A newly discovered favourite is Bella Italia in Hope Street, Glasgow.
No parking outside, but there are multi-story car parks around the station which is just a few minutes away.
Bella Italia is an American style Italian, with waiting staff in oversized aprons.
We were seated and a delivered an extensive menu with loads of choice on it. A drinks order was taken and I fancied a "Big Tom" which was a spiced tomato juice. I asked what it was spiced with as being a Vegetarian I don't have Worcester Sauce which tomato juice is usually spiced with, and the waitress brought the bottle over for me to check, which was lovely. It was fine so I had that. It was gorgeous, a really nice refreshing drink with a kick.
We ordered some .............
Garlic Dough BastoniMini bread batons with melted garlic & parsley butter to dip
They were delicious, baked to perfection and so soft and light, and a great big basket full to share.
For a main I went for ............