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Our Best Glasgow Restaurants for Groups

Our Best Glasgow Restaurants for Groups

Our Best Glasgow Restaurants for Groups

Offering stunning architecture, an exciting nightlife and thriving arts scene Glasgow is becoming known for its wide range of acclaimed restaurants and it's ever-evolving food and drinks scene.

There are a multitude of enticing independent restaurants to please even the most discerning incentive group as well as the more budget conscious and student friendly venues. We've rounded up our favourites of large and small so please read on for further info.

Why it pays to book with Capital Centric

We have personal contacts at every restaurant, ensuring we take all the hassle out of bookings for you. Our specially negotiated menus and FREE consultancy service guarantees that you will make a healthy profit on every booking, while making sure that your customers are eating in the very best restaurants for their itinerary and budget.

Ardnamurchan - Hope Street

Ardnamurchan is a contemporary Scottish restaurant. The name comes from the Gaelic ‘Àird nam Murchan’ which translates as “headland of the great seas”. Showcasing Scotland’s best produce the menu features a handful of traditional classics but also offers dishes with a more contemporary feel.

Ardnamurchan is on Hope Street in Glasgow city centre. The Theatre Royal is just across the road while Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, the Pavilion and Cineworld are all within a five-minute walk.


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Strata is a chic but comfortable restaurant and cocktail bar serving a combination of traditional pub grub and restaurant fare, set in an innovative, modern 60s inspired industrial space with designer lamps and booth seating.

Strata is situated on Queen Street in the heart of Glasgow’s City Centre, on the same road of the Gallery of Modern Art and accommodates groups of up to 40 pax.



Arta is a Former cheese market turned Mediterranean-themed bar and club. It's sweeping staircase, enormous standing candelabras and neo-classical statues have turned this venue into a unique dining space,that is both intimate and lively. The menu features delicious fish and meat dishes - Paprika dusted Hake with a sweet pimento sauce and temptimg desserts such as a light Valencian orange sponge

Arta boasts one of the best restaurant locations in the City Centre in the heart of Glasgow’s Merchant City on Albion Street.



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With the first Browns opening in 1973, this family of classic brasseries has had plenty of time to polish its offer. Stylish, timeless interiors, smartly turned out staff and simple but well sourced and prepared dishes are key. Browns Brasserie and Bar offers availability for group bookings at lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.

Browns Brasserie and Bar in Glasgow is located in the old General Post Office building on George Square.



The Lansdowne Bar is a hidden gem for small group. It offers comfy long sofas and welcoming chair and a private function room also known as Glasshouse.

It serves contemporary and classic pub food dishes and a wide selection of drinks in relaxed and unique surroundings.

The Lansdowne Bar is just off Great Western Road, in the West End of Glasgow


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Islay Inn

The pub is named after Islay, the southernmost island of the Inner Hebrides. Traditionally, the Islay Inn has seen many guests from the Scottish Highlands and Islands, who found a “home from home” in the Islay. With live music five nights a week the menu showcases the best in traditional Scottish pub dining, with inventive tweaks from around the world.

Hearty Scotch broth, Stornaway Black Pudding and Balmoral chicken are just a few of the ingredients to feature on this menu.

The Islay is a traditional Scottish pub located in between the west end and the city centre of Glasgow.


The Ark

With its newly refurbished, massively spacious modern beer garden and a top deck full of picnic tables in an ideal sun-soaking location, The Ark serves traditional pub food and is the ideal party location for large groups.

The Ark is a contemporary pub in the heart of the city, right next to Strathclyde University and City of Glasgow College.



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The Curlers Rest

The vibrant Curler's Rest is the perfect setting for a laid-back yet distinctly memorable drinking and dining experience. It boasts an open fire for those chillier months and a function room for private hire. The Curlers Rest offers tempting and flavoursome food, a diverse drinks menu and an authentic, homely atmosphere to suit all occasions.

The Curlers Rest is located on Byres Road, the heart and soul of Glasgow’s cosmopolitan West End


Two Fat Ladies at the Buttery

Two Fat Ladies at the Buttery

One of Glasgow’s best-loved and most enduring restaurants, the Buttery has gone from strength to strength since becoming part of the Two Fat Ladies group. The interior celebrates formal Scottish luxury, with oak and mahogany, stained glass and tartan carpet bringing a unique intimate feel to the bar and the dining room, whilst keeping a relaxed atmosphere. The menu offers the sort of top quality cooking that the Buttery is renowned for, and as you would expect from Two Fat Ladies, Scottish seafood and produce is prepared with respect and skill.

Two Fat Ladies at the Buttery is located on Argyle Street in Glasgow City Centre.

Two Fat ladies at the City Centre

The city centre branch is compact and cosy and intimate. An attractive interior is given character by the hint of an underwater theme from the metalwork on the windows of fish moving through waves to the wavy lines of the architecture itself, though friendly and helpful service is on hand to ensure a smooth journey. Delicious fish dishes such as Sean Bream with shallots and wild mushroom feature heavily on the menu along side succulent chicken and vegetarian dishes.

Two Fat Ladies City Centre is located on Blythswood Street in Glasgow City Centre

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Our other Group friendly Glasgow Venues

Ask Italian Restaurant

Bella Italia Restaurant

Café Rouge Restaurant

Filling Station – Braehead

Jamie’s Italian

Pizza Express - Glasgow 1 - Queen St

Pizza Express - Glasgow 2 - Sauchiehall St

Pizza Express - Glasgow 3 - Braehead

Pizza Express - Glasgow 4 – Princes Square

Prezzo Restaurant

Sarti Restaurant

Tony Macaroni Restaurant

Zizzi – Glasgow


Barrachnie Inn


Beechwood Tavern

Slug & Lettuce