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Top 30 best restaurants in Glasgow

Finding the best restaurants in Glasgow is hard with the multitude of eateries within the city but you’ve come to the right place for the answer!

5pm has 1000s of reviews for restaurants across Glasgow and we’ve used these reviews to list the top 30 Glasgow restaurants below.

The best glasgow restaurants list below is sorted by review popularity. Reviews are left by genuine diners who’ve dined on a 5pm offer.

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No 38 East Kilbride, Glasgow

Far Eastern, Seafood

131 reviews

Long a popular spot on East Kilbride’s dining scene, No. 38 is on Kirkton Park in The Village. It is a cosy and intimate dining space that lends itself to most occasions. Whether you are in for a light lunch, romantic meal or family celebration, No. 38 has a friendly, welcoming ambience which is often mentioned in reviews from 5pm Dining customers.

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The Tearooms at Butterfly and the Pig City Centre, Glasgow

British, Tearooms & Desserts

68 reviews

The Tearooms are a chic way to enjoy a vintage themed tea party on Glasgow's bath street.

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Fanny Trollopes West End, Glasgow

Scottish

451 reviews

Fanny Trollopes focuses on honest food, locally sourced, skilfully prepared and modestly priced.

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Riva Uddingston & Bothwell, Bothwell

Italian, Pizza

8 reviews

Founded by the Di Ciacca family, Riva on Bothwell’s Main Street offers the finest contemporary and traditional Italian dishes. Housed in a bright, modern building, the two floor Italian restaurant seamlessly blends a chic steel and glass interior with striking vintage photos of old Ferraris. As you might expect from a family-run Italian restaurant, Bothwell’s Riva is as child friendly as it is for great for groups. The children’s menu will keep the bambinos smiling while the large mezzanine area can be used exclusively for larger parties of families or friends.

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Amaretto Italian Kitchen & Bar Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire

Italian

252 reviews

Traditional Italian, heart warming food in a cosy modern, yet traditional restaurant.

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The Sisters Kelvingrove West End, Glasgow

Scottish, Bistros & Brasseries

879 reviews

The Kelvingrove branch of The Sisters is one of two Scottish restaurants which are flourishing in Glasgow under the Sisters banner of the O'Donnell family. As the name suggests, the restaurant is run by two siblings and this cosy Kelvingrove restaurant plays the role of chic junior to its older sister restaurant in Jordanhill.

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Smiths of Uddingston near Glasgow, Glasgow

French, Scottish, Modern

114 reviews

Friendly relaxed and family run. French bistro atmosphere.

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Horn Please Finnieston, Glasgow

Indian, Modern

56 reviews

Named after the stickers which are often found on Indian trucks, Horn Please is a contemporary Indian street food restaurant on Elderslie Street. It occupies a surprisingly light and bright basement space which is filled with Indian curios. Rattan furniture, Indian newspaper used as wall paper, a Thumbs Up cola mural and a vintage water pump all add to an enjoyably quirky atmosphere.

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The Shandon Belles City Centre, Glasgow

Bistros & Brasseries

609 reviews

Sitting in a quiet residential part of Glasgow’s Argyle Street, on the western side of the M8, The Shandon Belles is a cosy little bistro. Part of the Two Fats family, it nestles below Two Fat Ladies at The Buttery. With exposed stone, stained glass features and walls lined with curios, it is a warm, inviting and quirky space. The decor has more homely charm than the grand, historic setting of the upstairs restaurant but The Shandon Belles has the same emphasis on thoughtful cooking using top quality ingredients.

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Number 16 West End, Glasgow

Scottish, Modern

467 reviews

A cosy and well-established West End favourite offering quality food, friendly service and great value in relaxed surroundings.

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Ristorante Piccolo Mondo Renfrew Renfrew, Renfrew

Italian

282 reviews

Ristorante Piccolo Mondo Renfrew's enthusiasm for Tuscan style cooking is unparalleled in Glasgow. Originally established as a family run restaurant, the staff at Ristorante Piccolo Mondo Renfrew bring a wide knowledge of the Glasgow restaurant scene and have built up an outstanding level of cuisine and customer service to its many diners, based on previous experience.

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Ashoka Southside South Side, Glasgow

Indian

126 reviews

A mainstay of Indian cuisine in Glasgow’s south side since 1991, Ashoka provides great Indian cuisine in a relaxed, cosy atmosphere. The restaurant is located on Clarkston Road and serves traditional Indian dishes in a relaxed, welcoming setting.

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The Square Bar and Restaurant West End, Glasgow

Modern

9 reviews

Opened in the autumn of 2017, The Square is an independently owned and operated bar and restaurant on Norby Road. Open from morning to late, it is a neighbourhood place where customers can meet friends for a coffee; schedule a working lunch or unwind over dinner and cocktails. Dog-friendly until 4pm, the Square offers visiting pooches a puppaccino and treats. On the last Sunday of every month, human guests can enjoy the talents of the resident vocalist.

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279 Cafe Bistro West End, Glasgow

Vegetarian/Vegan, Bistros & Brasseries

394 reviews

279 Cafe Bistro is a cosy, family-owned restaurant situated on Glasgow’s Dumbarton Road, close to Partick Cross. The bistro opened in 2008 with the admirable aim of providing freshly cooked, simple and tasty food. 279 Cafe Bistro offers a pre-theatre and regularly changing dinner menus.

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Hampton by Hilton City Centre, Glasgow

Vegetarian/Vegan, Bar Food

134 reviews

Casual city centre bar and kitchen Right in the heart of the city, Hampton By Hilton Glasgow Central offers a convenient and relaxed restaurant and bar. The hotel's bar and dining areas are contemporary in style and filled with light from the floor to ceiling windows. Several screens mean that visitors can catch all the sporting action in the well stocked bar. The friendliness and warm welcome offered by the staff is a recurring theme in customer reviews.

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Ristorante Piccolo Mondo City Centre, Glasgow

Italian

1622 reviews

A second generation family-run Italian, Ristorante Piccolo Mondo has a long and successful tradition in Glasgow if not always on this exact site. In various capacities, the staff have run, owned and worked in several of Glasgow's notable Italian restaurants and they have brought all of that experience together at Ristorante Piccolo Mondo on Argyle Street.

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Wee Gurkha Curry House East Kilbride, East Kilbride

Indian, Nepalese

31 reviews

Located in the mountainous Hunter Street region of East Kilbride, Wee Gurkha Curry House is a family-run restaurant which specialises in dishes from the Himalayas and surrounding areas. The restaurant's interior is themed around a typical Nepalese home. The staff aim to give diners the same warm, Nepalese welcome that they would if they were inviting you into their own home.

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Number 7 East End, Glasgow

Traditional

3 reviews

Located in the Jock Stein stand of Celtic Park, Number 7 restaurant is a must visit for the Hoops fan. As well as stunning views of the pitch, the walls are hung with pictures of great Celtic players and diners can have their photos taken with club trophies. As you might expect, away Celtic matches are shown on the screens within the restaurant so diners don't have to miss any of the action. Club mascot Hoopy visits on Sundays to say 'Hi' to the kids.

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Curry On The Hill South Side, Glasgow

Indian, Vegetarian/Vegan

18 reviews

Curry on the Hill is a family-run Indian restaurant and bar in Thornliebank on Glasgow’s Southside. With three different dining areas and design features which include an indoor fountain, striking contemporary lighting and a fire pit, it is certainly a glamorous venue. The aim is to offer something for everyone.

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Celino's Italian (Alexandra Parade) East End, Glasgow

Italian

305 reviews

Celino's Italian is an award-winning family run restaurant on Alexandra Parade east of Glasgow's city centre. The owners insist on only selling food they would eat themselves and this ensures the quality that keeps people coming back.

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Two Fat Ladies at The Buttery Finnieston, Glasgow

Scottish, Seafood

886 reviews

Old world charm meets Glasgow style sophistication as two Glasgow culinary institutions merge.

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La Vita Spuntini - City Centre City Centre, Glasgow

Italian

0 reviews

Move over dim sum and tapas, Spuntini is the hearty Italian version of small plate dining. And following the success of its West End venue, La Vita Spuntini has opened a second branch on Gordon Street. The restaurant aims to conjure up the atmosphere of a cosy Italian family meal where dishes are placed at the centre of the table for everyone to share. All food is crafted with passion, love and attention to detail, with candlelight and friendly staff adding to the atmosphere. The menu is massive and includes sharing portions of fresh pasta, mini pizzas, seafood, meat and salads, complemented by an extensive selection of fine wines.

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Rab Ha's Merchant City, Glasgow

British, European, International, Seafood, Vegetarian/Vegan

47 reviews

Named after a legendary 19th century Glasgow glutton, Rab Ha's is a welcoming bar and restaurant with rooms on Hutcheson Street. In the summer of 2017, new owners gave the much-loved Merchant City institution a thoughtful refurbishment. The very opposite of a bland chain, Rab Ha's is an independent, family-run with business with oodles of character. Visitors can look forward to a cosy and tranquil space with stripped stone walls, an open fire and wood panelling in the bar and restaurant.

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The Western Club Restaurant City Centre, Glasgow

British, Traditional, Bistros & Brasseries

512 reviews

The Western Club Restaurant has set new heights of dining excellence since it opened in November 2014. Located in a prime city centre site, The Western Club Restaurant has arguably Glasgow's most stunning dining room overlooking the iconic Royal Exchange Square.

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Malaga Tapas City Centre, Glasgow

Spanish, Tapas

0 reviews

Welcoming tapas restaurant in the city centre Malaga Tapas is a relaxed family-run Spanish restaurant on Sauchiehall Street. This is the restaurant’s second branch, opened after the success of the original Southside venue. Malaga Tapas showcases Spain's lively tapas bar tradition, specialising in Iberian cuisine from the Andalusian region. From jamón serrano to croquetas de pollo, the kitchen team aim to bring the essence of Spain to Glasgow, one plate at a time. All of the dishes are made in-house, with ingredients sourced from both local suppliers and imported directly from Spain to ensure an authentic experience.

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Leiper's Attic West End, Glasgow

Scottish, Seafood

3 reviews

Leiper's Attic is a Scottish restaurant in the upstairs space above Cottiers bar, theatre and wedding venue. The Hyndland Street restaurant takes its name from William Leiper , who in conjunction with Daniel Cottier, created the spectacular church building that is today known as Cottier's. It is an atmospheric space which works well for romantic dinners and family celebrations. If you really want to celebrate, they sell a range of Cuban cigars.

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A'Challtainn at Barras Art and Design East End, Glasgow

British, Seafood, Modern

5 reviews

A’Challtainn is an award-winning seafood restaurant and cocktail bar in the heart of Barras Art and Design at the Barras. It is pronounced A Cawl Tain, after the Gaelic for Calton. As well as being the name for this part of Glasgow, it also means the hazel wood. The restaurant is on a mezzanine level overlooking the BAaD courtyard. The cocktail bar nestles under the restaurant and provides views of the chefs at work.

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Bawarchi Indian Restaurant West End, Glasgow

Indian

6 reviews

Bawarchi Indian Restaurant is on Crow Road in the Anniesland area of Glasgow's West End. Under new ownership since autumn 2017, this cosy little restaurant has quickly established a glowing reputation for providing great food and a warm welcome.

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Battlefield Rest South Side, Glasgow

Italian, Seafood, Pizza

17 reviews

Originally a tram station and dating back to 1915, Battlefield Rest is now a popular, family-run Italian restaurant on Battlefield Road. A B-listed building on a traffic island, its unique looks and interior have long endeared it to local residents and it is fair to say that it is something of a local landmark. Well loved, it is the sort of welcoming and familiar Italian bistro that every neighbourhood should have.

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Martin Wishart At Loch Lomond Loch Lomond, By Balloch

French

57 reviews

Set on the banks of Loch Lomond, Martin Wishart's new restaurant is set in the stylish surroundings of the Cameron house hotel.

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Glasgow restaurant reviews

  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 4

    Service: 5

    Value: 5

    Cafe India rocks

    Food and service were very good. Great value for money! No unexpected add ons. Great city centre location.
    dined in Cafe India – 05/12/2018
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  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 5

    Service: 5

    Value: 5

    Better than expected

    We were a party of ten and all were delighted with food and service, it was a festive menu and very good value for money. It's lovely restaurant with atmosphere and ambiance, no hesitation in recommending it.
    dined in Urban Bar & Brasserie – 05/12/2018
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  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 5

    Service: 5

    Value: 5

    Lovely restaurant with excellent food

    Steak was cooked well with a delicious char-grilled taste. Really good portions. Lovely atmosphere in the restaurant and the service was great!
    dined in Bo'Vine – 05/12/2018
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  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 4

    Service: 4

    Value: 4

    Nice meal and atmosphere

    Great value for money and good portion sizes. Would definitely recommend.
    dined in Di Maggio's (West End) – 05/12/2018
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  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 3

    Service: 5

    Value: 5

    As good as ever

    Its been a while since I visited but the quality of the food and the friendliness of the services was excellent as always. Really good.
    dined in Masala Twist City Centre – 05/12/2018
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