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 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. 

Last updated on 11th November 2016

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Cubatas

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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 reasonable priced and perfect for sharing; order a jug of refreshing sangria and tuck in!

Happily Affordable
West End

The Restaurant Bar & Grill is a relaxing dining spot for brunch, lunch or dinner. Follow your nose to the second floor of Princes Square, as the delightful aroma of steak combines with a plethora of other delicious chargrilled favourites. There’s a rich spread of tasty-looking, responsibly sourced plates to choose between, and a champion range of cocktails to sample.

Splash the Cash £££
Argyle Street Area

Buck's Bar

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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.

Happily Affordable
Sauchiehall Street Area

Located in Central Glasgow, SoHo Pizzeria & Cocktail Bar is the perfect spot for a quick lunch, after-work drinks or a special dinner. The restaurant serves cocktails and beers at their modern bar, or head to the restaurant area for thin-crust pizzas and Italian tapas.

Happily Affordable
Glasgow City Centre

Curler's Rest

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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 stake of papers and a pint, this is the perfect spot to fill your belly and have a lazy afternoon. 

Happily Affordable ££
West End

Bar Soba Mitchell Lane

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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. 

Happily Affordable ££
Sauchiehall Street Area

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. 

Splash the Cash £££
Sauchiehall Street Area

Chinaskis

3 user reviews

Chinaski's is a signless restaurant bar and one of Glasgow's worst kept secrets. But step inside to a cool upmarket eatery, will chilled out, downmarket vibes. Good food and good drinks, choose some good company and you'll have yourself a perfect night out in Glasgow. 

Happily Affordable ££
Sauchiehall Street Area

Lucky 7 Canteen

4 user reviews

Good eats, good vibes, good times, Lucky 7 Canteen is just a great go-to restaurant bar on Bath Street. Shabby chic decor keeps things casual, while a private dining option, amps up the class. Informal, cheap as chips food, in a cool, stylish setting. 

Happily Affordable ££
Sauchiehall Street Area

Bar Gumbo

3 user reviews

This place has cast a Southern spell on the West End. Great Lousiana style cooking, expect po' boy sambos, ribs, wings, cornbread and of course, gumbo. With bluesy bayou vibes and great tipples to wash it all down Bar Gumbo is a great dining option if you're looking for something a little different. 

Happily Affordable ££
West End

The Left Bank

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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. 

Happily Affordable ££
West End

Ubiquitous Chip

1 user reviews

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. 

Happily Affordable ££
West End

Lebowskis

3 user reviews

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 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. 

Happily Affordable ££
Argyle Street Area

The Finnieston

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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. 

Happily Affordable ££
Argyle Street Area

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