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The Calabash African Bar and Restaurant

) #965 of 1,950 Restaurants in Glasgow $$ - $$$ African, Halal
57 Union Street, Glasgow G1 3RB, Scotland
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible15%
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“cassava” (2 reviews)
“african food” (7 reviews)
“amazing food” (3 reviews)
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African, Halal
$$ - $$$
57 Union Street, Glasgow G1 3RB, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner with friend did not go too well. We ordered and paid and was waiting for the food for 1.5hours. We did remind them in between but nothing changed. Once the food came I was tired of waiting and lost appetite. The food is tasty...More

Thank gumna96
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I used to live in Kenya and have been desperately trying to find food with authenticity to the region. I discovered this restaurant and was so wonderfully surprised by the high quality of the food and great service. I had the ugali, the green banana...More

Thank jkoletic
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

I had been to Calabash more than 20 times before tonight, and regularly sang its praises to anyone who would listen. As a South African ex pat, I loved nothing more than visiting Calabash for a cold Castle and a boerewors meal. But tonight my...More

Thank StefLachHack
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Spent a week in the Paphos Garden Hotel having booked half board. Everything about the hotel was superb. The accommodation was ideal, the food could not have been bettered. The staff were friendly and efficient and the hotel was just an easy 20 minute walk...More

Thank DesGilmore
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I have been here a couple of times and I would love to have posted something positive as the staff are very pleasant but I'm afraid the quality of the meat used lets it down badly. I have had a Nigerian dish and also an...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant and was blown away by the friendly atmosphere and amazing food. The food was simply some of the best I have had in Glasgow. There is something to suit the taste of everyone. Great for kids as well. We had lamb, rice,...More

Thank Imranfarid
Reviewed 28 January 2017

So I had a takeaway so can only talk about the food quality (although the delivery man was adorable), which was excellent int he extreme. We had a big range of food and dipped into everything and there was no disappointing dish - all hearty,...More

Thank GNR88
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Decided to try something different when in town with friends. The restaurant is near the train station, our server was friendly and described some of the menu for us. The Egusi soup was really nice with the pounded yam. We also tried some cassava and...More

Thank Laura84x
Reviewed 1 December 2016

MY MEAL WAS JST AS I EXPECTED TYPICAL AFRICAN FOOD.,it was spicy nd met every point.i had cabbage spinach curried goat nd tripe and liver,nd cassava nd fufu

Thank pamellaFortWilliam
Reviewed 1 December 2016

3rd time here, with friends, food service was a bit faster this time, but still as good. Place Was busy with England Vs Scotland match and a good atmosphere. Waiting staff were helpful and polite and it's an easy atmosphere to get talking with patrons...More

Thank whitesettlerbrummie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:59
18:00 - 23:59
18:00 - 23:59
18:00 - 23:59
18:00 - 23:59
18:00 - 23:59
18:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Union Street, Glasgow G1 3RB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
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