February 28, 2015

Where the Monkey Sleeps

Cuisine: British/Bistro Delicious food with some rather hilariously named dishes, including Woman from Iran and Wytchfinder. They sell steaks, sandwiches, paninis, wopping great big bagels and huge breakfast portions. Try their Steak II – delicious beef with a red onion marmalade which is absolutely lovely – also, their American style pancakes with bacon and maple […]

The Universal

Cuisine: Bistro Absolutely GORGEOUS. Brilliant traditional Scottish cooking mixed with some more unusual choices, namely Thai red curries and Cajun chicken. Absolutely lovely food, nicely cheap, and a mean lemon cheesecake with raspberry sorbet. Delicious. Mains start from about £6.00 – great value, too. Average Main Course Price: £6.00 Address:: 57-59 Sauchiehall Lane, Glasgow G2 […]

The Black Sparrow

Cuisine: Bistro/Italian Yummy food. Really hearty, really tasty, and pretty cheap. They do an absolutely divine burger with all the trimmings – onions, bacon, cheese, mustard mayo – delicious. They also do a lovely little nibble of crusty bread with balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Cheap, cheerful, and buzzing. Lovely place. Average Main Course Price: […]

Lucky 7 Canteen

Cuisine: Bistro I can’t stress this enough – fantastic value. Main meals are JUST £4.00 at lunch time, and only £7.00 in the evening. Starters are around £3.00, sides are just £1.00 including chips and onion rings, and deserts are around £3.00. Really, really well-cooked and brilliantly tasty too. Well recommended. Try their casseroles for […]

Stereo Cafe/Bar

Cuisine: Bistro Great, cheap food in a fantastic atmosphere. This places really captures the buzz of Glasgow’s culture, and it’s a great place to chill out. They’ve got a lovely range of food, including a fab calzone with tapenade, roast pepper and artichoke. Unusual, but divine. They also do a great and extensive tapas menu […]

The Lemon Tree

Cuisine: Chinese Lovely Chinese restaurant and take-away offering your normal Chinese menu – very tasty, I must say, and also a specialities section including salt and pepper squid and a mango roast chicken. Nicely priced, tasty food that is very, very varied. Give it a try – don’t be put off by the fact not […]


Cuisine: Japanese Beautiful Japanese curries and sushis. Slightly different, but absolutely beautiful. You can also buy the food to take-out, and they have a massive variety of dishes to choose from. Try their gyu-don – a rice dish with sirloin steak, onion, and ginger. Zingy and really, really, tasty. Average Main Course Price: £7.50 Address:: […]