We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Buchanan Street

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Glasgow, Scotland
Website
Activities: Shopping
Visit Buchanan Street like an insider
Skip the Line
$27*
and up
Skip the Line: Hard Rock Cafe Glasgow Including Meal
Top Rated
$21*
and up
City Sightseeing Glasgow Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 1,336 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 768
    Excellent
  • 472
    Very good
  • 87
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Great atmosphere

Always.like walking up and down here. lots of buskers etc and obviously plenty shops to browse at. its busy at most times with a great atmosphere

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
scottishtraveller74
,
Paisley, United Kingdom
Add Photo Write a Review

1,336 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Paisley, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
227 reviews 227 reviews
69 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Always.like walking up and down here. lots of buskers etc and obviously plenty shops to browse at. its busy at most times with a great atmosphere

Was this review helpful? Yes
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

And that includes bands and pipers hoping to sell their albums or that you will pitch in a pound or two. Mostly chain stores, but the tea shop has a good selection. There is also a "Willow Tea Room" on the street, but I don't know whether or not it has any relationship to the Macintosh-designed tea rooms.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ocala, Florida
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
20 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The Scotish band with the drums that plays on this street was great! Lots of stores to look at, and the street leads to a iguanid mall.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Buchanan Street, is the premier shopping street in the city, there are some lovely shops here crowned with Frasers and Princes Square. Though there has been a lot of effort gone into presenting this street for what it is. It is frequently filthy and hardly ever washed down. Like many streets in Glasgow, they are filthy most especially around waste... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Walking up or down Buchanan St. is such a joy now that so many street entertainers are using it to show off their talents. Its just like it was last year when the Commonwealth Games were hosted by Glasgow, only confined to this one pedestrianized thoroughfare. I just hope Glasgow councillors take note and allow more street stalls and entertainers... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Scotland
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
12 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

great shopping area. very busy. Always enjoy it there . plenty good eating places and small bars along the way. good access and parking nearby

Was this review helpful? Yes
Prescott, Wisconsin
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Great place to spend time shopping. A lot of different shops to choose from. There are a lot of high in shops in this area, so if you are on a budget not too many shops to choose from. We went on a Saturday and it was very busy. So it is a great place to people watch.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Has shops to suit every price range eating places & no traffic which means lots of fab street entertainers.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dingwall, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
26 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Great place to shop at any time of year, pedestrianised with several open air bars and cafe's with lots of street entertainers around.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

excellent choice of shops and food. Charm and selection. Central to tour starts. Really enjoyed my time as a soloist.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Buchanan Street also viewed

 

Been to Buchanan Street? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Buchanan Street and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Poughkeepsie, New York
2 months ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Buchanan Street staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?