Bringing you neon-signed interiors, quirky moonshine cocktails and some of the best fried chicken in the city, this weird Glasgow restaurant is a must visit for diners looking for something a little different. Make sure to swing by one of their banging brunches for a kick-start to your weekend.
Quirky Restaurants In Glasgow
From east to west, our city is home to some of the most eclectic eateries in the business, from indoor gardens serving some of city's best dishes, to fine dining inside churches, and bars channelling the spirit of the American South. To help you on your quest to find somewhere a little different to have your dinner, we've rounded up the best quirky restaurants in Glasgow.
One of the best places in Glasgow for dinner and a show, this cool cabaret haunt in Merchant city is the home of awe-inspiring acts and eccentric performance for people of all ages. Swing by any day of the week and you'll find an array of stellar talent ranging from local legends to rising stars.
Tacos, tequila and techno all come together under one roof at Mezcal, an cool bar and restaurant in the City Centre. Fresh, locally sourced ingredients make up the signature tacos, burritos and quesadillas across the menu, all of which can be paired with expertly-mixed cocktails.
One of Glasgow's best restaurants, this quirky eatery on Ashton Lane lets you dine in an indoor garden. Full of hanging ivy, glittering fairy lights and delicious mix of Scottish-inspired dishes, it's a must-visit for natives as well as first-timers to the city.
226 Gallowgate relies on the reputation of the area's renowned foodie scene as well as its menu of freshly-made goods and unique aesthetic to stand out from the crowd. Dinners here are certainly a quirky affair, with a piano that's always ready to be played, art along the wall and welcoming vibe.
Add some South American spirit to your drinking and dining in Glasgow. Boteco Do Brasil is a fun-loving party palace providing delicious eats, punchy cocktails and plenty of live entertainment in the form of dancers, DJs and live music, making it one top quirky haunt.
Taking inspiration from the jazz and blues eras, The Howlin' Wolf fronts live music, soul food and themed cocktails. With comfy booths and romantic lighting, it's one of the top spots for a drink, a dance and a good old chow down on some tasty Southern grub.
Looking for top boozy brunch location? The Gardener is an essential escape for any lover of floral cocktails, seasonal dishes and pretty decor. A botanical beaut with charm by the bucket-load, this quirky restaurant is a top spot from breakfast all the way through to romantic dinners.
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Housed inside an old cinema, Hillhead Bookclub is a one-stop-shop for craft clubs, great food and drag queen bingo. A staple in Glasgow's restaurant scene, this is the ultimate destination if you're a fan of fabulous brunches, killer club nights and an all round stellar atmosphere.
From the massive music nights through to the great selection of cheesy tacos and hot dogs, Bloc+ is a seriously fun Glasgow eatery. Grab one of their big eats, enjoy a pint of crafty ale, and stick around late for DJ nights and quirky performances.
With interiors dressed to the nines in foliage-covered walls, colourful umbrellas and neon lettering, this quirky restaurants in Glasgow City Centre promises authentic Korean food and innovative cocktail twists. Head here if you're looking to liven up your next date night with something unexpected.
Offering tapas, sangria, Salsa and murder mystery events, this Mediterranean restaurant in Merchant City is one of the quirkiest places to eat in Glasgow. With ornate, romantic interiors and plenty of private hire spaces, it's a perfect location for any occasion.
If you love breakfast food (who doesn't) then a trip to Stack and Still is a must. Head on over to this cool and quirk pancake house with over 10 million menu combinations, and get creative with flavours before heading to the self-serve booze machine for beer and cocktails.
Hula on down to this quirky Glasgow restaurant to find a Polynesian paradise in the heart of the city. Serving up delicious island-inspired dishes, such as Indonesian curries and Thai sharing platters, its fun and funky decor will transport you to sunnier climes in no time.
The clue's in the title with this weird and wonderful Glasgow restaurant; Pie and Brew are all about hearty food and stellar pints. Check out their cracking pie selection, which includes an indulgent mac 'n' cheese crumble.
Cult chicken brand Buck's Bar have set up a new outpost in Merchant City, bringing their signature deep-fried chicken, ample cocktail selection and live rock'n'roll music. The menu is full of classics from juicy wings to burgers, sliders and waffles, all topped with hot sauce (of course).