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Fratelli Sarti

42 Renfield Street, Glasgow, G2 1NF

Fratelli Sarti have three City Centre venues, all sharing the same à la carte menus; and all have a devoted patronage solidly built on authenticity and warm service. The Renfield Street branch has an inviting, candle-lit, wood panelled and marbled…

Di Maggio’s

21 Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow, G1 3AJ

Though you wouldn't guess it from its unassuming exterior, DiMaggio's Royal Exchange Square flagship restaurant is a cavernous art deco treasure where hundreds of diners can relax amid its dark wood and sweeping curves. Given its premium location, this…

The Butterfly and the Pig

153 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4SQ

Plotting a unique course through the slick bars of Bath St, the well-loved Butterfly and the Pig is the shabby-chic antidote. The menu aims to provide traditional pub-grub favourites, the twist being that everything is homemade using high-quality local…

Saramago Café Bar

CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3JD

Teeter down the steep hill from Glasgow School of Art and you’ll find the CCA, a constantly-evolving space that’s not just about contemporary art; as well as galleries, bookshop and club nights, it’s host to the well-travelled Saramago. Although the…

Ashoka Ashton Lane

19 Ashton Lane, Glasgow, G12 8SJ

There is a carefully selected mix of contemporary and classical Indian music on the stereo but it is barely audible, so loud is the buzz generated in a successful restaurant. Ashoka Ashton Lane, at the heart of the West End dining scene, has a…

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The Kilderkin

67 Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8BT

Musical references abound at Kilderkin, with owner James’s album covers and vinyl adorning the walls, a wonderfully eclectic playlist on the stereo and a handful of playful evening menu pizza names. Hoinkytoink Woman marries nearby Oink’s pulled pork…

The Outsider

15/16 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EE

It’s worth grabbing a table here for the view from those oversized rear windows alone – watching the sun dip behind the rooftops of the Grassmarket, the hulking mass of Edinburgh Castle looming in the background, is a magical sight, whether you’re a…

Bobar

383 Byres Road, Glasgow, G12 8AU

Connected to the Hilton Hotel on Byres Road, you expect a serving of class in this well furnished and elegantly decorated bar. This clean, mellow watering hole offers a fantastic range of cocktails and wines as a fancy stop-off before any West End…

Circle by Di Giorgio

1 Brandon Terrace, Canonmills, Edinburgh, EH3 5AE

Joining the hotbed of café competition in Canonmills, Circle by Di Giorgio opened under new owners Nadia and Ivan Di Giorgio in August 2013 and has already earned its stripes. Straddling the divide between bistro and café, a strong Italian influence…

Fanny Trollope's

1066 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8LY

This cosy bistro located in the heart of hip and trendy Finnieston offers simple yet impressive cooking centred on an ethos of high quality and locally sourced ingredients. Tables are arranged galley style, with works by Scottish artists dotting the…

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Henricks Bar & Bistro

1 Barclay Place, Edinburgh, EH10 4HW

As far as enticing eateries go, Henricks Bar ticks many of the right boxes. Good-humoured staff ensure attentive service from entry to exit, whether you're in for a passing pint or staying for supper. The spacious bar is a good place for families to…

The Huxley

1–3 Rutland Street, Edinburgh, EH1 2AE

Nina Simone’s deep, luxurious voice glides over a modern bass line, encapsulating the eclectic mix of retro-cool and modern style that is The Huxley. A seemingly haphazard collection of classic Americana, modern Scottish and steampunk juxtaposes into a…

Café Andaluz

77B George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3EE

Cafe Andaluz is the Spanish offshoot of an Italian restaurant family which includes Amarone and Di Maggio’s in Glasgow. It’s less a cafe than a busy, bustling restaurant which stretches back like a Tardis from its George Street frontage. Nevertheless it…

Café Andaluz

12-15 St Vincent Place, Glasgow, G1 2DW

Describing the dining experience at Café Andaluz as ‘reliable’ doesn’t do justice to what is a fine restaurant, although it always delivers great food in a relaxed environment. Bigger and more spacious than its cramped West End branch, it has the same…

The Calabash Restaurant

57 Union Street, Glasgow, G1 3RB

This Union Street basement is as much a meeting place for Glasgow’s tiny African community as it is a restaurant, with folk dropping in for a beer on the way home from work, catching up with friends and watching football on the big screen TV. Whenever…

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Cruz Bar and Restaurant

14 The Shore, Edinburgh, EH6 6QN

A First World War minesweeper boat anchored right at the heart of Leith’s bustling Shore district, Cruz has to be among the most distinctive drinking venues in Edinburgh. A popular watering hole with the area’s young party crowd, Cruz serves up an…

The Espy

62–64 Bath Street, Portobello, Edinburgh, EH15 1HF

The Espy is a real neighbourhood favourite, full of coffee-drinking mums by day, families in the early evening and a casual crowd by night. The twinkling fairy lights and old pictures of Portobello create a comfortable place to come for a quiet pint…

Gambrino

333 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G4 9HS

A few years back Gambrino dominated both sides of Great Western Road – pizzeria on one side, bar on the other. Returning to a single venue restaurant seems to have paid dividends. Atmosphere is lively and informal, akin to the bustle of a rustic…

Hemma

75 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AU

Holyrood’s Hemma has become one of Edinburgh’s go-to venues for relaxed family time. Although grabbing its share of the nearby after-work crowd, popular kid-friendly weekend brunches are the main event with chilled-out staff ensuring its nice and…

Henderson's Vegetarian Restaurant

94 Hanover Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1DR

Established over half a century ago and now in its third generation of family ownership, Henderson’s is an Edinburgh institution. Tucked away down a small flight of stairs, its spacious, basement rooms are popular with ladies who lunch and those looking…

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Kama Sutra

331 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3HW

Don’t be put off by the entrance – hinting at a restaurant that puts a cheesy theme first – for inside is a colourful, spacious yet pleasantly intimate space. Menus may proclaim 'the food of love', yet the twisted metal table dividers and heavy wooden…

LUV Café

1121 Govan Road, Glasgow, G51 4RX

This much-needed enterprise has settled into a fitting niche of bistro-styled café; it’s a well-loved venture that’s a sign of the rejuvenated Govan neighbourhood, and any profit goes back into the community. With the emphasis on affordable food and…

The Mosque Kitchen

31–33 Nicolson Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9BX

Whether the original Mosque Kitchen is actually here or by the Central Mosque a few streets away is largely immaterial. All that matters if you are meeting someone is that this is the one on Nicolson Square, and that Friday lunch starts late after…

Mulberry Street Bar Bistro

778 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, G41 2AE

With its wide windows looking out towards Queen’s Park and seating spilling out over the leafy street corner it occupies, this family-run bar-bistro is surely a contender for most relaxed bar in Glasgow. There’s always a couple of interesting guest ales…

No 1 Chocolate Factory

63 St Georges Road, Glasgow, G3 6JA

Sip on a molten lake of chocolate, tuck into sharing platters or bring the kids along to learn about how it’s made; this café is a world away from factory settings. Several years ago, chocolate-making hobbyist Chris Davie hit on the idea of chocolate…