Best Scottish Restaurants in Glasgow

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Best Scottish Restaurants in Glasgow

Ian Brown Food and Drink


With no established template to work with, the Scottish restaurant can be anything it wants to be and this section has everything from uber-cool contemporary to tweed-and-tartan cliché. There’s a wide discrepancy in what constitutes a ‘Scottish’ menu, too, but the best of these venues are characterised by a focus on fine local and seasonal produce and, more importantly, the skills and imagination to make the most of it.

Cail Bruich
725 Great Western Road, West End, G12 8QX
Deservedly among Glasgow’s top dining experiences, where passion, invention, seasonality and freshness combine with exceptional local sourcing to underpin a winning formula. | read our review of Cail Bruich

Downstairs at Stravaigin
28–30 Gibson Street, Woodlands, G12 8NX
‘Think global, eat local’ is the mantra that underpins Stravaigin’s menus, showcasing the best local, seasonal Scottish produce in innovative ways. | read our full review

The Gannet
1155 Argyle Street, Finnieston, G3 8TB
A contemporary restaurant in Finnieston, with an appealing Scottish-inspired menu, inventive cooking and a cool bar. | read our full review

Ian Brown Food and Drink
55 Eastwoodmains Road, Giffnock, G46 6PW
A friendly, casual little neighbourhood place – with the cooking of a true destination restaurant. | read our full review

Ubiquitous Chip
12 Ashton Lane, West End, 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. | 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.


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