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Rogano Details

  • Dining Style: Home Style
  • Website: http://www.roganoglasgow.com
  • Phone: 0141 248 4055
  • Hours of Operation: Afternoon tea Monday to Sunday from 3:00pm - 5:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 2:30pm and Cafe Rogano opens at 12:00pm and open all day; Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 6:00pm - 10:30pm and Cafe Rogano closes at 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, British
  • Executive Chef: Andrew Cumming
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet, Bar Dining, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Smoking Area
  • Private Party Facilities: We have a private room suitable for up to 18 for lunch or dinner, with menus made to suit any requirements.
  • Private Party Contact: Duty Manager 0141 248 4055

Getting there

  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Situated between Glasgow Central and Queen Street stations.
A word from Rogano
Rogano has been established in Glasgow as a seafood restaurant for over 70 years. The main restaurant serves a wide variety of locally caught fish and shellfish, delicately prepared by our dedicated team of chefs. Lobster thermidor and oysters rockefeller are a speciality.
Cafe Rogano offers less formal dining with a bistro style menu and a fantastic pre-theatre selection. The oyster bar is where people come to see and be seen. A chilled glass of champagne is always on hand, perfect to wash down the oysters.
Tel 0141 248 4055
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSpecial Occasions
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Diner Reviews
  • "Everything was going well on our entry, were placed at our table, received the Menu, drinks, choice of bread... Then it came to ordering two lobsters and... Discovered there are no lobsters. We came specifically for this dish and at no stage before the making an order we were informed about this. Entrance, manager showing us to our table, handing the menu - no comments about missing lobsters. At that point you receive drinks etc. seems to late to leave the restaurant but I feel that I should have. Again mistakes happen so decided to stay and order something else. However the disappointment came when a gentelmen at the table next to ours received the same treatment. My impression: the restaurant is desperate to keep you, even by using tricks"
    dined on 18/08/2014
  • "Experience from start to finish was excellent. Staff knowledgeable, professional and welcoming. Food was simply wonderful - partridge salad was tremendous, lobster main was divine. House champagne very reasonable. Will certainly be back."
    dined on 13/08/2014
  • "Great restaurant, exquisite food, fantastic service. Not rushed at all, given the option of a little break between courses if required, food was fabulous."
    dined on 07/08/2014
  • "Went for early evening dinner for wife's birthday and was not dissapointed! Lovely atmosphere, good service and good food and wine. Used to work here many years ago, first time dining here and most certainly will return."
    dined on 02/08/2014
  • "The Rogano never seems to change...and that's a wholly good thing. Set lunch is well priced with a good range of choices. My wife had that, but I had the half lobster thermidor with skinny fries - excellent. We chose a fine bottle of Cheverny - a choice that met with our knowledgable and efficient waiter's approval."
    dined on 01/08/2014
  • "Enjoyed a lovely lunch with a friend at Rogano. Great food, great atmosphere and excellent friendly service. I love the original Art Deco features. I have been to Rogano before both the restaurant and the Cafe and thoroughly enjoyed both. Always the same standard of food and service."
    dined on 31/07/2014
  • "Went on the second Thursday of the Commonwealth Games. Very busy but excellent food and service."
    dined on 31/07/2014
  • "An absolute must on every visit to Glasgow - never fails to deliver high quality and superb service."
    dined on 30/07/2014
  • "Same lunch menu 2 days running with limited choice a disappointment. The waiter service was excellent. The quality of the food was good."
    dined on 29/07/2014
  • "Rogano- Glasgow. Have been before, tonight was a meal after some of the commonwealth games. (Watching) It was a great night, Staff helpful, food great we had “Roast Monkfish” and “Grilled Sea Bass”. As before great atmosphere, and I will go back again…."
    dined on 28/07/2014
  • "Fish soup is fabulous as is service . Service first class with an interesting choice of wines.menu could be a bit more extensive"
    dined on 12/07/2014
  • "it was our wedding anniversary, and told them when we booked the table. great table and nice touch at the end with congratulations for our wedding anniversary."
    dined on 05/07/2014
  • "The design, ambience, and service were all good. It was the food, and specifically the main courses which spoiled the evening which was a special meal for my parents. The main courses were pricey yet so small as to be unsatisfying. The sparse vegetable accompaniments to the fish, little more than fiddly decoration in some cases, and the apparent attempt to force people to pay more money to buy a few potatoes or greens as side orders in order to make up a reasonable meal, was close to being an insult. I suffered the most in this respect, but rather than cause a scene for ourselves by raising complaints and arguing with the staff I decided to say nothing. My elderly parents by nature don't like to complain and otherwise enjoyed the evening."
    dined on 05/07/2014
  • "At nearly £4 for a bottle of water.&£3:50 for a coffee PLUS 12.5% service charge this it's not value for money Lots of better places in Glasgow"
    dined on 04/07/2014
  • "Fantastic meal, brilliant service, what a special night out! Can't wait to go back..."
    dined on 03/07/2014
  • "It was our first time at Rogano- the meal was nice and the service was very good. My partner had the lobster which i didn't feel worth the money however we really enjoyed our night out. The wine was also really expensive so i didn't feel the evening was value for money but the service from staff and it was nice as a one off."
    dined on 01/07/2014
  • "Once again the Rogano delivered a memorable experience for my Husband & myself. It was a belated Birthday treat for my Husband & I arranged for Champagne to be waiting at our table...it was, chilled to perfection. Our waitress was attentive & chatty & even arranged for Happy Birthday to be written in chocolate on out petit fours (as it was belated we had not arranged a cake). The food was excellent, the fish cooked to perfection as usual & there's always a lovely atmosphere at the Rogano. We look forward to every visit, can't wait to go back!"
    dined on 28/06/2014
  • "I booked a table to celebrate my wife's 50th birthday. On arrival we had beautifully made cocktails in the bar although very expensive. Dinner was from the a la carte menu and the fois gras was lovely as was the crab salad. The main courses were fillet of beef which was dry and tasteless and the special of halibut which was nice but very small. Coffee and chocolates to finish. Coffee was Luke warm. Rogano used to be no.1 in my opinion and has lost a lot of the finer points. The 12.5% service charge is excessive when we found the experience to be disappointing."
    dined on 24/06/2014
  • "Lovely food and very attentive service. Loved the old fashioned style and furniture. Found it very difficult to choose from the menu - so much seemed tempting. Great location in the centre of town and the outside space looked like it might be fun. Loos need revamping, really at odds with the rest of the restaurant."
    dined on 22/06/2014
  • "Overall fab, let themselves down at end of meal with coffee! Come on Rogano serve coffee that is actually hot and drinkable, we were not charged for these but disappointing end to excellent meal."
    dined on 21/06/2014
  • "Having moved away from Glasgow 20+ years ago one of my regrets was never having eaten at The Rogano. This I was able to correct with lunch on a recent visit to the city. I now have a new regret, that I bothered. The food was fine, indeed my main course of hake was very good but the whole experience was let down by abysmal service. Having been seated we had to watch as tables who arrived after us were served before us. Then when we were served our champagne went to the wrong table, we had to ask repeatedly for water, every time the waitress visited us she apologized about the service but continued to ignore us, and the final insult was having to ask the server 3 times for our bill. I asked for the service to be removed, no one asked why. Sad"
    dined on 21/06/2014
  • "Disappointed to have to return my lobster dish as it was cold. However, this was quickly replaced. The best food of the evening was the dessert platter - it was fantastic. If we were to go back it would be for dessert and coffee. The mains came in a poor second."
    dined on 20/06/2014
  • "I was treated to a most enjoyable birthday lunch at Rogano's. Very good value for money for food although drink a little pricey. Service was attentive and friendly but not intrusive. An ideal place for a relaxing time where you never felt rushed. Some might think of it as old-fashioned but for us it retained the traditional values of service with modern attractive presentation of food. We have rebooked for an evening meal with friends. "
    dined on 04/06/2014
  • "We enjoyed our evening, but, it was disappointing to see that my comments on the booking form had not been paid any attention to. Specifically, that it was our 40th wedding anniversary celebration dinner. I had to ask the Maitre'D if he could organise something special to surprise my wife. Afraid to say, the evening was a little flat, with little attention paid to our celebration other than a plate of sweets with happy anniversary served at the very end of the meal. We try to visit for our special times every year, and this is the first time we have been a little disappointed, espicially on such a momentous occasion. Kind of makes us wonder why we travelled over 100 miles to come back to the Rogano. Colin and Cath Ferrrier"
    dined on 01/06/2014
  • "Great cocktails and service. The main course rabbit was lovely. The vegetarian haggis and goats cheese main was disappointing. "
    dined on 25/05/2014
  • "Food was delicious and service was excellent, could not fault it. Would definitely recommend and will definitely be going back."
    dined on 25/05/2014
  • "The atmosphere was buzzy early last Saturday evening and the banquette corner was intimate. Food, all delicious and fishy, just as expected, and wine and service, pudding and coffee added to delight and serious fun in opulent panelled restaurant."
    dined on 24/05/2014
  • "Recently visited Glasgow and booked in to Romanos on a friends suggestion and we were not disappointed. Cocktails in the bar followed by dinner in the restaurant. The staff are outstanding and make sure that things are done correctly! There was a good selection on the menu and everything that we ordered was perfect! great flavours, presentation and cooked well. What a great setting and lovely ambience. We will definitely be returning!"
    dined on 24/05/2014
  • "This was our second visit to Rogano and we were not dissapointed. From the old-world glamour to the glorious food and the impeccable service, it was a real treat. I just wish I lived in Glasgow!"
    dined on 23/05/2014
    dined on 23/05/2014
  • "Fabulous table, atmosphere, service and food. Very helpful as I was in a hurry."
    dined on 23/05/2014
  • "I've been to rogano a few times now and can never fault the food or service however they seem to think they are American...12% service charge added to the bill for two people...no option to get the food myself...how does that work out?! won't be back..."
    dined on 21/05/2014
  • "Professional staff who know the menu and can have some banter. Tasty food cooked perfectly"
    dined on 18/05/2014
  • "The ambience was lovely, the food was absolutely delicious and the service was outstanding, with fantastic attention to detail. A very enjoyable evening"
    dined on 17/05/2014
  • "A real experience. The tables are quite close together but during our visit no-one was loud - I find that can ruin the experience even with tables further apart. We chose the Rogano for a special occasion and it fitted the bill nicely. "
    dined on 11/05/2014
  • "This was my first visit to Rogano's. Our children bought us a very generous voucher for a 30th anniversary meal. I had read reviews about the restaurant before we came, and noted some of the points made. The service and food were wonderful - we found the waiters attentive and friendly, but not over-attentive ("in your face"!). I particularly enjoyed the smoked salmon starter and the "Rhubarb, rhubarb, rhubarb" desert. The ambience was a little stuffy and old-fashioned for our tastes, but perfectly pleasant. The toilets, which some reviews had led us to believe were barely worthy to be called public conveniences, were a little scruffy, and could do with some TLC, but spotlessly clean and fully functioning! "
    dined on 10/05/2014
  • "definately not treated as well as other diners with groupon voucher"
    dined on 27/04/2014
  • "The flavour of our food was great but it was cold and looked a bit sad as if it had been lying. Waitress lacked personality and the toilets were dirty. A Glasgow institution which has gone down hill. "
    dined on 18/04/2014
  • "Again, very pleased with the taster menu. Together with the wine selection this makes the entire dining experience relaxed and thoroughly recommended. The staff were able to synchronise two taster menues with one a la carte with no delays or being out of sequence. "
    dined on 18/04/2014
  • "Picked from the lunch menu, reasonable value but Parmesan risotto was bland, tasted better. Sole very nice. Attentive but not intrusive service."
    dined on 18/04/2014