In Glasgow, we are known for our love of deep fried food.So it’s no surprise just how much we buzz over those succulently fried balls of dough dipped in icing, chocolate, caramel and filled with even more sugary goodness. And Glasgow offers some great places to find that perfect doughnut, savour it and go back for even more.

We’ve scoured through the city’s best doughnut offerings, the hype is very much real and so are these amazing places to grab a sweet treat on national doughnut day.

Tantrum Doughnuts

Tantrum Doughnuts has become a landmark for doughnut lovers in Glasgow. Their trendy shop in the West End is sure to impress you with their remarkable creations. Their mouth-watering range includes a candied bacon French toast doughnut, a literal crème brûlée doughnut- blow torched to ensure a crispy glaze and a tiramisu flavoured doughnut topped with their signature coffee. They also offer doughnuts chopped up and served with fresh locally produced ice cream. Their rave reviews speak volumes as this is arguably the best doughnut specialist in town.

 

Eusebi’s Deli

On the face of it, this historic Italian deli in the East End might not strike you as a place for great doughnuts, but it might just be their worst kept secret. The doughnuts at Eusebi’s are every bit as delicious as their fresh Italian pasta or ice cream. With authentic recipes kept for over 40 years, you know you are getting your teeth into something good. Their Nutella-filled doughnuts and pistachio cream doughnuts are particular favourites.

Nic’s NYC Deli & Donuts

As the name would suggest this place is mad for doughnuts. The NYC style deli in the West End offers a huge array of delicious fillings and toppings that will leave you spoilt for choice and buzzing for more. They’ve developed a real good knack for including classic sweets as part of their doughnut toppings with wee chocolate banana’s used for their banoffee doughnut, wham bars have also featured.

They also specialise in doughnut cakes that can be completely personalised to suit any special occasion.

Tim Horton’s

There has been so much hype about the opening of Tim Horton’s in Glasgow. The city centres branch is the first in Europe for the Canadian giant so that means we are all the first to taste their famous doughnuts. There are loads to get excited about but you won’t go far wrong with the Boston Cream or the Apple Fritter


Hot Doughnut

This Polish bakery in Partick offers up an authentic Polish style of doughnut called packzi. The heated doughnuts are filled with some great flavours like cheesecake or peanut butter and jelly. These doughnuts offer a unique alternative experience from the traditional and have received rave reviews as a result.

Krispy Kreme

Say no more. It just wouldn’t be national doughnut day without a trip to Krispy Kreme the undisputed king of doughnuts. You can find their wide range of delicious doughnuts in any three of their Glasgow branches, at Braehead, Silverburn or Glasgow Central.