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

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]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 3
Rating: 4.3 / 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: 4.3 / 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

Catch - West End
Hip fish & chips in the 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, speciality fish dishes, seafood, tacos, burgers and even katsu curry. 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, Seafood, Fish & Chips
Location: 27 Gibson Street, Glasgow, G12 8NU [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 3
Rating: 4.2 / 5

Embargo
Embargo is a sleek eating and drinking spot on Byres Road. Promising the vibrant flavours of Australasia and East Asia, you can sample creative small plates that are both healthy and indulgent. Botanical cocktails and a resident DJ every Thursday, Friday and Saturday make this a lively spot to dine.
Cuisine: Far Eastern, Japanese, Southeast Asian
Location: 71-77 Byres Road, Glasgow, G11 5HN [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.5 / 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

Oran Mor
Situated in the heart of the West End, Oran Mor specialises in contemporary cooking made with the best Scottish ingredients. Many guests make a night of their visit by having a meal 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

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: 5
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.7 / 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

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. Their brand new outdoor terrace is open. This area is fully licensed. Complete with a roof cover, lighting, heating and even free WiFi access.
Cuisine: British, Vegetarian/Vegan, Modern, Traditional
Location: Broomhill Square, 6-8 Norby Road, Glasgow, G11 7BN [Map]
Food: 4
Ambience: 4
Service: 4
Value: 4
Go Back: 4
Rating: 4.4 / 5


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