Veggie-licious 10 places to eat aubergines

This much-maligned vegetable is a firm favourite of vegetarians for its meaty texture and taste. Yelp Glasgow is here to show you just what a delicious dish it makes - whether it be Italian, Chinese or Turkish!

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Al Dente, 120 Stockwell Street, Glasgow City Centre G1 4LW

After much deliberation, Martyn M "finally settled on a layered aubergine dish to start with, and a mushroom pappardelle for my main." "Iven baked layers of grilled aubergene with mozzarella, basil, tomato & parmesan" is £4.90 as a starter.

Banana Leaf, 67 Cambridge Street, Glasgow City Centre G3 6QX

Braised aubergine with minced pork and oyster sauce features on their new menu at £9.90 for a main. The unusual combination of pork and aubergine are a match made in heaven!

Café Bella Turka, 563 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow Charing Cross G3 7PQ

Rocco G praises this as "a Turkish delight of home cooking goodness!" With "tasty traditional mezes, Turkish stews packed full of veggies, succulent kebabs and plenty of my beloved aubergine, which feature heavily in many dishes, as you would expect from Turkish cuisine."

Chillies West End, 176 Woodlands Road, Glasgow West End G3 6LL

Joe H loved the "aubergine curry" saying "it was amazing, as was the aloo paratha. It was closest in taste to my own and beautifully crispy!"

Enjoy, 393 Great Western Road, Glasgow West End G4 9HY

"The three small plates at £7.95 looked just the ticket and I opted for chickpea fritters, butterbean hummus and roast baby aubergine with tomato, garlic and pine nuts." Jules M says it has a "vibe that's more classy Mediterranean bistro than run-of-the-mill café!"

Ka Ka Lok, 175 St Georges Road, Glasgow Charing Cross G3 6JD

"A feast of clay pot dishes arrived, including aubergine and salt fish, XO Seafood, an outstanding and tender beef stew - it has to be said the quality of the food and ingredients was second to none and the portions were hugely generous" says Rocco G.

Nakodar Grill, 13 Annfield Place, Glasgow East End G31 2NF

Pakora fans who want to try something different should sample the "aubergine pakora" on the menu here - Kevin C says it is "delish!"

Paradise, 411 Great Western Road, Glasgow West End G4 9JA

"The food all looks very fresh and colourful and good for you! I couldn't possibly spell the Persian name of what I had but it was lamb with aubergines, yellow peas and tomatoes and it was pretty tasty" raves Lisa G.

Persia, 665 Great Western Road, Glasgow West End G12 8RE

Jules M admits: "I'm not really a fan of aubergine but when turned into a dip by the folk at Persia its pretty delicious. I could say the same for the hummous!"

Rice & Noodle, 96 Dumbarton Road, Glasgow West End G11 6NX

With dishes like "braised aubergine in garlic sauce" and "fried potato, green pepper and aubergine" you're in for a real Chinese treat here. With a small seating area you'll want to get in fast to nab a seat!

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