Destination Dining: Finnieston

Updated: Dec 9, 2021

In Glasgow’s West End lies an eclectic mix of restaurants that serve some of the best culinary delights from around the world. Whether you are looking for a quiet date or a group outing; a casual dinner or a ne dining experience; or just drinks, Finnieston offers everything from delicious morsels to impeccably prepared dishes alongside perfectly paired drinks. We have here just a small sample of the incredible restaurants around the Finnieston area.

Butchershop Bar and Grill

For lovers of beautifully cooked steak, Butchershop Bar and Grill is the place to go. They offer house cuts of fillet; signature cuts with a cote de boeuf; or if you want something different, they have cuts on the bone with tomahawk or porterhouse. Their Sunday roasts are a treat and the perfect place for a date as they offer cuts for two which are cooked precisely to be sumptuous and full of avour.

1055 Sauchiehall Street, Finnieston, Glasgow, G3 7UD

Pickled Ginger

A cosy, perfect stop for fresh sushi with an inviting, warm décor to complement their incredible variety of sushi options - such as Nigiri, Gunkan or Sashimi - as well as other Japanese dishes including gyoza and teriyaki. You can expand your palate and sample a plate of Bulgogi or Squid Karaage. With highly attentive staff, this is

the best dining option for sushi in Finnieston.

512 St. Vincent Street, Finnieston, Glasgow, G3 8XZ

Two Fat Ladies at the Buttery

This upscale fine dining restaurant is considered a real Glaswegian institution with their excellent Scottish produce and good prices which places them firmly as a favourite. They have an extensive wide ranging wine list and their set menu is incredible value for money. Dine on braised Ayrshire lamb shoulder, roast fillets of rainbow trout and finish your night with a passion fruit tart with ginger and lemongrass.

652-654 Argyle Street, Finnieston, Glasgow, G3 8UF


An Italian restaurant with all the pizza and pasta you could want – with a

modern twist. To start, you can build your own antipasto with two types of

bread, olives, then for the main there are two portion sizes of pasta to choose from depending on how hungry you are. options are wide ranging including papardelle with slow-cooked beef shin ragu alla

bolognese or spinach pici or perhaps rigatoni lamora.

1166-1170 Argyle Street, Finnieston, Glasgow, G3 8TE

The Finnieston Bar and Restaurant

This beautiful blue building gives you a tease of the exquisite seafood the

restaurant has to offer. It prides itself on sustainable and ethically sourced

seafood which means their menus change regularly to re ect the seasonal

availability. Their oysters come in a variety of choice finishes including a

gin and tonic granita or a mango and roast red pepper salsa, which can be

paired with any of their 60 gins for the ultimate dining experience.

1125 Argyle Street, Finnieston, Glasgow, G3 8ND


This little restaurant in the heart of Finnieston offers the best seafood

Scotland has to offer. A street food style menu with a fine dining twist,

Crabshakk offers a variety of fish including whitebait and gravadlax — not

typically found on most menus. Their scallops, squid and clam pasta offer

morsels of the sea to tempt your tastebuds.

1114 Argyle Street, Finnieston Glasgow G3 8TD

Ox and Finch

This unsuspecting restaurant has a beautifully special way of dining and

with their Michelin star, their dishes are enticing and exquisite. The Ox

and Finch offer a tapas style experience with a variety of dishes such as

coronation crab and cray sh cocktail, lamb shoulder with banana pepper

as well as pecorino gnocchi. The perfect opportunity to try a variety of

delicious dishes.

920 Sauchiehall Street, Finnieston, Glasgow, G3 7TF

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