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A first look inside Smashburger which opens in Glasgow today

America comes to Glasgow with the opening of the latest burger chain, Smashburger

Published: October 18, 2017
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Glasgow foodies rejoice, another burger chain is opening in the city centre. Here's everything you need to know - plus a sneak peek inside.

Smashburger, a popular American burger joint, is set to open its doors in Glasgow tomorrow (19th October) in a roll out of various UK venues this year.

Located at 165 Sauchiehall Street, the restaurant will serve up a range of burgers - including their original Smashburger, chicken burgers and veggie options - moreish sides, salads and a create your own option.

The side of fried pickles may sound a bit weird, but they are a must-try.

Glasgow Smashburger

Picture: the Smashburger menu, TSPL

Inside the restaurant, which spans two floors of The Sauchiehall Building, the industrial decor has a red, black and white theme that fits in with Smashburger's branding.

Glasgow Smashburger

Picture: Smashburger Glasgow, TSPL

There's also an open kitchen and a mix and tables and bar-style seating.

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As for drinks, kids both big and small will love the self serve'freestyle' Coca-Cola soft  drinks dispenser, which holds a range of options and flavours from Fanta to Schweppes.

Häagen-Dazs milkshakes in traditional flavours are available along with shakes such Oreo.

There's also a range of ciders, wines and beers (and an alcoholic ice tea) for those that want something stronger.

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Oreo doughnuts, churros with chocolate sauce and mini pots of Häagen-Dazs ice cream are part of the dessert menu, and are sure to appeal to those with a sweet tooth.

Known for cake making, experimental jam recipes, Champagne and gin drinking (and the inability to cook Gnocchi), Rosalind writes for The Scotsman on all things food and drink related as well as hosting Scran, The Scotsman's food and drink podcast.

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