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.

The fish and shellfish used at A’Challtain is sourced with the team from Glasgow’s famous Fish Plaice in Saltmarket, using their expert knowledge to ensure the best offerings from the sea reach diners plates.

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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 are currently working on a beautiful private dining space for those extra special occasions. 

We welcome your booking and look forward to welcoming you to A’Challtainn.

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