Restaurants, Round the world, Child friendly within 5 miles of Glasgow

26 places within 5 miles

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0.2 miles
24 George Square, Glasgow, G2 1EG

Ideally situated to catch passing trade along the border of George Square, Elia’s splendid stone-built entrance gives way to a sharp modern room defined by crisp green and brown leather booths and tiny blue spotlights. It has a welcoming atmosphere…

Swedish Affär

0.3 miles
6 Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow, G1 3AB

It’s easy to miss this small coffee shop nestled among the various cafés around Royal Exchange Square but it's worth seeking out. Only recently launched by a husband and wife team, it brings a touch of Scandinavian elegance to breakfast, lunch and…

Khublai Khan Mongolian Barbecue Restaurant

0.3 miles
26 Candleriggs, Merchant City, Glasgow, G1 1LD

It is unlikely that the 13th-century warriors of the Great Khans feasted on kangaroo and crocodile meat, so here it’s best to read the title ‘Mongolian Restaurant’ as a loose description of what’s on offer. Khublai Khans actually specialises in bespoke…

Las Iguanas

0.3 miles
16-20 West Nile Street, Glasgow, G1 2PW

Although their colourful menu proclaims a passion for food, it’s really the atmosphere, cocktails and energetic service that mark Las Iguanas out as a fun destination for many hungry weekend carousers. The interiors are lush and colourful with acres of…

Café Cossachok

0.4 miles
Trongate 103, 10 King Street, Glasgow, G1 5QP

Part arts hub, part restaurant, Café Cossachok has a back door to the Trongate Arts Centre while the wide glass frontage faces on to that bit of Glasgow that’s for ever up and coming. It’s a second home to the Russian and Lithuanian communities around…

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Buzzy's Restaurant and Bar

0.4 miles
Princes Square, 48 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, G1 3JX

Princes Square has become somewhat of a dining haven for shoppers. Among the eclectic range of dining options is Buzzy Wares, which has held residence in the square’s courtyard for over 25 years. The North American / Mexican menu plays it relatively…

The Calabash Restaurant

0.4 miles
57 Union Street, Glasgow, G1 3RB

With its polystyrene ceiling tiles, beaded drapes and bamboo-covered bar, this basement diner sunk into the façade around Glasgow Central feels like the set of a 1970’s sitcom. But don’t let the décor put you off. It’s a deliberate look designed to…

Anatolia Chargrill

0.5 miles
140 St Vincent St, Glasgow, G2 5LA

Ideally situated to catch city centre revellers and pre-theatre bargain hunters this aptly named outfit boasts a proper charcoal grill, which sends out rustic barbecue aromas from its busy open kitchen. The room is tall and spacious with a chic bar…

Viva Brazil

0.6 miles
87–91 Bothwell Street, Glasgow, G2 7AA

The famed Brazilian rodizio encourages jovial chat since diners are continually interacting with waiters, so expect a bit of buzz at this busy city centre outlet. The room is spacious with tall walls and wooden floors loaded with a myriad of tables…


0.7 miles
363 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G2 8LT

This is a small UK chain which brings the fun of the Brazilian rodizio to our hungry masses. It’s basically an all-you-can-eat barbecue where a variety of marinated meats are fire-roasted on an open flame and carved at the table. Fill up at the salad…

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Alla Turca

0.7 miles
192 Pitt Street, Glasgow, G2 4DY

Recently reopened after a classy refurb this Turkish hideaway on Pitt Street is perfectly located to sweep up pre-theatre crowds heading for the Kings, Theatre Royal and ABC. It now looks the business with tasteful cream and brown furniture, leather…


0.7 miles
22 Bridge Street, Glasgow, G5 9HR

Just a few yards across the Clyde from the bustle of the Merchant City, Nur has a homely Eastern vibe, with ballooning ceiling drapes, a spray of mismatched silky cushions and a soft-furnished mezzanine that inspires a bit of sprawling. Everything…

Babylon Café

0.8 miles
Clyde Place, Glasgow, G5 8AQ

This new Persian and Middle Eastern venture sits with an Indian curry house to its left and an Egyptian restaurant to the right – which sort of makes sense in world terms. It's nothing fancy inside – clean, crisp lines and tables hugging the walls on…

Athena Greek Taverna

1.2 miles
141 Elderslie Street, Glasgow, G3 7AW

As a result of ongoing building work, Athena has temporarily moved from its West End home to the City Centre, which has led to an increased popularity at lunchtime, such is the abundance of offices in their new environ, and the £5 express lunch deal is…


1.5 miles
393–395 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G4 9HY

Former café now continental-style bistro, Enjoy has a homely feel – friendly, informal, with stylish décor featuring corniced ceiling, ornate lights, gilt-framed mirrors, exposed peach-pink brickwork, muted colours and light oak furnishings. It’s…

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The Bay Tree Restaurant

1.5 miles
403 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G4 9HY

The Bay Tree restaurant has a long-established reputation for providing the West End with vibrant and traditional Arabian food. The authentic decoration of the café, from the dark wood to the glass jars of tea behind the counter, contributes to a strong…

Restauracja U Jarka

1.5 miles
Sikorski Polish Club, 5 Parkgrove Terrace, Glasgow, G3 7SD

Local expats and their families who frequent the Polish Club overlooking Kelvingrove Park know that there's more to this over-lit and somewhat old-fashioned looking basement restaurant than meets the eye. A small menu highlights northern hemisphere…

Downstairs at Stravaigin

1.6 miles
28–30 Gibson Street, Glasgow, G12 8NX

Anyone who thought Stravaigin would be resting on its laurels as Finnieston stole the foodie buzz would be very wrong. In the last year it has repositioned its Downstairs at Stravaigin as a slightly more serious affair. It still displays the confidence…


1.9 miles
665 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 8RE

Persian food is notable for unique and distinctive combinations of spices and several signature ingredients. The subtlety and richness is present in the food here and authentically combined with the likes of saffron, pomegranate and walnuts. The grilled…


2.0 miles
39–43 Ashton Lane, Glasgow, G12 8SG

Where does a bon vivant or raconteur stop in for a Belgian beer and a pot of mussels? The answer is irrevocably Brel. Under sterling management this bar has now fully realised its place and purpose. The beer selection is simply tantalising with the…

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2.0 miles
44 Ashton Lane, Glasgow, G12 8SJ

Having opened in 1998, Ketchup is one of the original and longest-standing burger joints in Glasgow, and remains a popular hang-out for West End burger lovers. Given the proximity to the university, it is ideal for students with matriculation cards…

Kember & Jones Fine Food Emporium

2.1 miles
134 Byres Road, Glasgow, G12 8TD

It’s no surprise that one often has to wait for a lunchtime table at Kember & Jones - its virtues are many. They roast their own coffee and they bake their own bread, and most of what is on the menu is available to buy from the deli, such is their…

Cottier's Bar and Restaurant

2.3 miles
93–95 Hyndland Street, Glasgow, G11 5PU

Some restaurants need a little effort to get to and there are quite a few stairs to negotiate when reaching this charming and pretty venue, perched at the top of a converted church, also home to a theatre and bar. Glowingly warmed with a copper-looking…

The Greek Golden Kebab

2.6 miles
34 Sinclair Drive, Glasgow, G42 9QE

This is the sort of place people imagine when they think of a Greek restaurant. All the favourites are on the menu, while rustic bric-a-brac and cozy seating go some way to reaffirming the ‘old-fashioned neighbourhood restaurant’ vibe – which is exactly…


2.7 miles
18 Moss Side Road, Glasgow, G41 3TN

Ketchup on Pollokshaws Road was formerly the Southside incarnation of the Ashton Lane original – things weren't too different. But since early 2015, the kitchen there has moved to the charming Waverley Tea Rooms, also part of the expansive G1’s…