Restaurants, Pre-theatre menu within 5 miles of Glasgow

222 places within 5 miles

Sorted by popularity / distance

Tony Macaroni

0.1 miles
17 John Street, Glasgow, G1 1HP

Occupying a middle ground between restaurant and upmarket diner, Tony Macaroni’s Merchant City venue is homely and relaxed. With a quaint spiral staircase, wrought-iron balcony and classic Italian films playing in the background, the restaurant is…

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…

Mediterraneo

0.2 miles
159 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1DW

This extensive glass-fronted venue, sandwiched between town and Merchant City, encompasses both Italian restaurant and champagne bar. It’s big, and needs people to give the contemporary decor soul, but seems to be having no problem pulling a crowd with…

Elià

0.2 miles
24 George Square, Glasgow, G2 1EG

Recently refurbished, this restaurant is bright, airy and welcoming which matches the service, which is efficient, enthusiastic and knowledgeable. It’s a family affair and with olives grown and pressed in the family groves in Crete, the quality of…

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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

It's hard not to be impressed on entering the cavernous Corinthian dining area. Soaring walls, ornate plasterwork and a majestic glass dome create the impression of a sumptuous ballroom from a former era. The floor is lined with tall, curved, purple…

Rab Ha's

0.2 miles
83 Hutcheson Street, Glasgow, G1 1SH

This corner pub, restaurant and recently upgraded four-room boutique hotel is titled after 19th century Merchant City native Robert Hall, whose over-enthusiasm for good grub was so famous it earned him the nickname ‘the Glasgow Glutton’. Certainly, you…

The Italian Kitchen

0.2 miles
64 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1EX

In a crowded field, the Italian Kitchen’s USP is its use of top quality ingredients and a commitment to cooking from scratch. The restaurant has a relaxed contemporary feel and despite being one large open space, manages to stay warm and welcoming…

City Merchant

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

It’s a measure of a venue’s success that after 26 years of trading it can still pack them in midweek as well as at weekends. City Merchant has cleverly made the most of the demand for set-menu promotions but importantly, has not shirked on quality. The…

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KoolBa

0.2 miles
109 Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NP

Two Iraqi brothers own and manage this restaurant – indeed one of them is the head chef. The service and style of KoolBa reflect the attention to detail that only deep involvement and commitment can achieve. The menu has unusual touches of Persian…

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…

Dakhin

0.2 miles
89 Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NP

Dakhin was the first South Indian restaurant in Scotland and, ten years after it opened, it still hits all the right notes when it comes to high-end Indian dining. The menu covers chicken, seafood, lamb and vegetarian choices, with regional specialities…

Windows Restaurant

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

Accessed by a lift to the seventh floor of the Carlton George Hotel, Windows is a ceiling away from being the ‘rooftop’ restaurant it’s billed as, though the views of Glasgow's skyline are impressive. It’s a comfortable enough space, and on summer’s day…

Amore

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

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…

Metropolitan

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

Tucked into a corner beneath the twinkling colourful canopy of Merchant Square, Metropolitan is the kind of flamboyant destination Glasgow does so well. The classic Victorian façade of the former Fruitmarket is dressed with art deco fittings, colourful…

Fanelli's

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…

Citation

0.3 miles
40 Wilson Street, Glasgow, G1 1HD

It would be great if waiting staff in this stunning, former sheriff court building, said: “You’ve been served!” as they handed over the food. But there is no such cheesiness here; it’s just a good, honest (naturally) bistro in the heart of the Merchant…

The Italian Caffè

0.3 miles
92 Albion Street, Glasgow, G1 1NY

Smart and sleek, the Italian Caffè is more wine bar than the laid-back café its name suggest. With its polished interior, all smoky mirrors and leather, the Caffè is sophisticated, yet warm and relaxed. Inspired by Italian ‘enotecas’, outlets for local…

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Ad Lib

0.3 miles
33 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1HA

Like its older sister, Ingram Street’s Ad Lib remains in vogue through an intriguing portfolio of changing menus, with regular foodie events, such as chilli con carnival and best burger competition, proving to be a big hit. Similarly, their monster…

Arisaig

0.3 miles
1 Merchant Square, Glasgow, G1 1LE

They pay a great deal more than lip service to local sourcing at Arisaig. See the whole pig from Berwickshire’s Peelham Farm that they keep in the fridge – manager Naveed Rashid will gladly show you a photo on his phone if you ask – for the celebration…

Gandolfi Fish

0.3 miles
84 Albion Street, Glasgow, G1 1NY

The small but perfectly formed Gandolfi empire again impresses with their dedicated fish outfit. Black, white and chrome blend together giving a sleek upmarket feel to the open-plan space, and the full-length windows allow for some Merchant City…

Sapporo Teppanyaki

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

“One, two, open your mouth” shouts the chef as a fried potato goes flying from his spatula towards your head. Everyone around erupts in cheers as it miraculously lands in your mouth. This type of hammed-up teppanyaki cooking takes place every single…

Urban Bar & Brasserie

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

The classical exteriors of this former bank building give way to a large suitably opulent room lined with sumptuous leather lined booths, white tablecloths, tall lamps, globe lighting and leafy plants alongside a lush cocktail bar. As befits the air of…