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Ubiquitous Chip Restaurant

8-12 Ashton Lane, Glasgow, United Kingdom, G12 8SJ
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Opening Information

Monday 12pm-1am
Tuesday 12pm-1am
Wednesday 12pm-1am
Thursday 12pm-1am
Friday 12pm-1am
Saturday 12pm-1am
Sunday 12.30pm-1am

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome

About Ubiquitous Chip Restaurant

The Chip was opened by Ronnie Clydesdale on the 11th January 1971, at a time when Scottish cuisine was confined solely to the home. Chefs of the day knew only Italian or French cooking, and if you wanted to eat out in Glasgow your choice was limited.
In the early years, to suggest that Scotland had a legitimate unique cuisine was an anathema. We had a vision to bring back Scottish cuisine, and to become the best place to eat in Glasgow.

From day one The Chip drew its inspiration from regional Scottish dishes. Aunties, grannies and even folklore were a constant source of influence. Some thought us daft, and saw eating out for Glasgow and Scottish cuisine preposterous. Yet, some 40 years on Ronnie’s faith in our national cuisine has been embraced across the country, and Scottish produce is deservedly acclaimed as some of the best in the world.

We are now one of the best places to eat out in Glasgow. But we will never settle, and will constantly strive to improve our food, fresh ingredients and atmosphere.

Continually inspired by Scotland’s larder, The Chip has grown to become something of a Glasgow icon. Our courtyard dining room is one of the most endearing magical spaces to eat out in the area. A fine dining menu is on offer in the restaurant and a lighter brasserie menu in the various bars, mezzanine and roof terrace.

As one of the best restaurants in Glasgow we have picked up a thing or two over the years. Throughout the year our menus are dictated by the seasons. Over the decades we have built up a network of specialist suppliers who share our love of food. For locals this ethos has made The Chip a veritable institution and, for many, their chosen place for eating out.

For a memorable dining experience, come down and see why we call The Chip one of the best places to eat out in Glasgow.

Cuisine: Scottish, Fine Dining
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Had a lovely lunch - food and service excellent

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Visited On Sunday, 17 February 2019

Although the flavoured in my lamb were excellent (truffle and artichoke), the lamb was over cooked. Except that the food and the. Service was wonderful

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Visited On Sunday, 17 February 2019

Food excellent as usual. Had two children with us and the table size and highchair were excellent. Only thing I would have liked was when the adults were served the amuse voucher it would have been nice if the children could have been given something

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Visited On Sunday, 17 February 2019

We regularly celebrate birthdays at the UC and have done so for over 10 years. However, we found it very noisy and we were unable to have a conversation. I don't know why this should have been the case as it wasn't particularly busy. However, it did spoil the occasion and made us think that we might have to find another restaurant which would be a pity as it is such a lovely setting. I should add that the service was very good and the staff very attentive.

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Visited On Friday, 08 February 2019

Great food, lovely atmosphere, staff friendly

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Visited On Friday, 15 February 2019

Excellent staff ,food , atmosphere

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Visited On Tuesday, 12 February 2019

We, as a family, have been using the CHIP for a good few years.. Everything is cooked to perfection. The staff are excellent, especially with children - who they make very welcome and treat like adults.The only criticism I have is that the service was a bit slow, we used it during mid day and it was far from busy.

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Visited On Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Fantastic as always

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Visited On Monday, 11 February 2019

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Visited On Monday, 11 February 2019

Really nice and cosy atmosphere, gpod service and really delicious food

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Visited On Thursday, 07 February 2019

The food was amazing as always and the service was excellent.

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Visited On Wednesday, 06 February 2019

We have been several times before and were disappointed with the food this time.

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Visited On Wednesday, 06 February 2019

The lamb loin last night was the best meal I have ever had in the Chip. The crab was delicious and the corn bhajis a triumph!!! We only came in for a pre theatre btw!!!

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Visited On Wednesday, 06 February 2019

Wonderful food and service, super helpful staff, all my guests really enjoyed our visit. Thank you so much, still my favourite restaurant in Glasgow.

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Visited On Saturday, 02 February 2019

A lovely evening meal made with tasty ingredients from the starter through to dessert - the steak was gorgeous and cooked to perfection.Lovely table in a great setting. This is our third visit as celebrated my 60th Birthday there last year Excellent service by Julia. The wine waiter was so friendly and knowledgeable with a subtle sense of humour,Loved the Negroni Champagne cocktail!. Will definitely visit again.

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Visited On Saturday, 02 February 2019

Dining here was a lovely experience. The fact that I am vegan and also can't have gluten was absolutely no problem. Lots of choice (even desserts!) and the waiting staff were great.

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Visited On Saturday, 02 February 2019

We had great advice given on wine choices by a waiter however I wasn’t blown away with the food, good not great. No atmosphere.

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Visited On Friday, 01 February 2019

Fantastic food and great service. The Chip still manages to deliver the goods after all these years. Just great.

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Visited On Friday, 01 February 2019

Service was slow . Dinner booked at 5.15 but didn’t commence eating until5.45 . Food fantastic as usual

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Visited On Friday, 01 February 2019

Normally service is great but a little disappointing on this occasion. Not as attentive as normal and just not quite on the ball. Hopefully better next time. Good however was st least as good if not better than normal. All in all we had a pretty good evening,

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Visited On Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Fantastic, place, incredible food, great atmosphere, brilliant service. A little pricey but you get what you pay for.

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Visited On Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Great atmosphere, service and well cooked and presented food. Meet and greet could be improved as we waited a while to be greeted

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Visited On Sunday, 27 January 2019

Still the best!

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Visited On Saturday, 26 January 2019

Flawless! Best restaurant in Glasgow!

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Visited On Thursday, 23 August 2018

Incredibly accomodating of our large party of international delegates, especially as the numbers kept changing until the last minute. Outstanding food and service. Thank you for such a special evening.

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