Brian Maule at Chardon d’Or Closes

Another Glasgow restaurant closes its doors this week

This week had already seen Michelin-recommended restaurant Monadh Kitchen in Bearsden close after six years, citing the cost of living crisis and covid pressures as the reasons for closing with immediate effect. Brian Maule at Chardon d’Or served its last service after 22 years on Saturday 22nd July.

The announcement was made on Instagram and Facebook.

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chardon dor glasgow

chardon dor glasgow

After working in France, Brian joined
Michel Roux Jr and Albert Roux of Le Gavroche restaurant in London. At the age of only 24. Brian ran the kitchen here for eleven years and successfully retained their Two Michelin Star award throughout.

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In 2001, Brian returned to Scotland and opened Brian Maule at Chardon d’Or.

Sad to see these fine restaurants closing. Unfortunately, I don’t think it will be the last of the closures.




I am Emma and with my husband Mark write Foodie Explorers, which is a food and travel website.

I am a member of the Guild of Food Writers and British Guild of Travel Writers.

We have a wide range of judging experience covering products, hotels and have judged, for example, for Great Taste Awards and Scottish Baker of the Year.

Along the way Mark gained WSET Level 2 in Wine and I have WSET Level 2 in Spirits as well as picking up an award with The Scotsman Food and Drink Awards.    

Usually I can be found sleeping beside a cat.

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