Top restaurants in Glasgow
Top restaurants in Glasgow
Glasgow has a whole host of top restaurants. Whether you’re after a Michelin-star experience or authentic Neapolitan pizza, here are some of the best restaurants the city has to offer.
New to the scene and also to the Michelin Guide in 2022, Shucks is a seafood restaurant and bar in the west end. From the team behind Michelin-starred Cail Bruich, this is the place to go for incredible Scottish seafood. They also serve £1 oysters every Wednesday to Friday. Head to Shucks' website to book a table.
The Gannet adds to the culinary kudos of the Finnieston area in the west end. Enjoy a Scottish fine dining experience with a seasonal menu created by chef Peter McKenna and first-rate service from a team headed up by Kevin Dow (nominee for Best Front of House at the GQ Food & Drink Awards 2021). Visit thegannetgla.com to book.
Featured in the coveted Michelin Guide 2022, Gamba is a long-standing favourite seafood restaurant in Glasgow city centre. Sourcing sustainably caught fish and as much local produce as possible for their dishes, head to gamba.co.uk to book a table.
Cail Bruich has held a coveted Michelin star since 2021. A former contestant and judge on Great British Menu, head chef Lorna McNee works closely with local butchers, fishmongers, farmers and foragers to create a menu influenced by the Scottish seasons. Book a table at cailbruich.co.uk.
Unalome by Graeme Cheevers
Gaining its first Michelin star within 8 months of opening, Unalome is a fine dining restaurant from award-winning chef Graeme Cheevers. The menu features modern European dishes using the highest quality ingredients. Find out more on Unalome’s website.
Ox and Finch
The winner of yet another Michelin Bib Gourmand in 2022 is Ox and Finch. This contemporary sharing dining experience is run by the former chef of the McLaren Formula 1 team, Jonathan McDonald. Take a look at the menu at oxandfinch.com.
Rated as one of Europe's top pizza places by Big 7 Travel in 2021, award-winning pizza is the dish of the day at Glasgow’s Paesano. With 2 restaurants to choose from, enjoy authentic Neapolitan pizza with speedy, friendly service, making it a perfect option for families. Visit Paesano Pizza’s website to view the menu.
Currently undergoing refurbishment and due to reopen late February 2023, Stravaigin is a cosy restaurant where you can enjoy local produce with a twist. Expect west coast mussels with a red chilli broth and Isle of Barra scallops with chimichurri. It's no wonder it's listed in the 2022 Michelin Guide! Head to stravaigin.co.uk to book a table.
Article last updated: February 2023