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Shandon Belles

) #173 of 1,945 Restaurants in Glasgow $$ - $$$ European, British,
652 Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8UF, Scotland
+44 141 221 8188
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
652 Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8UF, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place, staff amazing, food out of this world.... cocktails fab, a wee treasure hidden away... decor tea cups, fairy lights, a joy from beginning to end.......

Thank Ilovethesun18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The concierge at the restaurant was not familiar with Shannon Belles, but we decided to go anyway. We got a cab and the ride was in a bit of grim area, and the entrance at the back of the car park was not very reassuring,...More

Thank 105Estate
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Shandon Belles is located in the basement of Two Fat Ladies at The Buttery. If you're looking for a fine a la carte dining experience then head upstairs. You won't be disappointed. Neither will you be disappointed with Shandon Belles. This restaurants unique selling point...More

Thank George H
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Only downside was that it was very quiet. The food was great and service very good although we terrified Nichola when we stopped her trying to take the delicious bread away. Black pudding starter and Asparagus risotto are highly recommended.

Thank badger1448
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I went with a group of friends as one of them was raving about the restaurant. This was the second time I've been to the place and was disappointed yet again. The restaurant is in an odd area and in the basement which makes it...More

Thank osmachar
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

How is it possible for one of Glasgow's original foodie restaurants to offer a 3-course bistro menu downstairs for 15£?? NO IDEA. But it was outstanding. Plus 15£ bottles of wine. Friendly service and terrific food. Brava to the chef making it happen on her...More

Thank JBOChicago
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Excellent new menu at the Shandon Belles last night, the warm apple and black pudding starter was delicious,as was the spanish stew and homemade soda bread. Lovely refreshing mocktail. The staff were courteous; efficient; knowledgeable about the menu; and very welcoming. They play a big...More

1  Thank julieannebrown
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Shandon Belles has a comfortable and cosy atmosphere, with a traditional feel. The set menu was sufficient - I liked the concept that the chef would rather limit the menu and take the time to prepare it well, instead of spreading themselves too thinly and...More

Thank MiLe_Travels
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This was once one of my favourite restaurants in Glasgow. There was nothing wrong with the service or food but left the restaurant thinking I would have been better eating at home. At one time I would leave wondering when I could return. Menu has...More

Thank JiminNice
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Everything else is great: friendly staff, nice decor, cosy atmosphere. But the choice on the set menu was simply not interesting. It £15 for 3 courses is good value but I'd rather pay £20 or £25 and get something a bit more special. I had...More

Thank David A
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Jean F
6 February 2016|
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Response from Peasyman | Reviewed this property |
Maybe a 15 to 20 minute walk away
Jean F
6 February 2016|
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Response from Rals2nM | Reviewed this property |
Hi We think 20 to 25 mins on foot.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 652 Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8UF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > Anderston
  • Neighbourhood: Anderston
  • Phone Number: +44 141 221 8188
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The Shandon Belles is a quirky and cosy bistro on Argyle street, conveniently located downstairs from Two Fat Ladies at The Buttery and only a stone's throw from the Marriot, Hilton and Hallmark hotels. Comfortable corners, stained glass and exposed brickwork add real character to the welcoming decor, creating a warm delightful ambience. Specialising in quality, hearty fare using great Scottish ingredients, our set menu offers superb value for money with seasonal choices to suit every palate. Daily specials, a competitively priced wine list, and a sumptuous cocktail menu, makes the Shandon Belles one dining experience you won't want to miss!
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