Food 8. Drink

the cafeteria @ the fruitmarket


Barioja . 19 Jeffrey Street, mp» 557 3622

Mingle With great food, excellent wrne and terrific ambience and of course Stills Gallery.

(ctr Odell 23 Cockurn St.

225 1333 delicrously simple French home-cooking. Choc'odile. illy coffee. Wine. patisserie. c'est Sl bon! Tues—Sat. 10am—5pm.

Cafe’ 0dile at Stills

Cuba Norte

192 Morrison Street. 221 1430 Bienvenidos! Welcome to the authentic premier palador. Dance. wine and dine in Cuba Norte sunshine.

Elephants & Bagels Nicolson Square. 668 4404.

Even more elephants and

Scotland's only source of true bagels nutritious, filling, non-fattening, inex- pensive & utterly delicious!

The Elephant House 21 George N Bridge. 220 5355.

Hundreds of elephants. the best cappuccino in town. Great pizzas. original home of J K Rowling. and fully licensed!

Fiimhouse F‘i'LMHousz 88 Lothian Road. 229 5932.

Relaxed. atmospheric cafe bar. serving great value snacks. salads. specials and brilliant cappuccinos 10am till late.

Isabel’s Cafe

83 Clerk Street. 662 4014. Stone walled smoke-free basement oasis. serving homemade veggie/vegan food - fresh. delicious and cheap.


94 Hanover Street. H 225 2131. Scotland's original and best healthy eating experience.

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Wok Bar 26-30 Potterow 667 8594 Fresth cooked. combining flavOurs of the Far East. including the tastiest dishes from Thailand. Japan, China and MalaySia and the best range of Asian beers.

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Café Antipasti 337 Byres Road. 0141 337 2737 8 305 Sauchiehall Street. 0141 332 9002 wwwantipasticouk


80 Glassford Street 572 0080

Globe trotting menu served 12—7pm everyday plus speCial Sunday brunch menu. Football. DJs. private parties and drinks promotions.

Bar 10 T “V 10 Mitchell Lane Ed 572 1448

Contemporary food. wrde range of vegetarian dishes. Live jazz Sundays afternoons. DJs and drinks promos.


86 Millers Street 221 1568 Interesting. well-balanced and adventurous (staff and menu). Restaurant food at bar prices. served 12—7 daily (Thu/Fri till 9pm).


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Mao Café Bar

84 Brunswick Street Merchant City. 564 5161 Simple. quick and healthy Far Eastern cuisine. Eating out made easy.

1901 9 1534 Pollokshaws Road 632 0161. m "

Bar 11.45—1 1pm (12 Fri/Sat) lunch

1 1.40—2.50pm, dinner 5—9.30pm. Traditional bar/bistro. est 1901. Southside's original and best drinking den.

Pancho Villas

26 Bell Street. Merchant City.

552 7737. Mexican born owner of Pancho Villas Mayra Nunez hopes to


Take two art school graduates With barista experience. add the skills of someone who managed the first Seattle-style espresso bars in Scotland. throw in a $5.000 loan from the Prince's Youth Busmess Trust and you get the quixotically named Where The Monkey Sleeps. This new coffee Outlet - and gallery space on West Regent Street at Blythswood Square in Glasgow plans to beat the corporate chains at their own game. And given that the trio 01 young proprietors all worked at Starbucks. they know what they're up against.

Artists Jim McQuade and Gregor Donaldson met fellow Monkey man Andy Yates at the British-owned Seattle Coffee Co some tours ago. Yates. with a Napier Unrversrty hospitality management degree. was integral in bringing Oregonian approach to cappuccmo outlets north of the border. managing all three Seattle Coffee company branches at various times. They stuck together long enough to see Starbucks multi— million p0und takeover. After a break. the three reunited to do their own thing. with a twist.

Their basement Operation in a former antique shop otters three separate gallery spaces with a central island bar. In addition to a full range of espresso-based coffees. they offer toast and cereal for breakfast. four soups and a range of sandwiches for lunch and evening snacks. Open from 7am—1 1pm during the standard working week and from a more civilised morning hour till 1 1pm on weekends. the Monkey plans live music and comedy acts and Will accommodate those who wish to BYOB. Jazz jam nights are scheduled

Salad table/ restaurant. bistro/bar, deli/shop. Eat better. live better. ;

bring some of the real Mexico to Scotland. Buen provecho.

as are comedians (on arrangement with the State Bar's Comedy Club). - -. .. McOuade adds. however. that they are open to new ideas. were here to be exploited.’ he says.

While the inaugural art exhibition features Lomo-like photography of the shop in various stages of construction. next up is a joint exhibition by Susan Roan (Royal College of Art) and sculptor John Donaldson. Exhibiting artists will change monthly and they hope to coax art students often too sheepish to get their work hung - to use the space. were going to force them to exhibit.‘ McOuade says matter-of- factly. As for the origins of the name. all three partners are mum. “It's a secret and shall remain so.‘ (Barry Shelby)

I Where the Monkey Sleeps. 182 West Regent Street, Glasgow. 0747 226 3406.

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market street. edinburgh 0131 226 1843 Excellent value at£16.85perperson.

12 Ashton Lane Tel 0141-334 5007

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