Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014
The Commonwealth Games: Dietary information
*Although the Commonwealth Games are now over, we are keeping this blog online as the information is still useful for any visitors to Glasgow or other areas of Scotland
The Commonwealth games brings together athletes and spectators from many different parts of the world, all converging on Glasgow and the newly built complexes for nearly two weeks of world class international sportsmanship, starting with the opening ceremony at the world famous Celtic Park. The influx of people including athletes visiting Glasgow will find many great restaurants, pubs and other eating establishments that are able to cater for a wide variety of dietary needs.
As a social business the Food Umbrella promotes social inclusion and social integration through food. It provides the world’s first truly multi-cultural food directory – catering for all communities in one place. This ensures that the dietary needs of all people are respected. So why not Soak up the Glasgow atmosphere, take a lunch or dinner at one of the many great bars or restaurants and use the Commonwealth Games as a means to combine this great sporting occasion with an exploration of the city and all its many wonderful landmarks and attractions.
Whether it be Standard (conventional) meat, halal or kosher dining, a simple click can take you to a restaurant or food outlet tailored to your own personal needs.
Where to eat and what to eat?
Glasgow boasts a stunning diversity of eating establishments. If the weather is good why not head to Royal Exchange Square or The Merchant City areas for al fresco options. The Secularfood Directory has a comprehensive listing of outlets for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. At no other food review site will you find the information we provide to match your dietary needs. Just visit the site to find an array of interesting outlets in Glasgow and throughout the UK. Visit the Food Umbrella Directory for up-to-date, innovative suggestions on “where to eat and what to eat“.
Restaurants, pubs and other types of food outlets
foodumbrella.com: Restaurant, pubs and Food Outlets - For food that matches your dietary need
Interesting places to visit in Glasgow, Scotland and across the UK
The Commonwealth Games draws visitors to Glasgow, with the opportunity and excuse to visit not only parts of Scotland, but also other interesting parts of the UK. The FoodUmbrella provides some popular and unusual suggestions and provides links to help you make the most out of your visit. Always remember that you can also use this website via your mobile devices while attending the games.
Just click on the links below to get started – Enjoy your visit.
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Shopping and leisure: UKs No 1 Shopping destination outside London
Main Glasgow Shopping areas: Argyle street- Sauchiehall Street – Buchannan Street
Places and Things to visit
Parks and Recreation: All free entry
Pollock country park Burrell collection/ Pollock house (entry fee Pollock house) and grounds
Bellahouston park Leisure centre, house for an art lover (café and gardens)
Glasgow green Peoples palace and river Clyde
Botanic gardens Exotic plants next to Glasgow University and Byres Road
Rouken Glen park Boating pond and walks with water features
Day visits from Glasgow
Edinburgh Castle and other tourist attractions (50 minutes train journey)
Loch Lomond and the Trossachs Mountains and lochs
Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 – Best Restaurants
Standard (non halal) restaurants – kosher restaurants – halal restaurants – vegetarian restaurants