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Cranside Kitchen Inside, Glasgow, Glasglow

Cranside Kitchen Inside

3.4
3.4
695 Reviews
£25 and under
Asian

Cranside Kitchen brings together Glasgow's best restaurant traders in a sit down multi level indoor dining venue.

The free-to-enter destination is located beside the iconic North Rotunda building in Finnieston, on the banks of the River Clyde and offers food and drink menus from some of the city's most loved restaurants.

Food traders include Halloumi, Pickled Ginger, Kilmurry & Co, Xi'an and Yuzu with frequently rotating new food and drink pop-ups every month. A mouthwatering cocktail and drinks menu features all the classics!

Cranside Kitchen is a multi-faceted dining, drinking, and entertainment venue.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Asian, Mediterranean, Italian

  • Hours of operation

    Daily 12:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    0141 847 0110

  • Payment options

    Cash not accepted, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Catering

    Please send all inquiries to events@cransidekitchen.co.uk.

  • Private party facilities

    Please send all inquiries to events@cransidekitchen.co.uk.

  • Neighborhood

    Glasgow

  • Cross street

    Finnieston Quay across from SSCC and Hydro

  • Parking details

    There is a public parking lot between us and the hotel, it is a pay and display

  • Public transit

    Two minutes walk from the Exhibition centre train station

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cafe, Cocktails, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Popular dishes

Menu

Mains

  • Chicken Cha Han£8.90

    • Yaki Sake£9.50

      • Seafood Cha Han£9.90

        • Chicken Katsu£10.90

          • Vegantsu£8.90

            • Bang Bang Cauliflower£6.00

              • Vegetable Tempura£7.00

                • Edamame Spring Rolls£5.50

                  • Vegetable Gyoza£5.50

                    • Chicken Gyoza£6.00

                      • King Prawn Tempura£8.00

                        • Chicken Karaage£7.00

                          Sides

                          • Curry Sauce£2.50

                            • Wakame Loaded Fries£8.50

                              • Kimchi Loaded Fries£7.50

                                • Chicken Karaage LF£9.50

                                  Last updated: February 1, 2022

                                  What 695 people are saying

                                  Overall ratings and reviews

                                  Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

                                  3.4
                                  3.4 based on recent ratings
                                  • 3.7Food
                                  • 3.5Service
                                  • 3.4Ambience
                                  • 3.4Value

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                                  1. DS

                                    DavidS

                                    Edinburgh

                                    1 review

                                    1.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined 2 days ago

                                    overall1food1service2ambience3

                                    Interesting concept but didn't deliver a good dining experience. Food arriving and different times and every dish was overly salty.

                                  2. D

                                    Daniel

                                    Glasgow

                                    1 review

                                    1.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined 2 days ago

                                    overall1food1service3ambience1

                                    Absolutely vile. Would not recommend and will not be back.

                                  3. M

                                    Minnie

                                    1 review

                                    5.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined 3 days ago

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    Food was outstanding and the service was great a lovely atmosphere and very good value for money

                                  4. CB

                                    CarlaB

                                    1 review

                                    4.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined 4 days ago

                                    overall4food4service3ambience4

                                    Service was a little hit and miss. Some items arrived quickly. Some took their time (over 20 mins for my sisters coffee - which we had to chase a server for). Some servers cleared plates which were clearly finished with when other items arrived. Some servers didn’t bother to clear items. Food was generally tasty and staff were friendly.

                                  5. NM

                                    NatalieM

                                    Glasgow

                                    2 reviews

                                    5.0

                                    2 reviews

                                    Dined 4 days ago

                                    overall5food5service4ambience5

                                    Great food and cocktails good price will be back. Nice touch having Bryan adams playing before we went to the hydro to see him

                                  6. j

                                    jakkinthegroove

                                    Glasgow

                                    3 reviews

                                    5.0

                                    3 reviews

                                    Dined 4 days ago

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    Easy to order via the app - goodband varied choices as you can mix orders from different kitchens. Service was really fast even though busy with pre concert crowd. Food was delicious- perfect location for visitors to hydro/secc. Will be going back. Thank you.

                                  7. HS

                                    HeatherS

                                    1 review

                                    5.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined 6 days ago

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    Loved the sushi and teriyaki chicken poke bowl! Can’t wait to go back and try more! We loved our visit

                                  8. OT

                                    OpenTable Diner

                                    Glasgow

                                    8 reviews

                                    5.0

                                    8 reviews

                                    Dined 6 days ago

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    Great food!

                                  9. AR

                                    AndrewR

                                    1 review

                                    5.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined 6 days ago

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    The sushi was exceptional and very good value. The service was also of a very high standard. We will certainly go again when the all you can eat sushi is on and would be very interested in trying out some of the other menus at some point.

                                  10. OT

                                    OpenTable Diner

                                    1 review

                                    5.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined 6 days ago

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    We came for a mate date to try the All You Can Eat Sushi advertised on their instagram and it did not disappoint. Everything was made fresh to order to avoid waste and even though we left about 4/5 pieces at the end, the guilt was hitting us hard as the dishes were all on point. Their prawn and cali rolls were amazing and everything from the hot bar was fantastic. I unfortunately came late to the booking and my wife said it wasn’t explained very clearly how it was operated but once we got going, it was amazing. 10/10 would recommend

                                  11. JD

                                    JacquelineD

                                    Glasgow

                                    1 review

                                    5.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined 7 days ago

                                    overall5food5service5ambience4

                                    2nd time visiting, we weren’t disappointed. Excellent meal

                                  12. KS

                                    KayleighS

                                    1 review

                                    5.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined 7 days ago

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    Meal was fantastic. Love how you can order from all the different restaurants and all food comes at same time. Will definitely be back.

                                  13. MP

                                    MP123

                                    1 review

                                    3.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined 7 days ago

                                    overall3food2service4ambience4

                                    Cocktails are lovely and delivered quickly although it was quite busy. However, both chicken and pork gyros were very dry. Prawns were excellent but nearly £8 for 4 king prawns felt a bit steep considering the gyros was a similar price. Quality and valued for money felt inconsistent. Management staff were energetic and pleasant However other staff all felt exhausted and over worked which was sad to see. This is only my second visit so I would like to return to try another food option.

                                  14. JC

                                    JCfinnie

                                    New England

                                    2 reviews

                                    2.0

                                    2 reviews

                                    Dined on May 16, 2022

                                    overall2food3service2ambience2

                                    Not very welcoming - entered by the loos and had to wait without being acknowledged for a while. Friendly host who promptly disappeared. Food started to arrive before we had our drinks. Felt like an expensive fast food restaurant. Quite soulless.

                                  15. RG

                                    RobG

                                    Perthshire

                                    8 reviews

                                    3.0

                                    8 reviews

                                    Dined on May 16, 2022

                                    overall3food5service3ambience4

                                    We found the obligatory ordering via the QR Code and app a pain. The food was very good, and service as quick and friendly. We were unable to get a coffee to finish off our dinner ; having tried for some time to find how to order coffee via the app, we were finally told that the machine was broken. Not great.

                                  16. LD

                                    LianeD

                                    1 review

                                    1.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on May 14, 2022

                                    overall1food4service1ambience2

                                    Trying to order was nightmare. 25mins trying to get signal and no one to ask for wifi for 20mins. Really terribe that the code isn't at the table. Was a joke and was ready to leave coz couldn't get stronge enough signal on phone to try access menu. Once we ordered came out at reasonable pace and the food was good

                                  17. G

                                    Gizzy1

                                    1 review

                                    5.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on May 14, 2022

                                    overall5food5service5ambience3

                                    Amazing food and reasonably priced. Liked the ordering via the qr code which is so much easier for splitting bills. Plus you can order from every restaurant via the qr code so great if if you want to stick to favourites but also try something new or someone in a group wants different foods. Service was quick too. Only thing was we found the music quite loud and had to shout above it, so not ideal if you want to bring anyone hard of hearing or elderly. But on the whole, very nice and will visit again.

                                  18. EN

                                    EN2018

                                    Glasgow

                                    1 review

                                    4.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on May 14, 2022

                                    overall4food5service4ambience4

                                    Great food as always. Delicious and fresh. Would be good if water could be ordered on its own though and not have to buy something else - especially mid mea

                                  19. OT

                                    OpenTable Diner

                                    Edinburgh

                                    1 review

                                    3.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on May 14, 2022

                                    overall3food3service3ambience2

                                    Only way to see the ACTUAL menu is when you get there. Menu on website is only an indication of what might be available.

                                  20. PM

                                    PaulM

                                    Glasgow

                                    1 review

                                    5.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on May 14, 2022

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    Being able to order from multiple restaurants at the same time is a great idea. Obviously you can’t guarantee all your food turns up together but the staff couldn’t be more helpful and the food is gorgeous.

                                  21. JQ

                                    JosephQ

                                    Glasgow

                                    1 review

                                    5.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on May 14, 2022

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    Food was amazing and the staff where amazing thank you for the lovely food and service

                                  22. M

                                    Mandym

                                    Glasgow

                                    1 review

                                    3.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on May 14, 2022

                                    overall3food4service4ambience4

                                    Didn't like the idea of scanning the qr code to access the menu. ..not everyone can use this

                                  23. OT

                                    OpenTable Diner

                                    Glasgow

                                    1 review

                                    5.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on May 13, 2022

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    Didn’t realise the kitchen would be shut at the time of the booking, I think this needs to be made clearer when booking the table

                                  24. MG

                                    MGee

                                    1 review

                                    3.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on May 12, 2022

                                    overall3food3service4ambience3

                                    Asian heavy choices on menu at present although pizza and pasta dishes looked nice. Service is quick and efficient if a bit impersonal. Prices are reasonable. So if you want quick bite to eat on the way somewhere this is a good option but wouldn't pick it for leisurely meal and a chat.

                                    Cranside Kitchen InsideResponded 1 day ago

                                    Hey, Thanks for the review! Team CK

                                  25. HK

                                    HazelK

                                    1 review

                                    5.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on May 12, 2022

                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                    I was slightly worried as the reviews hadn’t been good, but my experience was perfect, busy night as there was a gig on at the Ovo but from being greeted at the door to ordering etc all ran smoothly and would definitely go back. Well done to all the staff as it can’t be an easy shift!

                                  26. O

                                    Ogster

                                    Inverness

                                    1 review

                                    3.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on May 12, 2022

                                    overall3food4service4ambience3

                                    The ordering system takes a bit of getting used to. No proper beer on the online menu, just lager. There is an IPA on the website but doesn't come up when ordering.

                                    Cranside Kitchen InsideResponded 1 day ago

                                    Hey, Yes the ordering system is tech heavy but I hope you enjoyed the food! Team CK

                                  27. g

                                    gilliand

                                    Glasgow

                                    1 review

                                    4.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on May 12, 2022

                                    overall4food5service3ambience3

                                    Our food was really nice, it would be so much better if waiter took your order instead of qr code it’s very impersonal. I understood some dishes would come at different times but waited about 20 mins for my satay when everyone else had finished.

                                    Cranside Kitchen InsideResponded 1 day ago

                                    Hey Gillian, I'm afriad this style of service is how we envision our restaurant to be. We are glad that you enjoyed the food. Team CK

                                  28. NH

                                    NeilH

                                    1 review

                                    4.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on May 12, 2022

                                    overall4food5service4ambience4

                                    The only thing I did tvlike was the ordering through the app on your phone and just felt it took too long just to even get a drink. But tge staff and foid were very good. Possibly old have .ore choice of whiskies especially being in Scotland after all and a few more beer variety would be nice.

                                    Cranside Kitchen InsideResponded 1 day ago

                                    Hey Neil, We are glad you had an enjoyable experience at Cranside. The style of service is a bit different but circumstances have required us to create a different experience. Team CK

                                  29. A

                                    Alan

                                    Glasgow

                                    1 review

                                    1.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on May 10, 2022

                                    overall1food2service2ambience2

                                    Very busy and loud in the pre-show at the hydro timeslot. I guess they have a lot of people wanting to eat in a very short space of time. It's a bit chaotic, they did explain that food comes at different times from different kitchens when we arrived, but it's not ideal, with one person finishing their meal before the other starts. We were served a bowl of stone cold chips from one restaurant as a side dish. The ambience is more of a busy food court and the acoustics are harsh. Staff were perfectly nice and they hurried around as best they could, but perhaps just too many people trying to eat at the same time.

                                  30. JW

                                    JillW

                                    Glasgow

                                    7 reviews

                                    5.0

                                    7 reviews

                                    Dined on May 10, 2022

                                    overall5food4service5ambience5

                                    It was quick and easy to order, great if you are splitting bills. Leave when you are done as all paid up front

                                  31. DA

                                    DinerA

                                    1 review

                                    2.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on May 10, 2022

                                    overall2food2service2ambience3

                                    This was a pre-theater booking so the restaurant was pretty busy. No menu was offered, we had to use a QR code on the table; im not against innovation but this type of restaurant had 6 or 7 separate menus with a wide variety of world flavours. it was impossible to look through all taht was available and make a correct choice. i felt under pressure due to the time of the theater show we were going to see so ordered a few things i wouldn't normally order, it was hurried. My phone had no signal inside the restaurant (or was slow anyhow) so my dining companion ordered for me, however this meant that they would be paying and that was something i had wanted to do. not good. the food all arrived sporadically so we would eat some then chat some but this was all our of sync really. my main course was so late that the other person had no finished so conversation was strained. Food quality was'nt great, food for the same meal cam on separate plates, ie my curry came on one small side plate that had the food over the edge and the rice came on another so i ended up eating off both plates at once, why?? Service was cheerful but rushed due to the glut of people. a simple request for something was ignored, eventually arriving at a second request. This is a good enough restaurant in a great location. it just needs to lose the fad ideas, these are done better elsewhere (wagamama for example). put menus on tables, take orders, bring food or drinks together and serve good portions all on the same plate (if the dame dish). I dont mean to be negative but the parts didn't add up to the whole. there is a good dining experience in here but i didn't see it on my visit.

                                  32. CS

                                    CarolynS

                                    Glasgow

                                    1 review

                                    2.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on May 10, 2022

                                    overall2food2service1ambience2

                                    Ok but not great! Pasta sauce was so watery.. Coffee was cold

                                  33. LM

                                    LachlanM

                                    Hungary

                                    1 review

                                    3.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on May 7, 2022

                                    overall3food3service2ambience2

                                    Our experience at Cranside was not good. The lack of waiter service did not help us. Ordering food and drink through an App was not a good experience, had to try various cards to pay for our meal which took ages. Food came 4 different stages, by the time the last person got his meal the rest of us had finished. Wouldn't rush back. Music far to loud for a restaurant experience.

                                  34. A

                                    Anonymous

                                    Glasgow

                                    1 review

                                    1.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on May 7, 2022

                                    overall1food1service1ambience1

                                    we did not enjoy Cranside at all. we will be sending up a follow up email about our experience. we’ve been told to do this due to how things were handled & due to the experience/food. very disappointed about the experience this time.

                                  35. l

                                    lindag

                                    Glasgow

                                    2 reviews

                                    4.0

                                    2 reviews

                                    Dined on May 7, 2022

                                    overall4food5service4ambience3

                                    Food was lovely and plenty of different choices to suit everyone, amazing cocktails too. We were downstairs and it was very loud, not great if you are wanting to chat through dinner

                                  36. JS

                                    JaniceS

                                    Perthshire

                                    3 reviews

                                    4.0

                                    3 reviews

                                    Dined on May 7, 2022

                                    overall4food4service4ambience4

                                    Very busy and young staff were trying their best, lots of rude customer! Lovely food and perfect location for the Hydro

                                  37. e

                                    elizabethp

                                    Glasgow

                                    2 reviews

                                    4.0

                                    2 reviews

                                    Dined on May 7, 2022

                                    overall4food4service3ambience3

                                    Bit of a shambles on arrival. Noone knew where we were to sit. Sent upstairs then downstairs again , other guests left saying it was very disorganised inside. Reception staff seemed harassed, eventually shown to a table oddly the restaurant didn't seem overly busy. Anyway wanted Italian but the Italian kitchen was closed when we were booking (it reopened later, too late for us ) so we had a Thai curry which was good but quite a small portion for the amount paid. Waited 20mins for any food or drink . Its extremely noisy inside , don't go if your looking for romantic ambiance however to be honest that didn't annoy ourselves. There seemed to be a lot of staff and I think the app style of Booking held things up somewhat. There certainly seemed a lot of staff cleaning tables but otherwise unengaged and better use of time would have been taking and delivering dink orders . It was OK but not as good as I expected.

                                  38. LS

                                    LS43

                                    Glasgow

                                    1 review

                                    2.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on May 7, 2022

                                    overall2food2service1ambience1

                                    Not the cleanest! Floor covered in food and tables were sticky!

                                  39. A

                                    Andi

                                    1 review

                                    1.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on May 7, 2022

                                    overall1food2service2ambience1

                                    Was booked for yuzu restaurant, only got a choice of sushi (which we don’t eat) or ramen which was just inedible. When booking It gave menus which gave main and dessert but we were only offered one course on the night and nothing like the menus seen at time of booking. This was disappointing and paying over £30 for two drinks and two bowls of ramen is shocking. No customer service as everything was ordered on app. Overall was terrible experience. We had to buy more food at the Hydro as the ramen was not filling.

                                  40. OT

                                    OpenTable Diner

                                    1 review

                                    4.0

                                    1 review

                                    Dined on May 7, 2022

                                    overall4food4service4ambience3

                                    Food came before drinks !! Bottled beer so not a difficult drinks order

                                  Safety precautions

                                  • Cleaning & sanitizing

                                    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
                                    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
                                    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
                                    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
                                    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
                                    • Contactless payment available
                                  • Physical distancing

                                    • Limited number of seated diners
                                    • Distancing maintained in common areas
                                    • Extra space between tables
                                  • Protective equipment

                                    • Waitstaff wear masks
                                    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
                                  • Screening

                                    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
                                    • Staff temperature check required
                                    • Contact tracing information collected

                                  FAQs

                                  Cranside Kitchen Inside offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at 0141 847 0110.

                                  Cranside Kitchen Inside is rated 3.4 stars by 695 OpenTable diners.

                                  Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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                                  Google Map for Cranside Kitchen Inside

                                  The Rotunda 28 Tunnel Street Glasgow, Glasglow G3 8HL

                                  Additional information

                                  • Cross street

                                    Finnieston Quay across from SSCC and Hydro

                                  • Neighborhood

                                    Glasgow

                                  • Hours of operation

                                    Daily 12:00 pm–10:00 pm

                                  • Cuisines

                                    Asian, Mediterranean, Italian

                                  • Dining style

                                    Casual Dining

                                  • Dress code

                                    Casual Dress

                                  • Parking details

                                    There is a public parking lot between us and the hotel, it is a pay and display

                                  • Public transit

                                    Two minutes walk from the Exhibition centre train station

                                  • Payment options

                                    Cash not accepted, MasterCard, Visa

                                  • Additional

                                    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cafe, Cocktails, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

                                  • Phone number

                                    0141 847 0110

                                  • Catering

                                    Please send all inquiries to events@cransidekitchen.co.uk.

                                  • Private party facilities

                                    Please send all inquiries to events@cransidekitchen.co.uk.

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