Glasgow's Best Food & Drink: Food Survey 2020

Vegan greats, very good barbecue, and excellent coffee – here are your favourite Glasgow spots from our Food and Drink Survey

Feature by Peter Simpson | 10 Jan 2020
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William Cafe
Charmingly-named Kelvinside cafe. Great breakfast, great location, and an extremely-easy-to-remember moniker.
94 Queen Margaret Dr, G20 8NZ,

The Hug & Pint
Good gigs and great Asian-inspired vegan scran; The Hug & Pint formula is a winner, and looks set to stay that way for a while yet. 
171 Great Western Rd, G4 9AW,

Errol’s Hot Pizza
Excellent BYOB pizza joint in the Southside.
379 Victoria Rd, G42 8RZ,

Bramble Cafe
Locally-sourced and lovingly prepared brunches. 
205 Fenwick Rd, G46 6JD,

Koelschip Yard
Experimental and exciting beers a-plenty on Pollokshaws Road. Expect an expertly-curated collection of sour, funky, intriguing and hard-to-find brews.
686-688 Pollokshaws Rd, G41 2QB,

Dennistoun Bar-B-Que
Brilliant burgers, smoked meats and the pleasant surprise of an extensive veggie range all make this Texas-style barbecue joint a hit.
585 Duke St, G31 1PY,

Black Pine Coffee
Artisanal coffee in a great West End location.
518 Great Western Rd, G12 8EL,

This always-great vegan bar/cafe/diner/venue is one of the city centre's premier venues.
22 Renfield Ln, G2 5AR,

Ranjit’s Kitchen
Bustling, family-run Panjabi restaurant bringing authentic flavours to the Southside.
607 Pollokshaws Rd, G41 2QG,

Cafe Strange Brew
One of the greats on Glasgow’s brunch scene, Strange Brew remains one of the city's best.
1082 Pollokshaws Rd, G41 3XA,

The Flying Duck
Super-cool subterranean bar with a vegan menu and wildly diverse events programme.
142 Renfield St, G2 3AU

The Calabash African Restaurant
Late-night West African fare right round the corner from Central Station.
57 Union St, G1 3RB,

KAF Coffee
Great coffee, inventive food (try the babka, you will not be disappointed), and A+ tableware.
5 Hyndland St, G11 5QE,

Durty Vegan Burger Club
As it says in the title – dirty burgers that are vegan.
994 Argyle St, G3 8LU,

Paesano Pizza
Delicious Neapolitan pizza at low, low prices. If you have a tenner in your pocket and a belly to fill, you'll struggle to do better than a trip here.
94 Miller St, G1 1DT & 471 Great Western Rd, G12 8HL,

Julie’s Kopitiam
Delightfully cosy Malaysian cooking in a lovely one-room set-up at the tailend of Pollokshaws Road.
1109 Pollokshaws Rd, G41 3YG,

El Perro Negro
Brilliantly meaty and perfectly-formed burgers – their Top Dog is the meatiest, most unctuous sandwich in town.
966 Argyle St, G3 8LU & 152 Woodlands Rd, G3 6LF,