Best Sourced Food in Glasgow

Best Sourced Food in Glasgow

McCune Smith Café

From paddock to plate, you can expect the very best from these restaurants and cafés


No rankings: just 12 restaurants in Glasgow with great sourcing policies, whether that's growing food in their own garden or finding exquisite ingredients from the best local producers.

Taken from the 2015/16 The List Eating & Drinking Guide – £5.95 (plus p&p)

Cail Bruich
725 Great Western Road, G12 8QX
The menu that changes weekly shows a sure sign of freshness and creativity.
Open: Mon/Tue 5.30–9.30pm; Wed–Sat noon–2.350pm, 5.30–9.30pm; Sun 12.30–2.30pm, 5.30–8pm | read our full review

The Fish People Café
350 Scotland Street, G5 8QF
As locally sourced produce goes, you can’t say much fairer than the fish market next to this venue.
Open: Mon–Thu noon–9pm; Fri/Sat noon–10pm; Sun noon–4pm | read our full review

225a West George Street, G2 2ND
A multi-award winning seafood restaurant serving the finest sustainable seafood.
Open: Mon–Sat noon–2.30pm, 5–10pm; Sun 5–8.30pm | read our full review

The Market Kitchen
69 West Nile Street, G1 2QB
Using the best of what’s in season, fresh ingredients are given exemplary treatment.
Bar open: Mon–Sun noon–11pm; food served: Mon–Sun noon–10.30pm | read our full review

142a St Vincent Street, G2 5LQ
A simple ethos of quick and healthy food, with seasonally responsive menus and ethically sourced local suppliers.
Open: Mon–Fri 7.30am–6pm; Sat 9am–4pm; closed: Sun | read our full review

McCune Smith Café
3–5 Duke Street, G4 0UL
A café where you can eat a wholesome meal, with a side of lesser-acknowledged Scottish history and culture.
Open: Mon–Fri 8am–4pm; Sat 8am–5pm; closed: Sun | read our full review

Porter & Rye
1131 Argyle Street, G3 8ND
The idea of nose to tail cooking is strong in this establishment.
Open: Sun–Thur noon–10pm; Fri–Sat noon–10pm, 11pm–1am | read our full review

Roots and Fruits
455–457 Great Western Road, G12 8HH
The menu is vibrant and varied, with freshness at the forefront.
Open: Mon–Fri 7.30am–7pm; Sat 7.30am–6.30pm; Sun 10am–6.30pm | read our full review

Siempre Bicycle Café
162 Dumbarton Road, G11 6XE
Quality raw ingredients flow seamlessly into quality dishes.
Open: Mon–Fri 8am–6pm: Sat/Sun 8.30am–6pm (Summer: Fri/Sat 8am–10pm) | read our full review

The Sisters
1a Ashwood Gardens, 512 Crow Road, West End, G13 1NU
Scottish (and occasionally Irish) ingredients are the star of this show.
Food served: Tue–Thu noon–8.30pm, Fri/Sat noon–9.15pm, Sun noon–7pm. closed Mon | read our full review

Tapa Bakehouse
21 Whitehill Street, Dennistoun, East End, G31 2LH
An antidote to pre-packaged sandwiches and chain coffee shops. Also see Tapa Coffeehouse.
Food served: Mon–Sat 8am–5pm; Sun 9am–5pm | read our full review

The Willow Tea Rooms
97 Buchanan Street, G1 3HF
Well-considered tea choices and local fixings round out an afternoon of tea here.
Open: Mon–Sat 9am–5pm; Sun 11am–4.30pm | read our full review

Eating & Drinking Guide 2015/16

Eating & Drinking Guide 2016/17

23rd Edition published April 2016. Widely recognised as the most reliable, comprehensive and authoritative guide to eating out in more than 950+ restaurants, bistros, cafes and bars in Glasgow and Edinburgh.