Six celebrity-favorite Glasgow restaurants

Hollywood stars and other celebrities have been spotted dining at these restaurants.

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Many famous people have visited Glasgow over the years and many of the city’s best restaurants have hosted them.

We’ve rounded up the six restaurants in Glasgow where you can spot famous faces, from Hollywood actors to football stars.

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This cozy Italian restaurant in the heart of Glasgow on Hope Street was recently visited by Scottish actor James McAvoy.

The 42-year-old actor dined at the restaurant for lunch just hours before taking the stage at Cyrano de Bergerac.

The restaurant shared a photo of the actor in a post, saying, “We had the amazing James McAvoy for lunch today!

“Good luck with your first show ‘Cyrano de Bergerac’ at the Royal Theater.”

Restaurant Caprese Don Costanzo

Restaurant Caprese Don Costanzo

Caprese Don Costanzo on Woodside Crescent is a well-loved and popular restaurant among A-list actors and football stars.

The staff had a pleasant surprise in January when Brendan Fraser stopped in for a bite to eat.

The Hollywood actor was in town shooting scenes for his role in Batgirl and decided to take a break from his busy filming schedule to visit the Italian restaurant.

A member of the team posted a photo on the West End restaurant’s social media pages, saying: “This afternoon we had the pleasure of hosting Hollywood legend Brendan Fraser.”

Then in March, Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou, Rangers legend Graeme Souness and BBC sports pundit Chick Young came for a bite to eat.

The team were delighted to serve the famous faces, saying it was an “absolute pleasure to host these sporty gentlemen”.



Established in 1970 at the foot of Hope Street, La Lanterna is Glasgow’s oldest family-run Italian restaurant and the city’s premier destination for Italian cuisine.

It’s also a favorite of Hollywood star Michael Keaton who was photographed inside the Italian restaurant in February while filming Batgirl.

La Lanterna posted on Instagram: “We had a very special guest for dinner this weekend. None other than Michael Keaton, the original Batman. He’s in town filming Batgirl. It was our absolute pleasure to meet Michael; he even says he will be back for tea before going home.

Cranside Kitchen

Cranside Kitchen

Cranside Kitchen is a food, drink and entertainment venue that brings together a range of Glasgow restaurants in an open-air courtyard.

The venue, located next to the iconic North Rotunda building in Finnieston, was recently visited by Martin Compston.

The Line of Duty star was spotted sampling Italian food as he and filming partner Phil MacHugh took a short break from filming their BBC Scotland documentary Scottish Fling.

Eusebi Deli

Eusebi Deli, Park Road in Glasgow

Eusebi Deli is another celebrity-favorite restaurant and has received many accolades over the years.

It serves authentic Italian cuisine and claims you are always guaranteed to walk away with a real taste of Italy.

TV stars Fred Sirieix and Denise Van Outen were spotted having dinner in Glasgow’s West End favourite.

Epicures by Cail Bruich

Epicures by Cail Bruich

This contemporary neighborhood spot serving signature breakfast and brunch fare is one of Glasgow’s favorite restaurants and has attracted Hollywood stars.

Mad Men actor Jon Hamm was spotted enjoying Sunday brunch at this restaurant in January.

The Hollywood star was filming for Amazon’s Good Omens in Glasgow and went to the restaurant on Hyndland Road with her co-star and pal Michael Sheen.

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