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Recommended Restaurants and Exclusive Offers


Indian: Masala Twist West End  192-194 Byres Road, G12 8SN (Map) 0141 339 3777 Masala Twist offers traditional Indian fare with a modern twist, making the most of the freshest local produce. The restaurant is fresh and modern with warm and friendly service. EXCLUSIVE EAA OFFER: 10% off food from the a la carte menu with your EAA pass / £6.95 lunch buffet (12pm - 3pm)

Asian: Bar Soba Byres Road  112-116 Byres Road, G12 8TB (Map) 0141 357 5482 Bar Soba's food focuses on the pan Asian style. It boasts a stylish and unique interior design. Graffiti is splashed over the walls of the bar-area, whilst the reclaimed light fittings and table tops throughout adds character and a relaxed lo-fi feel to the surroundings. There is a large bar area with an extensive cocktail list and spirits range served throughout with DJs playing Wednesday to Sunday from 9pm. EXCLUSIVE EAA OFFER: Express lunch - 2 courses for £8.95


Italian: La Vita Spuntini 199 Byres Road, G12 8TN (Map) 0141 339 4222 Stylish, casual dining room for wide menu of Italian classics, pizzas and a few brasserie options.

Bar Food: Grosvenor Cafe 24 Ashton Lane, G12 8SJ (Map) 0845 166 6028 The contemporary restaurant uses produce from local suppliers to serve up a wide array of dishes as well as brunches and Sunday roasts.

Spanish: Cafe Andaluz West End  2 Cresswell Lane, G12 8AA (Map) 0141 339 1111 Stained glass lamps, carved wooden furniture and alcoves filled with colourful ceramics all make the sunken dining room look like the sort of authentic Spanish restaurant that you remember from your holidays.

Italian: Di Maggio's West End  61 Ruthven Lane, G12 9BG (Map) 0141 334 8560 Part of the popular chain of family-friendly Italian restaurants, Di Maggio’s West End is popular with everyone from families and students to couples and parties.


Scottish: Ubiquitous Chip  12 Ashton Lane, G12 8SJ (Map) 0141 334 5007 Staying true to it's original ethos, 'the Chip' has been championing Scottish produce for 43 years. Using what is best on the day, from the most glorious environs Scotland has to offer.

Scottish: The Bothy 11 Ruthven Lane, G12 9BG (Map) 0845 166 6032 The Bothy is a Scottish restaurant that skilfully mixes modern and traditional influences. With its stripped walls, chunky wooden furniture and vintage Scottish newspapers, the decor combines the welcoming feel of granny’s kitchen with a Highland lodge. Friendly staff in kilts add the finishing touches to the stylishly retro feel.

Modern Scottish: Number 16  16 Byres Road, G11 5JY (Map) 0141 339 2544 Number 16 brings fresh ideas to modern Scottish cooking with its menus changing regularly and a commitment to local produce. The dishes often have an international flavour such as the pan fried sea bream, fennel, cucumber and olive salad with pesto and gremolata or the braised leg of Gressingham duck with mashed potato, bean cassoulet, orange and sherry broth.

Modern Scottish: Stravaigin  28 Gibson St, G12 8NX (Map) 0141 334 2665 True to its 'think global, eat local' mantra, dishes here evoke a culinary wanderlust across the Asian-Pacific and beyond; the finest sourced produce from Scottish farmers and coastal waters meet with exotic spices from afar to elevate the senses.

For more Glasgow restaurant recommendations, take a look at The List's Glasgow Larder food and drink guide.