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Glasgow West End

Glasgow, Scotland
+44 141 287 4350
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Experience the cool BUZZ of the West End

I have often frequented the West End of Glasgow. You can't go wrong visiting this area. Great pubs... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Candid50
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Austria
Cool place

Very nice neighbourhood with the botanical gardens, perfect for the good weather. Also don’t miss... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bee C
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“ashton lane” (134 reviews)
“botanic gardens” (107 reviews)
“charity shops” (31 reviews)
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Glasgow, Scotland
City Centre
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"ashton lane"
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"botanic gardens"
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"ubiquitous chip"
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"pubs and restaurants"
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"grosvenor cinema"
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"city centre"
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"oran mor"
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"kelvingrove park"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have often frequented the West End of Glasgow. You can't go wrong visiting this area. Great pubs, restaurants and you'll get a true sense of the locals.

Thank Candid50
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice neighbourhood with the botanical gardens, perfect for the good weather. Also don’t miss Oran Mor, specially a Play, a Pint and a Pie, a very Glaswegian experience!

Thank Bee C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An upmarket area to visit. Be it museums, restaurants or a good night out - this is the place. Very cosmopolitan with a really good feel about it. Enjoyed by students and fairly trendy.

Thank Nick S
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Ashton lane has some decent pubs but overall i'd stick to Buchanan area for a night on the piss. West End of more of a place for hipsters.

Thank Mack806
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Vibrant area, great pubs and restaurants and the subway makes it so easy to get to Glasgow City Centre and beyond. Lovely walks in the Botanical Gardens.

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

If you are lucky enough to visit on a sunny day - not too many of those in Glasgow - you will have a long enjoyable day without having to break the mood by going inside any building apart from ordering a few beers in...More

Thank Dennis P
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Having lived in the West end since 1971 till 1990 its my favourite part of Glasgow the shops are interesting. The oxfam book shop is very good. The Botanical Gardens are wonderful. The University museum is a must visit. Also kelvingrove park and museum.

Thank Michael C
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Great place to spend a few hours in Glasgow. Green spaces, shops with trendy bars and cafes. Check out the various lanes where you can find all sorts of interesting shops and cafes.

Thank David S
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

The West End is extensive, and great to wander around if you have a few hours to spare. There are lots of lovely statues and coffee shops tucked away, and some great walks and restaurants too.

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

A must visit if ever in Glasgow. Stunning Neo-Gothic university buildings, magnificent parks and gardens, museums, churches, multi-cultural cafes and restaurants, trendy bars and classic shops abound. Strolling around the area is a real pleasure and my wife and I can’t wait to return.

Thank David S
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mace562017
27 August 2017|
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Response from CSharkey3 | Reviewed this property |
I'd definitely recommend getting the underground to the botanical gardens as parking can be tricky. Some side streets do have parking available, but the availability can be a bit hit or a miss!
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Douglas W
24 April 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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Derek D
17 November 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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