Skip to main content

Scottish restaurants

Scottish restaurants in Glasgow

Scottish restaurants in Glasgow

There are lots of restaurants where you can enjoy locally sourced, Scottish produce in Glasgow. Here are some of the top places to visit.

Table Twenty Eight

Table Twenty Eight is a contemporary kitchen using local and sustainable suppliers. Expect Cumbrae oysters, Barra scallops, and a traditional roast every Sunday. Located in Merchant Square, you can enjoy "al fresco" dining all year round. Book at

The Gannet

The seasonal menu at The Gannet is from the restaurant’s close relationships with artisan producers and local farmers and foragers. Visit The Gannet’s website to book a Scottish fine dining experience.


Mharsanta is a restaurant that prides itself on using seasonal, local produce to create a selection of traditional and new Scottish dishes. You'll find everything from mussels and scallops to Cullen skink and steak pie. Head to to book a table.

Two Fat Ladies at the Buttery

Walk through the door of The Buttery and it has the feel of a 1930s Scottish film set, with wooden panelling, vintage table decorations and intriguing artwork. Enjoy the best Scottish seafood in beautiful surroundings, and book a table at

Ubiquitous Chip

One of Glasgow’s most famous restaurants, ‘The Chip’, has been open for over 50 years. It remains a great place to eat with a covered courtyard and seasonal menu showcasing Scotland. Enjoy a range of dishes from homemade venison haggis to hake from Shetland. Visit the Ubiquitous Chip’s website to see the menu.

Cafe Gandolfi

For timeless Glasgow hospitality, head to the Merchant City’s Cafe Gandolfi, home to all things great about Scottish produce. The interiors are beautiful too, with heavy oak furniture designed by the late Glasgow School of Art graduate, Tim Stead. You can book a table at


2 people sit at a bar chatting and smiling. They are under an interesting canopy of different shaped lights.

An old Scots word meaning ‘to wander aimlessly with intent’, Stravaigin experiments with Scottish produce and bold flavours. Their mantra ‘think global, eat local’ matches the exciting menu. Expect Shetland mussels with a Jamaican broth and scallops with an XO sauce. Head to to book.

The Bothy

Seasonal Scottish produce and traditional cooking are at the heart of dishes at The Bothy in the west end. Combine the delicious food with the warm welcome from kilted staff and there’s no doubt you’re in Scotland. Visit The Bothy’s website to find out more.


If you’re looking to enjoy some of the best Scottish seafood in the country, Crabshakk is the restaurant for you. Indulge in oysters, scallops, mussels, langoustines and lots of fish. And what’s more, the core menu has had very few changes since they opened in 2009 – simplicity at it’s best. Visit to book a table.


Glaschu Restaurant and Bar takes its name from the Scottish Gaelic word for Glasgow, meaning Dear Green Place. Dishes at the modern, fine dining eatery celebrate Scottish produce with international influences. Visit Glaschu’s website to book a table.


A Scottish restaurant and bar with a contemporary feel, Ardnamurchan’s menu champions produce from the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. Enjoy the likes of Ardnamurchan Estate Wild Venison, Caithness lamb and Isle of Skye langoustines. Head to Ardnamurchan’s website to check availability.


Gamba is a long-standing favourite seafood restaurant in Glasgow city centre. Sourcing sustainably caught fish and as much local produce as possible for their dishes, head to to book a table.

The Butterfly and the Pig

A shabby chic interior with mismatched furniture, The Butterfly and the Pig has a relaxed atmosphere. Serving traditional Scottish dishes from Desperate Dan’s steak pie to whisky flamed haggis, neeps and tatties. Check out The Butterfly and the Pig’s website to find out more.

Cail Bruich

One of two Michelin-starred restaurants in Glasgow, Cail Bruich's menu changes in harmony with the Scottish seasons so that their ingredients are local and sustainable. Enjoy a 5 or 7-course tasting menu featuring Berkshire Pork, Orkney Scallops and Peterhead Monkfish. Visit Cali Bruich's website to see their full menu.

Article last updated: April 2024

Icon/Clock Created with Sketch. Icon/Location Created with Sketch. Icon/Pound Sign Created with Sketch.