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The Famous Glendoick Soup
U.K. Garden Centre Cafe of the Year 2010, 2008 and 2006
|All our soups are made fresh every day in our kitchen – you can be sure that we don’t buy in our soups or use a tin opener. We aim to source local produce as much as possible so we cut down on food miles and support local farmers, growers and producers. We aim to inform you as much as possible about the ingredients you’re eating and where they are coming from. We use seasonal produce so you’re eating what tastes best come Spring, Summer, Winter and Summer.|
Whether you want a full meal or a quick snack, Glendoick's multi award-winning cafe will have just what you need.
10 good reasons to eat at Glendoick.
1. We were voted 'U.K. Garden Centre Cafe of the Year' 2010, 2008 and 2006
2. The Famous Glendoick Soup
All our soups are made fresh every day in our kitchen – you can be sure that we don’t buy in our soups or use a tin opener. We aim to source local produce as much as possible so we cut down on food miles and support local farmers, growers and producers. We aim to inform you as much as possible about the ingredients you’re eating and where they are coming from. We use seasonal produce so you’re eating what tastes best come Spring, Summer, Winter and Summer.
3. The Famous Glendoick Herb Scones
We’re so proud of them, we’re giving them away!
All our scones are made by our chef early each morning and are available to you – still warm - from 10am onwards.
Our Glendoick Herb Scone comes free with any bowl of soup.
You will never have yesterday’s scone – in the unlikely case we have any left over, we’ll throw them away.
The recipe for Glendoick Herb Scones is the Chef’s secret but includes red pepper, spring onion, cheddar cheese, parsley, thyme, marjoram ….
4. The Famous Glendoick Muffin
All our muffins are made each morning by our chef and are available to you – still warm – from 10am onwards.
You will never have yesterday’s muffin – in the unlikely case we have any left over, we’ll throw them away.
We make all sorts of muffins: Chocolate Chip, Sultana & Lemon Zest, Raspberry & White Chocolate, Apple & Cinnamon, Blueberry, Cranberry & Orange Zest using the best of ingredients- see what our Special Muffin is today.
5. Local and Fresh
Our sandwiches, soups and salads are made fresh every day with local seasonal ingredients so you're eating what tastes best come Spring, Summer, Winter and Summer.
6. Health & Allergy Aware
Vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free and fat-free options.
7. Environmentally Aware
By sourcing local produce as much as possible, we cut down on food miles and support local farmers, growers and producers. In the kitchen, we compost, recycle and have a bio-friendly septic tank. Our one napkin policy has cut napkin use down from nearly 500,000 a year to 20,000 a year! Sandwiches are boxed in biodegradable material.
8. Fair Trade
Teas and Coffees that are ethically sourced and beautiful to taste.
9. Friendly welcoming service: We look after everyone
Our motto is to be as cheerful, helpful, friendly and as efficient as possible. Newspapers and books for you to browse, craft and play areas for children, a baby station, booster seats, free iced water, butters, ketchups and dressings.
10. The Food Library
You can eat in the restaurant and buy many of the ingredients we use in the Food Library, or just pick up a foodie treat on your way out.
Oh and then there's the best plants and gardening advice and around.....
Situated between Perth and Dundee, Edinburgh and Aberdeen, we are ideal for morning meetings, lunches and teas. We have art on the walls and daily newspapers and gardening books for you to browse in our sofa sitting area. In the summer, weather permitting, you can sit out and enjoy the sun on our patio, overlooking the Pagoda Display Garden.
Come and give us a try. You won’t be disappointed.
What our Customers tell us:
We are keen to develop a good, interesting menu in cosy surroundings and welcome feedback from any customers. You can email Jane Cox, on email@example.com with any comments.
These are some of the great comments we received when we did a customer survey in January 2007.
"We come all the way from Edinburgh just for your soups"
"Would not consider stopping anywhere else on our regular trips between home in Ayrshire and family in Aberdeen."
"Move your restaurant to closer to where we live!"
"Always anticipated, never failed"
"Soups: fantastic; we like the fat that you get a decent size bowlful; well
worth the price. Regularly travel from Cupar for a bowl."
"Overall extremely good"
"Difficult to improve on excellent"
"Soups, scones & muffins are excellent"
"Good range of soups, better than other establishments"
"A lovely environment to enjoy meals etc- absolutely excellent"
"Great to see you still use china tea pots; not metal"
"Keep it up - favourite stopping place. Well done!"
"One of my favourite places for a light lunch."
"Keep the standard up!"
"Cannot improve - excellent"
"Can you please open another nearer Glasgow."
"Soup & herb scones on 11th Feb quite exceptionally good"
"Keep up the excellent choice/standard of homemade soups"
If you would like to get in touch with the Restaurant Manager to discuss menus or make a table reservation, please contact us on 01738 860 265.
Don’t forget to visit the magical Glendoick Gardens. Open between April and June, you can bring a group, take a guided tour around the beautiful gardens and then have a meal or tea at the Glendoick Restaurant.