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.

    Open for breakfast, lunch or dinner The Pipers' Tryst is a great place to meet, do business or just have a nice relaxing meal. Situated at the top of Hope Street and connected to The National Piping Centre, guests can experience traditional 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 and set 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 Pavillion, 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 £12.95 - £15.95. Or why not try our Summer Sizzler menu, available between 5pm and 9pm. Sit back, relax and enjoy a two course meal with a complimentary glass of wine for £10.

    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 £14.95 - £18.95 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.

    EatScotland Says:

    The Pipers' Tryst is a small bistro/cafe attached to the world-famous Piping Centre. Open from early morning till late, the restaurant serves a range of dishes from coffee and snacks to three-course meals, offering an enjoyable mix of traditional Scottish favourites and contemporary dishes.

    Cullen Skink:

    "The smoked haddock had a pleasant smoky flavour that suggested authentic oak smoking, and the potatoes were firm and waxy." "A good example of a classic dish." "A well made traditional soup."


    Opening Times:

    Breakfast: 8am-11.30am

    Lunch: 12noon – 3pm

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

    Closed Sunday

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    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014
    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
    Bank Holiday 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
    • Pre/Post-Theatre Dining
    • Romantic Meals
    • Sourcing Policy - Local, Seasonal, Organic
    • Special Occasion


    • Children's Menu Available
    • Highchair Available


    • 24hr CCTV
    • Disabled Access
    • Disabled toilets


    • City Centre

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Children Welcome
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Hen/Stag Parties Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Young People

    Wedding Services

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


    • Patio/Beer Garden
    • Private Room (s) available

    Cuisine Types

    • Scottish

    Leisure Facilities

    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Paid Parking within easy distance
    • Taxi rank nearby

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