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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Kilmurry & Co

    210 Kilmarnock Road, G43 1TY

    South Side, Glasgow

    Cuisine: European, Scottish, Seafood

    About Kilmurry & Co

    It’s always lovely to find a neighbourhood dining spot that can meet your brunch, lunch and evening dining needs with equal aplomb. The newly-launched Kilmurry & Co on Kilmarnock Road does just this. Branding itself as a ‘brunch to bistro’ restaurant, you can indulge in gourmet French toast and hearty pancake stacks by day, while by night, dine on everything from seafood to steak to stews.

  • 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.

  • NYC Bar & Grill

    185 Hope Street, G2 2UL

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: International, Modern, American

    About NYC Bar & Grill

    A friendly and relaxed burger joint on Hope Street, NYC Bar & Grill takes its culinary cue and decorating tips from the Big Apple. Along with craft beers, lots of bourbon and an extensive cocktail list adding to the buzz.

  • Ollie's

    122-124 Nithsdale Road, G41 5RB

    South Side, Glasgow

    Cuisine: European, Modern, Bistros & Brasseries

    About Ollie's

    Open from morning until late, Ollie’s is a friendly, neighbourhood hangout on Nithsdale Road in Glasgow’s Southside. With its reclaimed lighting, white tiles and stripped tables, it is a comfortable, laidback place where people are as welcome for coffee and cake as they are for a multi-course sit down evening meal with friends. There is some outdoor seating for the warmer months or the more hardy al fresco diners.

  • The Ball Room - Glasgow

    130 Ledard Road, G42 9RA

    South Side, Glasgow

    Cuisine: British, Modern, Pizza

    About The Ball Room - Glasgow

    Located in Battlefield in the South Side, The Ball Room aims to be the “hippest pool room in Glasgow.” Pool tables, snooker tables, darts and ping pong can be found in the main sports room, while pub grub is served in the bar next door.

    The Ball Room welcomes groups of friends and families (children are welcome until 9pm) to test their sporting skills, grab a drink and bite to eat, watch sport on their huge 10ft HD screens, and put some music on the jukebox.

  • The Spiritualist

    62 Miller Street, G1 1DT

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: British, Seafood, Modern

    About The Spiritualist

    Opened in the spring of 2016, The Spiritualist is a stylish restaurant and bar in the building that once housed Stirling’s Library. Inspired by the Art Deco movement and hung with vintage portraits, the decor is as sleek as it is contemporary. A stunning drinks list features Scottish craft beers; a globe-trotting selection of spirits; a well balanced wine list and many innovative and attractively presented cocktails. A unique Chef’s Table in the kitchen is a real talking point.

  • The Square Bar and Restaurant

    Broomhill Square, G11 7BN

    West End, Glasgow

    Cuisine: British, European, French

    About The Square Bar and Restaurant

    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.

    Their brand new outdoor terrace is open. This area is fully licensed. Complete with a roof cover, lighting, heating and even free WiFi access.