Dining in Glasgow: Thai restaurants, anyone?. Scotland’s largest and most populated city has a strong immigrant influence and with that, a thriving global food scene. It’s not just masalas and kormas you can expect in Glasgow – also known as the curry capital of Britain – with restaurants that run the gamut of international fare from Chinese to Turkish; Mexican to South African. Quietly making its presence felt in the Glaswegian culinary scene is the cuisine of Thailand, among the most well-received in all corners of the world due to its harmonious marriage of light preparation methods, strong aromas and distinctive spiciness. Don’t worry about it being too hot to handle; chefs at Glasgow’s Thai restaurants are more than happy to oblige your request to go easy on the spice so go ahead, book a table at a Thai restaurant in Glasgow and indulge away!