When it comes to fine Italian dining in Glasgow, there aren't many restaurants that can compare to the prowess of Gusto. Head on over to the Sauchiehall Street haunt for stylish interiors combined with high-end European gastro plates and expertly-chosen bottles to pair.
Italian Restaurants in Glasgow
Pizza. Pasta. Prosecco. Wow, we freakin' love the Italian way of living in this here city. There's just something about the food, the hospitality, and the booze (who's for a limoncello?) that just has us head over heels for all things Roma, Milano and Venezia. From fine dining haunts with elevated homemade pasta dishes to neon-lit pizza parlours that are designed for partying, check out the best Italian restaurants in Glasgow here.
Shilling Brewing Co may just look like any other place to drink craft beer in Glasgow, but this is all a ruse for some of the finest Italian bites in the city. Join them as their selection of freshly-baked pizza is set to impress, alongside a delicious roster of craft creations.
A thriving West End haunt, La Lanterna is the sister site to one of Glasgow's oldest Italian restaurant. Staying true to the original ethos, it serves freshly-bake bread, homely authentic cooking and fabulous cocktails, all set against a stylish contemporary backdrop that you can sink hours into.
This Great Western Road not only benefits from a prime location, but it's backed-up with colourful interiors and delicious dining to boot. Head here for authentic homemade pasta and handpicked bottles of fizz that'll add extra pizzazz to any date night or indulgent lunch.
Rossini serves up Italian fare in charming surroundings, with key plates including bruschetta topped with sauteed turnips and goats cheese, oozy arancini balls and rich gorgozonla risotto. With its relaxed feel from being a family-run venture, this is an excellent place for authentic eating.
Sugo Pasta is a stylish modern Italian restaurant on Glasgow's Mitchell Street. Focusing on (you guessed it) high-quality pasta, the restaurant's homemade plates are inspired by travels across Tuscany, Sicily and Abbruzzo, and all are cooked from scratch by top chef's in the open kitchen.
Spuntini is the go-to for family-style Italian feasting in Glasgow. Perched on Gordon Street, this vivacious restaurant exudes traditional hospitality with its fresh plates of pasta, perfectly-paired wines and apertivo cocktails that make for a brilliant group dining experience.
If you like your pizza to have a little edge to iit, swing by Pizza Punks were the kooky creations are served against a neon-lit backdrop with some stellar cocktail creations. The perfect spot for a chilled-out date, birthday dinner or gathering with mates, it's a winning place for any diner.
EVOO will trasnport you to the sun-soaked shores of the Meditteranean with its menu of Italian, Spanish and Greek-inspired dishes. The restaurant's star plates include braised pig cheek, roasted sea bass and truffle wild mushroom crostini which can all be washed down with handpicked bottles.