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Number 16

16 Byres Road, Glasgow G11 5JY, Scotland
+44 141 339 2544
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (141 reviews)
“bavette steak” (19 reviews)
“sea bream” (37 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 pm - 9:00 pmAll hours
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16 Byres Road, Glasgow G11 5JY, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After a dismal meal on the first day in the hotel we were staying in, we looked for a restaurant in glasgow and thought to give this a try. Such a welcome change. The service and food were both excellent. We had the pork and...More

1  Thank patrick v
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Quirky little restaurant with great atmosphere. All of the staff were incredibly friendly and accommodating. The food was amazing and reasonably priced for the quality. I’d recommend the lamb sweetbreads for starter and the venison for main. I’d highly recommend to anyone, and hope to...More

1  Thank Adam R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We both absolutely loved the food here, it was delicious, inventive and beautifully presented. The service was attentive and friendly and the restaurant itself has a romantic, cosy vibe. Can't recommend highly enough!

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went at 8.30 on a Saturday evening - lovely welcoming staff - lovely relaxed atmosphere in the restaurant.. the food was great - scallops, venison and monkfish - the cheese board was awesome ... notes for the restaurant; warm your rolls, leave a longer...More

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Husband booked a belated birthday meal. Have always wanted to try and have never managed to get booked so maybe our expectations were too high Anyway the service was excellent All staff very pleasant and attentive. We went a la carte as it was Saturday...More

Thank MMA502912
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic lunch from start to finish. Food was superb. Mouth watering dishes enjoyed by everyone. Reasonably priced too. Looking forward to returning. Staff were all friendly and helpful.

1  Thank Delrankin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is small but the food ,atmosphere and staff are all excellent with a very good selection of food and wines Only complaint was the open door at the front of the restaurant --when opened the temperature dropped dramatically particularly when the outside temperature...More

1  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal tonight, food and service excellent as always. Busy as always but did not feel rushed and had plenty of time to indulge and enjoy - enjoyed everything and have to recommend the beignets, wee bites of heaven!

1  Thank Gill F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I came here for a little end of year treat and had the most amazing three course lunch! Every single thing we had was incredible, from the homemade bread and rosemary oil to the wine (lovely Pinot noir), the beautiful starters and...More

1  Thank Kata C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was looking for somewhere with good food, reasonably priced and informal, for a meal out with colleagues - No. 16 fitted the bill exactly! Byres Road isn't an area I'm particularly familiar with, but I'm pleased I found this restaurant. The service was very...More

1  Thank RichardTasker
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Questions & Answers
Sarah L
7 December 2016|
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Response from Lucis216 | Reviewed this property |
ask Joel if you can book the mezzanine level, it would sit 12 comfortably.... and do go - the food is amazing!
Ken H
26 August 2016|
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Response from AP2011Glasgow | Reviewed this property |
Yes if you ask to sit downstairs. Go, you will love it!
Susan S
26 June 2016|
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Response from LizC1609 | Reviewed this property |
Underground from town- Buchanan St or St Enoch to Kelvinhall is definitely quickest but taxi would be around 10/15 mins depending on traffic.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Byres Road, Glasgow G11 5JY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 339 2544
  • E-mail
Award- winning restaurant in the heart of Glasgow's West End. Number 16 is a cosy, well established and much loved neighbourhood favourite offering quality food, friendly service and great value in relaxed surroundings. Run by a tight- knit, experienced and dedicated team; Number 16 is proud to bring fresh and unusual ideas to modern Scottish cooking. Our ever- changing menu features imaginative, balanced flavours; strong international influences and a commitment to using seasonal produce. We strive to make each dining experience a relaxing, unique and memorable one for every customer. In 2010, Number 16 was awarded an Eat Scotland Silver Award and won best restaurant in the 'Smart But Casual' category at the annual Glasgow Restaurant Awards.In December 2011 Number 16 was awarded an AA Rosette.
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