Find Dining Offers near Glasgow's SEC & Hydro

Restaurants near Glasgow's SEC & Hydro

Glasgow's SEC and the Hydro, its newest neighbour, play host to the biggest entertainment, music and sporting events and numerous restaurants near the venues have sprung up for you to enjoy a pre or post entertainment meal.

The iconic buildings are now cemented on the city's skyline and have brought the biggest stars to Glasgow from Beyonce to Fleetwood Mac to the 2014 Glasgow sporting events.

Glasgow's Finnieston is right next door and has a thriving dining scene with a huge range of cool bars and restaurants to choose from. 5pm Dining has lots of offers for restaurants near the SEC and Hydro; browse below and book your offer online quickly and easily.

Tuk Tuk City Centre, Glasgow

Indian

Inspired by food hawkers, Tuk Tuk Glasgow offers the same rustic roadside and railway station dishes which are served up to the busy office workers and school children on the streets of India. Their dishes are the simple, earthy, lovingly prepared food of the people, representing the tastes of India today.

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Chez Mal Bar City Centre, Glasgow

British, International, Modern

Bibimbap West City Centre, Glasgow

Korean

The sister restaurant of the hit city centre branch, Bibimbap serves up traditional and fusion Korean fare on Partick Bridge Street. The interior is cheerful, with neon lighting and colourful ceiling umbrellas. The airy glass frontage offers a great view of the buzzy street outside.

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Cranside Kitchen City Centre, Glasgow

European, Greek, International, Italian, Japanese, Mediterranean, Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian/Vegan, Pizza, Pasta

h3. Multi-restaurant venue in Finnieston Cranside Kitchen is housed in the historic Rotunda North, a red-bricked former harbour tunnel overlooking the Clyde. It offers an eye-popping range of dining choices and, as you’d guess by the name, is right next to the landmark Finnieston Crane. Open seven days a week, this free-to-enter food market and beer garden features stalls from five of Glasgow's most renowned restaurants: Rioja, Halloumi, Kilmurry & Co, La Rotunda and Pickled Ginger. Most days, you can head there for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. h3. Choice of global cuisines At Cranside Kitchen you get to enjoy around-the-world dining to suit all tastes (without having to worry about choosing the perfect restaurant for your whole group). Simply wander around the food market, pick whatever takes your fancy and then return to your table (both indoor and outdoor seating is available). Grab tapas at Rioja, Greek cuisine at Halloumi; New York classics at Kilmurry & Co, modern Italian at La Rotunda, and Japanese and Korean dishes at Pickled Ginger, then finish with a dessert. Sample highlights include Rioja’s chicken lollipops with a red wine caramel; Halloumi’s king prawns with chilli and garlic; Kilmurry’s ham hough terrine with wild mushroom and caramelised fig apple crisp; La Rotunda’s stonebaked Pizza Primavera with goats’ cheese & artichokes, and Pickled Ginger’s spicy pork in a Korean BBQ sauce. Wash it all down with a cocktail such as a classic Singapore Sling or a craft beer, spirit or wine. h3. What’s close to Cranside Kitchen? Cranside Kitchen is just a stroll away from the SSE Hydro and Armadillo, making it perfectly placed for a pre-gig meal or drink. It is also right next to the Squinty Bridge, which will take you across to the Odeon Luxe Pacific Quay. The venue is also very easy to get to from Glasgow city centre, either by car or the nearby Exhibition Centre train station. The closest taxi rank is at the Hydro.

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Bibimbap West City Centre, Glasgow

Korean

0 reviews

The sister restaurant of the hit city centre branch, Bibimbap serves up traditional and fusion Korean fare on Partick Bridge Street. The interior is cheerful, with neon lighting and colourful ceiling umbrellas. The airy glass frontage offers a great view of the buzzy street outside.

Make a free reservation at Bibimbap West »

Cranside Kitchen City Centre, Glasgow

European, Greek, International, Italian, Japanese, Mediterranean, Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian/Vegan, Pizza, Pasta

0 reviews

h3. Multi-restaurant venue in Finnieston Cranside Kitchen is housed in the historic Rotunda North, a red-bricked former harbour tunnel overlooking the Clyde. It offers an eye-popping range of dining choices and, as you’d guess by the name, is right next to the landmark Finnieston Crane. Open seven days a week, this free-to-enter food market and beer garden features stalls from five of Glasgow's most renowned restaurants: Rioja, Halloumi, Kilmurry & Co, La Rotunda and Pickled Ginger. Most days, you can head there for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. h3. Choice of global cuisines At Cranside Kitchen you get to enjoy around-the-world dining to suit all tastes (without having to worry about choosing the perfect restaurant for your whole group). Simply wander around the food market, pick whatever takes your fancy and then return to your table (both indoor and outdoor seating is available). Grab tapas at Rioja, Greek cuisine at Halloumi; New York classics at Kilmurry & Co, modern Italian at La Rotunda, and Japanese and Korean dishes at Pickled Ginger, then finish with a dessert. Sample highlights include Rioja’s chicken lollipops with a red wine caramel; Halloumi’s king prawns with chilli and garlic; Kilmurry’s ham hough terrine with wild mushroom and caramelised fig apple crisp; La Rotunda’s stonebaked Pizza Primavera with goats’ cheese & artichokes, and Pickled Ginger’s spicy pork in a Korean BBQ sauce. Wash it all down with a cocktail such as a classic Singapore Sling or a craft beer, spirit or wine. h3. What’s close to Cranside Kitchen? Cranside Kitchen is just a stroll away from the SSE Hydro and Armadillo, making it perfectly placed for a pre-gig meal or drink. It is also right next to the Squinty Bridge, which will take you across to the Odeon Luxe Pacific Quay. The venue is also very easy to get to from Glasgow city centre, either by car or the nearby Exhibition Centre train station. The closest taxi rank is at the Hydro.

Make a free reservation at Cranside Kitchen  »

Chez Mal Bar City Centre, Glasgow

British, International, Modern

0 reviews

Tuk Tuk City Centre, Glasgow

Indian

5 reviews

Inspired by food hawkers, Tuk Tuk Glasgow offers the same rustic roadside and railway station dishes which are served up to the busy office workers and school children on the streets of India. Their dishes are the simple, earthy, lovingly prepared food of the people, representing the tastes of India today.

Make a free reservation at Tuk Tuk »

Villa Toscana West End, Glasgow

Italian

293 reviews

Since opening at the Finnieston end of Argyle Street in 2006, Villa Toscana has earned a glowing reputation for authentic Italian food. Just as Italian is the warm welcome offered to all the customers. The walls are decorated with pictures of iconic Italian buildings such as the Leaning Tower of Pisa as well as colourful scenes of traditional village life. The SEC and Hydro are a short walk from Villa Toscana. The restaurant's quick-to-serve, two course concert menu is correspondingly popular with concert-goers.

£16.96 Offer: £16.95 for 2 courses on concert menu

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Villa Toscana West End, Glasgow

Italian

293 reviews

Since opening at the Finnieston end of Argyle Street in 2006, Villa Toscana has earned a glowing reputation for authentic Italian food. Just as Italian is the warm welcome offered to all the customers. The walls are decorated with pictures of iconic Italian buildings such as the Leaning Tower of Pisa as well as colourful scenes of traditional village life. The SEC and Hydro are a short walk from Villa Toscana. The restaurant's quick-to-serve, two course concert menu is correspondingly popular with concert-goers.

£18.95 Offer: £18.95 for 3 courses on the pre-theatre menu

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Green Chilli Cafe West End, Glasgow

Indian

278 reviews

Green Chilli Cafe on Argyle Street in Glasgow's West End and close to the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Serving Indian cuisine, the restaurant offers a relaxed atmosphere and a menu with curries that can be served as main courses or in tapas-style portions.

£11.99 Offer: £11.99 for 2 courses on pre-theatre menu

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Green Chilli Cafe West End, Glasgow

Indian

278 reviews

Green Chilli Cafe on Argyle Street in Glasgow's West End and close to the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Serving Indian cuisine, the restaurant offers a relaxed atmosphere and a menu with curries that can be served as main courses or in tapas-style portions.

£12.58 Offer: 20% a la carte discount

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Latest Glasgow Restaurant Reviews

  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 3

    Service: 5

    Value: 4

    First dine out curry since 9th October.

    It was mid-afternoon and we were the only 4 in the restaurant. We were warmly welcomed and the food was excellent. Would definitely go back.
    dined in Kama Sutra – 01/05/2021
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  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 5

    Service: 5

    Value: 5

    Lunch

    Great food and lovely staff. A bit more expensive than other 5pm deals but worth it
    dined in The Buttery – 01/05/2021
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  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 5

    Service: 5

    Value: 4

    Enjoyable experience from start to finish

    The Buttery is a lovely treat for special occasions. The restaurant has a relaxed atmosphere and the service is very good. There is an extensive cocktail list and a reasonably priced set menu is also available. Looking forward to our next visit.
    dined in The Buttery – 29/04/2021
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  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 4

    Service: 5

    Value: 5

    Always good

    Food and service great as usual, love their pizzas. Nearly ate some tin foil from the Tuscan Bolognese as was wolfing it down because it was delicious, so be careful!
    dined in Antipasti (City Centre) – 27/04/2021
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  • Food: 4

    Ambience: 5

    Service: 5

    Value: 4

    Great View

    First time at the Red Sky Bar, beautiful setting, great food and service. Unfortunately due to the current covid situation we were unable to have a gin but didn't spoil the evening.
    dined in Red Sky Bar within Radisson RED – 28/12/2020
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