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Cossachok Restaurant

#38 of 1,893 Restaurants in Glasgow
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$$ - $$$
City Centre
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10 King Street | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 5QP, Scotland
+44 141 553 0733
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

lovely meal, unusual menu, really nice atmospheric décor. would recommend to anyone looking for a nice relaxed meal out!

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Thank brianna614
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth the walk down Argyle Street to this Russian restaurant. Food is excellent and a nice alternative to the plethora of Italian restaurants in Glasgow. We had mushrooms with goats cheese, blinis with smoked salmon, stroganoff, aromatic lamb and a honey cake all of which were very tasty. Washed down with chilled Georgian red wine. Highly recommended.

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This Russian restaurant in Glasgow has it all. Great décor, great staff and service and the food was interesting and great tasting. What more could you want – oh yes the price – we had the lunch special which was amazingly good value for all the good food we were served.

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Scottish Borders
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a quiet family meal as it was just round the corner from where we were staying. Food fab, service fab and friendly atmosphere. Scallops, borscht, duck & pear, shahlike, duck, crispy blini all great, kutuzov cake awesome. Will be back

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Helensburgh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us enjoyed a hearty meal last Saturday. Early booking was rewarded with slick service and then the restaurant really filled up. The starters and the mains were very generous - so much so I couldn't finish my main - had to leave room for pudding of course! Both couples ordered just one pudding to share - we were... More 

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Hamilton, Lanarkshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got a great deal for a two course meal with a vodka shot for 2 people for £19 from Groupon and thought I'd give this place a go. Absolutely delighted that I did. For starters I chose Borscht which is a beetroot and cabbage based soup which was lovely, but it was outshone by my husband's pork and vegetable soup... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're tired of bland pub grub and predictable Chinese/Indian/Italian give this a go. It's a Russian restaurant but there are Armenian, Georgian, Ukrainian and Uzbeki dishes to choose from. My experience of Eastern European food is that it is often fairly tasteless - not so here, We started with the Borscht soup which had a nice wee kick to... More 

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot praise this gorgeous place enough. The decor is red red red, lots of pretty shawls and wooden furniture, big high ceilings and plenty of space. The staff are really friendly and fun. The food is superlative. The price is extremely competitive and portions very generous. Eat here and you will not be disappointed.

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Thank Ginny T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Opted for the special lunch menu. One course £4 2 course £6.95 3 £8.95. Boy we were surprised expected small portions but not i had pork niocose salad (well recomended) then the spicy chicken dish. But when i checked with the very polite waitress she said it wasn't. True to her word it was lovely. Could only the 2 courses... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here on a 5pm deal and the food and service was great. I enjoyed the beer, but really should have got a Baltika! We tried a couple of flavoured vodka which were very nice, It was great to try different food than I'm used to and the portions were hearty! Great for a cold night. The service was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Russian, Latvian, Eastern European, Ukrainian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 King Street | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 5QP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighborhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 141 553 0733
Description
Opened in 1998 and is Scotland’s first and only authentic Russian Restaurant. This venue aims to keep its Russian roots intact, bringing cuisine, hospitality and culture to the heart of Glasgow’s Merchant City.The kitchen’s allegiance to former Soviet territories - from Russia and Moldavia to Armenia and Georgia - is evident on the menu featuring borscht, country soup made with cabbage, tomato, beetroot, garlic and coriander; Rostovsky platter, a duet of beetroot-raisin and carrot-garlic salads; aubergine ratatouille accompanied by just-baked pancakes.

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