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Top 10 new places to eat and drink in Glasgow

Top 10 new places to eat and drink in Glasgow

Glasgow’s ever-evolving food scene means there are always new bars, restaurants and cafes. Check out our list of 10 of the newest places to eat and drink in Glasgow.

1. Shucks

From the team behind Michelin-starred Cail Bruich, Shucks is the place to go for Oysters! Based in the west end, the seafood restaurant and bar made it onto the Good Food Guide 2022 and Michelin Guide 2022. Visit to book.

2. El Santo

For the flavours and colours of Latin American, try the new El Santo, which is found on the vibrant city centre Miller Street. It is open late and home to a hidden speakeasy Margarita bar, ideal for tequila lovers! Visit

3. The Alchemist

For a theatrical dining experience head to The Alchemist in George Square. The adventurous restaurant is known for creative cocktails and menus. Visit

4. August House

A peach coloured drink in a wine glass on top of a marble table. The top of the drink has a peach design on top of white foam.

August House is a new all-day bar and restaurant located in the city centre. The stylish spot serves up small plates and signature cocktails, with DJs playing 7 nights a week. Find out more at

5. Daku

Daku is the latest venture from the crew that run the popular Bar Vini. Describing themselves as intense, dark and Japanese, Daku joins its sister restaurant on the hip Victoria Road in the southside. Visit to book.

6. Malo

Malo is a new wine and negroni bar in the city centre near Central Station. Open noon-midnight, Malo serves up a range of cheese and charcuterie boards to go alongside drinks. Visit

7. Innis & Gunn Brewery Taproom

One of Scotland's top brewers has opened a new bar on West Nile Street in the city centre. Innis & Gunn Brewery Taproom have a range of exciting beers, as well as 21 rotational taps. They run weekday lunch deals. Visit

8. Scamp

A stone’s throw from Central Station, you will find seafood restaurant, Scamp. Small plates on the menu include sea bream ceviche, BBQ scallops and prawn hotdogs, alongside vegetarian and meat options. Visit Scamp's website to view the full menu.

9. Gōst

Gōst is the latest opening from the team behind popular Glaschu and gastro pub The Duke’s Umbrella. The restaurant showcases the best of Scottish seafood and meat, all served alongside an extensive wine menu. Visit Gōst's website to book a table.

10. Fat Lobster

From the team behind city centre favourite Tabac, is another new seafood spot, Fat Lobster. This new restaurant features a tantalising menu with lobster rolls and octopus satay, among classics like fish and chips. To book a table visit Fat Lobster's website.

Article last updated: January 2023

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