Lounge, 33-43 Main Street, Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland, KA30 8AE

Val Penny's Hotel and Restaurant Reviews

lounge-largs1Lounge is a stylish venue in the centre of Largs, Ayrshire in Scotland. It combines a restaurant, bar, outdoor terrace and nightclub. My husband and I went there recently with friends for dinner. What a lovely evening we had! The restaurant at Lounge specialises in contemporary Celtic cuisine with menus and strives to use the very finest local products.

Although the bar was not busy, we chose to go straight through to our table and have our pre-dinner drinks there. They were all perfectly chilled and served. The dining room is carefully lit and the service was impeccable. The table are also far enough apart or separated by furnishings to give diners some privacy.food1

We chose a selection of starters. Two of us went with the black pudding and haggis fritters, one with the garlic mushrooms and I chose a side salad of mixed greens and walnuts with shavings of parmesan cheese. My…

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I’ve Got You Under by Skin by Mary Higgins Clark

Val Penny's Book Reviews

I have not read many books by Mary Higgins Clark, but the ones I have read, I have really enjoyed. She is a bestselling American author of mystery and suspense books. My favourite genre! Mary Higgins Clark was born Mary Theresa Eleanor Higgins on 24 December, 1927, in the Bronx, New York, USA, the second of three children to Nora maryhcand Luke Higgins. Higgins’ father died when she was 11, and after she graduated from high school she worked as a secretary to help support the family. She then spent a year as a flight attendant with Pan Am before marrying a neighbour, Warren Clark, who was nine years her senior. When she was widowed in 1964 she had five children to care for so Clark decided to try her hand at writing books. Her first suspense novel,Where Are the Children? was an instant bestseller. Clark was president of Mystery Writers of America and has an…

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