Restaurants

Top Choice Scottish in Glasgow

Ubiquitous Chip

The original champion of Scottish produce, this is legendary for its unparalleled Scottish cuisine and lengthy wine list. Named to poke fun at Scotland's culinary reputation, it offers a French touch but resolutely …
Top Choice Mexican in Glasgow

Topolabamba

Lots of fun and attractively kitted-out in hipster Mexican decor – all skulls, figurines and tequila crates – this brings a real slice of authentic cuisine to Glasgow, with zingy tacos, tasty tostadas and not a plat…
Top Choice Indian in Glasgow

Mother India

Glasgow curry buffs forever debate the merits of the city's numerous excellent South Asian restaurants, and this features in every discussion. It may lack the trendiness of some of the up-and-comers, but it's been a…
Top Choice Scottish in Glasgow

Stravaigin

Stravaigin is a serious foodie's delight, with a menu constantly pushing the boundaries of originality and offering creative culinary excellence. The cool contemporary dining space in the basement has booth seating …
Top Choice Fusion in Glasgow

Ox & Finch

This fashionable place could almost sum up the thriving modern Glasgow eating scene, with a faux-pub name, sleek but comfortable contemporary decor, tapas-sized dishes and an open kitchen. Grab a cosy booth and be p…
Top Choice Cafe in Glasgow

Saramago Café Bar

In the airy atrium of the Centre for Contemporary Arts, this place does a great line in eclectic vegan fusion food, with a range of top flavour combinations from around the globe. The upstairs bar has a great deck o…
Top Choice Cafe in Glasgow

Riverhill Coffee Bar

Chain cafes plaster Glasgow's centre, so it's a joy to come across this tiny place, which offers great coffee and hot chocolate as well as delicious filled rolls and tempting pastries. Ingredients are sustainably so…
Top Choice Chinese in Glasgow

Loon Fung

This elegant Cantonese oasis is one of Scotland's most authentic Chinese restaurants; indeed, it's quite a surprise after a traditional dining experience here to emerge to boisterous Sauchiehall rather than Hong Kon…
Bistro in Glasgow

Left Bank

Huge windows fronting the street reveal this outstanding eatery specialising in gastronomic delights and lazy afternoons. Lots of little spaces filled with couches and chunky tables make for intimacy. The large star…
Cafe in Glasgow

Café Gandolfi

In Merchant City, this cafe was once part of the old cheese market. It's been pulling in the punters for years and attracts an interesting mix of die-hard Gandolfers, the upwardly mobile and tourists. It covers all …