Longlist Announced for 2019! Vote for your List Reader Award winner now!

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 2019 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.

Find out more about the longlisted restaurants here, and then cast your vote. One lucky voter will win an exclusive dining experience with Birra Moretti.

Longlist (in no particular order):

Glasgow
The Square Bar & Restaurant
Finsbay Flatiron
Five March
El Perro Negro
Nonya
Celinos
Alchemilla
Battlefield Rest
Two Fat Ladies at the Buttery
Ox and Finch

Edinburgh
Aizle
Tapa
Locanda de Gusti
Bross Bagels
The Kitchin
Café St Honoré
The Pantry
Contini George Street
Aurora
Down The Hatch

Voting closes on Wed 20 Mar 2019

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Aizle

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

Unpretentious fine dining restaurant serving a fixed five-course menu featuring some lesser-known ingredients in skilfully prepared dishes

Alchemilla

1126 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8TD

A modern, Mediterranean take on Scottish ingredients, served in an informal restaurant-bar alongside sustainably sourced natural wines.

Aurora

187 Great Junction Street, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 5LQ

A local café/bistro serving highly satisfying breakfasts, lunches and weekend dinners using seasonal, local produce and creative culinary design.

Battlefield Rest

55 Battlefield Road, Glasgow, G42 9JL

Southside restaurant serving modern Italian dishes with a Scottish slant, in iconic and elegant surroundings.

Bross Bagels

105 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 8NP

Portobello's brilliant bagel bakery opens a second store on Leith Walk.

Bross Bagels

186 Portobello High Street, Edinburgh, EH15 1EX

According to Bross Bagels, the bagel capital of the world is Montreal. But their growing legion of fans think their fabby bagels bring Edinburgh's Porty High Street in at a close second place.

Bross Bagels

19 Queensferry Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4QW

Café St Honoré

34 North West Thistle Street Lane, Edinburgh, EH2 1EA

Ethically run and sustainably influenced venue with well-sourced, cleverly composed Scottish food in a delightful French bistro setting.

Celino's

620–624 Alexandra Parade, Glasgow, G31 3BT

Friendly and versatile time-honoured deli-restaurant, with options to sit in or take away from a large deli counter of Italian delights.

Celino's Partick

235 Dumbarton Road, Glasgow, G11 6AB

Adding to their long-standing East End branch, Celino's bring their popular all-day all-encompassing Italian food and drink to the West End.

Contini George Street

103 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3ES

Modern Italian cuisine in grand, elegant surroundings at the heart of Georgian Edinburgh.

Down the Hatch

Port Edgar Marina, South Queensferry, EH30 9SQ

Cute and friendly wee café in the now bustling Port Edgar Marina, focusing on diner-style food with a Canadian accent and really rather excellent poutine.

El Perro Negro

966 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8LU

First permanent home for the pop-up specialists, with wings and things alongside the famous burgers.

Finsbay Flatiron

160 Woodlands Road, Glasgow, G3 6LF

Bar and kitchen with one main course option: an inexpensive, juicy flat iron steak, served up in funky 1970s, retro surroundings.

Five March

140 Elderslie Street, Glasgow, G3 7QF

A convivial and spacious restaurant and bar with inventive small plates and exotic cocktails.

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.

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.

Nonya

10 Claremont Street, Glasgow, G3 7HA

South-east Asian diner taking inspiration from Thailand, Malaysia, China and more, with a good line in cocktails.

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.

The Pantry

1–2 North West Circus Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6ST

Popular gathering spot in Stockbridge dishing up beautifully presented breakfast, brunch and lunch.

The Square Bar & Restaurant

6-8 Norby Road, Broomhill, Glasgow, G11 7BN

Westend bistro serving from brunch to dinner, with plenty of Scottish produce and influences, plus occasional pop-ups and take-overs.

Tapa

19 Shore Place, Edinburgh, EH6 6SW

Stylish Spanish restaurant in a former warehouse offering flexible menus and adventurous food and drink pairings.

Two Fat Ladies at the Buttery

652 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8UF

Wood-panelled, plushly carpeted restaurant with nigh perfect service, relaxed vibe and sophisticated yet affordable menu.

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