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A snapshot of the local food scene, here’s our countdown of the most-talked-about, must-visit restaurants in Glasgow right now. The chart below is ranked according to one important, ever-fluctuating quality: Who has the most buzz? We consider them the most interesting places to eat right now. You should too.

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These are the 10 places to eat in Glasgow this week.

1 Ox and Finch (-)

  • Address: 920 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow G3 7TF
  • Phone: 0141 339 8627

Go for modern small-plate dining that covers a lot of culinary ground. Chef Jonathan MacDonald runs a lively restaurant that celebrates the best of Scottish produce. They've retained Michelin Bib Gourmand status and have big plans for 2020. Voted the best restaurant in the city right now by readers of

2 The Gannet (-)

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  • Address: 1155 Argyle St, Glasgow G3 8TB
  • Phone: 0141 204 2081

A highly-regarded leader of the Glasgow restaurants new wave, The Gannet has attracted international attention for fine dining in a casual setting. In their element at this time of year with plenty of Scottish game dishes on the menu with winter vegetables. Fine Dining Restaurant of the Year at the Scottish Licensed Trade News Awards.

3 Non Viet (New Entry)

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  • Address: 536 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow

Pho, the classic Vietnamese fragrant broth, is the ideal comfort food for Glasgow at this time of year. You'll find the city's best example of the dish on Sauchiehall Street. Go for casual dining and share interesting dishes with pals. For dessert, order a mango spring roll with creamy coconut sauce.

4 Lagom Kitchen (New Entry)

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  • Address: 76 Victoria Road, Glasgow 

Quirky brunch dishes, a Scandinavian inspired approach to cooking, hangover-crushing specials, strong coffee and a warm welcome on Victoria Road make Lagom Kitchen the neighbourhood place you need in your life this weekend.

5 Shawarma King (New Entry)

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  • Address: 113 King Street, Glasgow
  • Phone: 0141 258 1870

After a few happy pints in the Merchant City, toddle down the road to Shawarma King where they will introduce you to the Levantine delights of their takeaway menu. Someone will shave meat into a freshly baked naan bread, then add pickles, salad and homemade garlic and chilli sauce. You will leave very happy.

6 Cail Bruich (Up 2)

  • Address: 725 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G12 8QX
  • Phone: 0141 334 6265

When the Good Food Guide 2020 announced the best places to eat in the UK, Cail Bruich on Great Western Road was included in the top 50 restaurants in the country. Known for beautiful food and an innovative approach to fine dining. Currently holds 3 AA Rosette status.

7 Eighty Eight (Down 4)

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  • Address: 1105-1129, Argyle St, Glasgow

A compact menu of sharing dishes that changes daily depending on what produce is available. Head Chef Robbie Morrow says: “The style of cooking is very simple, fresh, clean and seasonal". Proving to be a hit on Dumbarton Road.

8 Gloriosa (down 4)

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  • Address: 1321 Argyle St, Glasgow G3 8AB
  • Phone: 0141 334 0594

Rosie Healey, the founding chef of Achemilla, has returned to Argyle Street, with a new restaurant where Firebird once was. Expect immaculately prepared vegetable and pasta dishes at Gloriosa, with traditional fish and meat plates from the wood-fired oven.

9 Six by Nico (Down 3)

  • Address: 1132 Argyle St, Glasgow G3 8TD
  • Phone: 0141 334 5661

Finishing the year with an Alice and Wonderland themed feast, and consistently attracting diners to their original Argyle Street and new Southside locations.

10 Cafe Gandolfi (Down 5)

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  • Address: 64 Albion St, Glasgow G1 1NY
  • Phone: 0141 552 6813

Celebrating their 40th year and now moving into a new era with a small plate dining menu, showcasing the culinary traditions of one of the Merchant City's landmark restaurants.


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