Things To Do In Glasgow For Food

If you’re looking for things to do in Glasgow that involve exciting cuisine, you’ll want to know the best places to eat, whether you’re here for a week or a month. If you’re here on business, or you’ve got a family and a busy few days visiting relatives, you’ll be wanting to know about the best eating venues, but perhaps you don’t have the time to look yourself.

We’ve done the hard work for you and come up with a comprehensive list of the some of the best eateries in Glasgow, where you can sit back, relax and eat some of the best food Scotland has to offer in this wonderfully vibrant city.

Black Sheep Bistro

This lovely bistro on 10 Clarendon Street is a family run business that’s north of the city with delicious food and a friendly service. There’s 14 wines to choose from and a comprehensive range of liqueurs and spirits and the menu is superb. If you like a warm friendly and personable service, then the Black Sheep Bistro is well worth a visit.

Cail Bruich

The Cail Bruich is on 725 Great Western Road, a place that creates wonderful meals using local Scottish ingredients, combining all the latest cooking techniques to produce both a classical and contemporary menu. There’s a varied drinks menu too, with plenty of traditional Scottish spirits to choose from and there’s some really delicious Scottish craft ales. This is a restaurant where you’ll be able to taste the best that Scotland has to offer.

Gamba Seafood Restaurant

The Gamba is the prestigious UK Seafood Restaurant of the Year 2015 with not one but two AA rosette awards with locally sourced and sustainable seafood which you can eat alongside an impressive wine menu.

The best seafood Scotland has to offer, on the best seafood menu in Glasgow, with Scottish lobster and smoked salmon and GIgha halibut. It’s a mouth-watering experience. You’ll find the Gamba Seafood Restaurant on 225a West George Street.


In the day it’s a café, at night it’s a restaurant. You’ll also find a deli with a first class selection of oils, Italian breads, cheeses, wines and vinegars. The food here is delicious and the evening menu is a lesson in Italian cooking. You’ll find Celino’s on 620 Alexandra Parade.

Cubatas Tapas Bar & Restaurant

Cubatas is on 108 Elderslie St, it’s a Spanish Restaurant with the best in Spanish cuisine. It’s a great place to relax and the menu is versatile using the finest ingredients possible. If you enjoy Spanish food then you’ll love Cubatas Tapas Bar & Restaurant.

Mother India

A tapas bar that serves Indian food, small portions that are enough to fill you and give you a really good taste of Indian cuisine. This is Indian food done differently, and it’s proved to be a great hit with diners who’ve come back to this great restaurant. Come to Mother India and enjoy Indian food in a unique and different way.

Turnip & Enjoy

A uniquely named restaurant that’s family run and situated on the Great Western Road. There’s both seasonal and local produce that’s cooked to perfection to produce a really exciting menu. The atmosphere is relaxed and welcoming and it’s the perfect place to eat after a busy day.

For vegetarians there’s good news with a really imaginative vegetarian menu on the cards, so all palates are catered to. A definite must visit for those who love their food.

Brazilliant Churrascaria & Steakhouse

You’ll find the Brazilliant Churrascaria & Steakhouse on Sauchiehall Street and is owned by the same people that opened the Hey Brazil restaurant in Aberdeen. Now there’s the Brazilliant here in Glasgow. It offers diners an authentic Brazilian menu in the heart of a Scottish city. If you want to try traditional South American cuisine then the Brazilliant Churrascaria & Steakhouse is definitely the right place to visit!

So there you have it, a list of restaurants that embraces international cuisine, from Indian tapas, Spanish food to a South American steakhouse. We hope you find Escape Glasgow's comprehensive list of things to do in Glasgow for food useful, we're sure there’s at least one restaurant here that has made it on to your hot list of places to eat.