If you are looking for authentic and delicious Italian food in the UK, then it’s only reasonable that you would choose to start your search in London. After all, hundreds of thousands of Italians live in the city, and their numbers seem to be topped up by new waves of immigration every year. However, ask anyone from north of the border, and you’ll be told an entirely different answer. They are likely to believe that the best Italian food in the UK is to be found in Glasgow.
A quick glance at Trip Advisor will show you that they may well have a point. The list of top restaurants in Glasgow is dominated by Italian establishments, many of which have a surprisingly long history in Scotland’s largest city. As with many other cuisines in the UK, the quality and popularity of Italian food in Glasgow is down to immigration, and the city quickly taking to its new found food. From pizza to pasta and ice cream, you’ll find it in Glasgow, and there is every chance that an authentic Italian family will be the ones serving it to you.