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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Other Nightlife
“Little cobbled lane lined on both sides with pubs and restaurants, fun night out!”
  • 110 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Bar
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“Combining traditional Scottish dishes with some new-fangled twists, the restaurant abides by the seasons, going local on everything from produce to venison, and even wine. The atmosphere is as exquisite as the food, with a verdant courtyard that feels a bit like a magical forest. Less expensive, brasserie-style food is served on the upper level, while the Wee Pub — Scotland's smallest! — is a great place for a nightcap”
  • 90 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“Local cinema with two screens and very comfy seats...and you can take alcoholic drinks in too.”
  • 68 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
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“Amazing Thai restaurant in the west end of Glasgow offering great food and atmosphere.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Café
“Nice Belgian beer and tasty food too, in the pretty Ashton Lane area, 10 min walk from flat”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bar
“Great Scottish food and all the staff wear kilts! Lovely and cosy place for a warm meal on a cold or wet day.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bar
“Live music after a meal in Ashton lane will inspire you to bop around in this buzzing pub. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Route
“Books, music, collectibles, antiques, fashions, quirky, stylish, traditional and modern side by side...”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you are looking to try Glasgow's famous curry, head to this place hidden in Ashton Lane, above Jinty Mcguinty's pub.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“A decent sized grocery store with a selection of grocery and household items.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Other Nightlife
“Ashton Lane is a cobbled backstreet in the West End of Glasgow and is known for its bars, restaurants and a licensed cinema.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Café
“Very good place for breakfast/brunch and open all day. Freshly baked croissants and pastries, good tea and coffee. Try their ‘Eggs en cocotte’ - particularly good.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Great tapas and sangria! If you go between 4 and 6:30pm you get special offers on your tapas. Nice atmosphere and friendly service.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Route
“Cresswell Lane is a hidden gem in the west end of Glasgow; get vintage stuff, homeware, cakes and bakes, tapas, jewellery, furniture and one-off gifts all crammed into one narrow walkway. Head to De Courcy’s Arcade for cake at The Cup and Saucer or gifts at Elements.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Other Nightlife
“The famous avenue with bars, restaurants and even a small cinema! The place to go in Glasgow when you want to move from one place to the next without having to go far. Vibrant and busy on most days!”
  • 5 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Gastropub
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“Friendly west-end pub with a hearty menu. Open fires, comfy couches - best place to spend a rainy day. Right in the heart of Byres Road and the west end. Get off the subway at Byres Road and you're there!”
  • 8 locals recommend