SCOTLAND'S stars of song, dance and theatre are set to perform at a major awards party in Glasgow.

The Scottish Entertainment Awards Variety Show will take place on May 18 at the Clyde Auditorium.

Backed by the Evening Times and The Herald, it will be hosted by Capital FM's Radio Presenter Des Clarke and special guests include X Factor pop sensation Nicholas McDonald.

Glasgow has received scores of nominations for its restaurants, bars, take-aways and clubs.

Amarone is up for Scotland's best Italian against La Lanterna, also in Glasgow, and Andiamo in Hamilton.

West End eatery Cail Bruich is up for Scotland's Best Restaurant and Glasgow Climbing Centre and Loch Lomond Sealife Centre are in the running for Scotland's Favourite Family Day Out.

The Hampden Experience is up for Scotland's Best Visitor Attraction and Mar Hall, on the outskirts of Glasgow, is among the nominees for Scotland's Most Romantic Hotel.

The Torrance Inn, the Rascals Bar in St Andrews and Mansion House Hotel in Elgin are up for Scotland's Best Pub Grub.

Charcoal Cafe in Glasgow is up for Scotland's Best Newcomer alongside Masala Twist in Helensburgh. Five restaurants are up for Scotland's Best Indian including Nakodar Grill, Shri Bheemas, Taj Mahal, in Biggar, Shezan and Killermont Polo Club.

Dennistoun cafe Celinos is up for Best Deli/Bistro alongside Glasgow's Black Sheep Bistro and the Riverhill Cafe in Helenburgh.

Barca in Princess Square has been nominated for Scotland's Favourite Mediterranean and Maggie Mays, The Garage, Barrowlands and Jinty McGinty's are up for Scotland's Best Live Music Venue.

Di Maggios, Hard Rock Cafe, Andiamo and La Fiorentina are nominated in the best family restaurant category.

Chaophraya, Hanoi Bike Shop, Sapporo Teppanyaki, all in Glasgow are up for Scotland's Best Asian Restaurant. Piece in Glasgow is up for Scotland's Best Takeaway and Glasgow's Metropolitan, Mansion House, The Corinthian Club and Boteco are all up for Scotland's Best Late Night Venue.

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Evening Times readers will get a 15% discount by entering ENTAWARDS15 when booking.