Cubatas is a firm fave on the Finnieston dining scene. The restaurant is authentically Spanish, offering small plates, paellas and tapas cooked using traditional methods, meaning the food is bursting with flavour... from the crayfish grilled with port to melt-in-your-mouth lamb kebabs.
Best Restaurants In Glasgow
There's something special about the ritual of dining out; selecting a restaurant, getting dolled up, choosing your dishes, (trying not to get food envy!) and finally lapping up the atmosphere. And that's before we even eat anything. Whether you're looking for a casual dinner with friends, burgers and beers or a special date night, check out our guide to the very top restaurants in Glasgow here.
Get yourself down to Horn Please for a night of delicious food in a quirky restaurant. The interiors are a combination of exposed brickwork and colourful furnishings and the food is 'new concept Indian cuisine', all of which can be washed down by a wonderful range of cocktails.
A grand four-storey Thai restaurant and bar on Buchanan Street, Chaophraya is up there with the city's best places to eat. Not only is it cooking up exquisite and fragrant dishes, but this gem is also pouring up delectable cocktails and wines too.
The Ubiquitous Chip is firm choice when it comes to finding the best restaurants in Glasgow West End. Not only is this sprawling Ashton Lane bar and eatery somewhat of an institution, but it also boasts some of the finest Scottish fare in the city alongside undeniably beautiful interiors.
The Butchershop Bar & Grill is certainly among the best restaurants in Glasgow. From its well-considered menu, to its exquisite cocktails and stylish surroundings, this award-winning restaurant has certainly earned its reputation as an absolute must for dinner in the city.
Gourmet, brimming with international bites and renowned for their high-end fare, it's no wonder that Stravaigin is one of the best Scottish restaurants in town. Head on down for elevated dishes including the likes of braised short rib, grilled bone marrow and salmon ceviche.
Searching for the best restaurants in Glasgow Southside? Well, Mezze is here with a menu of Mediterranean bites that are sure to knock your socks off. That's not all though, as this spot will keep you coming back for its impressive array of handcrafted cocktails and photogenic interiors.
When it comes to must-try restaurants in Glasgow, you can pretty easily ditch the idea of splashing out on fine wines and exotic dishes. Head on down to Bread Meats Bread for some of the best burgers in the city served in equally quirky interiors to boot.
This Argyle Street restaurant pairs its stunning dishes with equally impressive interiors. Join The Finnieston for dinner and revel in a night of expertly-crafted cocktails with some unexpectedly inventive, elegant and downright delicious seafood.
Nestling in the suburbs lies Bilson Eleven, which is serving the very best local produce prepared with passion for home recipes and tradition. Set within a beautiful 19th Century townhouse, it's a unique place to try authentic Scottish cuisine with a modern twist.
Serving plates inspired by travels across Southeast Asia, Ka Pao is an exciting eatery which started its life as a series of pop-ups. Created by the minds behind Ox and Finch, its innovative menu takes guests on a tasting adventure with curries, noodles and grilled good that are sure to impress.
Love yourself a prime cut? Finsbay Flatiron is a place where steak reigns supreme, making it a haven for the city's carnivores. Making sure that this luxurious offering doesn't come with a hefty price tag, the West End gem offers regular set menus and offers so you can always indulge.
Based on the Iranian cafes found in India at the end of the 19th century, Chaakoo Bombay Cafe is an authentic dining concept championing sharing dishes that are bursting with flavour. The menu is full of meat dishes from the grill, while cocktails are inspired by fruity flavours.
Six by Nico is one of the most laid back yet fancy restaurants Glasgow has to offer, fronting an ever-changing six-course tasting experience every six weeks. The menu is kept under wraps, but is usually based on a special place or memory to add extra meaning to the experience.
When to comes to Italian Glasgow restaurants, nothing really beats Sugo Pasta. Not only is this one stunning place to eat in the city, but its menu of fresh and authentic cuisine is sure to absolutely knock your socks off, as will the carefully selected list of drinks.
Get your fix of Scottish fine dining at Cail Bruich, where an elevated yet casual menu of Glaswegian dishes takes centre stage. Chow down on a sublime selection of innovative eats with a big focus on seasonal produce, which come paired with an incredible selection of curated wines.
Looking for cool places to eat in Glasgow city centre? Alston Bar & Beef is one unmissable spot for chowing down on hearty dishes in a sleek setting. Expect to find a wonderland of meat-filled foods, with equally impressive drinks and interiors to match.
The Spanish Butcher is one of the best Merchant City restaurants for European bites and fine wines. Modelled off slick NYC brasseries, with bare brick walls and polish concrete flooring, it's one stylish place to tuck into hearty meta plates and fine cuts of Galician beef.
El Perro Negro have earned the rep of 'Glasgow's best burger', so there's no way we couldn't include them in the city's top restaurants list. Whether you're curing a hangover, in the mood for a meat feast or giving yourself a lil' pick-me-up, get your chops around their menu.