Dumbarton is a historic town on the banks of the Clyde, just a dozen or so miles west of Glasgow. It was once the capital of the ancient Scottish kingdom of Strathclyde and its famous castle, set on the prominent volcanic plug of Dumbarton rock, harks back to the town's illustrious history. Nowadays it is a popular commuter town for those working in Glasgow and is a handy base for exploring Loch Lomond and the Trossachs to the north. Whether you're visiting the area or live in the town, you'll find there's a good selection of restaurants in Dumbarton, from traditional Scottish to more adventurous fare.
If you're looking for a traditional taste of Scotland then the restaurants of Dumbarton have plenty to enjoy. Fresh seafood from the West Coast is some of the world's best, while whitefish from the North Sea makes for fantastic fish and chips. You'll find superb pork from down the coast in Ayrshire, while Aberdeen Angus beef means that steak restaurants in Dumbarton have access to top-quality ingredients. When you mix in some truly talented chefs, Dumbarton restaurants have the recipe for some memorable meals.
With all that history and tradition, you might think that restaurants in Dumbarton look to the past for inspiration but nothing could be further from the truth. In addition to some innovative Scottish eateries, ethnic restaurants in Dumbarton bring you inspired cooking from across the globe. Take Dehli Darbar, for example, their lamb biryani is an authentic version of this royal Moghul dish, made with chicken or lamb and cooked with saffron rice, raisins and almonds. Over at The Dining Room, meanwhile, their collection of classic curries attracts local curry connoisseurs like a magnet.
While the bright lights of Glasgow may just be up the road, sometimes local is best. When you want a good night out without the hassle of a trip into the city, Dumbarton's restaurants are ready to welcome you. Book a table quickly and easily here on Quandoo to guarantee your place and then just wander into town for a relaxing night out with a great atmosphere, friendly service and some top-notch food.