Longlist Announced for our Reader Award 2018. Get Voting!

The List Reader Award, in association with Birra Moretti, will be presented to the restaurant in each city which receives the most online votes from our readers. The winners will then be announced at our Eating & Drinking Guide Awards 2018 in Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Birra Moretti have partnered with The List to support food and drink in Scotland, helping to promote the businesses and products making a difference to Scotland’s rich gastronomic culture since 2009.

You have voted for your top 10 restaurants in Edinburgh and Glasgow and now you need to vote for your ultimate winner. To vote, simply enter below and you could win a trip to The Big Feastival.

Longlist (in no particular order):

No 16
Cafe Strange Brew
Ox and Finch
Six by Nico
The Gannet
Julie's Kopitiam

Mumbai Mansion
Locanda De Gusti
David Bann
First Coast
The Kitchin

If you're looking for inspiration then check out our listings for Edinburgh and Glasgow restaurants.


This is the 10th year that Birra Moretti has supported Food & Drink in Scotland and helped promote Scotland's rich gastronomic culture to a wider audience.

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107–109 St Leonard's Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9QY

Exciting, unpretentious Edinburgh restaurant committed to fine sourcing and presentation.

Café Strange Brew

1082 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, G41 3XA

Friendly and funky Shawlands café with inventive cooking, vegan-friendly brunches, and some of the best coffee south of the river.

David Bann

56–58 St Mary's Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SX

Veggie and vegan dining in a sophisticated city-centre location.

The Dhabba

44 Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1LE

Attention to detail and authenticity the order of the day at this luxurious North Indian Indian diner in the Merchant City

First Coast

97–101 Dalry Road, Edinburgh, EH11 2AB

Entering its 15th year, this Haymarket stalwart continues to do everything well at affordable prices.

The Gannet

1155 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8TB

A contemporary restaurant in Finnieston, with an appealing Scottish-inspired menu, inventive cooking and a cool bar.

Julie's Kopitiam

1109 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, G41 3YG

Bustling 20-seater diner doing casual Malaysian food, kitted out in warm, earthenware tones.

The Kitchin

78 Commercial Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6LX

Michelin-starred since 2007, The Kitchin remains loyal to its ethos of creating exceptional dishes using the finest Scottish seasonal produce.


12 Barclay Terrace, Edinburgh, EH10 4HP

Confident and uncomplicated eating in a welcoming and relaxed neighborhood eatery, with Scottish Border beef steaks to the fore.

Locanda de Gusti

102 Dalry Road, Edinburgh, EH11 2DW

Dedication to the best ingredients and the joy of eating give this unassuming Italian restaurant a life-affirming flavour.

The Mumbai Mansion

250 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8TD

Number 16

16 Byres Road, Glasgow, G11 5JY

In Glasgow’s West End, this relaxed bistro draws on Scottish seasonal ingredients and global inspiration to deliver something out of the ordinary.


85 Kilmarnock Road, Glasgow, G41 3YR

Ox and Finch

920 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G3 7TF

Creative, contemporary cooking in Finnieston's bustling food scene, serving sharing plates with Michelin Bib Gourmand status.

Paesano Pizza GWR

471 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 8HL

Second branch for the popular pizza specialists, brings their artisan Neapolitan experience to West Enders.

Paesano Pizza

94 Miller Street, Glasgow, G1 1DT

Delicious and authentic, Paesano’s bustling tables and open kitchen play host to incredibly affordable Neapolitan artisan pizza.

Pot Luck

38 Nithsdale Road, Glasgow, G41 2AN

Compact café in Strathbungo specialising in a range of well-crafted breakfasts and brunches.

The Roseleaf

23–24 Sandport Place, Edinburgh, EH6 6EW

Welcoming pub with a chintzy clutter of board games, beer, healthy juices, comfort food and cocktails.

Six by Nico

1132 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8TD

A second restaurant for Nico Simeone (111 by Nico), serving up a different six-course tasting menu every six weeks.


10 Lady Lawson Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9DS

The style: cool warehouse conversion. The substance: professionally presented home-grown produce and impeccably sourced ingredients.

Wedgwood the Restaurant

267 Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8BQ

This Old Town bastion of fine-dining continues to delight with fabulous food.

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