Best Wine Lists in Glasgow

Best Wine Lists in Glasgow

Café Gandolfi

Red or white: when only the finest grapes will do, these are the places to visit


No rankings: just 12 of Glasgow's best wine lists. Ideal for the most discening of grape-lovers looking for the best companions for their food choices.

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

Booly Mardy’s
28 Vinicombe Street, G12 8BE
Over 50 choices in a cosy but classy environment.
Bar open: Mon–Sun 10.30am–midnight; food served: Mon–Fri 11am–9pm; Sat/Sun 10.30am–9pm | read our full review

La Brava
679a Clarkston Road, G44 3SE
A great neighbourhood restaurant with great wines to match.
Open: Mon–Sat 9am–10pm; Sun 10am–10pm | read our full review

Cail Bruich
725 Great Western Road, G12 8QX
Their 26 wines by the glass are a nice addition to their innovative menu of well-sourced and foraged food.
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

Café Gandolfi
64 Albion Street, G1 1NY
Sample an impressive wine list at the carved oak benches, chairs and tables around the cosy bar.
Bar open: Mon–Sun 11am–midnight; food served: Mon–Sat 8am–11.30pm; Sun 9am–11.30pm | read our full review

Hotel du Vin Bistro
1 Devonshire Gardens, G12 0UX
As the name may suggest, wine is very much a part of the experience; try it in a tasting.
Bar open: Mon–Sat 10am–11pm, Sun noon–11pm; food served: Mon–Thu noon–2pm, 6–9.30pm; Fri noon–2pm, 6–10pm; Sat noon–2pm 6–10pm; Sun noon–4pm, 6–10pm | read our full review

The Italian Caffè
92 Albion Street, G1 1NY
An impressive 33 all-Italian wines are served by the glass and more again by the bottle.
Open: Sun–Thu noon–10pm; Fri/Sat noon–11pm | read our full review

1075 Argyle Street, G3 8LZ
Wine is taken seriously with over 30 to choose from, many by the glass, all with tasting notes.
Open: Mon–Thu & Sun 11.30am–10pm; Fri & Sat 11.30am–midnight; food served: Sun–Thu 11am–9.30pm; Fri 11.30am–10.30am; Sat 11.30am–10.30pm | read our full review

The Pelican Cafè
1377 Argyle Street, West End, G3 8AF
An informal wine bar atmosphere will put you in the right spirit for sipping.
Bar open: Sun–Thu noon–midnight; Fri/Sat noon–1am | read our full review

Porter & Rye
1131 Argyle Street, G3 8ND
A full-bodied red (or two) is needed to tame their spectacular steaks.
Open: Sun–Thur noon–10pm; Fri–Sat noon–10pm, 11pm–1am | read our full review

28 Gibson Street, G12 8NX
Fantastic wines spanning the globe will ease you into the wee hours.
Bar open: Mon–Fri 11am–1am; Sat/Sun 11am–1am; food served: Mon–Fri 9am–11pm; Sat/Sun 11am–11pm | read our full review

Ubiquitous Chip
12 Ashton Lane, G12 8SJ
An extensive wine list, knowledgeable and chatty sommeliers will make choosing a cinch.
Bar open: Mon–Sat 11am–1am; Sun 11am–1am; food served: Mon–Sat noon–2.30pm, 5pm–11pm; Sun 12.30–3pm, 5pm–11pm | read our full review

Vroni's Wine & Champagne Bar
47 West Nile Street, G1 2PT
Try the 'wine flights' which allow you to try three wines at once.
Bar open: Mon–Sat 10am–midnight; Sun noon–10pm; food served: Mon–Thu noon–9pm; Fri/Sat noon–4pm; Sun noon–9pm | 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.