Browse Modern restaurants in Glasgow City Centre

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • NY American Grill

    Unit 50, 2nd Floor, G1 3JN

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: Modern, American, Steaks & Grill

    About NY American Grill

    An American restaurant on the top floor of Princes Square, the NY American Grill specialises in dishes from the eastern seaboard and southern United States. With cosy booth seating and New York City memorabilia, it feels like an American steakhouse and has the burgers, steaks and shrimps to prove it.

  • 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.

  • The Duke's Umbrella

    363 Argyle Street, G2 8LT

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: British, Modern, Traditional

    About The Duke's Umbrella

    The Duke’s Umbrella is a characterful eating and drinking hub that boldly promises ‘the best fish & chips in the country’. The team’s vision is to restore gastropub cuisine to its former glory, giving ingredients the same loving care that fine dining spots do.

    Inside, the interior of frondy plants, leather armchairs and pillars has a real vintage colonial feel. So why not order a G&T on the rocks and pretend that you’re a 1930s explorer stopping off for a refreshment before a daring jungle expedition?

  • The Smokin' Fox

    6-8 Waterloo Street, G2 6DA

    City Centre, Glasgow

    Cuisine: Eclectic, Modern, Traditional

    About The Smokin' Fox

    Billed as a ‘pub and scullery’, The Smokin’ Fox is on Waterloo Street, next to Central Station in Glasgow city centre. The premises have a long history as a bar and are currently enjoying a new lease of life after a rebrand at the start of 2017. Floor to ceiling windows, leather and tweed seats, crocheted lighting and a beautiful bar give it a very distinctive, modern retro look. Lunching office workers, sports fans, evening diners and after work drinkers keep The Smokin’ Fox, well, smokin’.

  • 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.