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Glasgow West End

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Neighbourhood: City Centre
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Address: Glasgow, Scotland
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A vibrant and trendy cosmopolitan area

There’s an abundance of things to do in the West End quarter. There is a great choice of cafes, shops, restaurants, and bars off Byres Road. It's a leafy a residential area and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There’s an abundance of things to do in the West End quarter. There is a great choice of cafes, shops, restaurants, and bars off Byres Road. It's a leafy a residential area and also home to many students. The Glasgow Botanic Gardens and University are situated in the West End. You can live and socialise in the West End without... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Glasgows west end is a lovely place to spend a day, theres loads of shops, restaurants and cafes to choose from whilst also there lots if cute vintage shops to explore. The west end of Glasgow is also home to Glasgow university and Ashton lane with are both beautiful place. Glasgow uni is such a big and beautiful building and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this part of Glasgow. It is a very different "feel" from the downtown area and Merchant City, where we were staying. After visiting all the museums, hearing about the overcrowding tenements, the history of industry, the west end was a GREAT pick-me-up. Lots of bookshops, cafes, gift stores, restaurants.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the west, went into a beautiful park where you got amazing views of the castle. Cute little bars and restaurants all around, making it a must see!

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our time in the West End. The Kelvingrove Museum was a highlight and the Glasgow University building is stunning. Didn't have time for the Hunterian but friends who did go spoke very well of it. Great restaurants and cafes as well as bars and shops, the kind of place that's great for a wander. Really well kept area with... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

BEdgar's sitting on street at key card and store entrances. Grime and dirty everywhere detract from individual and quirky stores. All trying ever so hard to be original. Most of the stores are over priced tat that can be bought anywhere on the High Street. Lovals are just as false.Contrived student look with average age nearer pension than middle age.... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

The West End offers great architecture, walks in the park, great restaurants/cafes/bars and plenty of culture. Easy to get to from the centre of the City via the Subway and a great place to catch your breath with plenty of opens spaces.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Lots of cafes, restaurants and bars in the area. Quite hipster. So many food and entertainment options. Grosvenor cinema located here.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

The West End is a wonderful area of Glasgow. It has everything, great restaurants, cafes, shops (in particular Byres Rd) transport, pubs, museums and parks. In my opinion, you can't visit Glasgow, without a trip to the West End.

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Rio Verde, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

This is a fun area of the city and within walking distance of the University of Glasgow as well as myriad shops, cafes and restaurants as well as other attractive tourist sites.

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