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Reviewed today

Attractive pedestrianize shopping street with some flag ship stores. Christmas decorations very good.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Comman
Reviewed today via mobile

This is the main high street of GLASGOW offering shopping arcades, major department stores, restaurants, buskers, banks, bars ... everything you need. A real melting pot of GLASGOW people & shops. Modern art museum is just around corner (free). Easily accessible with 2 tube stations...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Who needs out of town American style soulless malls....this street is the real deal with everything you could possibly wish for.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank U3930EJgarym
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great shopping. Princes Mall worth looking into also has a range of restaurants all under cover. Usually has some street performers to add to the experience

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank happytraveller160
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We live in london and make the journey to glasgow 6 times a year. The shops the service the food just brill

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank fraserc144
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

An excellent selection of high and middle end shops, everything you could want. Very attractive with magnificent buildings.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gingerjudith
Reviewed 5 days ago

There is nothing quite like standing on the steps of the Concert Hall (after coffee or lunch in the cafe) and taking in the view Buchanan Street offers on a winter afternoon, in the gloaming. Clear to the Cathkin Braes, windfarm, motorway, St Enoch's Christmas...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank maisiemars
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent street for a day of shopping. Buchanan street has all of the most popular stores with many flagship stores such as H&M. Lots of choice and easily accesed by subway. It can be very crowded and the paths are at awkward angles which can...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

All the shops you could wish for in one traffic free street. Many high street shops in buchanan galleries at the top including John Lewis. Frasers a lovely old building at the bottom of the street. Lots of choice of shops and eateries in between.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank julesnottm7
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many shops including Willows Tea Room and the Lighthouse to see Charles Rennie Mackintosh designs. And many buskers of all types. But the people watching was superb--from tourists to locals.

Date of experience: October 2018
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popeye1975
October 5, 2017|
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Response from sceptic17 | Reviewed this property |
there are some nice places to eat in merchant city too. You can try chaophraya, it's in buchanan street. also in buchanan galleries they have a section for sitting and eating, you can check that out too.
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Shona M
December 1, 2016|
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Response from bunhon | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I have no idea where that hotel is.
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Shona M
December 1, 2016|
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Response from sultan c | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't now. But there are very good transportation links in and around there. Just check with local hotel and they should be able help you.
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maybeishouldwalk
Edinburgh, Scotland
Taxi fare (3 Replies)
Could someone tell me what the approximate taxi fare from Buchanan Street bus station to Langside College at Prospecthill would be in the middle of the day? I know I could get the train from Central to Mount Florida but would prefer a taxi if it isn't too expensive. Thanks.
August 21, 2008|
Response fromseverin6|
In a hack, around £6/7.
Nathan A
Murrieta, California, United States
Which area should I stay at in November (5 Replies)
Will be going to the UK in November. Coming into Glasgow and flying out of Dublin. I will probably be in Glasgow two night. Is there any area you recommend staying at where I would be centrally located to a lot of things? I would prefer to walk everywhere I can if possible with the occasional taxi cab if needed. I heard Buchanan Street area is where I should stay. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
September 13, 2013|
Response frommadscotsman115|
Hi, Buchanan St is the main shopping street and has no hotels, but is virtually dead centre of town. The city centre is quite compact and easy to navigate on foot being based on the grid system and at around 1 mile square, walking around would take no more than 20 mins end to end, so any hotel will suffice of which all the major players have at least one hotel. Would suggest to make the most of your time and to see all the major sites you should take the Hop On Hop Off bus tour which is £12...More
Purple C
Scotland, United Kingdom
Buses to Glasgow University from Buchanan St Bus station? (7 Replies)
I've been trying to find out what bus routes are the most frequent/convenient for getting between Glasgow University and Buchanan Street bus station. Sadly I'm a bit dense when it comes to routes and timetables. Any chance someone in the know can tip me the nod as to which buses might be most suitable, and have the closest drop off/pick up points to Glasgow University. thanks muchly :-)
October 13, 2008|
Response fromGM157|
try the subway