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The Pipers' Tryst Restaurant

#212 of 1,940 Restaurants in Glasgow}
££ - £££European, British,
30-34 McPhater Street, Glasgow G4 0HW, Scotland
+44 141 353 0220
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“haggis” (26 reviews)
“cullen skink” (10 reviews)
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European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
30-34 McPhater Street, Glasgow G4 0HW, Scotland
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Reviewed 16 November 2014

From the friendly greeting on our arrival to the great-value bill at the end, this was an excellent experience. Our deal (via 5pm.com) was for two courses from the a la carte menu plus a shared bottle of wine. The menu had a wide, Scottish-based...More

1  Thank Larry194710
PipersTrystManager, General Manager at The Pipers' Tryst Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2014

Dear Larry194710, Thanks for your review, we're thrilled you enjoyed your experience with us. We'll take on board your comments about the music and see if we can mix it up a bit more in future. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind...More

Reviewed 10 November 2014

Booked this deal through 5pm £35 per cup 2 course and quality bottle of wine,this was truly a bargain and a pleasant change from spicy or Italian food which we usually enjoyed,small resturant in the heart of the piping centre,no scottish bagpipe music in background...More

1  Thank Gerry G
PipersTrystManager, General Manager at The Pipers' Tryst Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2014

Hi Gerry G, Thanks for your review, we're thrilled you and your partner enjoyed your meal with us, we'd be delighted to see you again soon. Kind regards,

Reviewed 20 October 2014

went in for pretheatre ended up having a full dinner excellent service good food house wine really good and all reasonably priced would thoroughly reccommend

2  Thank kildavaig
Reviewed 19 October 2014

Booked through 5pm as I had overseas friends visiting and wished to have some Scottish fayre without being too tartan or expensive. Food was great and service excellent. My visitors were most impressed.

1  Thank 56Janice
Reviewed 10 October 2014

I previously had dinner here some years ago and enjoyed it but have just never got round to a return visit. I had an early dinner here with a friend on a Friday evening recently and definitely won't leave it so long until my next...More

1  Thank Loveapud
Reviewed 7 October 2014

The Piper's Tryst is a small restaurant attached to the National Piping Centre. It doesn't seem to be well known but should be. We had an excellent evening meal mid week. Very good value and highly recommended. Good selection of Malt Whiskeys to follow a...More

1  Thank Jay_Wiltshire032
Reviewed 4 October 2014

First class food, first class service . Haggis, Neeps and Tatties followed by Cranachan. Good local beers and wide selection of single malts. Waiting staff couldn't do enough for you, unobtrusive yet efficient. Will use it again. Highly recommended.

1  Thank kathywallis
Reviewed 23 September 2014

Really good food on offer at this small but perfect restraunt. Only mistake I make was not asking more about the dishes, but everything I got was piping hot, tasty and good value. Would eat here again.

1  Thank Travel123m
Reviewed 5 September 2014

We went to dinner and the museum at the National Piping Center with a tour group. Everyone who worked there was friendly and accommodating. Dinner was wonderful. I had a soup starter, a main of roast chicken on a haggis crouton with vegetables, and sorbet...More

2  Thank Striggs
Reviewed 29 August 2014

I attended the Glenfiddich Tasting Dinner on August 15th as part of the Piping Live Festival and it was excellent! I have eaten in The Piper's Tryst before, and this time was as good as any other - which is far superior to other Scottish...More

3  Thank CiaraPT
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Lorraine B
30 July 2015|
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Hello, our menu can be viewed on our website, or email us and we shall send it to you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$24
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30-34 McPhater Street, Glasgow G4 0HW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 141 353 0220
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The Pipers' Tryst Restaurant is attached to The National Piping Centre in Cowcaddens and is something of a hidden gem in the city centre. Available for breakfast, lunch, pre-theatre, a la carte dining and private hire the intimate 40 seater restaurant provides an authentic experience of modern Scotland. The dining room is a relaxed space boasting a well stocked whisky shelf and locally brewed beers. The menu is full of Scottish produce, from Stornoway black pudding to Mull of Kintyre cheddar. Locals and tourists alike frequent The Pipers' Tryst taking full advantage of Scotland's famous hospitality. Above the restaurant are 8 cosy bedrooms, available for single and double occupancy throughout the week. The National Piping Centre is also a highly sought after venue catering for weddings, civil partnerships, conferences, special events, exhibitions and concerts.So why not take a wander up Hope Street to explore everything they have to offer
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