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Esca

#157 of 1,914 Restaurants in Glasgow
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27 Chisholm Street | G1 5HA, Glasgow G1 5HA, Scotland
+44 141 553 0880
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Came here to start a girls night out. Perfect location for merchant city. Excellent food and service and we sat at the big round table at the window. It was just lovely. A small cute place definitely would recommend this. We all ordered pasta and pizza and cleared the plates!

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1 Thank kirstyn1
Greenock
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed June 21, 2016

My wife and I were taken here by my son and his wife as a treat. Food and service were of a high standard. They had a set graduation menu which included a glass of Prosecco at the time of the visit and choice of menu was reasonable large and varied. Every one enjoyed their chosen meal. The restaurant was... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

We have been here a few times and it never disappoints. We had the pre-theatre menu but asked if the chef could prepare a favourite (gnocchi Caruso) that has not been on the menu for a while and it was no trouble. Food amazing and staff very friendly despite being a busy Saturday night. Good value. Highly recommend.

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Thank Karen M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed June 11, 2016

14 of us visited on Wednesday night for the pre-theatre deal. 2 courses and a small wine or soft drink for £12.95. Not a huge choice but enough to make it hard to decide, with mussels and goats cheese amongst the starters, meatballs and lasagne (steak at a supplement) and specials of fish of the day and dish of the... More 

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Thank Nanoushka646
Scotland
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Just been at esca for my mother in laws birthday at lunchtime, there was 8 in our party and all had a great experience. The food was really good and the staff really good to and helpful explaining the daily specials.

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1 Thank MrJimScotland
St Albans
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3 reviews
Reviewed June 6, 2016

Used a voucher great value for money and excellent food would have happily paid 3X as much. Felt guilty so left a large tip. Wife worked in an Restaurant in Italy and is very critical she enjoyed the food so its very good

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Thank Wayne L
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed June 3, 2016

This was about my 7th or 8th visit using a deal voucher and food & service has been consistent throughout. Tried various items on menu and have never been disappointed. Service is always good and staff are attentive! This is my favourite place by far!!

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Thank Janeph66
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Visited mid week using groupon deal. We both added bruschetta starters which were lovely and tasty. I had pizza and my friend had pasta, both excellent, freshly made and we thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Will definitely be back

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Thank Tracey O
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed June 1, 2016

My partner and I visited Esca with the Groupon deal for two. The restaurant was infact a cafe next door to the main restaurant, I guess this is what they do at lunch time. There was only one member of staff on that covered taking orders, making drinks and running he food from the kitchen. At first we were the... More 

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1 Thank Christopher M
Kilbarchan, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Visited with a friend on a voucher - busy busy and seating seemed very close when we finally got a table. Could listen in to diners conversations!! Food was fine but have to say worst bottle of wine have drunk in a long long time. Would have taken paint of the walls given half a chance!!!! All a bit rushed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Chisholm Street | G1 5HA, Glasgow G1 5HA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 553 0880

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?