A’Challtainn (pronounced A Cawl Tain, Gaelic for Calton, meaning “the hazel wood”) is a restaurant and cocktail bar in the heart of BAaD at the Barras. Serving the finest Scottish fish and shellfish, alongside carefully crafted meat and vegetarian dishes. We here at A’Challtainn pride ourselves on our sustainably sourced seafood produce. Our local suppliers utilise and their expert knowledge and sustainable practice to bring you the best offerings of our Scottish Seas 


Winner of the 2017/18 The List 'Newcomer' Award & The List 'Hit List' 2018/19

Finalist For Most Stylist Restaurant at 2018 Scottish Style Awards

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The restaurant sits high above the space at BAaD allowing guests to enjoy the ever changing light in this large but intimate space. An accompanying A’Challtainn cocktail bar nestles underneath the restaurant mezzanine and has a great view of the chefs hard at work.

The restaurant and bar lends itself well to a variety of occasions including casual lunches, meetings, catching up with friends, intimate dinner dates and larger group bookings.

We look forward to welcoming you to A’Challtainn.


oyster happy hour glasgow

Our Oyster Happy Hour is the perfect way to experience A'Challtainn every Friday evening! With cocktail pairings, BAaD Vibes from our resident DJ and Oysters for £1. This is the perfect expression of what we are all about!


Gift Cards

Treat your friends to the ultimate Scottish Seafood experience at A'Challtainn. Gift Cards of multiple denominations can be picked up at the Restaurant or can be bought online here Gift Vouchers

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Images by Wallnut Wasp, Jorgie McLachlan & Brian Sweeney