Restaurants, North American, Hitlisted

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184 Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1JJ

Opened mere days before time of writing, there’s understandably a sense that this unlikely but very welcome addition to the Cowgate’s drinking options is still finding its feet – they have no children’s licence as yet, for example, when its surely one…

The Pacific

562 Dumbarton Road, Glasgow, G11 6RH

For those who appreciate something blissfully different, thankfully there are bars like the Pacific, a fully licensed Tiki hut a mere stroll down Dumbarton Road. Happy to twin the unusual but fantastic combination of food and cocktails famous for their…

Jacker de Viande

111 West Regent Street, Glasgow, G2 2RU

Jacker de Viande, or ‘Jack of Meat’ in French – or similar. Your French may not be that good to confirm with any confidence, and it's likely not as good as the quality of food on offer here. This place, rather secreted on a corner in the city’s business…

The Squid & Whale

372–374 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G4 9HT

A stark exterior belies The Squid & Whale’s jovial insides. This stylish bar and cantina is a dia de los muertos bric-a-brac wonderland inside. The food is full of clean flavour combinations and super fresh ingredients served by an attentive and…


526 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 8EL

One of the newer members of Glasgow's burger scene, BRGR at Kelvinbridge has amassed a fanbase of regulars in its short existence. And while it isn’t on the most walked-past stretch of the West End, it’s more likely this following is lured back by the…


70 Rose Street North Lane, Edinburgh, EH2 3DX

Let’s just put it out there: this is never going to be the plushest venue in town. But get over it, because here is a restaurant that’s not so much hitting its stride as redefining it. Owner Gordon Minnis cheerfully admits that in Calistoga’s ten years…

Frontier Restaurant

8 Gillespie Place, Edinburgh, EH10 4HS

Opened in 2014 by the people behind Mum’s Great Comfort Food, Frontier is a recent addition to the range of eateries springing up across the Bruntsfield/Tollcross border. Promising authentic American food, it’s a menu light on starters and desserts…