november wine tasting at the bungo

Posted by on Oct 18, 2015 in all things bungo, events | 0 comments

join us on tuesday 17 november for our next wine tasting event. on the night you’ll enjoy 5 different wines matched alongside 5 delicious courses. all of this for just £35pp!   call us on 0141 432 0023 to book your tickets!   ~~ the wine ~~   fino ‘en rama’, saca de mayo 2015, equipo navazos sherry , equipo navazos | jerez, spain —– the courtesan, riesling, the character series | south australia —– casato di melzi, primitivo, igt, salento, mabis | veneto, italy —– cuvée mathierou, aop, château la clotte fontane | languedoc & south west, france —– cala no1, bodegas y viñedos tinedo | la mancha, spain   ~~ 5 course menu ~~   norcerella olives, iberian ham, manchego cheese, toasted almonds and roasted beets —– fragrant thai mussels in a kaffir lime and lemongrass broth —– thyme and balsamic confit duck with braised leeks and celeriac puree —– roast lamb rump with salsify chips, sautéed wild mushrooms, buttered kale and pan juice gravy —– rosemary and red wine poached pear with cinnamon risotto and candied...

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world’s biggest coffee morning

Posted by on Sep 23, 2015 in all things bungo, events | 0 comments

in case you haven’t heard, the world’s biggest coffee morning is happening THIS FRIDAY! help macmillan support people affected by cancer and join us on friday 25 september for delicious cakes and coffee.    every cake shared helps to support people affected by cancer.  £27 could pay for a macmillan nurse to spend an hour with someone who has just been told they have cancer.  £62 could help someone with cancer claim the benefits they are entitled to.  £175 could enable a person living with cancer to heat their home when they really need to.  together we can make sure that no one faces cancer alone. so go on… have another slice.  if you can’t make it along to the bungo on friday but would still like to contribute to this fantastic cause then simply text CUPCAKE to 70550 (one text=£5), go to or phone 0845 074 2606.   texts cost £5 plus network charge. macmillan will receive 95p of every £1 donated in this way. don’t forget to obtain the bill payers permission...

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sangs ‘an clatter

Posted by on Aug 19, 2015 in all things bungo, events | 0 comments

sangs an’ clatter is the village storytelling centre’s regular storytelling night, featuring top storytellers and performers from around scotland and beyond.  on thursday 27 august, in the bungo-lo, we are joined by guests ruth kirkpatrick, naomi o’kelly and daniel serridge. with their repertoire of scottish traveller-inspired stories, live music and cheeky tales, topped off with a dose of the usual tomfoolery and wordplay, this month’s show is not to be missed! here’s a little background to each of the acts: ruth kirkpatrick – ruth likes to tell all kinds of stories, scottish and international, to all kinds of audiences, young and old. with a passion for tales from the scottish traveller tradition which was nurtured by her early mentor, master storyteller stanley robertson. like him she hails from the north east and at times uses her ‘mither tongue’ doric. her love of scottish ballads and humorous songs also inspired her to work with the great ballad singer sheila stewart. naomi o’kelly – naomi’s repertoire of cheeky tales are told with wit, energy and enthusiasm. offering a variety of stories from around the world, she’s guaranteed to put a smile on your face. daniel serridge – amiable host and storytelling fool daniel, will keep the evening ticking over with his brand of tomfoolery and word play. don’t miss out, buy your tickets here! just £4 per ticket if bought in advance or £5 on the door. ...

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oz/nz wine tasting

Posted by on Aug 13, 2015 in all things bungo, events | 0 comments

our next wine night will take place on tuesday 22 september. on the night you will sample wines from australia and new zealand alongside 5 matched food courses.   5 wines + 5 courses for £35pp.   come and join us as we take you on a journey through wine regions in australia and new zealand. our head chef has designed a special dish to accompany each of the 5 wines you will sample on the night. here’s a sneaky look at the menu:    goats cheese, shaved fennel and macadamia salad with a herb gremolata sauvignon blanc, ferndale, waipara, new zealand ***** vegetable tempura with a ponzu dip riesling, zephyr, marlborough, new zealand ***** grilled barramundi with a thai salad the googly, chardonnay, south eastern australia ***** barbecue beef short ribs the pugilist, cabernet sauvignon, south australia ***** bitter chocolate and raspberry ganache the exhibitionist, merlot, south eastern australia   you can buy tickets for the event at the bar or online here. we hope you can join us for a night of delicious food and wine. give us a call on 0141 423 0023 if you would like to know...

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national rum day at the bungo

Posted by on Aug 7, 2015 in all things bungo, events | 0 comments

when it comes to rum, we currently have bacardí, bacardí oakheart and diplomatico reserva on the menu. however, in the spirit of national rum day (sunday 16 august) we are placing the spotlight on bacardí oakheart. the story behind the development and rise of bacardí is truly inspiring – from each generation of the bacardí family to the next they have endeavoured to produce an outstanding and timeless rum.   the story behind bacardí   as you probably know, every bacardí bottle is adorned with their recognisable brand marque – the bacardí bat. it is believed that the bat is a symbol of good fortune so when many fruit bats were spotted in the bacardí family’s distillery it was insisted that the bat became their icon. today we still associate it with the bacardí brand just as people did over 150 years ago.   “some of the people in cuba at that time did not know how to write and read so they had to identify rum by something…” – joaquin e. bacardí – 4th generation bacardí family member   as the revolutionary regime took hold in cuba, the bacardí family lost all of their assets (illegally i may add) and they were forced out of the country. what they didn’t lose was their knowledge and passion. so, it was only a matter of time before they restarted the business elsewhere. bacardí’s secret blend has been passed down through generations and today is held only by the maestros de ron bacardí.   “they can take everything you own but you’ll still have everything you know”.   bacardí’s unique flavour comes down to the isolated strain of yeast identified by don facundo bacardí massó (la levadura bacardí) and the unique filtration process used. bacardí has developed a secret and unique mix  of charcoals using tropical woods and coconut shells which remove unwanted flavour notes and allow the desired flavours to be amplified.   bacardí oakheart   expertly crafted from heavily charred oak barrels giving it a unique, smoky flavour before being filtered through charcoal, and then finished by adding a secret blend of spices. tasting notes: warm and intense, moody character, vanilla and caramel notes gives this spiced rum a sweet, peppery finish. bungo bacardí oakheart special   simple but significant. on national rum day, sunday 16 august, we’re adding a delicious spiced daiquiri to the menu. come and enjoy for £6.50. if you fancy trying out your cocktail making skills at home here’s the recipe for you to try!   ingredients: 50ml bacardí oakheart 25ml lime juice a dash of sugar syrup   method: shaken and strained   we hope you can join us on sunday 16 august to celebrate national rum day. call the bungo on 0141 423 0023 if you’d like to make a reservation....

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french wine tasting

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in all things bungo, categories, events | 0 comments

our next wine tasting night takes place in the bungo-lo on tuesday 4 august. join us on the night and savour 5 different wines from across france. our head chef will also delight your taste buds as she serves a 5 course tasting menu, with each dish matched to each wine.   tickets are only £28pp – here’s a sneak peek at the wine & tasting menu…   – – – – – – – – – – jurançon sec, domaine loustale, béarn, france, 2014 | vichyssoise – – – – – – – – – – grenache blanc, felicette, languedoc & south west, france, 2014 | mushroom & walnut tart – – – – – – – – – – la vie en rose, igp pays d’oc, languedoc, france, 2014 | nicoise salad – – – – – – – – – – saumur champigny, ‘les poyeux’, domaine de la bonnelière, loire, france, 2010 | confit of duck with prunes and haricots blancs – – – – – – – – – – muscat de beaumes de venise, ‘la séductrice’, val de garrigue, rhône, france, 2013 | strawberry millefeuille – – – – – – – – – –   tickets can be purchased at the bar, over the phone (0141 423 0023) or online...

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