Top 5 World Food Restaurants in Merchant City Glasgow

Bar Soba Merchant City


Opening its doors just 2 days before the Merchant City Festival, the most recent addition to the Bar Soba restaurant group is the new kid on the block! Serving an intriguing mix of Thai, Korean, Malaysian and Vietnamese inspired street food, in a vibrant setting. We recommend booking in for their express lunch deal Mon-Fri!

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Osteria Del Tempo Perso

Nestled in Merchant City’s bustling Italian Centre, this Italian restaurant, owned by the Iacobelli brothers, is bringing the authentic tastes of Italy to the streets of Glasgow. The menu features a mix of meat, fish and vegetarian dishes as well as creations using the kitchen’s freshly made pasta. With a bistro, beautiful conservatory or sunny outdoor dining area to sit in, there is an atmosphere for every mood. Whether a craving for their legendary ribs and ever-popular Lunch Menu, Osteria is the perfect Italian restaurant to make an online booking at to share with friends and colleagues. Owner Marco Iacobelli said: “Glasgow has been the centre of Italian eating in Scotland for many years and we are thrilled to have the opportunity to showcase our authentic culinary experience in the heart of the city.”

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Sapporo Teppanyaki

Is the only exclusively Japanese restaurant in Merchant City. The combination of great food and brilliant atmosphere, make it an ideal destination for dining with large groups, couples and families. All the food is prepared by their amazing Teppanyaki Chefs. They’ll dazzle you with their tricks; test your food catching skills, juggle with eggs, wow with superb knife skills, set fire to their grills and much more!

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Arisaig Restaurant

We couldn’t do a world food and not features SCOTTISH cuisine! Arisaig Restaurant is a Scottish bar & restaurant, located within the stunning courtyard of the historic Merchant Square. With a menu featuring a mix of local produce from the sea, the land and classic Scottish recipes inspired by childhood holidays to the West Coast Village of the same name. Chose from West coast crab seafood cocktail, Kinloch Rannoch smoked duck, beef and Stornoway black pudding casserole or the classic Haggis, neeps and Tatties!

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KoolBa is a warm, modern, and inviting authentic Indian restaurant in Glasgow, found on the Candleriggs and has a renowned reputation for quality Indian and Persian cuisine! From the punchy hot flavours of India, to the aromatic perfumes of Persia the menu is a spice journey from curry cooked in a Goan style, traditional tandooris and favourites like their homemade chicken pakora as a firm favourite, along with freshly made peshwari naan. Another great point at KoolBa is their expansive wine and beer list that pair perfectly with the dishes. Dine under their tented ceiling or outdoors on the cobbled street in their rustic wooden benches! One of best Indian restaurants in Glasgow.

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