7 of the best places for dessert and sweet treats in Glasgow

If you've got a sweet tooth, Glasgow is a great place to be.

Published 17th Apr 2018
Updated 12 th Sep 2023

Whether you prefer ice cream, doughnuts or something more refined, we all like to indulge in dessert now and again.

Here are some of the best places to go for dessert in Glasgow.

Loop & Scoop

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The UK's first specialist ice cream and churro bar, Loop & Scoop, has an enormous menu that features plenty of handmade ice cream and churros.

Try everything from classic churros with dipping sauce to classic gelato, filled churros and milkshakes. There are even vegan versions of almost everything on the menu, so no one has to miss out.

Visit: 665 Great Western Road, G12 8RE - loopandscoop.com


Decked out in the style of a diner, Deesserts on Sauchiehall Street serves only sweet treats, including waffles, crepes and hot cookie dough.

Add some ice cream, if you like, and really treat yourself.

Visit: 287 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3HQ - deesserts.co.uk

Tantrum Doughnuts

With a newly opened city centre branch, Tantrum Doughnuts is as popular as ever, usually selling out of their handmade doughnuts every weekend.

Popular flavours include pistachio and hibiscus, vanilla creme brûlée and banoffee pie - and they all taste even better than they look.

Visit: 27 Old Dumbarton Road, G3 8 RD / 28 Gordon Street, G1 3PU - tantrumdoughnuts.com

My Home Bakery

You'll find delicious savoury pasties, sandwiches and soups on offer at My Home Bakery, but the sweet treats here are undoubtedly the stars of the show.

From bakewell tarts to white chocolate and raspberry cheesecake, you can load up on dessert options and take them home to enjoy later.

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Visit: 59 Hyndland Street, G11 5PS - myhomebakery.co.uk

What the Fudge

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Imagine waffles, cookie dough, ice cream and doughnut bites, all drizzled in chocolate and fudge sauce, and you've got a good idea of what's on offer at What the Fudge.

Open until 11pm every evening, you can get your sugar fix late into the night.

Visit: 506 Victoria Road, G42 8PQ - facebook.com/wtfDesserts

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Ginesi's Ice Cream

Housed inside an old school cafe, Ginesi's handmade ice cream brings together the best of the old and the new.

Their traditional gelato is made with love, but there are plenty of flavours to choose from, and even vegan options.

Visit: 515-517 Victoria Road, Queen's Park, G42 8BH

Humble Pie Bakery

Award-winning bakery in the South Side, Humble Pie serves generous slices of cake and moreish cupcakes, as well as coffees and hot chocolates to wash it all down.

Visit: 48 Battlefield Road, Glasgow G42 9QH - humblepiebakery.co.uk

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