Glasgow’s top restaurants


No matter why you have decided that you would like to pay a visit to the city of Glasgow, one of the things that you will want to do is to visit plenty of restaurants while you are there. The great thing is that there are lots of different restaurants for you to visit, and we have compiled a list which will help you make the decision about where to eat.



Two Fat Ladies at the Buttery

Originally an independent restaurant, this establishment has enjoyed so much success since it was opened that there are now a few dotted around the city. This is great, as it gives you the chance to sample their food within easy reach no matter where you are. Here, you can enjoy traditionally Scottish food with a European twist, giving everyone something that they can enjoy.


The Gannet

If you enjoy fine dining, and would like to sample an excellent selection of foods within a hip environment, there is no doubt that this is the best place for you. This is placed on one of the busiest streets in the city, and as such enjoys a great footfall – so if you know that you would like to pay a visit to The Gannet during your stay, you should always make sure to book in advance.



If you are a lover of pub food, but were hoping to try something a little “posh” while away on your break, then this could give you the best of both worlds. There are two menus here – a pub menu and a restaurant menu, meaning that all of your guests will be given the option of choosing either traditional pub meals or something more up-market – depending on your own tastes.


The Hanoi Bike Shop

One thing that Glasgow can definitely boast is an excellent mix of cultures, and this shows in the food and drinks industry just as much as anywhere else. With this in mind, if you would like to make the most of some of the cultures that are available in the city, the then Hanoi Bike Shop is ideal, as it offers wonderful Vietnamese food for you to enjoy. The restaurant is informal, so it is perfect for anyone who wants to enjoy culture in a more relaxed environment than you may have experienced in the past.


The 78

If you are vegan, you may have concerns that you won’t be able to find the kind of food that you enjoy. However, this is certainly not the case in Glasgow, and you will be able to enjoy lots of fantastic vegan foods at The 78. Here, there are excellent value dishes, with big plates costing as little as £7. This means that no matter your budget, you can find something here to suit you.



If you like sampling German foods, then West is just what you need. Set in the heart of Glasgow, you are able to enjoy German beers and foods, with a selection that everyone will be pleased with, meaning that you can enjoy a completely different culture in the middle of your Glaswegian break. There is also plenty of entertainment in the evenings, making it a great place to visit.

If you enjoy food and drink, then there is absolutely no doubt that Glasgow holds a lot for you to enjoy. Take a look at everywhere available before you arrive, as this means that you can make the best possible choice for foods while you are there – so for all foodies, you can be certain that Glasgow has everything that you could possibly need.