- Posted by Hannon Coach
- On March 26, 2020
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- City Break, Dinner, Food, Glasgow, Restaurant, Romantic, Theatre
Feeling hungry? These are the best places to eat at in Glasgow.
Famous for its shopping and nightlife, Glasgow’s city centre is upping the stakes when it comes to its food offering too. Whether you want a quick lunch, afternoon treat or blow-out meal, Glasgow’s food scene has loads of top tier restaurants to choose from.
The city has an ever evolving food scene and the Finnieston neighbourhood, considered to be the city’s ‘foodie quarter’, has been at the heart of this constant reinvention with a tempting mix of cool, quality and affordable venues found there. Also on the up are the city’s many street food markets, where traders create tantalising options from their quaint trucks in a relaxed, sociable setting. Or for a taste of local fare, from the traditional haggis, neeps and tatties to the finest seafood, head to one of Glasgow’s Scottish restaurants. If it’s a traditional pub full of Glaswegian charm and a dram of whisky with the locals you’re after, then the city’s bars with weekly toe-tapping traditional music sessions are for you. There was nothing going on there . i need to fill up my water bottle. also, what will i get for my lunch? id be the one to go off the end . titanic styles lmaoo
Whether you are on a budget or have a bulging wallet, foodies can expect to embark on a culinary tour of the world’s greatest dishes, all served with a sprinkling of Scottish charm.
Our £29 each way Express from Belfast to Glasgow is the ideal way for food lovers and culture seekers from Northern Ireland to make the quick trip across the water to visit Scotland.
To help you on your quest to find somewhere a little different to have your dinner, we’ve rounded up the best places to eat in this vibrant Scottish city:
1. Porter and Rye
If you’re celebrating a special occasion during your trip to Glasgow, then get yourself booking into Porter & Rye which looks incredible! They’re all about wild food and dry-aged meat using lesser known butcher’s cuts for a meal unlike anywhere else. While the steaks are at the centre of Porter & Rye menus, they also like to use local foraged ingredients in dishes such as the starter of Glenlethnot rabbit saddle with rabbit haggis, slow cooked leg, jus roti and girolle mushrooms. The Sunday roast is always most popular.
2. Obsession of India
Since Glasgow was crowned the ‘curry capital’ of the UK in 2017, you can’t visit without trying some! Obsession of India’s food is cooked to order. A Multi award-winning chef creates your personal dining experience, using fresh ingredients locally available or Best exotic spices directly from the source. They know what it takes to make the best curry. Obsession of India was voted Number 1 for Indian cuisine on trip advisor, and also finalists in the Scottish curry awards from 2017-2019.
Amarone is a stylish Italian restaurant positioned beside Buchanan Street Subway station in Glasgow’s city centre. Ideally located for theatre-goers and weary shoppers, the restaurant is also a popular choice for a romantic rendezvous or just an informal meal with friends or family. The restaurant’s chefs use the freshest produce in their dishes. The menu has an admirable selection of pizzas and pastas, as well as plenty of meat and seafood dishes, but don’t necessarily expect the usual – Amarone is perfect if you’re in the mood for Italian food but would like to try something new.
4. The Western Club restaurant
The Western Club Restaurant has set new heights of dining excellence since it opened in November 2014. Located in the city centre, The Western Club Restaurant has arguably Glasgow’s most stunning dining room overlooking the iconic Royal Exchange Square. As well as a lunch and early dinner market menu, The Western Club Restaurant offers a full a la carte. The menus are based on tried and tested British and European classics with the occasional adventurous twist.
5. La Bonne Auberge
Since opening in 1975, La Bonne Auberge in Glasgow’s city centre has been a popular spot for fans of French and Mediterranean style food. Its food and decor have also moved with the times. At the end of 2012, it was given a dramatic makeover and, as well as stylish, contemporary looks, it also features rare art works by the Glaswegian artist George Wylie. This restaurant has an amazing lunch menu as well as pre-theatre menu. La Bonne Auberge has also received an AA Rosette award for culinary excellence.
10 Great reasons to choose Hannon Coach to travel between Belfast and Glasgow…
- Our service is the ONLY direct through service between Belfast and Glasgow – our coach travels the whole way with you and does not just drop you at the ferry terminal.
- Convenient online booking up to 60 minutes before departure
- The cost of the ferry is included, and we also check you on-board.
- Luxury coach the whole way with on-board toilet, Wi-Fi and reclining seats.
- The coach drops you off at Buchanan bus station– right in the heart of the city, within easy walking distance of University of Glasgow, Glasgow Cathedral, George square and the Light House.
- No luggage charges – bring up to 2 full size 23Kg suitcases per passenger.
- We can also accommodate bikes and larger items (Passengers are required to contact us in advance).
- We do not hike prices on busy days or closer to your travel date.
- Hassle-free security
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