Best restaurants in Glasgow

  • La Bonne Auberge

    161 West Nile Street, G1 2RL

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: French, Mediterranean, Bistros & Brasseries

    About La Bonne Auberge

    Since opening in 1975, La Bonne Auberge in Glasgow’s city centre has been a popular spot for fans of French and Mediterranean style food. Proud holder of an AA Rosette, La Bonne Auberge has pleased generations of Glasgow diners, especially pre-show visitors to the nearby theatre district.

  • Iberica

    140 St Vincent Street, G2 5LA

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas

    About Iberica

    Since opening in the autumn of 2016, Ibérica Glasgow has quickly established a reputation for serving high quality, bona fide Spanish dishes in a smart but casual setting. Once a St Vincent Street bank, the red sandstone building has been given a stunning refurbishment by the Spanish designer Lazaro Rosa Violan. The restaurant’s design emphasizes the Celtic heritage shared by Northern Spain and Scotland, and includes a set of Asturian bagpipes. At the time of writing, it is the eighth Ibérica restaurant in the UK but the first in Scotland.

  • Lebowskis West End

    1008 Argyle Street, G3 8LX

    West End, Glasgow

    Cuisine: British, Modern, Bar Food

    About Lebowskis West End

    The first of three – and counting – Lebowskis bars, this original Argyle Street outlet opened in 2017. It could be argued that Lebowskis helped kick start the surrounding Finnieston area as one of Glasgow’s most fashionable neighbourhoods for eating and drinking. From the drinks menu to the bowling skittles, the quirky spirit of the film which inspired the bar is evident throughout. Expect a decor which is stripped back but comfortable. Outside seating and Lebowskis’ signature range of White Russian cocktails are among the attractions.

  • Websters

    416 Great Western Road , G4 9HZ

    West End, Glasgow

    Cuisine: International, Modern

    About Websters

    Websters Bar is part of Websters Theatre on Great Western Road. Formerly the Lansdowne Parish Church, this A-listed Gothic Revival church was originally built by John Honeyman in 1863 and features beautiful stained glass windows by Alf Webster. Open all day, Websters attracts local residents and workers, couples looking for a romantic meal and, of course, theatre-goers.

  • 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.

  • The Raven

    81-85 Renfield St, G2 1NQ

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: American, Burgers

    About The Raven

    The Raven is a welcoming bar and restaurant on Renfield Street in Glasgow city centre. The stripped back decor at The Raven allows customers to focus on the stuff that really matters: smokehouse menus, craft beers and all the sport you could wish for over eleven big screens. The ever changing roster of craft and cask ales is a real draw.

  • Citation

    40 Wilson Street, G1 1HD

    Merchant City, Glasgow

    Cuisine: European, Scottish, Modern

    About Citation

    Citation Taverne & Restaurant is housed within the landmark former Sheriff Court building on Wilson Street, in the heart of Glasgow’s Merchant City. Outdoor terraces allow alfresco dining in the summer months. The restaurant’s Portico, nestled among the building’s Corinthian-style, exterior columns, is one of Glasgow’s most impressive dining locations. Citation is the ideal location for a romantic meal, a night out with friends or a long and lazy lunch. Those who want to carry on socialising long after their meal can head to the ground floor bar.

  • The Spanish Butcher

    80 Miller Street, G1 1DT

    Merchant City, Glasgow

    Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish

    About The Spanish Butcher

    The Spanish Butcher is on Miller Street in the heart of Glasgow’s Merchant City. Spanish design and cuisine are riding high at the moment and The Spanish Butcher does both with verve and imagination. Designer lamps, a loft-style dining room split into several sections and an eye-level viewing window into the kitchen make for a theatrical dining space. The service is as deft as the welcome is warm.

  • Hampton by Hilton

    140 West Campbell Street, G2 4TZ

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: Vegetarian/Vegan, Bar Food

    About Hampton by Hilton

    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.

  • Tuk Tuk

    426 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3JD

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: Indian

    About Tuk Tuk

    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.

  • Finsbay

    44 Main St, G62 6BU

    Bearsden & Milngavie, Glasgow

    Cuisine: Scottish, Vegetarian/Vegan, Modern

    About Finsbay

    Milngavie’s Main Street plays host to Finsbay, an endearingly quirky restaurant, bar and café. Serving everything from breakfast through to dinner and cocktail nightcaps, it is a welcoming neighbourhood hangout.

  • 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.

  • Zambretto Italian - Old Sneddon

    42-46 Old Sneddon Street, PA3 2AP

    Paisley, Renfrewshire

    Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

    About Zambretto Italian - Old Sneddon

    Zambretto Italian – Old Sneddon is, as the name indicates, on Old Sneddon Street. A welcoming bar and casual dining room, it is open for everything from midweek lunch to weekend cocktails and dinner with friends and family.

  • Killermont Polo Club

    2022 Maryhill Road, G20 0AB

    West End, Glasgow

    Cuisine: Indian

    About Killermont Polo Club

    Killermont Polo Club in Maryhill is an authentic Indian restaurant which has been packing in the diners since 1991. Not a typical, run-of-the-mill Indian restaurant, it has its own polo team. Following an extensive and stylish refurbishment, Killermont Polo Club now features a clubhouse room, traditional dining room and two private dining areas. While the design has been refreshed, the friendly welcome remains as warm as ever at this relaxed, family-run business on Glasgow’s Maryhill Road.

  • The Ivory Hotel

    2-4 Camphill Avenue, G41 3AY

    South Side, Glasgow

    Cuisine: British, Modern, Traditional

    About The Ivory Hotel

    Stylish hotel dining with a Scottish twist on the South Side

    Housed in an elegant Victorian townhouse overlooking Queen’s Park, the Ivory Hotel offers breakfast, lunch and dinner menus served in the airy conservatory or the elegant and intimate restaurant with some booth seating. Everything is prepared freshly each day, with an emphasis on using the finest seasonal and locally-sourced produce wherever possible.

  • 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.

  • Aga Mezze Palace

    56 Dundas Street, G1 2AQ

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: Mediterranean, Turkish

    About Aga Mezze Palace

    With a warm, colourful and traditional Turkish decor, diners are made to feel very welcome at Aga Mezze Palace on Glasgow’s Dundas Street. Just in case the name and decor have not made their point, then the belly dancers – available on request – should leave diners in no doubt that they are in a Turkish restaurant. In fact, the owner opened what may well have been Scotland’s first Turkish restaurant in 1981.

  • Ardnamurchan

    325 Hope Street, G2 3PT

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: Scottish

    About Ardnamurchan

    Ardnamurchan is a contemporary Scottish restaurant on Hope Street, opposite the Theatre Royal. As the name suggests, the West Coast peninsula of Ardnamurchan has inspired the restaurant and its owners have close links to the area. Whisky barrels, Harris tweed, exposed brick and stone walls plus designer lighting all mean that the decor treads a neat line between rustic and city centre chic.

  • VISTA at Gleddoch

    Gleddoch Hotel, Spa & Golf, PA14 6YE

    Paisley & Renfrewshire, Near Glasgow

    Cuisine: Scottish, Traditional

    About VISTA at Gleddoch

    Vista restaurant is part of Gleddoch golf and spa resort by Langbank. Once the home of the shipping baron, Sir William Lithgow, Gleddoch sits in over 360 acres of countryside. The aptly named Vista restaurant has gorgeous views of the River Clyde, Ben Lomond and the rolling hills of Renfrewshire. The hotel had a multi-million pound refurbishment at the end of 2016/beginning of 2017 and it looks as spectacular as its surroundings.

  • Mamafubu

    61 Glassford Street, G1 1UG

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: Chinese, Pan-Asian

    About Mamafubu

    Located on Glassford Street, in the heart of Glasgow, Mamafubu is a pan-Asian bistro. Set over multiple levels, the dining room is a handsome affair with large windows looking out onto the street life. Porcelain figurines of Asian musicians and a golden cat with a nodding paw add a slightly kitsch touch.