The weather might be chilly, but Glasgow’s restaurant scene is hotting up. Here are some of the best restaurants to try this winter, from taco joints and izakayas to buzzy brasseries championing Scottish ingredients.
The Ivy Buchanan Street – This handsome all-day brasserie is the perfect place to warm up after a stroll around the George Square Christmas market. The modern British menu offers something for everyone, from steaks and seafood to locally inspired dishes like haggis bon bons and whisky steak tartare.
Bibimbap West End – Glasgow favourite Bibimbap has just opened a second restaurant in the West End. If you’ve never tried Korean food, we recommend their seafood and spring onion pancakes (pajeon) and their namesake dish, bibimbap – a hot stone bowl with rice, beef and vegetables topped with a fried egg.
Julie’s Kopitiam at Acid Bar – Julie’s Kopitiam is currently in residence at SWG3’s Acid Bar, serving affordable Malaysian dishes like mamak fried chicken, char kuey teow, and nonya-style curries. Julie’s Southside restaurant was recently voted Malaysian Restaurant of the Year at the Scottish Asian Food Awards, so you know you’re in safe hands here.Continue Reading