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27 Chisholm Street | G1 5HA, Glasgow G1 5HA, Scotland
+44 141 553 0880
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
27 Chisholm Street | G1 5HA, Glasgow G1 5HA, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Situated off Argyle Street behind the Tron Theatre this small intimate bistro can be easily overlooked. Been several times before generally for a pre-theatre meal and have never been disappointed. Generally busy at early evening times so booking is essential. With the open hatch through...More

Thank jim i
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great no frills true Italian restaurant. The minestrone soup is always lovely and the spaghetti Bolognese is so good. The steak and sea bass is lovely too. The staff are fabulous and friendly and always very helpful.

Thank sandralowe028
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Have eaten here many times, the food is amazing and well worth the money, the staff are very helpful and friendly can highly recommend to other food lovers

Thank margoinglis
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Iv eating here on many occasions, over the past few years, I absaloutly love it ! The Food is always amazing! Fresh, piping hot and super tasty. I come back here time and time again because it's probably the only place Iv eating out where...More

Thank sharonh83x
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having booked late evening arrived 8pm staff first class food was fantastic we were placed at the hatch but it was not bad at all lovely atmosphere and music was good as well very good range of wine and all four of us had a...More

Thank joewR381CW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very pleasant restaurant. Our table of 7 was placed right next to the serving hatch but it did not distract too much. I am a vegetarian and there was only one choice of starter and main course which did surprise me, but the food...More

Thank Sparrowlady
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having not been to Esca in a couple of years, we decided to give the restaurant another try. It did not disappoint, the food was delicious as was the wine. Although we had the table booked for 1hr 30 mins it was a quieter time...More

1  Thank Aaaaash
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Used a Groupon voucher here and was so impressed with the food and food value I bought another voucher and went again! I would highly recommend the Carbonara.

Thank jacquimclarnon
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

As usual we both had a lovely steak dinner and considering it was a Tuesday and reasonably quiet we never felt that we got hurried out the door the manager Laura looked after us very well - week done again to both the kitchen and...More

Thank boab007
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Nestled on the corner at the Tron gate we found Esca. Quite possibly one of the best Italian restaurants I've visited in glasgow. We visited with family and ordered a variety of dishes. The dishes were both tasty and authentic, and with everyone cleaning there...More

Thank maksimgla
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Questions & Answers
14 April 2017|
Response from Esca E | Property representative |
Hi, We have lots of options that are gluten free with no charge as certain ingredients are simply omitted when cooking- which is no problem as the majority of our items are cooked from fresh. The charge only applies to... More
Jonathan B
26 March 2017|
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Response from Esca E | Property representative |
Hi Johnathan, are you a secret diner? We always strive to give the best service and provide fresh quality food regardless of dinning with a voucher offer or not. Thanks. Esca
Jim C
11 November 2016|
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Response from Archie M | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a Xmas lunch menu.they also do cater for vegetarians. would recommend
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Chisholm Street | G1 5HA, Glasgow G1 5HA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 553 0880
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