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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. Grain and Grill Restaurant

bar with window to the left and shelves and drinks and a coffee machine behind the bar

Credit: Maldron Hotels

Housed in a new city centre hotel, Grain and Grill's menu features steaks, burgers and includes vegan options such as tandoori cauliflower. It is worth checking out their bar too. Visit Maldron Hotel Glasgow City's website to view the full menu.

2. Fly South

Located in Woodlands in a beautiful period building, Fly South is quickly becoming one of the go-to bars in Glasgow. With 700 unique drinks on offer, plus an extensive cocktail menu, it is easy to see why. Check out Fly South’s Facebook page for opening hours.


3. Ting Thai Caravan

Recently opened on West Nile Street, Ting Thai Caravan serves up authentic Thai curries and soups, alongside a large variety of other specialities. Visit Ting Thai Caravan’s website to view their menu of mouth-watering dishes.

4. Partenope

Expect filled focaccia sandwiches, homemade Italian breads and cakes, along with quality coffee at new cafe Partenope, based in Shawlands. Follow Partenope’s Instagram page for more information.

5. Doppio Malto

Italian restaurant chain, Doppio Malto has opened its first UK branch in Glasgow's George Square. You will find a wide selection of Italian favourites on offer including pizzas and fresh pasta dishes alongside burgers and grilled meats. Not forgetting their delicious Italian-inspired desserts and craft beers. Visit Doppio Malto’s website for full restaurant details.

6. VEGA

Based on the top floor of YOTEL Glasgow, this is the perfect place for a one stop night out, with bowling, drinks and food. The menu boasts sharing plates, burgers and salads as well as vegan options. VEGA’s cosmic cocktail list is worth a look too with sharer cocktails and boozy space shakes also available. Visit VEGA’S website for full menus and booking options.

7. La Pastina Deli

One of Byres Road's latest foodie openings, this takeaway deli serves up mouth-watering gourmet sandwiches, Italian meats, cheeses and homemade pasta, as well as coffee to go. Follow La Pastina Deli on Instagram to see their daily specials.


8. Celentano’s

Another Italian inspired new opening in the city, Celentano’s is based within the historic Cathedral House Hotel. Local seasonal produce is used throughout the menu including herbs grown in the restaurant garden. On warmer days check out their lovely terrace and enjoy a glass of their homemade limencello, vermouth or kombucha. Visit Celentano’s website to book.

9. The Olive Boardz

Scotland’s first grazing dine-in restaurant has arrived in Shawlands. Offering diners a range of boards to graze on including locally sourced cheese, breads, fresh fruits and vegetables. There are afternoon tea and brunch boards too, and a 'bring your own bottle' (BYOB) policy. Go to The Olive Boardz' website for more details.

10. Broken Pony

From the team behind west end favourite, Inn Deep, Broken Pony has recently opened in Partick. With brunch, lunch and dinner menus there is something for everyone in this Charles Rennie Mackintosh inspired restaurant and bar. Visit Broken Pony’s Facebook page to look at the menu.

Article last updated: September 2021

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