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Stravaigin

#105 of 1,935 Restaurants in Glasgow
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28 Gibson Street, Glasgow G12 8NX, Scotland
441413342665
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11:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 01:00
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Cas Catala, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was excellent. We had the wee mussel starter, then lamb burger and haggis, neeps & tatties as a main. We had two delicious pints and found the food to be great. Our waitress insisted that we try a whiskey sauce with the haggis, which wasn't anything spectacular. When the bill came, we were surprised that, such a tasteful... More 

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Thank kate b
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Celebration meal with friends, one of whom was a vegetarian. Great choice for everyone...enjoyed every mouthful. Pork was fantastic...could have eaten it with a spoon. Attentive service without being intrusive...and v welcoming of our comments.

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Thank Florence B
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Early last Friday evening whilst taking a few days break In Glasgow; my wife called my son living in Germany for recommendations for somewhere to eat. Within five minutes he had spoken to his friend who hails from Glasgow who kindly sent the names and addresses of his three of his favorites His message was received as we were walking... More 

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Thank bigjules47
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a busy Sunday lunchtime and was very impressed with the friendliness of the staff and the quality of the food Prices were pretty good , and choices were quite varied and different Definitely worth a visit

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Thank LiLiCockerpoo
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the Korean Chicken Breast with Kimchee, Peanut Butter sauce and sticky rice - it was GORGEOUS! The portion was a wee bit small I thought, but nevertheless loved it.

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Thank Andreea C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a first visit with work and I will return in the near future. The decor and atmosphere were great.

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Thank eatoutlots2015
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Haven't been here for years - seems to have expanded but still a real pub atmosphere. Upstairs is really quite 'couthie' and has a nice 'feel'. The fish and chips were excellent, the service genuinely friendly and overall good value.

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Thank douglasdrummond
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried the restaurant downstairs in Stravaigin all I can say is it was truly outstanding. The haggis starter and complementary hot sour dough bread were delicious. Both the duck and pheasant main courses were amazing and perfectly balanced with flavours every mouthful was an absolute treat. The dessert of chocolate and caramel fondant didn't last long enough for me to... More 

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Thank Kelz484
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

It's one of these places that is trendy for nit being trendy I find the place all a bit of a contradiction really, but that said it packs the customers in, gives them a drink and a good feed. I've never had cause to complain about Brunch Lunch or Dinner in this place and keep going back for more. Somehow... More 

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Burntisland, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Ambience fine, staff ok, food so so for the money. I had nasi goreng and it was awful. My friend had a burger that was grossly overcooked. Desert was pleasant enough. I had expected better.....

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 37
Cuisine
British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
09:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 01:00
Thursday
09:00 - 01:00
Friday
09:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Gibson Street, Glasgow G12 8NX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: 441413342665
Description
Stravaigin is old Scots for 'wander', a word that nicely encapsulates the restaurant's ethos. Both the menu and d��cor evolve; there's a wonderful creativity about this West End favourite. Locally-sourced ingredients are used to create imaginative international dishes such as Indonesian pork balls with vermicelli noodle jam jar salad. For something closer to home, try the haggis - recently voted the best in Scotland. The subtly dark, leather- wallpapered basement restaurant shares a menu and nautical theme with the less formal caf�� bar above. Service is informal yet informed. The staff know the menu and wines inside out and are adept at keeping cool under pressure, especially during the pre-theatre scrum. Exciting , affordable food without the foodie formalities.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?