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Best places for brunch in Glasgow

Best places for brunch in Glasgow

From full vegan breakfasts to perfectly poached eggs - check out our guide to some of the top brunch-ing spots in each of Glasgow's neighbourhoods.

Top brunches in the city centre

Wilson Street Pantry

Brunch is served all day in this stylish little cafe that looks out onto the cobbled streets of the Merchant City. Offering a range of Scottish food including Stornoway black pudding, see the Wilson Street Pantry website for details.

Mackintosh at the Willow

Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1903, Miss Cranston's original Willow Tea Rooms in Sauchiehall Street has recently joined the National Trust for Scotland. Visitors can now enjoy breakfast, afternoon tea, lunch and a selection of cakes and pastries in the stunning Salon de Luxe, or drinks on the roof terrace. There is an interactive exhibition and gift shop also. Visit the Mackintosh at the Willow website to find out more.


Singl-end bakehouses in Garnethill and Merchant City serve up everything from fruits and grains to eggs many ways, 7 days a week. They also have a ‘for the bairns’ menu to keep the kids happy too! Visit Singl-end's website for the full menu.

Cup Tea Rooms

Enjoy brunch in the stunning Victorian surroundings of Cup Tea Lounge on Renfield Street or in Cup Merchant City in the cute Virginia Court. Serving up all the classic brunch favourites, alongside their impressive range of teas, visit Cup Tea Room's website to view the menu.

City centre brunch with drinks

Browns Glasgow

Browns Glasgow in George Square offer a bottomless brunch. Choose brunch dishes and four glasses of prosecco (or upgrade to Champagne) at this classy brasserie. Visit and treat yourself.

Bar Soba

Found in two city centre locations, Mitchell Lane and Merchant City, Bar Soba do a boozy brunch that includes 4 cocktails (glass of prosecco or bottled beer alternative) to go alongside a street food brunch. View the menu on Bar Soba's website.

The Ivy

Chic and central, The Ivy is a stylish spot for weekend brunch. The food menu is extensive with everything from buttermilk pancakes with bacon to avacado benedict with chips. A range of cocktails, sparkling wines and gin & tonics can also be ordered. Visit

Vega at Yotel

Open to both residents and non-residents on Saturdays, get brunch with rooftop views at Vega at Yotel. On the first Saturday of every month is a disco-themed boozy brunch, including food, cocktails and disco entertainment from Glasgow duo Shaka Loves You. Check out their brunch menu at

The Spiritualist

Enjoy a cocktail or gin & tonic with fresh pastries on arrival at The Spiritualist on Mitchell Street. And that's all before the main event of a brunch dish, alongside 3 glasses of prosecco or pints. Visit for details on the brunch which runs every weekend (12pm - 3pm).

Bar + Block

Based on Howard Street, Bar + Block's boozy brunch includes 4 drinks and 2 tasty courses for £30pp. The menu features everything from steak sandwiches to plant-based meals, with prosecco and ice-cold beers or the option to upgrade to cocktails. Visit


Revolution have 2 city centre locations at Mitchell Street and Renfield Street. Choose a delicious brunch dish and enjoy 90 minutes of bottomless fun from the drinks section (max. 5 drinks). Visit Revolution's website for details.

Brilliant brunches in the southside


Open 7 days a week for walk ins only, Bramble is opposite the popular Queen's Park in Shawlands. It has a mouth-watering selection of pastries, cakes, egg dishes, sandwiches, pancakes and more. Check out Bramble on Instagram.

Cafe Strange Brew

In the heart of Shawlands is the multi-award winning cafe which appeared in Lonely Planet's Glasgow Guide. Serving up an inventive menu of baked eggs, hotcakes and much more, check out Cafe Strange Brew's Facebook page to see some of the tasty dishes on offer.

Patricia's Coffee Bar

Patricia's Coffee Bar on Victoria Road is open 7 days a week, for walk-ins only. They serve a range of brioche morning buns, eggs and pancakes, as well as their popular and full of flavour sultans eggs. Visit Patricia's on Instagram.

Kothel South

Opened in 2023, Kothel South is open seven days a week, for walk-ins only. Choose from the likes of hot waffles or crispy bacon in ciabatta from their Mediterranean menu. Expect great coffee and community vibes, in quirky surroundings at Kothel (visit for more info).

Southside brunch with drinks

Kilmurry & Co

A popular spot in the southside, Kilmurry & Co is open daily and serves up yummy brunch options with coffee or cocktails to compliment. Visit to book a table.

Eat up at east end eateries


Duke Street favourite Mesa offers up a tasty selection of 'stuff on toast' with everything from scrambled chilli tofu to butterbeans and Italian sausage with salsa verde on sourdough. And their skillet eggs selection is just as good! Check out Mesa on Instagram.

Bilsons Café Bistro

Bilsons has re-opened as a casual comfy café serving breakfast, brunch and lunch prepared by a Michelin recognised chef. Open every Wednesday to Sunday from 9am-4pm. No need to book.


A welcoming dog-friendly café, based on London Road. This cosy brunching spot serves up fantastic 'scran' that shows just why they keep getting nominated for foodie awards. Head to Scran's Instagram page to view daily specials.

Coia's Cafe

Choose from hearty brunch options, such as haddock and poached eggs or steak 'n' eggs at Duke Street favourite Coia's Cafe. Visit Coia's Cafe's website to reserve a table at this Glasgow institution.

Lazy brunches in the west end


Located in two spots in the west end, Crow Road and Great Western Road, Kothel is open for walk-ins only, seven days a week. Choose from the likes of hot waffles or crispy bacon in ciabatta from their Mediterranean menu. Expect great coffee and community vibes, in quirky surroundings at Kothel (visit for more info).

Partick Duck Club

Named the coolest brunch spot in Scotland by the Sunday Herald, Partick Duck Club is open six days a week (closed Tuesdays). Run by two chefs who have worked in some of the best hotels and restaurants in Scotland, expect a great menu, including their popular deep-fried cinnamon bun. Check out Partick Duck Club's menu online.

Epicures by Cail Bruich

From the team behind Glasgow’s Michelin-starred Cail Bruich, this hotspot in the west end serves brunch classics and fresh artisan bakes from their in-house bakery. Book your table at

Brunch with drinks in the west end

The Brunch Club

Serving brunch all day, every day, The Brunch Club on Old Dumbarton Road serves tasty treats including granola bowls, French toast and their hearty breakfast pie! They have a 'booze brunch' 7 days a week for £50 for 2. Find out what it includes at

Derby Lane

Billed as a Hamptons-style eatery, Derby Lane in Finnieston serves brunch 7 days a week. Add a cocktail or 2 to your order while enjoying the fun surroundings. Visit

Radisson Red

Radisson Red host Boogie Brunches each month. The Dubai-style brunch parties includes 3 courses, drinks, tunes and live sax. Follow Radisson Red on Instagram for upcoming dates.

Brunch in the north of Glasgow


Feel like you're escaping it all at Ocho, which is set in a Georgian-style building on the banks of Speirs Wharf canal. Enjoy a delicious selection of dishes, including vegan and gluten-free options. Head to Ocho's website to book a table.

The Botany

Enjoy a weekend brunch from The Botany's glass conservatory or outdoor terrace. Check out The Botany's breakfast menu online, which includes the likes of scrambled eggs with Scottish smoked salmon on toast.

Article last updated: May 2024

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