Mother India

“Long-running Indian landmark serving smart, interesting curries” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

GLASGOW, GLASGOW

Official Rating
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This landmark restaurant, launched in 1990, continues to draw the crowds with its inventive, flavour-packed Indian food. Spread over three floors, Mother India avoids cliché in its decor. The menu takes a step away from curry-house standards to deliver broadly appealing dishes.

Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes

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1 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
Mother India
28 Westminster Terrace, Sauchiehall Street, GLASGOW, G3 7RU

Features

Facilities
  • Seats: 145
  • Private dining available
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Steps for wheelchair: 1
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Dinner served until: 10
Food and Drink
  • Wines by the glass: 2
  • Cuisine style: Indian

About the area

Discover Glasgow

Scotland’s biggest city is also arguably its youngest. Glasgow may have been founded some 1,500 years ago, but most of what you see today is much more recent. The nightlife is legendary, ranging from a lively clubbing scene to Scottish traditional music in lively bars and pubs. The city claims to be Scotland’s sporting capital, a claim which was reinforced when it was chosen to host the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Football is as much a local obsession as anywhere in Scotland, with all clubs maintaining a keen rivalry.

Glasgow can claim to be one of Scotland’s most ethnically diverse cities, and it has been since the 19th century. Glasgow’s industrial boom created huge demand for labour at a time when both the Scottish Highlands and Ireland were suffering extreme poverty and even famine, so tens of thousands of people migrated to work in Glasgow’s mills and shipyards. The city also had a sizeable Jewish community, and in the late 19th century, large numbers of Italians migrated to the city. About a century later, Glasgow attracted migrants from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, and as a result you’ll find some of the best Asian food in Scotland here.

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