Best Restaurants Glasgow

The Best Restaurants in Glasgow

Glasgow is a city full of foodie delights – from casual eateries to bold breweries, and some fantastic healthy options. Here are five Glasgow restaurants you cannot miss

For Small Plates: Ox and Finch
If you’re looking for something special, head to Ox and Finch, one of the best restaurants in Glasgow with beautiful high-ceilings, and situated in the heart of the city. Recently opened, the kitchen is overseen by the former head chef of the McLaren Formula One team. It’s all about tapas-style, sharing food – order a variety of meat, veggie and fish dishes, and share between the whole table. The menu contains small plates such as crab and crayfish cocktail, grilled asparagus with truffle egg and Black Angus Flank Steak. A firm favourite with plant-lovers, they have a dedicated veggie menu so nobody goes hungry here! 920 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow G3 7TF
For Beer: Dry Gate Brewery
Dry Gate Brewery is the UK’s first experimental brewery; they have 200 different bottles of beer from around the world, as well as 24 special beers on rotation. Not only that, Dry Gate Brewery do some cracking food – they have one of the best restaurants in Glasgow, using the best Scottish ingredients, showing the bounty of Scottish produce. You can expect fuss-free, good pub grub, such as fish and chips, spiced cauliflower salad and locally-caught fish. Don’t skip the bread basket – the bread comes from local bakery, Tapa, which makes the best loaves in Glasgow. Ask the waiters for a beer recommendation, they’re experts at matching beer and food! 85 Drygate, Glasgow G4 0UT
For a Local: The Gannet
For Glasgow eating out with serious charm, you can’t get much better than The Gannet. This small, cosy restaurant, which recently won Glasgow Restaurant of the Year, serves up some incredible dishes. You can dine on delights such as pan seared Mull scallop, Treacle cured salmon, Pan fried stone bass and the best puddings. The desserts here are simply divine – you must try their salted caramel chocolate fondant, its melt-in-the-middle goodness will leave the biggest smile on your face. 1155 Argyle St, Glasgow G3 8TB
For Healthy Breakfast: Martha’s
Glasgow may have a reputation for deep-fried Mars bars, but we assure there’s nothing but healthy goodness at Martha’s – one of the best restaurants in Glasgow for healthy eaters. The casual all-day restaurant serves up natural food, quickly – think green smoothies, salad bowls and natural goodness. Come here for breakfast, when you can grab a porridge or yogurt and load up with healthy toppings, such as flax seed, granola, goji berries, raisins and nuts from their self-service bar. Well, it would be wrong to leave Scotland without some oats, wouldn’t it? 142A St Vincent St, Glasgow, Glasgow City G2 5LQ
For an Icon: Ubiquitous Chip
Restaurants in Glasgow don’t come much better than this. Ask anyone who has ever been to Glasgow where to go for dinner and the first place they will say is the Ubiquitous Chip –a Glasgow institution. It’s all about the best Scottish food here, such as venison and veggie haggis, which are seriously delicious. The focus here is on modern twists on classic Scottish ingredients, such as their Caledonian oatmeal ice cream – a firm favourite with the locals. Ask for a table in their cool count yard dining room, it’s decked out with flowers and fairy lights and its charm and character will amaze you. Make sure to book ahead! 12 Ashton Ln, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G12 8SJ
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