TRUST by Nico

TRUST by Nico at 111 by Nico
The concept of trust is prevalent every time you frequent a purveyor of food. You trust the quality, you trust the taste, you trust that you are not going to get ill! When you walk through the door of a restaurant you have therefore made a pact with the chef and how you feel on leaving, is totally in their hands. When we received the invite to attend the launch of TRUST at 111 by Nico (which is located in Glasgow’s West End) my immediate reaction was GENIUS. This new dining concept asks diners to sit back, relax and completely place their TRUST in the chef. The ...

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Glasgow’s most instagrammable cafe rolls into Ibrox

Good Times Roll Ibrox
How would you describe Glasgow if you had to do so in 3 words? Us? Well we would say vibrant, gallus and friendly. This spirited personality is prevalent in people and places citywide and that is just one of the reasons Tasting Scotland HQ is located in Scotland’s largest city. When we are not touring with clients from around the globe, we are out scouting for new artisan producers who are going above and beyond with their craft in both Glasgow and beyond. We are also partial to a bit of cafe hopping, seeking out those that shine the brightest. Whether that be in the ...

Tasting Scotland are official ambassadors for the SOLAwards 2018

We are delighted to announce that through her outstanding contribution to tourism in Scotland, Tasting Scotland founder Brenda Anderson has been announced as an official ambassador for the Scottish Outdoor Leisure Awards 2018. Now in their third year, these awards are all about celebrating and rewarding the best of Scotland's outdoor and leisure businesses. Our country is truly abundant in outstanding establishments who encourage not only tourists, but locals to get outdoors and experience the beauty of Scotland. Brenda says “The ethos of Tasting Scotland is to ...

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Travel and Lifestyle Writer Rona Macmillan on our ‘Seafood & More in a Day’ Tour

Salt By Rona Image from Tasting Scotland Tour
On the 30th May we set off up the stunning West Coast of Scotland with an array of fabulous press contacts and influencers.  This was to showcase to them, the wonders of our #WEDNESDAYWEEKLY 'Seafood & More in a Day' Tour, which is a one-day tour leaving from Glasgow, yes you guessed it, every Wednesday. We want to share a brilliant feature from Travel and Lifestyle blogger Rona McMillan, who joined us on this gorgeous day.  Have a read... What an incredible day, we are going home happy, sun-kissed and full up on seafood! We left Glasgow at 9am this morning for a ...

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Celebrating National Tea Day at Colonnades at The Signet Library

On this the day we celebrate Britain's 400 year love affair with a cuppa, what better way for us to mark National Tea Day than with a visit to Colonnades at The Signet Library. Widely celebrated as the purveyor of 'Edinburgh's Finest Afternoon Tea' it's easy to see why when you step into the stunning 19th century building and marvel at the opulent library surrounds with its Corinthian columns and ornate balustrades that line the gallery above. The beautifully placed tables with their mirrored tops, offer a Gatsby-esque glamour, which is added to should one decide to ...

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Our favourite chocolate experiences in Scotland

Chocolate may not be your first foodie thought when you think of Scotland but did you know there are over 75 top chocolate makers in Scotland? So, this Easter we're giving the gift of an insight into a few of our favourite chocolate experiences that can be woven into your personalised tour itinerary with us.           Let's start with one of our personal favourites. Master Chocolatier IainBurnett is a truffle specialist who has become known as the Highland Chocolatier. His Velvet Truffles have received over 40 awards and ...

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