224 menus in Glasgow lunch, restaurant and takeaway menus
Bordered by the River Clyde and easily accessible from the M8 motorway, the city centre is based on a grid system, making navigation easy. The main shopping centres are Buchanan Gardens and the St Enoch centre, which house many independent and chain restaurants and cafes, from pizzerias to well-priced Indian and Chinese food. Princes Square which is close by is well known for more designer shops and restaurants. The West End district of Glasgow is more popular with tourists, and is packed with restaurants, bars and clubs, and is more Bohemian in appearance and atmosphere. For real Scottish dining, try the Sisters Kelvingrove for amazing seafood and Scottish-bred beef and pork. Two Fat Ladies restaurant is predominantly excellent quality fish dishes, whereas The Grill on the Corner has prime Scottish steaks and is rated to be the best in the city. If the opera is your passion, Operatta is a stones’ throw away from the Scottish Opera House, and is a classic Italian restaurant that benefits from being open all day from breakfast through to dinner. Great buffet style Chinese food is unsurpassed at the Panda Chinese Cuisine restaurant, not only economical but a delicious array of authentic dishes.
You are also spoilt for choice with the pub scene, from authentic ‘old style’ pubs, to the more sophisticated themed pubs and bars. In the city centre, The Briton’s Protection has won the best pub award for several years and has a huge selection of fine Scottish whiskeys and ales and a hearty food menu comprising of great home made game pies and more. Located opposite Bridgewater Hall, you are likely to bump into musicians from both the Philarmonic and Halle Orchestras.