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BLYTHSWOOD SQUARE: ROASTED YOUNG GROUSE RECIPE

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Celebrate the Glorious Twelfth with Roasted Young Grouse from The Roxburghe Estate with Sourdough Real Bread Sauce and Seasonal Mushrooms.

As the summer approaches most chefs and game connoisseurs are getting excited about the glorious twelfth that marks the start of the hunting season. The season runs until the 10th of December and covers 3 seasons – late summer, Autumn and winter.

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Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening at Blythswood Square

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By Natalie Rodgers, Spa Treatments Manager at Blythswood Square.

Spring officially began on the 1st March and runs right through to the 31st May – so what does this mean for us?

Well, apart from the obvious temperature and light change, this new season can affect our mind and bodies more than we realise. Any seasonal change can affect our mood, sleeping pattern, eating pattern and energy levels. Spring is widely known as Spring awakening or Spring fever.

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Wear Eponymous

Blythswood Square and Wear Eponymous Competition

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Win a bespoke shopping experience with exclusive Wear Eponymous designers, plus dinner from the new A La Carte Menu at Blythswood Square.

We are delighted to have teamed up with fashion and lifestyle brand Wear Eponymous to bring you an exciting competition prize.

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FAVOURITE FILM QUOTES: THE NOTEBOOK TOP 5

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Our favourite quotes from arguably the most romantic film of recent years – The Notebook.

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Watch your favourite films in the screening room at Blythswood Square!

Arrive at 1pm for Afternoon Tea, a glass of Prosecco and tea or coffee in The Monte Carlo Suite. The film will start at 2pm.

Tickets are priced £32 per person.

Sunday 12th April – The Notebook
A poor and passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman and gives her a sense of freedom. They soon are separated by their social differences.

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White Stuff Competition

COMPETITION: WIN £150 TO SPEND IN WHITE STUFF AND AFTERNOON TEA

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We have teamed up with one of our favourite shops White Stuff to bring you a wonderful afternoon of shopping and sweet treats.

The lucky winner will enjoy a VIP shopping experience in the White Stuff shop on George Street in Edinburgh, including £150 to spend in store and a bottle of Prosecco. Plus, a Champagne afternoon tea in The Consulting Room at The Bonham full of delicious homemade fancies and bubbles.

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I Love You

7 Ways to Say I Love You (Without Saying The Words)

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Valentine’s weekend is upon us. It’s the time of year to truly spoil your other half and show them how much you love them. However, we believe you should show them you care every day and it’s usually the smallest of gestures that are the most significant.

Its easy to say ‘I Love You’ but the little things we do for each other in our daily lives speak volumes about how we really feel.  So we have rounded up 7 ways to say I love you without saying the words:

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Rox Diamond Heart Necklace

COMPETITION: WIN A ROX DIAMOND NECKLACE, VIP SHOPPING EXPERIENCE AND DINNER FOR 2

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We are delighted to have teamed up with ROX, one of the UK’s most exciting and inspiring jewellers, to bring you two fantastic competition prizes.

We have 2 beautiful ROX Diamond Heart Necklaces to give away. One for a lucky Edinburgh follower and one for a lucky Glasgow follower. Not only that but the winners (and a friend) will also enjoy a VIP shopping experience in the ROX boutiques at Argyll Arcade or Assembly Rooms, which includes a glass of Champagne in their Laurent Perrier Bar whilst you browse their beautiful collections.

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Celebrating National Carrot Cake Day: February 3rd

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National Carrot Cake Day is celebrated each year on the 3rd February.

At Blythswood Square we have a particularly tasty Carrot Cake with Creme Fraiche Sorbet and Gingercrumb, which appears occasionally on our Afternoon Tea menus.

Our Executive Head Chef Martin Thliveros has kindly shared his carrot cake recipe with us – a little glimpse into the magic of the kitchen at Blythswood Square.

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