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Plenty, to see and do, from a seat in The Botanics to a walk along the river you'll find great places to eat and drink from familiar names and chains to a multitude of individual coffee shops, restaurants and bars as well as retail shopping....More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a great little area this was! Lots of artisan shops, coffee, bars etc. Could have spent all day just here

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great vibe in this area of the city. Loads of cool bars and restaurants. Jinty mcguintys and Ashton lane is a must, you will feel like you are in Dublin with a Scottish twist, live music in most bars.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank sandsl32
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Wee Lochan with a few friends. We were not disappointed. Staff very nice and food outstanding. Staff couldn't do enough to make sure you enjoyed your dining experience and the food was first class. The Wee Lochan does various menus i.e. Lunch,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Annette ... G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

somewhat disappointed as my mom had really talked this place up over the years so our expecations where high. it isworth thetrip out but preferred city centre

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank beltar682017
Reviewed July 13, 2019

if visiting glasgow try byers road restaurants all types from start to finish most bars have entertainment at night only short time from centre of glasgow.underground railway both ends close to glasgow university.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank David F
Reviewed July 2, 2019

I was expecting something akin to Edinburgh (which will rile any Glaswegian reading this) - yes, there were rows of lovely old apartment blocks, but unfortunately spoilt by loads of adjacent brutalist architecture that made even the barbican in London look pleasant. If your want...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Miles P
Reviewed July 2, 2019

Upon reading reviews and corresponding with other TA reviewers, I decided to book lodging in the West End of Glasgow as that area seemed more appealing to our pesonal tastes of a bohemian, off the beaten track nature than crowded museums and touristry shopping streets....More

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank kindredpup
Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

Cosmopolitan place, loads of food and drink places. Choose the where and what and there’s a venue for you.

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank David B
Reviewed June 13, 2019

You must go to the West end if you want to see the Kelvingrove Museum and Park as well as the University of Glasgow with its Hunterian Museums and MacKintosh House. There are also so great restaurants on this end of town like Oran Mor...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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mace562017
August 26, 2017|
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Response from moragc611 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, parking is not easy around the Botanic Gardens. You can park in Byres Road, if you are lucky enough to find a space. Some of the streets off Byres Road have parking meters which sometimes are quiet and very busy at... More
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Douglas W
April 24, 2017|
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Response from Elsie H | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't eat or drink in McDonald's as there are numerous coffee shops and tea rooms who would I am sure, make you a hot chocolate drink. We scots you know love to please.
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November 16, 2016|
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Response from Jimcrawley55 | Reviewed this property |
The Oran Mor at the top of Byres Road is probably your best bet.
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