Restaurants, Pre-theatre menu within 5 miles of Glasgow

223 places within 5 miles

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Tony Macaroni

0.1 miles
17 John Street, Glasgow, G1 1HP

There are many restaurants serving Italian food for the masses, what singles Tony’s out is the service.. It’s polished and on a par with more expensive establishments. The food is not bad either and ribs dish to start is a substantially meaty choice.

Browns Bar & Brasserie

0.2 miles
1 George Square, Glasgow, G2 1DY

Browns is a safe pair of hands in George Square, a busy part of town where food choices can seem overwhelming. It has a French influence in its styling and décor but a very British feel in the food – with a name like Browns it could hardly have anything…

The Brasserie on George Square

0.2 miles
Millennium Hotel, 40 George Square, Glasgow, G2 1DS

In a striking Victorian building, The Brasserie on George Square boasts an array of Scottish cuisine. Seasonal Scottish produce is combined with executive head chef Jean-Paul Giraud's French stamp to create seafood dishes and roasted meats as well as…


0.2 miles
159 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1DW

A smart, light, bright dining room with a stylish champagne bar attached, the place has an open kitchen where the chefs can be seen preparing dishes from the large menu. Deep-fried calamari are tasty and tender as are the prawns in the same…


0.2 miles
24 George Square, Glasgow, G2 1EG

From the owner and the staff, to the olive oil from the family vineyards, Elia’s unaffected charm lies in an unashamed celebration of family roots. Combining the unfussed approach of a traditional Greek taverna with Scottish produce to create an…

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Qua Italian Restaurant

0.2 miles
The Todd Building, 68 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1EX

Situated in the fashionable Merchant City area, Qua likes to think of itself as a stylish place to eat quality Italian food, the way they do back home. The décor is minimalist, with red and black furniture dominating the large dining area which is…

The Corinthian Club

0.2 miles
191 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1DA

This multi-level eating, drinking and gambling emporium is one of the G1 group’s flagship enterprises, with attention paid to creating a dazzling venue. The main dining room is astonishing; everything is on a huge scale, from the enormous glazed dome…

Rab Ha's

0.2 miles
83 Hutcheson Street, Glasgow, G1 1SH

Named after the famous ‘Glasgow Glutton’, Robert Hall, who made a living from eating contests, this restaurant and bar (with four hotel rooms) is tucked down one of the Merchant City’s quieter streets. You enter through the cosy bar with a glowing open…

The Italian Kitchen

0.2 miles
64 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1EX

It’s almost inconceivable that The Italian Kitchen has now been operating for a decade. Arriving to accolades – most notably for pizzas – the passage of time hasn’t brought a sense of complacency. Inside, the fortress-like wood-fired pizza oven is…

City Merchant

0.2 miles
97–99 Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NP

Established in 1988, City Merchant's reputation as one of the best fish restaurants in Glasgow is as much down to owners who pride themselves on the freshness of their seafood as it is to the resulting cuisine that is undeniably impressive. A decadent…

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0.2 miles
109 Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NP

Koolba began life as a Persian restaurant but Glasgow diners apparently made it clear they wanted curry. So a curryhouse – with Persian starters – it became. The change of direction was so successful that the team from KoolBa went on to earn a place…

Ingram Wynd

0.2 miles
56-58 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1EX

One of the more self-consciously ‘Scottish’ of the restaurants in this section (it defines itself as such on the signage and on its website) Ingram Wynd is a good bet for traditional dishes such as skirlie, stovies or cranachan – which can be…


0.2 miles
89 Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NP

Dakhin’s green and black décor oozes style. Wooden ceiling slats draped with plants create an Oriental feel in the spacious venue, while album-like menus and crisp linen napkins add a touch of class to otherwise bare black tables. Located upstairs, a…

Windows Restaurant

0.2 miles
Carlton George Hotel, 44 West George Street, Glasgow, G2 1DH

Windows bills itself as 'Glasgow's only rooftop restaurant', but to be honest it's more 'top floor' than 'rooftop' as the view is good but not quite knock-out impressive. Located on the seventh level of the Carlton George, it feels just like many…


0.2 miles
30 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1QA

At the quiet end of Ingram Street, Amore sits mezzanine height above pavement level which, along with the smart furnishings, lots of sparkling glass and stone-bake oven, provides a pleasant sense of occasion. It's a warm and welcoming enough space, but…

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Café Andaluz

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

Café Andaluz has been in business for ten years, opening first in the West End before adding a City Centre branch in 2006, and then a third outpost in Edinburgh. Sharing menus, prices, deals and décor (Spanish ceramics and Moorish lighting) makes for an…


0.2 miles
Merchant Square, Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1LE

The downstairs bar at Metropolitan has been on the city’s 'places to be seen' list since it opened in 2002 and still caters to a highly coiffed, middle-aged Glasgow crowd. The upstairs restaurant is a suitably swish, glam and surprisingly huge. The…


0.3 miles
Unit 4 Merchant Square, 62 Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1LE

It can seem a bit lonely sitting in the plush but slightly soulless Merchant Square, but Fanelli’s has a very warm welcome. On offer here are Italian staples with a Scottish influence creeping in. This is evident in pizza combinations such as haggis and…


0.3 miles
40 Wilson Street, Glasgow, G1 1HD

Housed in the former Sheriff Court there are few building fronts as impressive anywhere in the city. Gone are any remnants of law court life. Split between a ground floor with a massive glitzy cocktail bar, and an upstairs restaurant that has a more…

The Italian Caffè

0.3 miles
92 Albion Street, Glasgow, G1 1NY

Being distinctive in Glasgow’s Italian scene isn’t easy, but The Italian Caffe has etched out a reputation that continues to serve it well. There’s an impressive wine collection on display as a focal point and the restaurant perhaps feels a little more…

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Ad Lib

0.3 miles
33 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1HA

The former fire station that is home to the Merchant City branch of this enduringly popular American restaurant is much larger than its ‘big’ brother on Hope Street, but doesn't quite live up to its siblings achievements. The bulk of the menu is the…


0.3 miles
1 Merchant Square, Glasgow, G1 1LE

You’d think Arisaig’s location around that climate-free covered-style courtyard would pull in weather-beaten punters all day long, but although evening crowds throng, the cobbled delights of Merchant Square are a tad more sedate around lunchtime which…

Gandolfi Fish

0.3 miles
84 Albion Street, Glasgow, G1 1NY

The quiet assuredness and sensible prices of Seumas MacInnes’s fish venture mean it does more than just bask in the nearby glory of its much older brother, Café Gandolfi. Scotland’s waters provide the produce but it’s the continental ‘fritto misto’ that…

Sapporo Teppanyaki

0.3 miles
2-6 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1HA

The Glasgow outfit of Sapporo is a fun-loving restaurant, popular with parties, groups and couples alike, all wanting to experience the theatre of Teppanyaki style cooking – fried potatoes fly through the air into eager diners mouths while flames…

Urban Bar & Brasserie

0.3 miles
23–25 St Vincent Place, Glasgow, G1 2DT

Visited November 2013. Urban can look a little daunting. Its grand exterior gives way to a French bistro-style interior, with uniformed bar staff and white tablecloths. In short it looks expensive. But there’s no need to be intimidated – it’s cheaper…