About Red Onion

Offering a superlative dining experience in the heart of Glasgow’s city centre, Red Onion restaurant is award-winning and dedicated to contemporary Scottish cuisine. Started in 2005 by chef and restaurateur John Quigley and his wife Gillian, Red Onion Glasgow was opened as an alternative to the stuffy gourmet restaurants that have become the norm in recent years, instead providing a space that’s casual yet stylish, with food that’s at the very top of its class. Found on West Campbell Street, Red Onion restaurant in Glasgow is an ideal spot for pre-theatre dining. Booking ahead is essential.

Opening Times

Open now - Closes at 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Address

Red Onion
257 West Campbell Street, City Centre
Glasgow G2 4TT

Menu Highlights

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Starters

Fresh vegetable soup of the day

£4.50

Smooth chicken liver parfait

with red onion marmalade and oatcakes
£7.25

Seared scallops

with grilled chorizo, plum tomato, rocket and aged balsamic
£9.95

More about Red Onion, Glasgow

What separates Red Onion Glasgow from other gourmet restaurants isn’t only its charmingly casual setting, it’s also the way the kitchen manages to take classic Scottish cuisine and elevate its flavours to near holy levels. Using regional produce and creating all of their dishes from scratch, chef Quigley and his team offer a refreshing approach to gourmet dining that’s unparalleled in the city centre. The calm, casual dining space at Red Onion restaurant only helps to further enhance guests’ focus on the most important aspect of dining: the food.

If this West Campbell Street restaurant’s relaxed vibe doesn’t win you over right away, the cuisine certainly will. Featuring a wide range of menus – pre-theatre, a la carte, vegan, gluten-free and more – plus an impressive wine selection, Red Onion restaurant Glasgow sets the bar high for contemporary Scottish dining in the city centre. Fans of seafood will delight in dishes like the roast shellfish spaghetti with lobster, king prawns, mussels, scallops and lemon, the grilled seabass fillet with rosti potato, crisp baby gem, avocado and Caesar dressing, and the fresh fish and chips, while vegetarians will rave about the bean burger with tomato hummus, the wild mushroom risotto with rocket and the spaghetti with vegan meatballs. There’s truly something for everyone at this gem of a restaurant in the city centre. Book today to avoid a wait.

926 Red Onion Reviews

Excellent
5.4/6
926 Reviews
Food:Outstanding
Value for money:Great value
Atmosphere:Pleasant
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Noise levels:Pleasant
Service:Excellent
New"Excellent"
6/6
Isabel C.7 days ago · 1 review

Lovely friendly restaurant Great food very reasonable My sister and me ordered a 2 course from the pre theatre menu 2 soft drinks each and a coffee £43 Will definitely go back 😊😊

New"Excellent"
6/6
Caroline D.11 days ago · 1 review

Love the red onion, food is amazing and really friendly staff. I’ve never been disappointed and have recommended to friends and family. Vegan menu was a delight.

New"Excellent"
6/6
Shiona I.12 days ago · 1 review

Great food, friendly service and a lively atmosphere. The menu is very flexible to suit different dietary needs. Another enjoyable evening with the girls to celebrate Mum's birthday.