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Stravaigin Restaurant

28 Gibson Street, Kelvinbridge, Glasgow, United Kingdom, G12 8NX
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Opening Information

Mon–Fri 10am–1am
Sat–Sun 11am–1am

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining

About Stravaigin Restaurant

A Glasgow institution Stravaigin was established 24 years ago with a think global eat local mantra. Stravaigin is an old scots word meaning to wander and that’s what the kitchen does creating a menu full of culinary wanderlust. Using the finest sourced produce from Scottish farmers and coastal waters the kitchen hits hard with spicy inventive dishes.

Steamed buns with soft shell crabs and sambal oelek, an assorted Scottish fish bowl with Pernod and fennel broth topped with a curried egg, Scottish venion osso bucco, Loch Fyne mackerel with rhubarb and pear kimchi. Stravaigin also offers vegetarian and vegan dishes with Syrian lentil and mint koftas and rose pickled onions, or wild Scottish mushroom baklava if the season is right. Squirrel, rook, goat and sea urchin have been known to make it onto the menu on ‘special nights’ such as the DNA Dinner, the Phylum Feast or the Weird and Wild Extravaganza.

The wine list is just as well travelled picking the best from sustainable, organic and biodynamic wines.

Drinking wine in the restaurant, meeting pals for cocktails in the café bar or al fresco dining on the pavement. Stravaigin has a lot to offer. On a cold and windy day in Glasgow, snuggle in around the stove, eating our haggis and nursing a whisky. Beautifully sunny and our doors will be fully open letting the rare Glasgow rays bathe you while you sip your Grillo and nibble on a Mediterranean platter. Bands, poets, writers, artists, gourmands, and gluttons - all can be found in Stravaigin!

Lunch, brunch, dinner, cocktails, wine or beer - Stravaigin abides and delights.

Cuisine: Scottish
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Friday, 07 December 2018

Fabulous restaurant and bar. A Christmas gem wrapped in twigs and fairy lights!

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Visited On Saturday, 24 November 2018

This was an informal dinner for my husbands 30th and overall we had a wonderful time and really enjoyed the evening. The food generally was great, the wine was lovely and reasonably priced, and service was attentive and punctual. A few minor points: it was a little dark where we were sat, and two of my friends had the pork belly for their main course and both thought it was quite dry and the portion was quite small. However, we had a great evening, would recommend the Stravaigin and will definitely be back.

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Visited On Friday, 09 November 2018

Food outstanding, However although service efficient felt a little rushed at times, with not enough time between courses. Then felt literally chased upstairs as I went to get signal on my phone to check my bank app to pay the bill. Not likely to do the dine & dash and leave my bag my coat & my husband!

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Visited On Saturday, 03 November 2018

Outstanding Food in a great atmosphere. Shetland Cod was superb.

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Visited On Sunday, 04 November 2018

Very nice restaurant. we had a great lunch on Sunday. Staff was very friendly and the food was delicious. we can really recommend it.

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Visited On Thursday, 30 August 2018

Downstairs can be a little quiet, but suspect that might have been the time we chose; otherwise, food is superb and service was really good Will def return but perhaps upstairs.

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Visited On Sunday, 26 August 2018

Enjoyable food with an interesting twist.

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Visited On Saturday, 25 August 2018

Fabulous food & lovely relaxed atmosphere Waitress staff were very helpful and friendly

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Visited On Saturday, 28 July 2018

Amazing food, in buzzing contemporary restaurant. Service was not overbearing. For quality of food which is not far off Michelin star the value is excellent. Bistro food upstairs in bar is also fantastic

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Visited On Thursday, 26 July 2018

Noisy in lower floor, A/C too cold

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Visited On Tuesday, 24 July 2018

I was absolutely delighted with the level of service shown by the staff on Tuesday evening They took the time to describe the dishes and drinks on the menu and the chef agreed to make haggis x 12 starters for out whole table despite it not being on the pre-theatre menu. Our guests from China had a wonderful evening. Many thanks!

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Visited On Sunday, 22 July 2018

Everything was excellent! Portion size on the Fried Rice was really large.. Could easily make that fried rice for two by adding more protein and then including the veg on the side.

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Visited On Thursday, 28 June 2018

Lovely food, good service, relaxed atmosphere.

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Visited On Monday, 25 June 2018

Best meal out I've had in years. Even the complimentary sweet potato dip and sourdough before the meal was to die for.

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Visited On Sunday, 20 May 2018

Had a lovely brunch, we were all well looked after and the food was great, would recommend eating here :)

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Visited On Thursday, 22 March 2018

Excellent food and excellent service. Always enjoy the themed nights. Good value.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 March 2018

The food and service were excellent. The, normally great atmosphere was a little subdued but it was a Sunday evening so that is perhaps to be expected. Very good.

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Visited On Thursday, 08 March 2018

Food divine as usual and the wine was delicious.

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Visited On Saturday, 03 March 2018

Great place to spend an evening, outstanding food and drink.

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Visited On Sunday, 25 February 2018

It was all great but the vegetarian options were very dominated by middle eastern/spicy food. Not all vegetarians like spicy food. When we last came (a few years ago) your veggie menu was better.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 February 2018

Food was amazing, we’ll be back again very soon! Big thank you to all your staff.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 February 2018

The food was excellent when it came , although we waited 40 minutes between courses and complaint was handled very poorly at first. . I have to say the attitude spoiled our evening

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Visited On Friday, 23 February 2018

We were asked a few too many times if we wanted to buy more drinks. Otherwise service was fine and food was fantastic.

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Visited On Thursday, 15 February 2018

Beautiful meal, had to wait a few times to get the attention of staff to order further drinks but enjoyed time there.

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Visited On Thursday, 15 February 2018

Great night out with lovely, attentive staff. Would absolutely recommend and will be back. Thank you!

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