I’d heard talk of this new kitchen and when an online search uncovered a tapas menu, I was in there.
We holidayed in Spain this year and sampled many a potatas bravas and, as this was now available on the doorstep, we had to investigate.
Booking a table via social media, I was told the weekend tapas menu was being given a break and there were other weekend specials to be had instead.
I booked a table for four and then eldest son was asked to a barbecue, so I changed to three.
Then youngest son also got a preferred offer and we were down to two.
Sure I’d be marked as a problem customer, I let them know, but the ever-friendly Hayley assured me it wasn’t a problem at all.
The restaurant is in Broughty Golf Club which is in Monifieth — I know! Confusing or what?
We parked in the golfers’ car park and walked along to the restaurant. I’m used to golf clubs dealing only with members, but WeeCOOK is for everyone and not to do with the golf club at all.
It’s a small space with seats for about 20 people, so booking would always be advisable, but food was also being served in the bar area, though that might be just to golf club members.
The menu is small, but quite perfect. Presented on a clipboard, we had the general menu with that day’s special dishes attached. Starters on the main menu include soup (£2.50), haggis pakora (£5), black and blue bruchetta (£5) and — what I went for — proper prawn cocktail (£5) and from the specials, my husband’s choice of rabbit linguine (£6.50).
Mains have a burger and chips for £5; bangers and mash (£7.50), chicken katsu curry (£8) and sirloin steak (£14). There’s also fish and chips (£7.75), king prawn linguine (£8) and Italian meatballs (£7.50).
However, our eyes had