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Top Pubs and Restaurants in Glasgow’s Neighbourhoods

There are plenty of  top restaurants in Glasgow, hidden away in the city’s neighbourhoods with some of the most delicious foodie delights you will find. Let us help you get started with just some of the best places to eat in Glasgow.

Glasgow foodie facts:

  • Glasgow is the UK’s most Vegan Friendly City with over 100 places to choose from.
  • Glasgow’s oldest bar, Sloans, has been welcoming people since 1797.
  • Finnieston is considered the city’s ‘foodie quarter’ with a brilliant mix of cool, quality and affordable venues.
  • Glasgow’s award-winning restaurants are receiving plaudits in influential guides including Conde Nast Traveller’s – The Gold List 2018 and the Michelin Guide.

So, now you’ve got the facts, here are seven of the best places to eat in Glasgow.


1. Partick Duck Club, Partick, West End

At Partick Duck Club the chefs come from an impressive background of eateries in and around Glasgow such as One Devonshire Gardens. They have a passion for serving up quality comfort food for all to enjoy.

Book a table at Partick Duck Club


2. Café Strange Brew, Strathbungo, Southside

Mouthwatering brunch @ #cafestrangebrew 😋

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Cafe Strange Brew is the perfect place for brunch before your day exploring the city and its neighbourhoods begins. The mysteriously named ‘That guy’ is a very popular dish in this not so traditional cafe!

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3. Bilson Eleven, Dennistoun, East End

Last night we ventured off to Bilson Eleven for the 7 course tasting menu. We'd love to tell you what the dishes were but we haven't got a clue! There was so much detail to them but we can confirm they were small dishes packed with flavour and meticulously presented 👍 Well worth a visit for something a bit different. . {Chicken and Bacon / Potato Salad / Scottish Shellfish / Ethiopian Style Mutton / Beef, Young and Old / Chocolate Caramel / Rhubarb and Custard} . #foodporn #food #fooddiary #foodblogger #foodpics #instafood #foodgram #eating #foodie #foodlovers #foodblog #foodphotography #foodstyling #foodcoma #glasgowfood #eatingfortheinsta #peoplemakeglasgow #foodcomaglasgow #datenights #eatingglasgow #glasgow #girlswhodine #eatingout #tastingmenu #bilsoneleven

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Bilson Eleven is an unassuming restaurant found in a 1850s townhouse, providing a unique dining experience, while showcasing the best of Scottish produce with an innovative expert touch.

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4. Platform at Argyle Street Arches, City Centre

Ten of Scotland’s most popular street food vendors come together each Friday and Saturday below Glasgow’s Central Station at Platform. You’ll find vegan pan-Asian specialities, Scottish seafood, Indian-Scottish delights and that’s just for starters.

Book a table at Platform


5. Scamp

Offering up wine, delicious dishes, and tingly cocktails, Scamp is located in the centre of Glasgow. Specialising in small plates with a Glaswegian twist, Scamp is an excellent choice for any occasion, whether that be a work lunch, a boozy brunch or a romantic dinner, you can expect class and fine dining.

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6. BRU Bar & Restaurant

Whether you are on the hunt for a new brunch spot, gourmet pizzas, or somewhere that serves up the best local and seasonal produce, you’re in luck! BRU Bar & Restaurant also sources local produce, including a range of palatable pints from Overtone Brewery and Williams Brothers, milk from Mossgiel Organic Farm, and eggs from Corrie Mains Farm to name a few.

Book a table at BRU


7. The Drake, Kelvingrove

Enjoy hearty pub grub and delectable Scottish food, with beers, cocktails and wine on offer, at this dog-friendly eatery in the heart of Glasgow. With warm and rustic fires, delicious dishes and a welcoming atmosphere, it is a great place to relax and unwind after a busy day exploring Glasgow’s eclectic city vibes.

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