Glasgow’s open-air restaurant and beer garden receives 10,000 reservations in just 24 hours


One of Glasgow’s largest beer gardens has received more than 10,000 bookings in just 24 hours after announcing outdoor spaces to reopen next month as restrictions ease.

Nicola Sturgeon recently announced that the Scottish hotel sector will begin to reopen from April 26, with groups of up to six from three households, which can be served by restaurants, bars and outdoor cafes until 10 p.m. .

Unsurprisingly, the news proved popular with Glasgowians, with Finnieston’s Cranside Kitchen inundated with bookings immediately after they reopened online.

The free entry destination, which offers alfresco dining and drinks at its newly opened beer garden, is located next to the iconic North Rotunda building and will reopen from 10 a.m. on Monday, April 26, 2021.

The Finnieston site offers alfresco dining and one of Glasgow’s largest beer gardens.

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From next month, food will be served daily from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. outdoors and from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. indoors with alcohol permitted outside between 12 p.m. and 10 p.m. only, guests must book in advance.

Speaking about the number of reservations received, restaurateur Toni Carbajosa said: “We are blown away by the number of reservations we have received in the past 24 hours, and we are delighted to hear that so many customers past and present are sharing our passion for the unique place we have created here in Glasgow’s Clydeside. “

Mr Carbajosa said his entire team was excited to finally reopen after the company was born into lockdown last year.

The popular outdoor space is now set to offer new food and drink pop-ups each month, with a mouth-watering selection of cocktails, wines, spirits and a huge open-air bar serving cold draft beer and drinks. ciders.

The restaurants that will be involved in the reopening have yet to be announced, but the team has confirmed that the favorites, including Halloumi and Pickled Ginger, are expected to return.

The owners have confirmed they are also aiming to add a DJ terrace this summer as well as a venue for concerts and events, drawing inspiration from festivals to become a multi-faceted dining, drinking and entertainment venue. .


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