Restaurants on and near Byres Road in Glasgow's West End

Byres Road in Glasgow's West End has a wide selection of fine restaurants for you to choose from. Many restaurants also have special offers listed below. Select your preferred cuisine and book your restaurant in a few easy steps. All restaurants listed provide a free booking service, so why not book today and reserve your table...
1051 GWR
Originally a Victorian railway station, 1051 GWR is a cosmopolitan bar and kitchen on Great Western Road in Glasgow's Kelvinside.
Cuisine: British, International, Gastro Pub, Pizza
Location: 1051 Great Western Road , Glasgow , G12 OXP [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.4 / 5

111 by Nico
A smartly turned out restaurant on Cleveden Road, 111 by Nico is headed up by chef patron Nico Simeone. With large windows to the street and an open plan kitchen, the dining room is a pleasant, airy space for a leisurely lunch or dinner. As well as aiming to provide guests with a unique dining experience, 111 by Nico also gives young people from disadvantaged backgrounds a helping hand into the catering trade.
Cuisine: Eclectic, European, Modern
Location: 111 Cleveden Road, Glasgow, G12 0JU [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.4 / 5

279 Cafe Bistro
279 Cafe Bistro is a cosy, family-owned restaurant situated on Glasgow's Dumbarton Road, close to Partick Cross. The bistro opened in 2008 with the admirable aim of providing freshly cooked, simple and tasty food. 279 Cafe Bistro offers a pre-theatre and regularly changing dinner menus.
Cuisine: Vegetarian/Vegan, Bistros & Brasseries
Location: 279 Dumbarton Road, Partick, Glasgow, G11 6AB [Map]


Special Offers
Receive a 10% discount when dining on our daytime menu.
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.6 / 5

6 Degrees North
Located at the increasingly hip Broomhill end of Dumbarton Road, six°north is a craft beer bar. It is part of a group of six°north bars that stretches from Stonehaven to Edinburgh. With over thirty taps and more than a hundred bottles, six°north is a beer lover's paradise. As well as their own Belgian-style beers - brewed in North East Scotland - they offer Scottish beers, Belgian beers and brews from pretty much every other part of the world. The decor is comfortably stripped back with one tiled wall bearing the exhortation to 'Keep Partick weird'.
Cuisine: British, European, Gastro Pub
Location: 566 Dumbarton Road, Glasgow, G11 6RH [Map]


Special Offers
15 per person for 2 courses on the Christmas menu. 18 for 3 courses.
Food: 0
Ambience: 0
Service: 0
Value: 0
Go Back: 0
Rating: 0.0 / 5

Abarcromby & Food
A compact and friendly caf' bar, Abarcromby & Food is on Dumbarton Road, close to Kelvinhall subway station. Stripped brick walls and smart banquette seating give it a contemporary feel. Good food, good drinks and good company is what Abarcromby & Food sets out to offer. Open from 11am until late evening, seven days a week, Abarcromby & Food is perfect for a lunchtime sandwich and drink or an evening meal with friends.
Cuisine: Scottish, Traditional
Location: 180 Dumbarton Road, Glasgow, G11 6XE [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 3
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 3
Rating: 4.0 / 5

Banana Leaf (Byres Road)
Banana Leaf is on Byres Road in Glasgow's West End. A sophisticated Malaysian Chinese restaurant, it has a stylish lounge area for pre-dinner drinks, cocktails and digestifs. The dining room enjoys flatteringly dim lighting and a feature wall decorated with a banana leaf pattern. Banana Leaf is smart and intimate but offers a relaxed atmosphere and friendly welcome whether you are visiting for a date or a family dinner. There is a city centre branch on Cambridge Street.
Cuisine: Chinese, Far Eastern, Tapas
Location: 5 & 9 Byres Road, Glasgow, G11 5RD [Map]


Special Offers
12.50 per person for 2 courses from the festive lunch menu. Includes a choice of; steamed / egg fried rice or plain fried noodles
Dine on winter the a la carte menu
Food: 0
Ambience: 0
Service: 0
Value: 0
Go Back: 0
Rating: 0.0 / 5

Bar Soba Byres Road
Bar Soba is set on the popular Byres Road and its food focuses on the pan Asian style. It boasts a stylish and unique interior design. "Graffiti is splashed over the walls of the bar-area, whilst the reclaimed light fittings and table tops throughout adds character and a relaxed lo-fi feel to the surroundings."
Cuisine: Sushi, Pan-Asian
Location: 116-122 Byres Road, Glasgow , G12 8TB [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 3
Value: 4
Go Back: 3
Rating: 4.1 / 5

beGin
h3. Gin bar in Glasgow West End Part of Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor, beGin opened on Byres Road towards the end of 2017. Staffed by hip mixologists, it is an on trend mix of exposed copper piping, filament bulbs and lots of gin. In fact, the bar stocks some 68 varieties of gin from all over the world and they are available as both classic and new cocktails or as a Perfect Serve - a double measure served with one of twelve mixers and 28 garnishes. Of course, craft beers and wines are also available.
Cuisine: Bar Food, Bistros & Brasseries
Location: 383 Byres Road, Glasgow , G12 8AU [Map]
Food: 3
Ambience: 3
Service: 4
Value: 3
Go Back: 3
Rating: 3.6 / 5

Bo'Vine
Bo'Vine is a steakhouse restaurant at the top of Byres Road in Glasgow's leafy West End. The restaurant decor is fairly informal with cow hide wall covers, inviting leather seats and big Chesterfield sofas. Although beef may seem to take pride of place at Bo'Vine, their menu is varied to make the most of other fine Scottish ingredients.
Cuisine: Scottish, Steaks & Grill
Location: 385 Byres Road, Glasgow, G12 8AU [Map]


Special Offers
29.95 per person for 3 courses on the festive menu.
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.3 / 5

Brasserie at Oran Mor
Situated in the heart of the West End, the Brasserie at Oran Mor specialises in contemporary cooking made with the best Scottish ingredients. Many guests make a night of their visit by having a meal in the Brasserie before catching a play downstairs and then rounding the evening off with a drink in the Whisky Bar.
Cuisine: Bistros & Brasseries
Location: 731-735 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 8QX [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.2 / 5

Brasserie at the Pond
Brasserie at the Pond is on the Great Western Road by Gartnavel Hospital in Glasgow's West End. Offering a warm welcome to business travellers, tourists and locals alike, it serves a bistro menu packed with plenty of home style favourites. Local produce is very much in evidence and the kitchen changes the menus according to the ingredients which are in season. A spacious layout and large picture windows mean the Pond Hotel Brasserie in Glasgow's West End is always a light and bright spot for a meal.
Cuisine: British
Location: Glasgow Pond Hotel, Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 0XP [Map]
Food: 3
Ambience: 3
Service: 3
Value: 3
Go Back: 3
Rating: 3.7 / 5

Cafe Andaluz West End
Glasgow's fashionable West End is the perfect location for sharing Spanish tapas at Cafe Andaluz.
Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas
Location: 2 Cresswell Lane, West End, Glasgow, G12 8AA [Map]


Special Offers
15.95 per person for a choice of 3 tapas. Includes complimentary dessert. Supplements may apply.
16.95 per person for a choice of 3 tapas. Includes complimentary dessert. Supplements may apply.
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.5 / 5

Cafe Source Too Westend
Cafe Source Too is located at Hillhead Sports Club in Glasgow's West End, and specialises in modern Scottish cuisine cooked with fresh, local produce. Sharing the same relaxed feel as its sister restaurant in the Merchant City, Cafe Source Too also prides itself on the quality of food they serve.
Cuisine: Scottish
Location: Hillhead Sports Club, Hughenden Road, Glasgow, G12 9XP [Map]


Special Offers
15.95 per person for 2 courses on the pre-theatre menu. 18.95 for 3 courses. Includes a 125ml glass of house wine, a draught soft drink or a tea/coffee.
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.4 / 5

Di Maggio's (West End)
The West End of Glasgow has been hungry for Di Maggio's family-friendly Italian cooking for more than 25 years.
Cuisine: Italian
Location: 61 Ruthven Lane, (off Byres Road), Glasgow, G12 9BG [Map]


Special Offers
9.95 per person for 2 courses on the set menu
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.3 / 5

Down to Earth
Billed as 'Scotland's first 100% organic kitchen', Down to Earth opened on Dumbarton Road in the summer of 2017. With mix 'n match wooden furniture, hanging plants and large windows that let the light flood in, it is a simply decorated and airy space. All of which feels in fitting with their ethos of providing locally and ethically sourced, organic produce for all of its dishes. All fish, poultry and meat used is local and wild. Of course, all packaging is fully biodegradable and the wood used in-store is reclaimed or recycled.
Cuisine: Vegetarian/Vegan, Modern
Location: 351 Dumbarton Road, Glasgow, G11 6AL [Map]
Food: 0
Ambience: 0
Service: 0
Value: 0
Go Back: 0
Rating: 0.0 / 5

Epicures
Epicures of Hyndland is a classic, stylish coffee-bar and restaurant set on Hyndland Road in Glasgow's West End.
Cuisine: French, Mediterranean
Location: 159 Hyndland Road, Glasgow, G12 9JA [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.2 / 5

Grosvenor Cafe
Grosvenor Cafe is located on Ashton Lane, just off Byres Road, in Glasgow's vibrant West End. The contemporary restaurant uses produce from local suppliers to serve up a wide array of dishes as well as brunches and Sunday roasts. Grosvenor Cafe also hosts events such as family friendly afternoons at the weekend with arts & crafts and face painting (children are permitted on the premises until 8pm) and a Friday night DJ playing funk and soul music.
Cuisine: Bar Food
Location: 24 Ashton Lane, Glasgow, G12 8SJ [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 3
Service: 3
Value: 4
Go Back: 3
Rating: 4.0 / 5

Hillhead Bookclub
Hillhead Bookclub is the newest addition to Glasgow's West End. The eclectic menu dishes up good, honest food at good honest prices, complete with a full vegetarian selection.
Cuisine: Bar Food
Location: 17 Vinicombe Street, Glasgow, G12 8BE [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 3
Value: 4
Go Back: 3
Rating: 4.0 / 5

Hotel du Vin @ 1 Devonshire Gardens
Oak panelled, intimate Bistro serving classic and modern dishes with a Scottish influence.
Cuisine: Scottish, Bistros & Brasseries
Location: 1 Devonshire Gardens, Glasgow, G12 0UX [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.4 / 5

Innis & Gunn Beer Kitchen
One of several bars run by the Innis & Gunn brewers, Innis & Gunn Beer Kitchen on Ashton Lane has its own on-site brewery which supplies fresh beer to its thirsty customers. In addition, the handsome bar sells bottled, keg and cask beer from all over the world. Cocktails, wines and spirits complete the drinks list. A weekly pub quiz, curry nights, live sport and Brew School days keep it lively. The Attic Bar can be used for private events and dinners.
Cuisine: British
Location: 44 Ashton Lane, Glasgow, G12 8SJ [Map]
Food: 0
Ambience: 0
Service: 0
Value: 0
Go Back: 0
Rating: 0.0 / 5

La Vita Spuntini
La Vita Spuntini is right in the centre of Glasgow's exciting West End and offers a leisurely Tuscan dining experience on the otherwise bustling Byres Road. Spuntini is the Italian concept of sharing and is reflected in the restaurant's varied menu which features smaller 'tapas-style' dishes as well as main courses.
Cuisine: Italian
Location: 199-201 Byres Road, Glasgow, G12 8TN [Map]


Special Offers
14.95 per person for 3 tapas and a dessert. Includes a small glass of sangria or prosecco.
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.4 / 5

Leiper's Attic
Leiper's Attic is a Scottish restaurant in the upstairs space above Cottiers bar, theatre and wedding venue. The Hyndland Street restaurant takes its name from William Leiper , who in conjunction with Daniel Cottier, created the spectacular church building that is today known as Cottier's. It is an atmospheric space which works well for romantic dinners and family celebrations. If you really want to celebrate, they sell a range of Cuban cigars.
Cuisine: Scottish, Seafood
Location: 93 - 95 Hyndland Street, Glasgow, G11 5PU [Map]


Special Offers
Receive a 20% discount on your total food bill when dining on the a la carte menu.
30 per person for 3 courses on the Festive menu.
Food: 0
Ambience: 0
Service: 0
Value: 0
Go Back: 0
Rating: 0.0 / 5

Little Curry House
Little Curry House offers diners a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere to enjoy their freshly prepared dishes.
Cuisine: Indian
Location: 41 Byres Road, Glasgow, G11 5RG [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.4 / 5

Masala Twist West End
Masala Twist is an Indian restaurant and curry house set on the bustling Byres Road, the heart of Glasgow's West End.
Cuisine: Indian
Location: 192-194 Byres Road, Glasgow, G12 8SN [Map]


Special Offers
9.95 per person for 2 courses on the pre-theatre menu. Includes 175ml glass of house red or white wine
12.95 per person for two course set menu meal with a glass of wine(175ML)
22.95 per person for 4 course on festive dinner menu.
16.95 per person for 2 courses (starter & main) on the a la carte menu. Served with a choice of either fried or boiled rice or nan bread or 2 chapatis. Includes a 175ml glass of house red or white wine, or half pint of lager, or soft drink.
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.3 / 5

Nam Tuk Tram Stop
Opened in the autumn of 2017, the Nam Tuk Tram Stop is a pan-Asian restaurant on Partick Bridge Street by the bottom of Byres Road. Mixing bamboo fittings, manga murals and hanging silk lanterns, it is a colourful, buzzy spot for a fun meal, an inventive cocktail or a frosty Tsing Tao beer.
Cuisine: Eclectic, Thai
Location: 2 Partick Bridge Street, Glasgow, G11 6PL [Map]


Special Offers
Dine on the a la carte menu.
Food: 0
Ambience: 0
Service: 0
Value: 0
Go Back: 0
Rating: 0.0 / 5

Nick's Italian Bar and Grill
Nick's Italian Bar and Grill is a contemporary, warm and friendly Italian bar-restaurant in the Hyndland area of Glasgow's West End. A relaxed and cosy dining experience, the decor is based on a contemporary Manhattan loft. The mezzanine level compliments the main dining area well, offering a more intimated and secluded section of the restaurant.
Cuisine: Italian
Location: 168 Hyndland Road, Glasgow, G12 9HZ [Map]


Special Offers
19.95 per person for 2 courses on Christmas lunch menu. 23.95 for 3 courses. Includes a glass of prosecco.
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.4 / 5

Number 16
A cosy and well-established West End favourite offering quality food, friendly service and great value in relaxed surroundings.
Cuisine: Scottish, Modern
Location: 16 Byres Road, Glasgow, G11 5JY [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.6 / 5

Record Factory
Billed as the West End's only rock "n' roll hangout, The Record Factory is a bar, kitchen, club and gig venue towards the Partick end of Byres Road. Club nights, bands at the weekends and late opening until 2am, seven nights a week, keep it lively. As well as a spacious beer garden, The Record Factory features booth seating, a pool table and more gig flyers than you can shake a drum stick at.
Cuisine: International, American, Steaks & Grill
Location: 17 Byres Road, Glasgow, G11 5RD [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 3
Service: 3
Value: 3
Go Back: 3
Rating: 3.8 / 5

Roastit Bubbly Jocks
Roastit Bubbly Jocks is a modern Scottish restaurant on Dumbarton Road in Partick, Glasgow. Named after the old Scots for a roasted turkey, it was established in 2002 as a friendly neighbourhood restaurant in the West End of Glasgow.
Cuisine: Scottish
Location: 450 Dumbarton Road, Partick, Glasgow, G11 6SE [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.4 / 5

St Louis Cafe Bar
Located on Dumbarton Road and part of the increasingly fashionable Broomhill area of the West End, St Louis Cafe Bar is a laidback, cool and friendly neighbour joint.
Cuisine: Bar Food, American
Location: 734 Dumbarton Road, Glasgow, G11 6RD [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.4 / 5

The Bothy
Traditional Scottish Food and a Warm Welcome
Cuisine: Scottish
Location: Ruthven Lane, Hillhead, Glasgow, G12 9BG [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.2 / 5

The Crafty Pig
Billed as a brewhouse and smoke pit, The Crafty Pig is a neighbourhood bar on the Great Western Road. It's a laidback joint with stripped brick walls, a pool table, live sports and live music.
Cuisine: Mexican, American
Location: 506 Great Western Road, Glasgow , G12 8EL [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 3
Rating: 4.0 / 5

The Hyndland Fox
Endearingly quirky, The Hyndland Fox is a neighbourhood cafe bar and bistro on Clarence Drive. It's a relaxed, neighbourhood hangout where visitors can choose anything from a hand-roasted Chemex coffee to lobster and fizz. From the Sunday roast to fish pie night on Tuesdays, there are regular theme evenings. Open from breakfast to late, seven days a week, The Hyndland Fox also has large windows for watching the world go by while nursing a glass of juicy Malbec.
Cuisine: British
Location: 43 Clarence Lane, Glasgow, G12 9QN [Map]
Food: 3
Ambience: 4
Service: 3
Value: 3
Go Back: 3
Rating: 3.8 / 5

the left bank
Innovative and independently-owned, the left bank is a contemporary bar and kitchen on Gibson Street in Glasgow's West End. Quirky and cool, but not self consciously so, it has its own sense of style which is evident from its monolithic concrete bar to the muted designer lighting. With a mezzanine area and outdoor bench, it welcomes everybody from morning coffee drinkers to dining couples and groups of celebrating students.
Cuisine: Eclectic
Location: 33-35 Gibson Street, Glasgow, G12 8NU [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 3
Rating: 4.2 / 5

The Square Bar and Restaurant
Opened in the autumn of 2017, The Square is an independently owned and operated bar and restaurant on Norby Road. Open from morning to late, it is a neighbourhood place where customers can meet friends for a coffee; schedule a working lunch or unwind over dinner and cocktails. Dog-friendly until 4pm, the Square offers visiting pooches a puppaccino and treats. On the last Sunday of every month, human guests can enjoy the talents of the resident vocalist.
Cuisine: Modern
Location: Broomhill Shopping Centre, 6-8 Norby Road, Glasgow, G11 7BN [Map]


Special Offers
18.95 per person for 2 courses on the festive menu. 21.95 for 3 courses. Includes a 175ml glass of house wine. Choose from a selection of 10 wines.
Food: 0
Ambience: 0
Service: 0
Value: 0
Go Back: 0
Rating: 0.0 / 5

The Terrace Lounge - Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor
Part of the Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor on Grosvenor Terrace in the West End, The Terrace is a stylish Champagne and cocktail bar. With Venetian-style arched windows overlooking the Glasgow Botanic Gardens, The Terrace is a light and airy space. The seats are deep and comfortable.
Cuisine: Traditional
Location: 1-9 Grosvenor Terrace, G12 0TA [Map]
Food: 0
Ambience: 0
Service: 0
Value: 0
Go Back: 0
Rating: 0.0 / 5

Tinto - West End
One of four Tinto Tapas Bars, this West End branch on Hyndland Street is a cosy, welcoming spot for a cup of coffee and churros or a tapas feast with friends. Many rate the Tinto Tapas Bars as among the most authentic Spanish restaurants in Glasgow. They certainly use Spanish ingredients such as butifarra Catalonian sausage and salt cod. The drinks menu of Spanish sherries, wines, brandies and beers also rings true.
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish, Tapas
Location: 39-41 Hyndland Street, Glasgow, G11 5QF [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.4 / 5

TriBeCa Cafe Bar (West)
Billed as 'the original New York kitchen', the TriBeCa Caf' Bar on Dumbarton Road was the first outlet of the rapidly expanding TriBeCa group. As in New York, customer service is a priority in TriBeCa Caf' Bar and a warm welcome is guaranteed.
Cuisine: American
Location: 102 Dumbarton Road, Glasgow, G11 6NX [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 3
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.2 / 5

Two Fat Ladies - West End
Two Fat Ladies in the West End of Glasgow's is part of one of the most celebrated restaurant chains in the city. With a fresh and exciting menu, Two Fat Ladies focuses on using the finest seafood ingredients but provide equally tempting alternatives to suit all tastes.
Cuisine: Scottish, Seafood
Location: 88 Dumbarton Road, Glasgow, G11 6NX [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.5 / 5


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