te Seba

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te Seba
393-395 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G4 9HY
  • Opening times Tue–Sun noon–10pm. Closed Mon.
  • Food served Tue–Thu 4–10pm Fri–Sun noon–10pm. Closed Mon.
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  • Website www.teseba.co.uk
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Bustling Kelvinbridge restaurant specialising in homemade pastas and hand-selected proseccos and bellinis.

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In a city whose Italian restaurants have a bad habit of stretching their menus across many pages the concise ‘carbs + corks’ concept of te Seba’s single-sheet offering is a breath of fresh air. Pasta and prosecco may well be the definition of ‘people pleasing’ – something that the bustling atmosphere of this applaudably affordable neighbourhood joint testifies to. The optional classic antipasti platter to kick things off is a standard but well-constructed board of cured meats, sharp cheeses and preserved veggies, but a bit stingy on the bread front. Wash it down with your choice of fizz – dry and creamy Riflessi DOC prosecco or one of numerous fruity Bellini concoctions such as elderflower or pear. On the pasta front, vegans will feel well-loved here with imaginative options including black olive, walnut and tomato crush doled up on silky egg-free pappardelle, while a spikey Italian sausage crumbled into cream and parmesan or the slow-cooked melting beef ragu stirred into fettuccine will sate any carnivore. With all generous bowlfuls of pasta priced at comfortably under a tenner and drinks maxing out at a fiver a pop, te Seba has worked out a winning formula.

The List's rating






Ruth Marsh visited te Seba on 16 February 2019
  • High point: Good value for money
  • Low point: Tables a little cramped for size of pasta bowls
  • Notable dish: Slow-cooked beef ragu pappardelle
  • Average price: £14 (lunch); £14 (dinner)
  • Provides: Children's portions, Wheelchair access
  • Open since: May 2018
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 9
  • House wine: £18 per bottle