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Number 16

) #2 of 1,949 Restaurants in Glasgow ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ European, British,
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” (136 reviews)
“bavette steak” (18 reviews)
“sea bream” (37 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 14:30All hours
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
16 Byres Road, Glasgow G11 5JY, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 1,613 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Booked a table for one after reading the many positive reviews on TripAdvisor and I was very impressed! I had the three course set lunch at £19.95 excluding service charge. To start I went with the Heirloom Tomato Salad, which was packed full of flavour....More

Thank Rachel T
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent service and delicious food at a very affordable price. Only let down by cramped toilets. Otherwise a great lunch and hope to return soon.

1  Thank Shiona C
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited for lunch last weekend and thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon. The waitresses were both lovely and very helpful. Food was first class - possibly the best duck I have tasted and the trio of desserts is amazing. Atmosphere is really good - it is...More

2  Thank KirstenB84
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the early evening/pre-theatre menu tonight;it was just delicious and great value for quality food. Been in Number 16 several times before and it never fails to excel. The service is superb, friendly and attentive. Will be going back soon.

1  Thank FrequentTraveller64
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were seated upstairs with a view of the busy but tiny kitchen--all the better to watch the artist that made our meal at work. The server was friendly and attentive--when I expressed appreciation for the whisky I'd ordered at the end of the meal,...More

Thank celcik
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended for meal last week with husband. Had booked for 5.30 pm so we assumed pre-theatre menu would be available. Charming and attentive waiter promised menu would be provided once finalised, and menu then duly arrived. No pre-theatre menu offered so we (wrongly) assumed we...More

Thank ScotlandJazzy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

£51.00 got two of us three beautiful courses and a beer each, this Tuesday night. We tried terrine and soup, chicken and pannacotta and everything was just brilliant. We will recommend and we will be back.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been waiting to visits No 16 for a while. It was worth the wait. We were seated up stairs by the window. Quickly a drinks order was taken and delivered. Portuguese house White was delicious. Knowing the reputation of the pastry department here and...More

1  Thank jenmor11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A cosy restaurant, but we had an excellent booth type table which suited us fine. Relaxed ambience inside. Really friendly and helpful staff. Haddock croquette starter was really good and the Gressingham duck breast and bon bons as a main was absolutely delicious as was...More

Thank Sunshine_720
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is outstanding. In the famous Byres Rd area in the west end near the university. As it is a very popular place to eat and quite small you have to book. The produce is all fresh and an extremely well prepared. This restaurant...More

1  Thank Patricia B
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Nearby Attractions
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.57 km away
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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
25 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
25 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
US$ 5 - US$ 25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
13:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
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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