Eating out

A taste of Scotland – and the world!

A taste of Scotland – and the world!

Top-end fine dining, adventurous independents and a great range of ethnic cuisine means you’ll never go hungry here.

Alla Italia

Alla Italia

Freshly made and authentic Italian dishes are accompanied by live background music at the weekends for an atmospheric dining experience at Alla Italia. The restaurant focuses on set lunches and pre/post theatre dining.

Alla Turca

Alla Turca

An award-winning Glasgow city centre restaurant, grill and meze bar. It’s ‘the show before the show’ for theatre goers who is looking for atmospheric and affordable pre-theatre dining close to the King’s Theatre.

Babbity Bowster

Babbity Bowster

Babbity Bowster is very much a Glasgow institution, with a thoroughly convivial atmosphere. The pub has a beer garden, restaurant and bar, where it has been known for impromptu evenings of folk music to take place.

Babu Kitchen

Babu Kitchen

Babu Kitchen serves a selection Bombay street food and light and tasty homestyle curries to enjoy everyday, at any time of the day – breakfast, lunch or dinner. Dig in and enjoy a little bit of Bombay in Glasgow.

Bar Soba

Bar Soba

Bar Soba serves quality Pan-Asian street food with dishes from across the Orient, Soba has always endeavoured to bring an intriguing mix of Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and Malaysian cuisine.

Barca

Barca

Dine on one of the terraces and enjoy the ‘al fresco’ atmosphere in Princes Square, relax in the bar with a cocktail and bar bite or move through to the main restaurant with it’s beautiful, Spanish inspired decor.

Bukharah

Bukharah

Bukharah is an authentic and creative Indian restaurant which brings the taste of the East to the West end of Glasgow. It offers a wide selection of delicious, creative and exciting dishes which appeal to all palates.

Cafe Andaluz

Cafe Andaluz

Cafe Andaluz offers an extensive A La Carte Menu and set menu, the restaurant is also offers a varied selection of tapas dishes preceded by a sharing plate of mixed cold cuts and other Spanish treats.

Café Gandolfi

Café Gandolfi

One of the earliest restaurants to open in Glasgow, Café Gandolfi is decked in dark, sinuous wood. It caters for healthy appetites with no-nonsense food like Cullen Skink and tangy Scottish cheeses.

Café India

Café India

Café India is one of Glasgow’s oldest Indian restaurants and offers a unique dining experience. Set in a vibrant area of Glasgow, the restaurant represents constantly evolving menus and a carefully matched wine list.

Cafezique

Cafezique

Out to Hyndland, Cafezique offers relaxed dining – perfect for browsing the Sunday papers. The vegetarian breakfast is a particular must-have, complete with organic baked beans and haloumi cheese!

Cast Iron Grill

Cast Iron Grill

Cast Iron Grill is all about fresh, seasonal ingredients, traditional flavour combinations and time-honoured cooking methods. There’s light bites as well as hearty meals and don’t forget Cast Iron’s tender, big-flavoured steaks!

Chin Chin

Chin Chin

A wonderful reputation for Chinese food has assured Chin Chin’s top place in online rankings. The restaurant is warm and welcoming, with beautiful décor and atmosphere which complements their delicious menu.

City Merchant

City Merchant

The City Merchant is recognised as Glasgow’s leading seafood restaurant. All ingredients are sourced locally where possible and are of the very highest quality. There’s also a comprehensive wine list for you to choose from.

Cosmo

Cosmo

Whether you are looking for Japanese, Thai, Chinese, Italian, Indian, Mexican or Continental food, you’ll be spoilt for choice with over 150 world dishes – even the fussiest eater is challenged to find something they don’t like.

Crabshakk

Crabshakk

Crabshakk have been showcasing the best of Scottish seafood “on the street” since opening its doors in February 2009, it offers best fish and shellfish available in Scotland, every day – except Mondays!

Cranachan

Cranachan

Cranachan boasts truly magnificent Scottish interior design along side a true taste of Scotland with fresh daily made soups, salads and sandwiches. The menu includes fish and chips, home made burgers, haggis, neeps and tattles.

Dakhin

Dakhin

Dakhin was the first authentic South Indian restaurant in Scotland. Set amidst the centre of Glasgow’s Merchant city district, it offers diners a vast array of speciality dishes from India’s southern region, all gluten-free.

Dragon-I

Dragon-I

Dragon-I crafts Asian fusion cuisine – it creates contemporary dishes with Scottish ingredients. Inspiration is taken from the food of Cantonese, Malaysian and Thai cuisine: each has its own particular flavours and styles.

Drygate

Drygate

Beneath Drygate’s seven peaks you can discover a diverse range of unique industrial spaces which include The Beer Hall, The Brew House Restaurant, The Event Space, Outdoor Terrace, Bottle Shop and Brewery.

Fanny Trollopes

Fanny Trollopes

Enjoy some of Scotland’s finest seasonal produce in a friendly atmospheric and busy neighbourhood bistro, popular with locals. Fanny Trollopes specialise in fish, seafood, Scottish beef and lamb, fowl and game.

Fratelli Sarti Bath Street

Fratelli Sarti

At Fratelli Sarti you will be guaranteed authentic Tuscan and Ligurian specialities cooked for you by enthusiastic young chefs. With its open kitchen the restaurant fills with wonderful aromas from the flaming pans.

Fratelli Sarti Renfield Street

Fratelli Sarti

Whether you fancy an antipasto, a pizza, a simple penne puttanesca or an authentic risotto, Sarti will always have something on the menu to please. If not, just ask and chefs will endeavour to make it for you.

Fratelli Sarti Wellington Street

Fratelli Sarti

With its open kitchen you can watch the chef at work at Fratelli Sarti on Wellington Street. The walls are decorated with shelves bulging with extra virgin olive oil, pasta, balsamic vinegar and many more goodies from Italy.

Frosoulla’s

Frosoulla’s

Designed in the classic traditional Greek style, Frosoulla’s offers diners a sophisticated dining environment with a wide selection of traditionally cooked Greek dishes served with a contemporary twist.

Gamba

Gamba

Gamba has been at the forefront of the city’s dining scene since 1998. Boasting two AA Rosettes, stylish surroundings and an enviable city centre location, the restaurant provides an elegant escape from the urban bustle.

Glad Cafe

Glad Cafe

The cafe has become known for its excellent breakfast menu, high quality coffee and freshly prepared seasonal food during the day. In the evening Glad Cafe serve soup and a variety of sharing plates from the cafe servery.

Hanoi Bike Shop

Hanoi Bike Shop

The Hanoi Bike Shop does things simply. Every plate is made from scratch and sourced as locally as possible. From the freshly made dressings and sauces to the hand-pressed organic tofu made in-house every morning.

Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Cafe

With historic musical memorabilia gracing every wall, Hard Rock Cafe Glasgow fits right into the historic charm of the area and honours the history of the Atheanaeum Theatre in the heart of Glasgow’s historic Style Mile.

Ho Wong

Ho Wong

In the past 30 years, the Ho Wong has established itself as the place that serves the finest Cantonese and Szechuan cuisine. The authentic dishes are noted for their delicious appetising taste and unfailing excellence.

Hutchesons

Hutchesons

Hutchesons offers the ultimate dining experience; complete with a charming café bar, exclusive private dining room, and brasserie in a grand European setting serving breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.

Ichiban

Ichiban

Offering simple, nutritious Japanese cuisine, Ichiban has established itself to be quite literally the ichiban restaurant for Japanese food in Glasgow. The menu is designed for anyone looking for convenience and value for money.

Kember & Jones

Kember & Jones

Situated in Glasgow’s West End, Kember & Jones sits perfectly amongst its bohemian surroundings. Whether you are sitting in for a relaxed meal or a catch up over a coffee this fine food emporium caters for all your needs.

KoolBa

KoolBa

The restaurant has worked hard and KoolBa has now become synonymous with quality Indian and Persian cuisine. This has been achieved by commitment to using the best local produce, fresh herbs and carefully-selected whole spices.

La Bodega

La Bodega

La Bodega is Glasgow’s only Spanish-owned tapas bar situated in the West End. The restaurant pride themselves in their delicious Spanish home cooking as well as including recipes from around the world.

Meat Bar

Meat Bar

Meat Bar is an award-winning steakhouse specialising in the finest dry-aged grass-fed beef available in Scotland today. Choose from a selection of different steak cuts or gourmet burgers alongside craft beers.

Mono

Mono

Living in a sunny courtyard underneath a disused railway line, Mono is the longest running vegan joint in town, with a grand old 15 years under its belt. Try it is on a sunny day with a cold beer and one of their famous pizzas!

Mussel Inn

Mussel Inn

One of Glasgow’s première restaurants. Supremely fresh dishes with top quality ingredients, most from Scottish waters, expertly and imaginatively prepared by chefs and quickly served by the friendly and knowledgeable staff.

Nanakusa

Nanakusa

All of Nanakusa’s dishes are cooked fresh to order using the finest locally-sourced and authentic Japanese ingredients. Choose from a wide range of noodle and rice dishes, soup bowls, sushi and yakitori.

NY American Grill

NY American Grill

The wide-ranging menu includes old favourites such as NY deli sandwiches; the New York Strip sirloin steak; lighter Californian cuisine; and renowned American deserts such as Florida key lime pie and New York cheesecake.

Òran Mór

Oran Mor

Òran Mór offers two restaurants to satisfy every culinary need, from breakfast and light dishes, to full A La Carte dining. Enjoy food ranging from a full Scottish breakfast, to homemade burgers and traditional favourites.

Paesano Pizza

Paesano Pizza

Cooked in Artisan-built wood-fired ovens from Naples, the Pizzaiolo takes pride in adhering to the process in production of the dough and provenance of the produce to Verace pizza Napoletana standard.

Partick Duck Club

Partick Duck Club

Siatued right in the heart of Patrick, the Partick Duck Club is open seven days a week from 8am for early breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner as well as coffee, cakes, pastries, beer, wine and gin any time.

Ristorante Teatro

Ristorante Teatro

One of Glasgow’s oldest and best kept Italian secrets since 1978, Ristorante Teatro is an authentic Italian restaurant in the heart of the city centre serving classic Italian dishes. Dishes are created from locally-sourced ingredients.

Roastit Bubbly Jocks

Roastit Bubbly Jocks

Roastit Bubbly Jocks is a cheerful, unassuming little joint, named after the Scots for roast turkey, has handwritten menus and top-notch food, including venison haunch and seafood chowder, and tasty vegetarian options.

Rogano

Rogano

Rogano is the oldest surviving restaurant in Glasgow. For over seventy five years its chefs have dedicated themselves to the delicate art of cooking and serving the finest fish and seafood in the world from Scottish waters.

Roma

Roma

Using traditional ingredients, along with those less common Mediterranean cuisine, Roma honours tradition while creating unique, inspiring dishes. The bar has the finest selection of beers, wines and spirits and coffee.

Sichuan House

Sichuan House

Sichuan cuisine is a style of Chinese cuisine originating from Sichuan Province, south western part of China, also the home of giant pandas. Why not pay a visit and try out the mouth-watering delicious Sichuan menu?

Sloans

Sloans

Sloans is one of the city’s most stunning and impressive venues set over three decadent floors. Pop in for a drink, bite to eat, a the BBQ in the outside courtyard (when it’s dry!) or for a great night out at the famous Friday Ceilidh.

Smoak BBQ

Smoak BBQ

All the meat served at Smoak BBQ is carefully sourced from local farms and dry rubbed or brined overnight then smoked over hard woods for up to 14 hours to reach perfection, where there is a never ending quest to improve.

Spanish Butcher

Spanish Butcher

Located at 80 Miller Street, in the heart of Merchant City, the Spanish Butcher serves the finest grades of Galician beef, the most premium Iberian jam on and freshest seafood, combing Spanish and Mediterranean inspired flavours.

Stereo

Stereo

Situated right beside Central Station, Stereo is a vibrant space with grand windows which deliver volumes of natural light into a muted cafe bar serving excellent food and a massive selection of drinks all day.

Stravaigin

Stravaigin

The menu begins in Scotland where Stravaigin’s famous award winning haggis, fish suppers and best Scotch beef burgers nestle nicely beside Islay scallops, Inverurie lamb, Perthshire pigeon or Carsphairn venison.

Tasting Scotland

Tasting Scotland

Operated by Scotland’s very own World Food Travel Association Ambassador, Tasting Scotland’s connections to top culinary and whisky connoisseurs mean you enjoy a rare insight directly from the people who matter.

Tchai-Ovna

Tchai-Ovna

Hidden away down an ancient cobbled lane in a former early 19th-century stables Tchai-Ovna is a manifestation of Glasgow’s alternative bohemian culture, serving a large variety of leaf tea, vegetarian food and shishas.

Thai Siam

Thai Siam

Thai Siam posses a very high reputation and is well known for serving the best Thai food of the finest quality, plus, they provide Halal food! Here you will be greeted by smiling and friendly staff, dressed in traditional Thai costume.

The 78

The 78

The 78 is a bar and restaurant a stone’s throw from Kelvingrove Park. With an amazing sun trap out front and an open fire inside, it’s perfect as a year round stop! Hearty food and cask ales are the staple in this homely delight.

The Butchershop Bar & Grill

Butchershop

The award winning Butchershop Bar & Grill proudly sources and serves only the very best of dry-aged, grass fed Scotch beef; whiskies; world wines and signature cocktails. It’s the ultimate dining experience in Glasgow’s West End.

The Dhabba

The Dhabba

The Dhabba offers authentic North Indian cuisine in its truest form. This is cuisine that has been refined over hundreds of years using only traditional recipes, tried and tested methods and fresh, natural ingredients.

The Flying Duck

The Flying Duck

The Flying Duck is the renegade of the family. A naughty little underground bar, venue & diner, The Duck specialises in no-holds barred entertainment and decór. Be warned, it’s not for everybody…

The Hidden Lane Tearoom

The Hidden Lane Tearoom

The Tearoom offers a varied menu from pancakes for breakfast, homemade soups, stews and platters for lunch, to a luxurious afternoon tea, voted second best in the country in Peter Irvine’s highly acclaimed ‘Scotland the best.’

The Hope

The Hope

The Hope is a perfect choice for fuelling a shopping mission, dining with friends, enjoying a cheeky pub lunch and sampling the great selection of draught and bottled beers, including a wide range of craft beers and more.

The Old Hairdressers

The Old Hairdressers

A small bar with a separate performance space (hosting all kinds of events from gigs to exhibitions), Hairies, as it’s affectionately known, is a perfect space for a quiet drink when the city is just a bit too much.

The Shandon Belles

The Shandon Belles

The Shandon Belles is a quirky and cosy little dining room where you’ll feel right at home where you can experience simple, honest and well-cooked fresh food at great prices. Find it tucked away off Argyle Street.

The Smokin’ Fox

The Smokin’ Fox

The Smokin’ Fox is a tale of two destinations hosting a Victorian look and creating a sense of calm modernity. The menu consists of feel good food created with local produce, whilst the team serve up cocktails and craft beers.

The Wee Curry Shop

The Wee Curry Shop

The Wee Curry Shop offers a unique range of Indian cuisine only available from their individual menu. From the very freshly prepared starters to the house speciality main courses, there is a dish to satisfy every palate.

The Western Club

The Western Club

Classic and contemporary cuisine is served with an elegant flourish within the portals of Glasgow’s oldest and only remaining private members club situated in one of Glasgow most prestigious addresses; Royal Exchange Square.

Tony Macaroni

Tony Macaroni

Tony Macaroni is an Italian family-run restaurant group offering authentic Italian recipes prepared fresh to order by the dedicated team of chefs and then brought to your table by friendly attentive staff.

Tribeca

Tribeca

Instantly recognisable by the queue of hungry customers spilling out onto the pavement, and the distinctive NYPD Cruiser and Yellow NYC Cab parked outside, Tribeca is something of a landmark on Glasgow’s Dumbarton Road.

Tuk Tuk

Tuk Tuk

Millions of street food vendors make up the colour, sounds and smells of India, they nourish the appetites of the locals throughout the day. The menu at Tuk Tuk pays homage to these road side culinary geniuses.

Two Fat Ladies at the Buttery

Two Fat Ladies

The menu here offers the sort of top quality cooking that the Buttery is renowned for, and as you would expect from Two Fat Ladies, Scottish seafood and produce is prepared with respect and skill ad served beautifully.

Two Fat Ladies in the City

Two Fat Ladies

The menu shows characteristic favouring towards fresh seafood, with daily changing fish platters alongside favourites such as plaice fillets with brown shrimp, caper and parsley butter or a magnificent whole Cornish sole.

Ubiquitous Chip

Ubiquitous Chip

With a broad range of culinary styles and influences ‘The Chip’ mirrors both Glasgow’s history and its exciting contemporary culture and over the years has become renown as a local icon in the West End of the city.

Urban Bar and Brasserie

Urban Bar and Brasserie

Set in the Heart of Glasgow’s bustling city centre Urban is a bar, a brasserie and more… Urban Bar and Brasserie offers fantastic lunch and pre-theatre menus as well as a seasonal a la carte menu which is available all day.

Usha’s

Usha’s

Usha’s is a high quality family friendly vegetarian restaurant with great music and delicious and authentic food. All dishes are sharing plate/tapas sizes, and the range of dishes compliment each other well.

Viva Brazil

Viva Brazil

The real Brazilian style dining experience begins once you are seated at Viva Brazil. A troop of Passadors (meat carvers) move from table to table, offering over fifteen select cuts of beef, lamb, pork, chicken and sausages.

West On The Corner

West On The Corner

West On The Corner is situated just across from Kelvingrove Park. Whether it’s a coffee, a full three-course meal, or just a few beers with friends that guests are after, it is the perfect laid-back spot to indulge.

West on the Green

West on the Green

Situated in the iconic Templeton Building on Glasgow Green, West on the Green is home to a beerhall-style bar and restaurant as well as an impressive events space overlooking West’s expanded working brewery.

Willow Tea Rooms

Willow Tea Rooms

Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1903, the Willow Tea Rooms is still being used for its original purpose. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, morning coffee or afternoon tea at one of Glasgow’s major visitor attractions.