The Pipers' Tryst


The Pipers' Tryst, The National Piping Centre, 30-34 McPhater Street, Glasgow, G4 0HW

    Open for breakfast, lunch or dinner The Pipers' Tryst is a great place to meet, do business or just have a nice relaxing meal. Connected to The National Piping Centre, guests can experience Scottish fayre with a contemporary twist.  All the typical favourites of haggis, neeps and tatties, cullen skink, Stornoway black pudding, fresh seafood, interesting vegetarian dishes and an interesting and tasty children's menu. 

    Our Pipe Major’s Breakfast is a perfect start to the day. Sausages, Bacon, Eggs, you name it. We also offer a continental breakfast for our hotel guests.

    As well as our a la carte menu, The Pipers' Tryst is also an ever popular pre-theatre haunt. Situated across the road from Theatre Royal and within easy walking distance to the Theatre Royal, Kings Theatre, Royal Concert Hall and local cinemas we are a much-loved place for theatre goers and film fans alike. Pre theatre menus are available priced from £15.95.

    Our wine list is selected every 6 months, featuring new and exciting wines from around the world as well as classic favourites. All our wines are priced within the value of £18.95 - £43.00 and are excellent value for money. We also have an extensive malt whisky shelf giving you an extensive choice for your nightcap!

    We also offer private dining for parties of 12-120 within various rooms across The National Piping Centre. The Tryst restaurant seats up to 40 people and is perfect for an intimate private party to celebrate birthdays, engagements, anniversaries or any special occasion with your friends and family.

    Our Large Auditorium can seat up to 120 people and can also host live bands, DJ & Dance floor or a full ceilidh for a good old fashioned Scottish Shindig!

    Fantastic, informed and attentive front of house staff will welcome you into The Piper's Tryst and The National Piping Centre of Scotland.

    Opening Times:

    Breakfast: 8am-11.30am

    Lunch: 12noon – 3pm

    Dinner: 5pm- 8.30pm (9pm Fri & Sat)

    Closed Sunday

    Taste Our Best
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015
    Day Times
    Monday 08:00 20:30
    Tuesday 08:00 20:30
    Wednesday 08:00 20:30
    Thursday 08:00 20:30
    Friday 08:00 21:00
    Saturday 08:00 21:00
    Sunday Closed

    Opening Times:
    Breakfast: 8am-11.30am
    Lunch: 12noon – 3pm
    Dinner: 5pm- 8.30pm (9pm Fri & Sat)
    Closed Sun

    Best for

    • Arts Venue
    • Breakfast
    • Budget Meals
    • Business Lunches
    • Group Dining
    • Kids & Families
    • Lunches
    • Outdoor Dining
    • Pre/Post-Theatre Dining
    • Romantic Meals
    • Sourcing Policy - Local, Seasonal, Organic
    • Special Occasion
    • Whisky Selection
    • Wine By The Glass


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Highchair Available

    Dietary Options

    • Dietary needs can be accomodated
    • Vegetarian Meals available


    • 24hr CCTV
    • Disabled toilets
    • Level Access
    • No Smoking Permitted


    • City Centre Glasgow City Centre

    Special Requirements

    • Allergy Sufferers
    • Business Travellers
    • Children Welcome
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Disabled Citizens
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Hen/Stag Parties Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Typical Prices

    • Breakfast £4.50 - £9.95
    • Lunch


    • Catering Available
    • Childrens Portions
    • Dairy Free
    • Gluten Free
    • Outdoor Smoking Area
    • Post-theatre menu available
    • Pre-theatre menu available
    • Private Room (s) available
    • Vegan Meals Available
    • Vegetarian Food Available

    Cuisine Types

    • Scottish


    • Public Toilet Facilities
    • Toilets

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • On Public Transport Route
    • Paid Parking within easy distance
    • Park and Ride
    • Public Parking Nearby
    • Public Transport Close By
    • Taxi rank nearby

    Wedding Services

    • Accommodation Available
    • Can use own suppliers
    • Civil Ceremony
    • In-house Co-ordinator
    • Reception Facilities
    • Religious Ceremony
    • Wedding Packages Available

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