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Glasgow West End

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West End is Fun

I really enjoyed the atmosphere in the west end. Lot of students, cheap places to eat and also lovely places to eat, charity shops, a couple of good museums, and Gardens. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

I really enjoyed the atmosphere in the west end. Lot of students, cheap places to eat and also lovely places to eat, charity shops, a couple of good museums, and Gardens. We were staying nearby Byres road so it was just a short walk to just about anything

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Angus, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Excellent night life. Great variation in entertainment in different venues. Lovely eating places dotted all over.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the restaurants and lovely shops. So many helpful people. No negatives! We walked miles through choice but when we travelled by cab we asked the drivers advice on everything from the weather to food and politics! I felt completely safe in Glasgow, I found the prices reasonable mainly. There was a bus replacement service as the railway was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

A very interesting area to walk through! Lots of interesting shops in Byres Road and Dumbarton Road. Great little eating places too!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

On a sunny bank holiday Monday, the West End was busy and full of quirky interesting characters. A great place to people watch and enjoy some lunch / dinner and soak up some of Glasgow's atmosphere. More quirky than the city centre.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Byres Road for interesting shops & eating places, picnic in the Botanic gardens & do some people watching, colourful & population & buzzing nightlife.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

excellent choice of bars restaurants shops with unique different feel from glasgow city centre - chique, arty, relaxing, interesting part of glasgow - excellent to hang out / chill out / live in..!

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Never been to Glasgow before and what a surprise this was. Travelled up on Virgin Trains and stayed at the Best Western City Hotel off Sauchiehall St. Great walk into the city, excellent Restaurants and pubs. Clean city centre lots to see and do. absolutely brilliant we shall be back.

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Botanic Gardens and the Oran Mor both must see...and great late night fish and chips and ice cream...perfect place to stay

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Loved all the different shops and cafes. Visited a spanish shop and bought some authentic spanish paprika!

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