Discover historically good food in Dumbarton's restaurants. Dumbarton is a historic town on the banks of the Clyde, just a dozen or so miles west of Glasgow. It was once the capital of the ancient Scottish kingdom of Strathclyde and its famous castle, set on the prominent volcanic plug of Dumbarton rock, harks back to the town's illustrious history. Nowadays it is a popular commuter town for those working in Glasgow and is a handy base for exploring Loch Lomond and the Trossachs to the north. Whether you're visiting the area or live in the town, you'll find there's a good selection of restaurants in Dumbarton, from traditional Scottish to more adventurous fare.