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Best of Glasgow Guide

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Glasgow
As Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is famed for its culture, shopping and people. Spend your day exploring a wide range of fascinating free museums and galleries, enjoying the UK’s best shopping outside of London, and taking advantage of tips from friendly local people on the city’s hidden gems — then choose from 130+ weekly musical events for a special night out. Glasgow is also the perfect base for exploring more of Scotland, with great connections to the Highlands and the islands.

All things to do » Things to do

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Owner description: Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Mu​seum is Scotland's most visited free attraction.​ With 22 themed, state-of-the-art galleries displaying an astonishing 8000 objects, the collections... more Owner description: Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Mu​seum is Scotland's most visited free attraction.​ With 22 themed, state-of-the-art galleries displaying an astonishing 8000 objects, the collections are extensive, wide-ranging and internationally-significant. less
Attraction type: Art Museums
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The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel
Owner description: 2013 Winner of the European Museum of the Year. Highlights include steam trains, Glasgow trams and trolley buses, vintage cars, motorbikes and cycles including possibly the... more Owner description: 2013 Winner of the European Museum of the Year. Highlights include steam trains, Glasgow trams and trolley buses, vintage cars, motorbikes and cycles including possibly the worlds oldest bicycle. There is also a Glasgow street with shops, subway station and pub. Guided tours available. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Escape Glasgow
Escape Glasgow
Owner description: Escape is a new, simple, fun, challenging game in Glasgow City Centre. Designed for groups of 2 - 6. With 2 rooms in operation we can accommodate teams of up to 12. We lock you up... more Owner description: Escape is a new, simple, fun, challenging game in Glasgow City Centre. Designed for groups of 2 - 6. With 2 rooms in operation we can accommodate teams of up to 12. We lock you up in a mysterious room, and give you exactly 60 minutes to get out. In order to escape you and your team must identify clues, solve logic puzzles and break codes. Do you have what it takes to Escape? less
Attraction type: Game & Entertainment Centers; Points of Interest & Landmarks; Room Escape Games
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University of Glasgow
University of Glasgow
Owner description: Take a fascinating tour of the University of Glasgow campus, and explore the University's stunning architecture (with over 100 listed buildings) and discover incredible stories... more Owner description: Take a fascinating tour of the University of Glasgow campus, and explore the University's stunning architecture (with over 100 listed buildings) and discover incredible stories from its 550 years of history. Guided campus tours are led by trained student guides and last for approximately one hour - you can find out more by visiting: boxoffice.src.gla.ac.uk/product/university-glasgow-tours. Other must-see attractions to visit on campus include: • The Hunterian Museum • The Hunterian Art Gallery (including The Charles Rennie Mackintosh House) • The Visitor Centre Shop for University merchandise and Scottish gifts (10% off with your tour ticket) • A selection of cafés and restaurants for coffee or a bite to eat less
Attraction type: Educational sites
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House for an Art Lover
House for an Art Lover
Owner description: Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1901 and built in the attractive setting of Bellahouston Park in the 1990s, House for an Art Lover allows the visitor an insight into... more Owner description: Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1901 and built in the attractive setting of Bellahouston Park in the 1990s, House for an Art Lover allows the visitor an insight into Mackintosh's renowned talent not just as an architect, but as a an artist, designer and pioneer of the Modern Movement. The venue runs regular arts themed events and is home to the popular Art Lover's Cafe. less
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Ranjit's Kitchen
Ranjit's Kitchen
Ranked #1 of 2,428 Restaurants in Glasgow
Price: $13 - $33
Cuisines: Indian, Asian
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Cash Only, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Number 16
Number 16
Ranked #2 of 2,428 Restaurants in Glasgow
Price: $5 - $25
Cuisines: European, British, Scottish
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Dakota Bar & Grill
Dakota Bar & Grill
Ranked #3 of 2,428 Restaurants in Glasgow
Price: $33 - $78
Cuisines: European, British, Grill, Scottish
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Mini Grill Glasgow Steakhouse
Mini Grill Glasgow Steakhouse
Ranked #4 of 2,428 Restaurants in Glasgow
Price: $7 - $35
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Grill, Scottish
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Chaakoo Bombay Cafe
Chaakoo Bombay Cafe
Ranked #5 of 2,428 Restaurants in Glasgow
Price: $5 - $25
Cuisines: Indian, Asian
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

GoGlasgow Urban Hotel
3.5 of 5
GoGlasgow Urban Hotel
$68 - $184 (£52 - £141)
Ranked #9 of 95 Hotels in Glasgow
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Premier Inn Glasgow Stepps (M80, J3) Hotel
3.0 of 5 Premier Inn Glasgow Stepps (M80, J3) Hotel
$64 - $104 (£49 - £80)
Ranked #10 of 95 Hotels in Glasgow
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Point A Hotel Glasgow
3.5 of 5
Point A Hotel Glasgow
$63 - $186 (£48 - £143)
Ranked #11 of 95 Hotels in Glasgow
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Dakota Deluxe Glasgow
4.0 of 5
Dakota Deluxe Glasgow
$142 - $291 (£109 - £223)
Ranked #1 of 95 Hotels in Glasgow
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ibis styles Glasgow Centre George Square
3.0 of 5
ibis styles Glasgow Centre George Square
$96 - $208
Ranked #2 of 95 Hotels in Glasgow
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The Pipers' Tryst Hotel
4.0 of 5
The Pipers' Tryst Hotel
$93 - $137 (£71 - £105)
Ranked #3 of 95 Hotels in Glasgow
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Sherbrooke Castle Hotel
4.0 of 5
Sherbrooke Castle Hotel
$147 - $248
Ranked #4 of 95 Hotels in Glasgow
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citizenM Glasgow
4.0 of 5
citizenM Glasgow
$102 - $187
Ranked #12 of 95 Hotels in Glasgow
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Hotel Indigo Glasgow
4.0 of 5
Hotel Indigo Glasgow
$111 - $268 (£85 - £206)
Ranked #13 of 95 Hotels in Glasgow
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