Best restaurants for a sense of place in Glasgow
Some of Glasgow's most atmospheric dining spots
Sure, food is the aim of the game when it comes to eating out, but that's not to say that sloppy service or dated décor go unnoticed. Places that get top marks focus on attention to detail and make us feel welcome and willing to go back. We've picked out some of the stars in Glasgow for a sense of place.
Taken from the 2016/17 The List Eating & Drinking Guide – £5.95 (plus p&p)
64 Albion Street, G1 1NY
A Glaswegian dining institution that has proudly championed the best of Scottish produce since it opened in the Merchant City in 1979.
cafegandolfi.com | read our review of Café Gandolfi
158 Ingram Street, G1 1EJ
Glitzy, luxurious dining in an A-listed Merchant City landmark, featuring café, brasserie and glamorous cocktail bar.
hutchesonsglasgow.com | read our review of Hutchesons
445 Great Western Road, G12 8HH
Tucked beside the river Kelvin, come for a scenic view and a pint of ale.
Bar open: Mon–Sun noon–midnight; food served: Mon–Sat noon–9.30pm; Sun 12.30–19.30pm
inndeep.com | read our full review
11 Exchange Place, G1 3AN
One of Glasgow's oldest restaurants, this art deco venue offers classic dining with a touch of old-school glamour and smart, snappy service.
roganoglasgow.com | read our review of Rogano
12 Ashton Lane, G12 8SJ
Glasgow's best-known restaurant – a trailblazer in sourcing and creativity, and still one of the best venues for a special dining experience.
ubiquitouschip.co.uk | read our review of Ubiquitous Chip
The Western Club Restaurant
32 Royal Exchange Square, G1 3AB
Elegant restaurant with smart service and clever cooking, focused on excellent local and seasonal produce.
theclubrestaurant.co.uk | read our review of The Western Club