New opening: Glasgow’s acclaimed Glaschu restaurant to open second site in city centre

Maison by Glaschu is set to open later this month in Princes Square. It is the sister venue to renowned restaurant, Glaschu in Glasgow’s Royal Exchange Square. 

Situated on the second floor of the Princes Square shopping mall on Buchanan Street, MAISON by Glaschu will be a restaurant and champagne bar, offering an affordable yet luxurious dining experience to the people of Glasgow. The new venue will fall under the Superlative Dining Collection group, which includes Glasgow favourites: Glaschu, Gost andThe Duke’s Umbrella..

MAISON by Glaschu will offer a 120 cover bar area, where guests can enjoy drinks and snacks, seven days a week. A refined yet relaxed 85-cover restaurant area towards the back of the space has views out east of the city, with its own 45 cover terrace, and serves lunch and dinner all week long. A private dining space of up to 25 is available to book for private dinners and events, and is an ideal city centre location for any daytime boardroom brunches or meetings, with a projector and screen available. 

Open from 10am daily, with freshly baked pastries and premium Italian coffee, MAISON by Glaschu’s city centre location offers an ideal retreat for remote workers, inviting them to “Work from MAISON”, with ultra fast Wi-Fi and complimentary still/sparkling water until 12pm.. MAISON will be serving up a Sunday Lunch  – Le Repas du Dimanche – offering a fresh lunch concept that’s new to Glasgow’s city centre, serving up French Pousin and Short rib a la Bourguignon with a unique French twist on a traditional Sunday Roast.. 

The kitchen will be headed up by Director of Food, John Molloy, who has been with the group for five years. MAISON by Glaschu’s menus are heavily inspired by classical French and Mediterranean inspired cuisine, with local Scottish produce at its core, that will evolve with the seasons. Some standout dishes include: fresh Scottish lobster, French onion soup, beef bourguignon, and confit duck leg lasagne. Celebrating, or just want to indulge? Any of the dishes on the menu can be spruced up with black or white truffles, hand-shaved at the table. 

A strong, hand-picked front of house team will ensure outstanding levels of service across all aspects of the venue. At its helm is General Manager, Clare Johnstone, who spent the last seven years as General Manager at Glasgow’s much-loved Côte Brasserie. The bar will be headed up by Group Executive Mixologist, Ewan Angus, who will curate a menu of cocktail classics with an exciting Glasgow twist.

Director of Food, John Molloy, says:

“MAISON  will be a game changer in the city centre – a brasserie perfectly tailored to the all day dining needs of Glasgow. The food has a classic French brasserie feel to it, while taking inspiration from our sister restaurant, Glaschu, and really utilising the outstanding Scottish produce we have available on our doorstep. I can’t wait to open our doors and for people to see what we’ve been working on.”

General Manager, Clare Johnstone, added:

“I cannot wait to share MAISON by Glaschu with the people of Glasgow..  We promise a culinary experience that is both timeless and innovative. Maison believes in delivering more than just great service – we aim to create memorable experiences for all.”.”

MAISON by Glaschu is scheduled to open at the beginning of May, collaborating with their Champagne partner, LVMH, to offer the first 100 diners a complimentary glass of Moet & Chandon. Bookings can be made now at  

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