While there are so many restaurants in Glasgow to choose from, no-one does Asian food quite like Bar Soba. Not only decked in neon interiors, cool designs and artistic motifs, their cocktails and plates of Asian fare are a thing of Eastern dining beauty.
Best Restaurant Bars in Glasgow
Food, glorious food. Glasgow cuisine may be more associated with haggis, curries and deep friend Mars bars, but just a glance at some of the restaurant bars in Glasgow, and you'll see there's so much more that the city's food scene has to offer. Whether it's fine fare you're after, blinding seafood, great pub grub, or just a burger and a beer, whether it's a date night, a boozy brunch or a big family meal, there are plate loads of great eateries around the city, just waiting to be tested. Luckily we've eaten our way through a few already, and here's are pick of some of Glasgow's best restaurant bars.
If it's pub grub you're after, then the Curler's Rest are sure to have something that takes your fancy. With various menus for evenings, lunchtimes and weekends there's always something tasty on the go. And with comfortable, cosy surroundings, a stack of papers and a pint, this is the perfect spot to fill your belly and have a lazy afternoon.
Looking for somewhere that you can chow down and sink a tasty drink at the same time? October is the city centre restaurant bar that you need to check out. It's famed for its gorgeous interiors, as well as its scrumptious menu of internationally influenced fare and tip-top cocktails.
Find this delicious Spanish tapas restaurant in Finnieston. Using authentic Spanish produce and whipped up by a Spanish Chef, Cubatas serves up a delicious fare that has been recognised by the Herald Scotland among others. The small plates are reasonably priced and perfect for sharing; order a jug of refreshing sangria and tuck in!
Sometimes you find a bar that's an all-rounder, and The Social is just that. While the interiors are enough to pull you in, it's the menus that have caught our eye. Think freshly prepared pizzas, juicy burgers and small plates, as well as heady cocktails that are sure to wet your whistle.
When it comes to restaurant bars in the city, The Corinthian always hits the spot. Enjoy delving into a fantastic range of brunch and afternoon tea specials with bubbles, or opt for fresh gnocchi from the a la carte menu. And for afters? Be sure to quaff down bespoke tipples.
For food and drink in Glasgow, Horn Please should be one of your top stops. The name is derived from the phrase printed on the back of Indian food trucks, and their philosophy to the entire bar also takes inspiration from the country. The menu is packed with 'new concept Indian cuisine', while the cocktail list is the perfect accompaniment to every dish.
Hummingbird is four floors worth of renovated townhouse that's sure to hit the spot whatever the occasion. From cocktail masterclasses to three-course meals, private karaoke rooms and weekend DJs, this sprawling venue has everything you could ever need for one big bash.
The Left Bank is a great bar and restaurant in The West End, dishing up informal cuisine with a side of sophistication. With a stock of eclectic eats and cool drinks in warm yet stylish surroundings, The Left Bank is a Glasgow restaurant bar worth making a beeline for.
They had us at steak. And then we saw the cocktail menu and they had us all over again. A cool New York style restaurant in Glasgow, with chilled vibes, stunning food and achingly awesome cocktails. The perfect spot for a lively dinner or a grown-up drink.
Apex Lounge Bar & Restaurant is a beautiful dining destination in the heart of Glasgow's city centre. Not only can you dig into delicious breakfast plates and tantalising dinners, but you can also sip on a wide range of cocktails, wines and more.
Located in Central Glasgow, Thundercat is the perfect spot for a quick lunch, after-work drinks or a fun dinner. The American pub and diner serves hard shakes and draught beers in its basement bar, while the kitchen is whipping up deep-dish pizza, burgers and more.
An ode to all things Dude, Lebowski's is a great boozy burger bar on the Finnieston end of Argyle Street. With a stock of sky high burgers, and more White Russians than you can shake a straw at, this is the place to come in Glasgow if you're looking for fun bar with food. Just make sure you come on an empty stomach though, yeah? 'Cos these plates are seriously massive.
A great restaurant bar with a penchant for seafood, The Finnieston is a popular haunt among Glasgow's foodies. With dapper yet rustic surroundings, a great cocktails list and a cool, bustling atmosphere, The Finnieston is a prime spot for evening dining, or long lunches at the weekend.
Chinaski's is a signless restaurant bar and one of Glasgow's worst kept secrets. But step inside to a cool upmarket eatery, with chilled out, downmarket vibes. Good food and good drinks, choose some good company and you'll have yourself a perfect night out in Glasgow.
Got your eye on the fried chicken prize when it comes to a meal out in Glasgow? Then why not let us point you in the right direction? One of the best casual restaurants in the city and perfect for a catch up with friends, head on down for hearty bites at Buck's before tucking into their roster of craft beer.
As something of a West End institution, The Ubiquitous Chip knows a thing or two about serving great food. With a wide select of spaces in which to eat, and menus to choose from, you can spend your nights in Glasgow working your way through their find Scottish fare.