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Glasgow West End

Glasgow, Scotland
+44 141 287 4350
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“ashton lane” (133 reviews)
“botanic gardens” (107 reviews)
“charity shops” (31 reviews)
Glasgow, Scotland
City Centre
+44 141 287 4350
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful place. I recommend to visit botanic garden and at the evening to sit for a drink in the streets of West end. Amazing experience

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

On a recent trip to Glasgow we ventured further afield than the city centre and visited Ashton Lane. Ashton Lane is basically a small enclosed lane with numerous pubs and restaurants and is located at the Hillhead subway station in Glasgow’s west end (at the...More

1  Thank joshie01
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Great place for a wander and to soak in the impressive architecture and get some peace and quiet. Our hosts reckoned this area had an equivalence with London's Mayfair in many ways.

1  Thank kinwafu
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The term "West End" may be larger or smaller than your map shows as withihn the broad designation there are sub-neighborhoods.

Thank David B
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

I love the vibe of Glasgow's West End but the streets are becoming very dirty. No sign of street sweepers, the street drain covers are full of old leaves and litter. It's expensive to live here; very high rateable value and even residents parking charges...More

Thank Susiethebaker
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Glasgow's West End has something for everyone. Whether you want to enjoy the Botanic Gardens, look at some interesting architecture, or head to the shops, there is something here for you.

Thank 901,906
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Lots of nice places to eat or go for a coffee in the West end. If you take the underground to Hillhead you come out on to Byers Road which is always busy and popular with students and locals alike. Similar feel to Stock bridge...More

Thank robertmcg15
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The stroll is enjoyable and the lanes are dotted with numerous bars and cafes to while away the time watching the world go past .

1  Thank Pranaya
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed a stroll back into the city centre from Kelvingrove along Byers Road and the Great Western Road - some lovely cafes and interesting smaller shops

1  Thank Dave V
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Whenever we visit family in Scotland, we make sure to spend at least a couple of days and nights in the West End. Loads to do and see, with high-end restaurants, bars and shops everywhere. No matter what type of food you like, what you're...More

1  Thank FLGal86
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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!
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.
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.