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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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The Tearooms at Butterfly and the Pig City Centre, Glasgow

British, Tearooms & Desserts

73 reviews

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

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Masala Twist City Centre City Centre, Glasgow

Indian

466 reviews

Masala Twist City Centre is a Indian restaurant located on Hope Street in Glasgow’s city centre. The success of its sister restaurant in the city's West End led to the second branch of Masala Twist being established, and aims to continue the commitment to traditional Indian cooking methods using finely sourced local ingredients.

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Amaretto Italian Kitchen & Bar Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire

Italian

256 reviews

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

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Cossachok Restaurant Merchant City, Glasgow

International, Russian, Traditional

508 reviews

Cafe Cossachok has a distinctly bohemian feel with it's rustic heavy wood tables and walls simply painted in red and hung with a few pictures.

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The Sisters West End, Glasgow

Scottish, Bistros & Brasseries

907 reviews

As the name suggests, the restaurant was initially opened and run by two siblings and this cosy Kelvingrove restaurant maintains the warm family welcome but in a chic, modern setting. The Sisters is smart but casual with matt, monochrome colours contrasting with splashes of colour highlighted by the original Phillip Raskin paintings of wild Scottish landscapes.

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Fanny Trollopes West End, Glasgow

Scottish

463 reviews

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

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Brian Maule at Chardon D'Or City Centre, Glasgow

French

363 reviews

Many of Glasgow’s fine dining fans would put Brian Maule’s Chardon D’Or at the top of the city’s culinary achievements. Located on West Regent Street in the city centre, the key to Brian Maule's success in Glasgow is down to the seasonal, locally sourced produce combined with traditional French techniques to create quality dishes.

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Smiths of Uddingston near Glasgow, Glasgow

French, Scottish, Modern

115 reviews

Friendly relaxed and family run. French bistro atmosphere.

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279 Cafe Bistro West End, Glasgow

Vegetarian/Vegan, Bistros & Brasseries

397 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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The Shandon Belles City Centre, Glasgow

Bistros & Brasseries

623 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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Romans Merchant City, Glasgow

Italian, Pizza

10 reviews

Romans Pizzeria & Bar is a rustic-chic dining spot in the Merchant City. Minimalist decor and Italian wall murals create the perfect setting for enjoying Roman-style pizzas cooked in a wood-burning oven. This would be a great spot for a quick bite to eat before an event at the Tron or Old Fruitmarket.

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Horn Please Finnieston, Glasgow

Indian, Modern, Tapas

82 reviews

Named after the stickers that are often found on Indian trucks, Horn Please is a contemporary Indian street food restaurant on Sauchiehall Street. Rattan furniture, national newspapers used as wallpaper and a vintage water pump all add to an enjoyably quirky atmosphere.

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Malaga Tapas City Centre, Glasgow

Spanish, Tapas

23 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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Kama Sutra City Centre, Glasgow

Indian

22 reviews

Located at the more lively end of Glasgow’s Sauchiehall Street, the Kama Sutra has an ability to consistently deliver just what its curry-loving customers. Although it is named after the Indian erotic text, Glasgow’s Kama Sutra focuses on the pleasures of the table rather than any other variety.

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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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Number 16 West End, Glasgow

Scottish, Modern

469 reviews

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

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La Vita Spuntini - City Centre City Centre, Glasgow

Italian

62 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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Hampton by Hilton City Centre, Glasgow

Vegetarian/Vegan, Bar Food

218 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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Alla Locanta Mediterranean City Centre, Glasgow

Italian, Mediterranean, Turkish

31 reviews

Locanta is a welcome fusion of what was previously two restaurants (a Turkish and an Italian) housed in the same premises: Alla Turca and Alla Italia. Now diners can enjoy tucking into Mediterranean and meze cuisine in one combined, family-run dining spot of chic white banquette seating and exposed brickwork.

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Atlantic Brasserie City Centre, Glasgow

French

1259 reviews

Located on St Vincent Place, Atlantic Bar and Brasserie is a French restaurant on the lower ground floor, underneath sister restaurant The Anchor Line. Inspired by an early Glasgow pop-up restaurant which was built for the Empire Exhibition of 1938, Atlantic offers a contemporary French brasserie and bar in a sophisticated and glamorous vintage setting.

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Ristorante Piccolo Mondo City Centre, Glasgow

Italian

1645 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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Ristorante Piccolo Mondo Renfrew Renfrew, Renfrew

Italian

291 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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Embargo West End, Glasgow

Far Eastern, Japanese, Southeast Asian

13 reviews

Embargo is a sleek eating and drinking spot on Byres Road. Promising the vibrant flavours of Australasia and East Asia, you can sample creative small plates that are both healthy and indulgent. Botanical cocktails and a resident DJ every Thursday, Friday and Saturday make this a lively spot to dine.

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The Buttery Finnieston, Glasgow

Scottish, Seafood

914 reviews

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

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

Italian

320 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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Rab Ha's Merchant City, Glasgow

British, European, International, Seafood, Vegetarian/Vegan

84 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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Leiper's Attic West End, Glasgow

Scottish, Seafood

14 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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Rossini West End, Glasgow

Italian

3 reviews

Rossini brings traditional cuisine from the Apulia region of Italy to Glasgow’s West End. The restaurant is run by husband and wife team Maurizio and Ester Rossini, who moved from Italy to Glasgow twelve years ago. Having previously helmed the popular North Star cafe on Queen Margaret Drive, Rossini is the result of their dream to bring the dishes of Maurizio’s home region, Apulia, to the streets of Glasgow. All dishes on the menu are authentic and the wine list is chosen by the couple themselves.

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Battlefield Rest South Side, Glasgow

Italian, Seafood, Pizza

20 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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The Western Club Restaurant City Centre, Glasgow

British, European, French, International

572 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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Glasgow restaurant reviews

  • Food: 4

    Ambience: 5

    Service: 5

    Value: 4

    Great experience and atmosphere

    Me and my partner took our dads here for a Father’s Day meal. Was our first time here and food was lovely, staff were excellent with service and very attentive. Would definitely go back.
    dined in The Spiritualist – 17/06/2019
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  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 5

    Service: 5

    Value: 5

    Great Fathers Day meal

    Great food, wonderful service and great atmosphere! Would definitely go back!
    dined in Roastit Bubbly Jocks – 17/06/2019
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  • Food: 4

    Ambience: 4

    Service: 4

    Value: 5

    Great Offer

    Excellent value for money. Good choice of food & service. Very busy place with lots going on...not ideal for a quiet meal.
    dined in Bar Soba Mitchell Lane – 17/06/2019
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  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 5

    Service: 4

    Value: 5

    Great family day out

    Celebrated Father's Day enjoying activities in the leisure centre, then a delicious brunch in the restaurant. Great selection of dishes and friendly staff.
    dined in The Mariner Bar & Restaurant – 17/06/2019
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  • Food: 4

    Ambience: 4

    Service: 3

    Value: 5

    Dinner

    Food was good and very quick to be served. Service was good but had to ask 3 times for some mayo, not a big request. Was brought cutlery for our main course, even though the guy had just cleared our main course plates away 5 minutes beforehand. Had to wait a while on our drinks.
    dined in Baby Grand (Charing Cross) – 17/06/2019
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