Browse Modern restaurants in Glasgow

  • A'Challtainn at Barras Art and Design

    54 Calton Entry, G40 2SB

    East End, Glasgow

    Cuisine: British, Seafood, Modern

    About A'Challtainn at Barras Art and Design

    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.

  • Apex Glasgow

    110 Bath Street, G2 2EN

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: Modern

    About Apex Glasgow

    Apex Lounge is part of Apex City of Glasgow hotel on Bath Street. A cleverly designed space, it features a choice of dramatically illuminated booths, communal tables, intimate two top tables and a range of different seating options. Whether lunching with your colleagues or enjoying a romantic dinner as part of a weekend away, the Apex Lounge has the right space.

  • Babbity Bowster

    16-18 Blackfriars St, G1 1PE

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: British, Eclectic, European

    About Babbity Bowster

    Babbity Bowster is one of those iconic Glasgow drinking and dining spots that charms anyone lucky enough to stumble upon it.

    Tucked away on Blackfriars Street, it is both a small guest house and French-influenced restaurant that showcases seasonal Scottish ingredients.

    Inside, you will find a cosy fireplace, restful decor and an overall welcoming feel. Babbity Bowster is actually named after an old Scottish country dance, so it’s fitting that occasional live music events add to the vibe.

  • Bo & Birdy at The Blythswood

    11 Blythswood Square, G2 4AD

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: Scottish, Modern

    About Bo & Birdy at The Blythswood

    Located within the swish Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel, Bo & Birdy is the first Scottish 5-star hotel restaurant to be overseen by a female executive chef. This modern brasserie has been filtered through a traditional Scottish lens, with a menu showcasing the best of our natural larder. Inside, the decor is all soft, minimalist elegance with a flourish of Art Deco charm.

  • Brasserie Abode

    129 Bath Street, G2 2SZ

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: European, Modern, Bistros & Brasseries

    About Brasserie Abode

    Brasserie Abode is based in a chic townhouse hotel on Bath Street. With its banquette seating, big windows and designer lighting, it’s an airy, elegant space to dine in. The restaurant offers laidback, bistro-style menus that combine handpicked classics with hearty comfort food, much of it with a European touch. The hotel itself has plenty of lovely period touches, including a vintage gilded lift, gilt wallpaper and atrium waterfall.

  • Browns Bar & Brasserie

    1 George Square, G2 1DY

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: British, European, International

    About Browns Bar & Brasserie

    Classic brasserie in city centre
    With the first Browns opening in 1973, this family of classic brasseries has had plenty of time to polish its offer. Stylish, timeless interiors; smartly turned out staff and simple but well sourced and prepared dishes are key. Located in the old General Post Office building on George Square, the Browns Brasserie and Bar in Glasgow fits the mould neatly. A live pianist keeps the atmosphere sparkling on a Sunday from 3pm – 6pm.

  • Chez Mal

    Malmaison, G2 4LL

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: British, International, Mediterranean

    About Chez Mal

    Chez Mal Brasserie is in Glasgow’s Malmaison hotel. The building was originally a Greek Orthodox church and the atmospheric restaurant sits in what used to be the crypt. As well as the main dining room, there are three intimate private dining rooms.

  • Chez Mal Bar

    Malmaison, G2 4LL

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: British, International, Modern

    About Chez Mal Bar

  • Cranachan

    2nd Floor, Princes Square, G1 3JN

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: Scottish, Modern, Tearooms & Desserts

    About Cranachan

    Located on the second floor of Princes Square on Glasgow’s Buchanan Street, Cranachan is an inviting mix of modern design and locally-produced food. Antler chandeliers and walls decorated by Glasgow’s famous Timorous Beasties design studio confidently set the stage for the contemporary Scottish cuisine served in Cranachan.

  • Derby Lane

    1156 Argyle Street, G3 8TE

    Finnieston, Glasgow

    Cuisine: European, Modern

    About Derby Lane

    With its pink, gold and aqua facade, Derby Lane is a treat for the eye as much as the stomach. And inside you will find an interior that spirits you away to the chic beachy eateries of the Hamptons.

    From the canary-yellow chairs to the neon lighting to the pink flamingo art, the vibe is quirky, fun and luxurious. Head here for breakfast, brunch, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner, or to sample a creative cocktail or three.

  • Glaschu

    Royal Exchange Square, G1 3AB

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: British, Seafood, Modern

    About Glaschu

    Glaschu offers modern Scottish fine dining and a sophisticated bar area in Royal Exchange Square.

    Based in the historic Western Club building, the kitchen is run by chef Dion Scott, who honed his skills in Heston Blumenthal’s kitchens. He promises a menu rooted in Scottish history, cuisine and cooking, with added International influences.

    The dishes make the most of local produce, including Gigha halibut and Loch Tay trout from local fishmonger Bernard Corrigan; crustaceans and oysters from Finnieston’s Stuart Wilson, and beef from Lanarkshire farms.

  • Glengoyne

    Dumgoyne, G63 9LB

    near Glasgow, Glasgow

    Cuisine: Modern

    About Glengoyne

  • Halloumi Southside

    697 Pollokshaws Road, G41 2AB

    South Side, Glasgow

    Cuisine: Greek, Modern

    About Halloumi Southside

    The sister restaurant to the original Halloumi restaurant in Glasgow city centre, Halloumi Southside aims to take the winning formula of Greek/Cypriot mezze served in a bright airy setting, south of the river.
    Located in buzzing Pollokshaws Road, the restaurant is housed in a former bank and mimics the style of a traditional Greek taverna, with white brick walls and tiled flooring, with stylish additions like a marble bar and exposed bulb lighting. The restaurant also offers a private dining room within the venue. The space is ideal for corporate or family events including birthday celebrations, meetings and networking events.

  • Horn Please

    914/916 Sauchiehall Street , G3 7TF

    Finnieston, Glasgow

    Cuisine: Indian, Modern, Tapas

    About Horn Please

    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.

  • Jax

    Basement Level , G1 3JN

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: Modern, Bar Food, Steaks & Grill

    About Jax

    Brought to you by the Eden Mill distillery, Jax is a sleek bar situated among the designer shops of Princes Square. As well as glitzy signature cocktails, craft gins and fizz, guests can enjoy a range of small and big plate bar dishes. By day it is a great spot for a shopper’s lunch (maybe washed down by a cheeky glass of Champagne), while by night some of Glasgow’s best live DJs will kickstart your evening out on the town.

  • Loks Bar & Kitchen

    16 Newlandsfield Road, G43 2XU

    South Side, Glasgow

    Cuisine: British, Modern, Gastro Pub

    About Loks Bar & Kitchen

    Loks Bar & Kitchen is on Newlandsfield Road in Glasgow’s Shawlands. A family-run bar with a separate restaurant and function suite, it offers comfortable, contemporary decor and a lively weekend programme of tribute nights, dinner dances and murder mysteries. A wide range of craft beers, cocktails and wines keep thirst at bay while the wood-burning stove means everything is toasty during the more chilly months.

  • Marchtown

    741 Pollokshaws Road, G41 2AA

    South Side, Glasgow

    Cuisine: Modern

    About Marchtown

    Marchtown is a specialist wine & craft beer bar, shop and restaurant serving cheese, charcuterie and sharing plates. Beyond its vivid blue and gold facade, you will find a cosy wooden interior decorated in fairy lights and lined with bottles of wine. Regular tasting events, workshops and arty classes keep things lively.

  • Missoula Glasgow

    110-114 West George Street, G2 1NF

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: British, Modern, Traditional

    About Missoula Glasgow

    ‘Music, food, cocktails’ is the motto at Missoula and they provide all three with a smile. Note that while the bar’s address is West George Street, the main entrance is on Renfield Street, just around the corner.

  • Niven's By Cafe Source

    72 Nithsdale Road, G41 2AN

    South Side, Glasgow

    Cuisine: British, Eclectic, European

    About Niven's By Cafe Source

    Niven’s by Cafe Source is the youngest sibling of the popular Scottish restaurant family. With a focus on small plate dishes meant for sharing, menus are built around first class, ethically sourced Scottish produce that blends the modern with the traditional.

  • Number 16

    16 Byres Road, G11 5JY

    West End, Glasgow

    Cuisine: Scottish, Modern

    About Number 16

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