and sample the produce.
Mill One Restaurant at New Lanark Mill Hotel
Dine in the modern and vibrant restaurant, set in the stunning surroundings of New Lanark World Heritage site. The restaurant is open 7 days a week and offers a heritage afternoon tea every Sunday. They use top quality Scotch beef, Errington cheese and Ramsay’s haggis amongst other fresh, local produce.
Oaks Cafe at Chatelherault Country Park
Lunch in the grounds of an 18th century hunting lodge sounds luxurious to say the least. The cafe offers a healthy and tasty range of snacks, with indoor and outdoor seating. They also serve hearty breakfasts, the perfect way to end a pleasant walk through the 10 miles of woodland trails nearby.
The Glasshouse Restaurant and Bar at The AlonA Hotel
With it’s bright decor and relaxed atmosphere, The Glasshouse is popular with both locals and visitors. Offering a wide range of modern Scottish seasonal dishes alongside classic comfort food, there really is something for every palate on the menu. Express lunch deals and group bookings for special occasions are also available.
Mezzanine Cafe at Low Parks Museum
Not far from Hamilton town centre, the Mezzanine Cafe offers a great menu of snacks and light lunches, using the freshest local ingredients. The homemade food is hearty and healthy. It’s perfect for popping in to, or as a nice way to round off a tour of the museum itself.
The Parkville Hotel
This stylish hotel is actually a converted 1950s doctor’s office. They offer classic lunch and a la carte menus, as well as plenty of gluten free options and a children’s menu. Serving excellent cuts of Scotch beef and Highland venison, their menus provide a modern twist on classic Scottish ingredients. Group bookings for special occasions are also available.
The Wide Mouth Frog Restaurant at Dalziel Park Hotel & Golf Club
The eclectic menu of retro, classic and European dishes is maintained by a fresh and daily delivery of locally sustainable ingredients. Dishes include haggis bonbons, pan roasted salmon and salt and chilli monkfish. Offering Sunday roasts, a lunch market menu and mouth-watering breakfasts, the Wide Mouth Frog caters to all tastes.