The List Reader Award reveals longlist nominees, vote for your favourite now

The List Reader Award reveals longlist nominees, vote for your favourite now

Edinburgh's Dishoom claimed The List Reader Award in association with Birra Moretti in 2017

In association with Birra Moretti, we're celebrating the restaurants, cafes and bars causing a stir with our readers

The votes are in, and we're thrilled to announce the longlist nominees for the List's Reader Award 2018, in association with Birra Moretti.

Celebrating the restaurants, cafés and bars that our readership have picked out as their favourites, the award was won in 2017 by Grill on the Corner in Glasgow, and Dishoom in Edinburgh. The nominees this year include some brand new spots in both cities, as well as established favourites.

Over the next few days you've got the chance to vote for your favourite in Glasgow and Edinburgh. The ballot closes at 10am on Mon 19 Mar, with the final shortlist to be revealed later that afternoon.

Here's the two longlists. See any of your favourite haunts there? Show some support, it could make all the difference.



Number 16
Relaxed West End bistro with a focus on high quality Scottish cooking.
Café Strange Brew
Southside brunch favourite still packed in its new Pollokshaws Road location.
The Dhabba
Luxurious North Indian diner in the Merchant City.
Busting pizza premises recently added a new Great Western Road location.
Ox and Finch
Creative, contemporary cooking with Michelin Bib Gourmand status in Finnieston.
Six by Nico
A second restaurant for Nico Simeone serving up a different six-course tasting menu every six weeks.
The Gannet
Freshly sourced ingredients and Scottish cuisine on Argyle Street.
Brand new in Strathbungo, its adventurous brunch menu is causing a stir.
Julie's Kopitiam
Streetfood stalwart wowing customers with her authentic Malaysian creations.
Popular Italian cuisine on Kilmarnock Road.

The List Reader Award reveals longlist nominees, vote for your favourite now

The Glasgow prize for 2017 was claimed by Grill on the Corner


Mumbai Mansion
Haymarket restaurant has its own fresh take on Indian cuisine.
Welcoming pub with a chintzy clutter of board games, beer, healthy juices, comfort food and cocktails.
Exciting, unpretentious tasting menu committed to local sourcing and expert presentation.
Confident and uncomplicated eating in a welcoming and relaxed neighborhood eatery, with Scottish Border beef steaks to the fore.
Bastion of fine-dining situated in Edinburgh's old Town.
Locanda De Gusti
Friendly neighbourhood Neapolitan restaurant, from husband and wife team Rosario and Maria Sartore.
David Bann
Veggie and vegan institution thriving on St Mary's Street.
Professionally presented home-grown produce and impeccably sourced ingredients.
First Coast
Quality neighbourhood bistro named after a small village in Wester Ross, serving modern Scottish food.
The Kitchin
Tom and Michaela Kitchin's michelin starred restaurant uses the best of the country's natural larder.

The longlist ballot for The List's Reader Award in association with Birra Moretti is open until 10am on Mon 19 Mar. Cast your vote now.