Some Scottish restaurants have used lockdown to spruce up their dining rooms, or go for an entirely new look.
They will re-emerge like beautiful butterflies (unlike us, as we’ve put on two stone and can’t get out of our chrysalis).
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1. The Bull, Glasgow
Formerly Munro's, this is less of a makeover and more of a completely new venue. The Bull is owned by bar operators Macmerry300 and will offer 26 varieties of beer, cocktails including the absinthe infused Loco con Coco, and a menu that focuses on brunch and beef. Opening April 26.
185 Great Western Road, Glasgow, www.thebullglasgow.com
Photo: Grant Anderson
2. Osso, Peebles
Edinburgh company Splintr revamped Osso's interior, and it's looking beautiful. They're reopening from April 28, from Wednesday to Saturday at first. Book online. 1 Innerleithen Road, Peebles, www.ossorestaurant.com
Photo: Alix McIntosh
3. Bird & Bell, Glasgow
After May 12, you can visit the Bird & Bell restaurant at newly revamped hotel, The Redhurst, in Glasgow. It will offer all-day dining, with an outdoor terrace and bistro classics on the menu. 27 Eastwoodmains Rd, Giffnock, Glasgow, www.theredhursthotel.co.uj
Photo: Carlo Paloni
4. Windlestraw, Walkerburn
This five-star hotel and restaurant will be reopening on May 18. They’ve upgraded their bedrooms, as well as their dining space, with new soft furnishings (including an orange camouflage sofa) and increased covers.
Galashiels Road, Walkerburn, www.windlestraw.co.uk