CRAIGARD, 51 SINCLAIR STREET
A very fine establishment where good food and drink may be had. You can
also get a map of Helensburgh here to allow you to find your way around.
interior bristles with intriguing bits and bobs. You can, for example,
get tucked into homemade goodies like chutneys, served with Stornoway
black pudding, or buy gifts like 'Whiskey and Lime Cold-Pressed Soap'.
They have an excellent range of soups, all made using fresh Scottish
produce. The range includes such temptations as 'Vegan Vegetable',
'Green Pea and Ham', 'Spicy Lentil with a Side of Ribs' (Wowee!),
'Cullen Skink' and 'Haggis Broth'. This is good stuff, guys and guyesses,
so good that I felt inspired to pen a verse. Are you ready...
The soup at Craigard will stick tae yer ribs
Ye'll slurp it an' sloosh it an' may wear bibs
In fact, it's sae great ye'll ask fur a trough
O' the Best in the Land: the Haggis Broth
You know, there are times when one could be forgiven for forgetting that
John Logie Baird - the man who invented TV - was born in Helensburgh.
Well, Craigard's might well put that right, for they are planning to
have bronze busts of the man made and available for sale exclusively in
[Check out Craigard's website at