Best bistros and brasseries in Glasgow
- Eating and Drinking Guide
- 17 April 2018
Expect stylish settings and inventive food in the city's top bistros and brasseries
The bistro brand of cosy casual dining is a good fit for Glasgow: welcoming, unpretentious and really very good. Some of the city's finest architecture has been given over to the cause, with imposing former churches, banks and courthouses now home to inventive seasonal specials and reasonably priced set menus. Here's our favourites bars and pubs in Glasgow:
A modern, Mediterranean take on Scottish ingredients, served in a swish and informal restaurant-bar alongside sustainably-sourced natural wines.
The Brasserie at the Chip
The informal offshoot of the renowned Ubiquitous Chip showcases innovative bistro dishes focusing on fresh local produce and Scottish ingredients.
Dakota Deluxe Bar and Grill
Luxury dining from the Dakota group in this city centre hotel's restaurant and bar, with steaks and seasonal dishes.
Ox and Finch
Creative, confident cooking at this informal Finnieston diner, with small sharing plates that have earned the place a Michelin Bib Gourmand.
Partick Duck Club
Contemporary café-bistro tapping into local history and offering a global spread to breakfast, brunch and beyond.
Six by Nico
Nico Simeone's Finnieston restaurant serving a clever, creative six-course tasting menu that changes completely every six weeks.