10 Best Spanish Restaurants In Glasgow, Scotland

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Glasgow, UK is a beautiful port city in Scotland’s western Lowlands and is famous for its Victorian and art nouveau architecture. This city has a rich legacy of prosperity due to trade and shipbuilding which has made this place a cultural hub over time and home to the Scottish Opera, National Theatre of Scotland, and other numerous museums. In addition, if you are looking for a perfect place to enjoy some of the finest restaurants, Glasgow offers nothing but the best when it comes to dining. This is why I have an exciting list of the best Spanish restaurants in Glasgow UK. Head out to this gorgeous tourist spot and enjoy the best it has to offer when it comes to treating your taste buds.

1. Cafe Andaluz West End

This is one of the most exciting places to sample some delicious Spanish cuisines with your travel buddies after a long touring day. With a superb menu that will entice you to some great meals, this restaurant is a fantastic spot to enjoy the best Spanish treats. From mixed platters to seafood to vegan options, this place will absolutely give you a dining experience like no other. Make sure to stop by and order the house favorite steak which is something you will live to remember for days.

Cafe Andaluz West End

Address: 12-15 St Vincent Pl, Glasgow G1 2DW, United Kingdom

Website: Cafe Andaluz West End

Opening hours: 12pm - 10pm (daily)

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2. Barca Tapas and Cava Bar

Check out this exciting restaurant that offers you one of the most welcoming ambiances you will ever come across not forgetting the most amazing food and cocktails you can ever think of. As you walk into this establishment, make sure to prepare your taste buds to enjoy some of the most exciting treats that will leave you with the urge to come back again. The waiters are super friendly and always at your service to help you with anything if you need assistance with picking a great meal.

Barca Tapas and Cava Bar

Address: 2nd Princes Square, 48 Buchanan St, Glasgow G1 3JN, United Kingdom

Website: Barca Tapas and Cava Bar

Opening hours: 12pm - 11pm (daily)

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3. Rioja Finnieston

Pop into this amazing eatery and enjoy one of the most exciting Spanish menus you can ever think of. From pasta to wine and cocktails, this place has nothing but the best to offer. The exquisite ambiance and mouth-watering meals give you the best feels which obviously will make you want to come again for a second visit. All you need is an empty stomach and a full wallet, leave the rest to the house chef who will handle your taste bud’s needs.

Rioja Finnieston

Address: 1116 Argyle St, Finnieston, Glasgow G3 8TD, United Kingdom

Website: Rioja Finnieston

Opening hours: 12pm - 1am (daily)

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4. Iberica Glasgow

Check out this Spanish restaurant that serves some of the finest meals blended with a sophisticated setting and a full bar. The house cocktails are to die for not forgetting the warm service of the waiters that will pull you to this place for a second visit. The ambiance coupled up with the fine meals is a great combo that keeps visitors swarming. The menu is equally inviting where there are a lot of meals to pick from not forgetting the long list of wine options.

Iberica Glasgow

Address: 140 St Vincent St, Glasgow G2 5LA, United Kingdom

Website: Iberica Glasgow

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 12pm - 10pm (Closed on Sun)

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5. The Spanish Butcher

The Spanish Butcher is located in Glasgow’s Merchant City where it is adorned with nothing but the finest interior, from designer lamps, a loft-style dining room split into several sections and a window into the kitchen that makes for a theatrical dining space. The service here is equally amazing where you will savor the finest service that you can ever imagine. If you are looking for a menu that will stick out for days in your memory, this place has a long list of some divine meals that will absolutely drop your jaw!

The Spanish Butcher

Address: 80 Miller St, Glasgow G1 1DT, United Kingdom

Website: The Spanish Butcher

Opening hours: 12pm - 1am (daily)

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6. Malaga Tapas

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If you are a lover of Spanish meals, this is the ultimate stopover for you. From jamón serrano to croquetas de pollo, patatas bravas and crema catalana you will absolutely be craving for more! This family-owned restaurant serves people with some of the best delicacies that come with a touch of mastery. Whether it’s brunch, late lunch or dinner, Malaga Tapa is always ready to serve you with nothing but the best Spanish meals.

Malaga Tapas

Address: 213-215 St Andrews Rd, Glasgow G41 1PD, United Kingdom

Website: Malaga Tapas

Opening hours: 12pm - 10pm (daily)

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7. Elena's Spanish Bar & Restaurant

Check out this exciting and authentic yet informal dining spot. There are a lot of things to choose from on the menu which serves some delightful meals. From steaks to chicken to some amazingly selected Spanish wines and beers, you can never go wrong with a dining experience in this place. There is also a vegan and gluten-free menu, not forgetting the live music experience that will definitely give you some true nostalgia.

Elena's Spanish Bar & Restaurant

Address: 90 Old Dumbarton Rd, Glasgow G3 8PZ, United Kingdom

Website: Elena’s Spanish Bar & Restaurant

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)

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8. Brutti Compadres Platos Pequenos

Bruttis Brunch now being served from 10am every day! Start these cold days the right way with our new Brunch Menu and...

Posted by Brutti Compadres on Monday, 30 October 2017

Take time off your busy schedule to sample some fine Spanish cuisines which come well made by the house chef. From the warm ambiance and the aroma of spices in the air, this place is absolutely a must-visit. Even better, you have a great list of well-curated cocktails and beers that are worth trying out. You will have nothing but the best time in this place I guarantee you, so make a point of checking it out for a try.

Brutti Compadres Platos Pequenos

Address: 1TS, 3 Virginia Ct, Glasgow G1 1TE, United Kingdom

Website: Brutti Compadres Platos Pequenos

Opening hours: 10am - 12am (daily)

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9. El Gusto

Glasgow West End Burrito Central. New menu available Lunchtime. £5 Burrito + Soft Drink Share with your friends please. Ahi, ya ya ahi, Manito!!

Posted by El Gusto on Monday, 29 January 2018

Check out this lively spot that comes with the most amazing Spanish cuisines that will make you go into a frenzy. There are so many things to pick from the menu. Whether it’s breakfast or lunch or dinner with a friend, this place will give you the goosebumps with the service it has to offer. Just prepare for some excitement as you walk into this establishment.

El Gusto

Address: 31 Gibson St, Glasgow G12 8NU, United Kingdom

Website: El Gusto

Opening hours: Mon-Sat: 12:30pm - 3pm & 5pm - 11:30pm; Sun: 12pm - 4pm

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10. Cubatas | Tapas Bar & Restaurant

Tuesday evening offer | 3 tapas and a cocktail of the day or beer for £16

Posted by Cubatas on Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Enter into the Mediterranean world of meals which will offer you some of the most traditional and modern Spanish tapas. There is a very amazing menu which includes vegan-friendly options and an amazing cocktail list. The house chefs will ensure that you have nothing but the most authentic paellas and mouthwatering flavors and soothing music. The passionate waiters not only provide the best dining experience but will also give you the most amazing time here with their warm service.

Cubatas | Tapas Bar & Restaurant

Address: 108 Elderslie St, Glasgow G3 7AR, United Kingdom

Website: Cubatas | Tapas Bar & Restaurant

Opening hours: Mon - Thur: 12pm - 3pm & 5pm - 10pm; Fri - Sun: 12pm - 11pm

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Sample the tasty treats in this gorgeous city

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There are so many places you can sample great food but not as good as Glasgow. With various restaurants around, you have one of the most amazing set ups that invites your taste buds to sample delicious meals that you will definitely love. All you need to do is tag a food lover to check out this amazing holiday haven and also make sure to check out this exciting list of the best Spanish restaurants in Glasgow, UK.

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