If you are planning a trip to Glasgow, then you should know that the Merchant City Indian restaurants are by far some of the best in Scotland. Of them all, Dakhin stands out beyond the others. It is an authentic South Indian restaurant. The most interesting part of this restaurant is that it is the only Indian restaurant in the UK to serve 100% gluten-free cuisine. Surely a clincher for many people! We have decided to give this awesome restaurant a short review.

Read on and find out what makes Dakhin one of the best Merchant City Indian restaurants.


This restaurant was the first authentic South Indian restaurant in Scotland. The roots of its cuisine have stayed traditional and the recipes have been passed down from generation to generation. To help visitors know that they are receiving an authentic dish, the kitchen in the restaurant is open plan to allow you to view the chefs preparing your 100% gluten-free meal.

Merchant City Indian restaurants


Merchant City Indian restaurants are at an advantage because they are located in one of the most vibrant districts in the city. There are many great bars and clubs in both the famous Merchant Square and in the surrounding areas. There are two great music venues very close to Dakhin, The Old Fruitmarket and the Tron Theatre, with many others nearby. On top of this, the area is renowned for having a great art and community vibe with markets and events on regularly.


The food in the Dakhin is completely authentic food from South India. This is very different from the food you may find in a takeaway or restaurant specialising in North Indian food. It is very distinguishable. On top of the restaurant’s uniqueness in this sense, they also have a signature dish.

The signature crispy dosa is a very thin crêpe, which can be filled with many different ingredients. Dakhin has been known to make dosas that are up to 3ft long!

Merchant City Indian restaurants

Merchant City Indian Restaurants

Of all the Merchant City Indian restaurants, Dakhin offers something completely different and this is what makes it one of the top choices on offer. If you are looking for a great meal, it is the place to go. There are many different offers and deals too, so it doesn’t have to be a stress on your wallet! Pop down to Dakhin and see what the fuss is all about!