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 serves up cocktails, craft beers and elevated pub grub in a multi-stored property on Great Western Road. The landmark Category B sandstone building is designed in the 19th century Beaux Art style and inside, carriage-style booth seating conjures up its romantic railway heritage. Visitors can also drink, dine and watch the world go by in the garden area.
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

Ashoka Finnieston
A West End landmark since 1973, the Ashoka on Argyle Street has an extensive menu of authentic Indian dishes. Located a stone's throw from Kelvingrove Art Gallery, it has a cosy atmosphere and attentive staff.
Cuisine: Indian
Location: 1284 Argyle Street, Near Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow, G3 8AB [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.4 / 5

Bantawala by Masala Twist
Masala Twist is an Indian restaurant and curry house set on the bustling Byres Road, the heart of Glasgow's West End.
Cuisine: Indian, Vegetarian/Vegan
Location: 192-194 Byres Road, Glasgow, G12 8SN [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.4 / 5

Bawarchi Indian Restaurant
Bawarchi Indian Restaurant is on Crow Road in the Anniesland area of Glasgow's West End. Under new ownership since autumn 2017, this cosy little restaurant has quickly established a glowing reputation for providing great food and a warm welcome.
Cuisine: Indian
Location: 995 Crow Road, Glasgow, G13 1JP [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.5 / 5

beGin
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 100 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 cocktails are also available.
Cuisine: Bar Food, Bistros & Brasseries
Location: 383 Byres Road, Glasgow , G12 8AU [Map]
Food: 3
Ambience: 3
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 3
Rating: 3.8 / 5

Bibimbap West
The sister restaurant of the hit city centre branch, Bibimbap serves up traditional and fusion Korean fare on Partick Bridge Street. The interior is cheerful, with neon lighting and colourful ceiling umbrellas. The airy glass frontage offers a great view of the buzzy street outside.
Cuisine: Korean
Location: 2 Partick Bridge Street, Glasgow, G11 6PL [Map]
Food: 0
Ambience: 0
Service: 0
Value: 0
Go Back: 0
Rating: 0.0 / 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]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.3 / 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]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.4 / 5

Catch - West End
Bringing the fish supper firmly into the 21st century, this West End venue is the third branch of Catch after the success of its sister outlets in Giffnock and Netherlee. Both a restaurant and a takeaway, inside it's all exposed brickwork, banquette seating and cool, post-industrial decor. Offering a much wider menu than your average chippy, diners can choose from classic fish suppers, tacos and burgers. Veggies and vegans are catered for as well, while a bar serving craft beer, wine and fizz adds extra pizazz to the proceedings.
Cuisine: British, Fish & Chips
Location: 27 Gibson Street, Glasgow, G12 8NU [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 3
Rating: 4.3 / 5

Chaakoo Bombay Cafe - West End
Chaakoo Bombay Cafe West End aims to take you back in time to the incredible flavours, smells and atmosphere of a classic Iranian-Indian cafe. The original Bombay cafes were opened by Persian immigrants who came to India in the 19th Century. They were unpretentious dining spots popular for serving a melting pot menu of Iranian grill dishes and Bombay dishes, washed down with classic Irani chai tea. Only 25 still exist in India today, but this new Glasgow addition aims to keep the whole vibe alive and authentic, while throwing in a few added extras. There is also a sister Chakoo restaurant in the city centre.
Cuisine: Indian
Location: 61 Ruthven Lane, Glasgow, G12 9BG [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 5
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.7 / 5

Cubatas Tapas Bar & Restaurant
Cubatas Tapas Bar and Restaurant aims to serve both authentic Spanish and global fusion tapas. A modern, almost minimalist space, with stripped walls and tiled floors, Cubatas is ideal for a romantic night out or a party with friends.
Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas
Location: 108 Elderslie Street, Glasgow, G3 7AR [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 3
Rating: 4.3 / 5

Cuku
Situated on Kirklee Road, Cuku is a friendly, one-stop neighbourhood shop & restaurant showcasing the very best ingredients, coffees and drinks. It's the perfect spot to drop in whether it's for a midweek bite to eat, a delicious brunch or a glass of wine. With fresh, vibrant interiors and a homely feel, where could be better?!
Cuisine: Eclectic, Modern, Gastro Pub
Location: 1 Kirklee Road, Glasgow, G12 0RL [Map]
Food: 5
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.7 / 5

Divans Darbar
Divans Darbar is an authentic licensed Indian restaurant that prides itself on great service. The team's vision is to offer up a distinctive dining experience featuring fresh and unique flavours. Diners can choose from a combination of classic curries, regional specialities and pan-Asian cuisine.
Cuisine: Indian
Location: 1348 Maryhill Road, Glasgow, G20 9DG [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.6 / 5

Eighty Eight
Situated on Dumbarton Road, Eighty Eight has become a firm favourite amongst the discerning diners of Glasgow's West End. Describing their cooking as 'very simple, fresh, clean and seasonal', Eighty Eight places focus in being vegetarian-led, but has plenty of meat and fish options too - all locally-sourced where possible.
Cuisine: European, Vegetarian/Vegan
Location: 88 Dumbarton Road, Glasgow, G11 6NX [Map]
Food: 0
Ambience: 0
Service: 0
Value: 0
Go Back: 0
Rating: 0.0 / 5

Fanny Trollopes
Fanny Trollopes focuses on honest food, locally sourced, skilfully prepared and modestly priced.
Cuisine: Scottish
Location: 1066 Argyle Street, Finnieston, Glasgow, G3 8LY [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.5 / 5

Farina

Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta
Location: 1377 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AF [Map]
Food: 0
Ambience: 0
Service: 0
Value: 0
Go Back: 0
Rating: 0.0 / 5

Finsbay Flatiron West End
The sister bar and restaurant to the Finsbay in Milngavie, the Finsbay Flatiron is a steak restaurant on Woodlands Road. It is a good looking space. By day, it is light and airy with stripped walls, pale wood and white, bright furniture. By night it has an inviting, warm glow. A couple of professional rugby players are involved in Finsbay Flatiron so you can always be sure that they will be showing the big games.
Cuisine: Steaks & Grill
Location: 160 Woodlands Road, Glasgow, G3 6LF [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.4 / 5

Hotel du Vin @ 1 Devonshire Gardens
The Restaurant at One Devonshire Gardens, is an elegant affair. Oak panelling and glittering chandeliers are paired with sophisticated cooking and a serious wine list. The sommeliers are always on hand to advise or recommend the perfect wine for your meal. Service is relaxed and friendly yet professional and knowledgeable.
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

La Lanterna West End
A city centre institution for two decades, La Lanterna's fairly recent arrival on Great Western Road has been a welcome addition to the West End. Decorated in soft whites and pale greys, the cosy stripped wood interior has an airy, rustic chic vibe. Classic and classy Italian might be the best way to describe the extensive menus, with fresh, quality cuisine being the focus.
Cuisine: Italian
Location: 447 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 8HH [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.5 / 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]
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

Pescado
Pescado is a Spanish tapas bar in Partick. The kitchen brigade are passionate about delivering the flavours of the Mediterranean to Glasgow " most especially the fruits of the sea. The decor is airy and relaxed with a rustically nautical theme that includes ship murals and vintage diving helmets.
Cuisine: Seafood, 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

Porter & Rye
Part of the Finnieston strip of Argyle Street, Porter & Rye is one of the chic and hip restaurants which have been responsible for the area's burgeoning culinary reputation over the last few years. Intimate and flatteringly dimly lit, it has a stylish decor that is half old school Manhattan steak house and half post-industrial warehouse.
Cuisine: British, Modern, Steaks & Grill
Location: 1131 Argyle Street , Glasgow , G3 8ND [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.5 / 5

Raunak Raseeli India
Tucked away up a cobbled residential street in St. George's Cross, Raunak Raseel has the feeling of being a secret find. The kitchen team are devoted to bringing authentic Indian cooking to the Glasgow curry scene, using only traditional recipes and fresh, wholesome ingredients. The tapas-sized portions give you a chance to sample the wide variety of menu items on offer. Inside, you will find simple, laidback decor that keeps your attention focused firmly on the flavours on the plate.
Cuisine: Indian
Location: 10 Clarendon Street, Glasgow, G20 7QD [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.6 / 5

ReCESS - Hilton Garden Inn
Part of the Hilton Garden Inn Glasgow City Centre, Recess is on Finnieston Quay, right by the River Clyde. A casual dining restaurant, it offers panoramic views across the Clyde by day and night. When the sun is shining, the outdoor terrace comes into its own for al fresco dining. Recess' proximity to the SEC and Hydro makes it very convenient for and popular with diners going to shows and conventions.
Cuisine: British, Bistros & Brasseries, Gastro Pub
Location: Hilton Garden Inn, Finnieston Quay, Glasgow, G3 8HN [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 3
Value: 4
Go Back: 3
Rating: 4.0 / 5

Rickshaw & Co
Rickshaw & Co. is a vibrant street food restaurant offering an array of delicious and unique dishes straight from India and Bangladesh. The interior is colourful and contemporary, with nods to the Indian and Bangladeshi cultures throughout. Expect a relaxed vibe, perfect lighting and lots of vivid pattern and colour when you enter their doors.
Cuisine: Indian
Location: 9 Partick Bridge Street, Glasgow, G11 6PN [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.7 / 5

Rioja
Since 2014, Rioja has been at the forefront of the exploding Finnieston food scene. And no wonder, as it boasts a chef who has worked at two of Spain's greatest restaurants " El Bull' and Sucede. With Chef Miguel's innovative twists and sprinkling of molecular gastronomy, this is no ordinary tapas spot. Plus the decor of beachy blues, rustic stone and natural wood will make you feel as if you have stumbled into a chic seaside bar on the Med.
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish, Tapas
Location: 1116 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8TD [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.4 / 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: 4.5 / 5

Santorini
From the owners of 5pm favourite, Halloumi, Santorini launched in the summer of 2023, bringing fresh Greek flavours to Finnieston.
Cuisine: Greek
Location: 1116 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8TD [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.5 / 5

Secession within Websters
In May 2023, Glasgow welcomed the new addition to the iconic Websters Theatre building, the Secession cocktail bar. Boasting a wide-ranging cocktail selection, top-quality cheese and charcuterie sourced from local providers, and a delightful beer garden basking in the sun, Secession stands out as a remarkable enhancement to the vibrant nightlife of Glasgow's West End.
Cuisine: Seafood, Modern, Fish & Chips
Location: 416 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G4 9HZ [Map]
Food: 0
Ambience: 0
Service: 0
Value: 0
Go Back: 0
Rating: 0.0 / 5

The Scallion
Located in the heart of Glasgow's West End on Great Western Road, you'll find The Scallion, a gastropub serving the highest quality food and cocktails. The chefs pride themselves on using carefully sourced ingredients, prepared to the highest standards.
Cuisine: Modern
Location: 185 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G4 9EB [Map]
Food: 0
Ambience: 0
Service: 0
Value: 0
Go Back: 0
Rating: 0.0 / 5

Van Winkle - West End
A taste of true Kentucky at Charing Cross After the success of its Barrowlands restaurant, Van Winkle Bourbon, BBQ & Grill is now offering up fresh Kentucky flavours and classic comfort food in the West End. Inside, the stripped wooden tables and hanging bulbs will whisk you off to a land of bluegrass, moonshine and bourbon on the rocks. On sunnier days, you can soak up the vibe in the beer garden. Your pooch is very welcome too " in fact, there is even a special menu for dogs developed by Ross Allan from the BBC's Pets"n'Vets.
Cuisine: American, BBQ
Location: 23 Sandyford Place, Glasgow, G3 7NG [Map]
Food: 0
Ambience: 0
Service: 0
Value: 0
Go Back: 0
Rating: 0.0 / 5


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