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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. Made from Grapes

Made from Grapes is an independent wine shop, specialising in small batch European producers. Whilst the shop is not new, they have recently opened the retail space as a bar serving Thursday – Sunday. Check out Made from Grapes on Instagram.

2. Kothel

With 2 existing venues in the west end, Kothel has opened a new place on the southside. Expect a Mediterranean inspired menu with homemade cakes and sandwiches, paired with good quality coffee. Visit to find out more.

3. Chawp Pet Noi

Chawp Pet Noi is an authentic Thai restaurant and takeaway in Shawlands. It’s a relaxed vibe, where you can BYOB (bring your own bottle) and dogs are welcome. Head to Chawp Pet Noi’s Instagram page for details.

4. Doh Doughnuts

Born in 2020, Doh Doughnuts have been making artisan doughnuts for home delivery and wholesale for a while. But they’ve recently opened their first shop in Glasgow’s Merchant City. Head to to check them out.

5. The Finnieston Food Market

With lots of different traders, the Finnieston Food Market serves up all manner of tasty treats. It takes place on the third Sunday of each month. Follow the Finnieston Food Market on Instagram to see who’ll be there.

6. 1802 at Hutchesons Hall

From the owners of Tabac and Devil of Brooklyn comes 1802 at Hutchesons Hall. Be wowed with the luxurious beauty of the interiors, whilst you feast on their small plates and cocktails. Go to to book a table.

7. Secession Bar

Secession is a new cocktail bar, beer garden and cafe found in the former Lansdowne Church in the west end. With many cocktails and food platters to choose from, you can while away an afternoon admiring the stunning original features. Follow Secession on Instagram.

8. La Gelatessa

Ready for ice cream? Then head to one of the southside’s latest venues, La Gelatessa. They make Italian gelato in small batches using the best ingredients. Check out today’s flavours on La Gelatessa’s Instagram.

9. The Merchant Steakhouse

As you might’ve guessed from the name, you can find the Merchant Steakhouse in Glasgow’s Merchant City. Promising a luxurious atmosphere and the best of Scotland’s produce, you can check out their menu at

10. Civerinos

Having taken Edinburgh by storm, Civerinos are set to open their first Glasgow venue in Finnieston. Expect to see New York style pies and Detroit pizza on the menu. And whilst there’s no word of an opening date, you can follow Civerinos on Instagram to be the first in the queue.

Article last updated: May 2023

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