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Number 16

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16 Byres Road, Glasgow G11 5JY, Scotland
+44 141 339 2544
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork belly” (146 reviews)
“bavette steak” (21 reviews)
“sea bream” (36 reviews)
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European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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16 Byres Road, Glasgow G11 5JY, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful food and a lovely atmosphere in this lovely wee gem of a restaurant in the West End. Service was fantastic and we didn't feel rushed.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank westcoastkirsty
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved it and good price!! It was a great atmosphere and staff very friendly and we’ll certainly be back!

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Departure744545
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had dinner here last night with 2 friends and the food and service was very good, there were just a couple of minor things which let it down slightly. The bread rolls were cold and ideally I prefer them warm but the main issue...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Gordon M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant and I'll definitely be going back! the food was delicious and the staff efficient and clued up, it was a memorable evening. highly recommended!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Mali M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went for dinner with my partner a very rare occasion and so delighted we went here the food was exquisite, we will definitely return! Highly recommended

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Tess C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner booked a table here for my birthday, it wasn't actually my first choice and I was a little bit sceptical. As soon as I walked in however I loved it, it's cosy and inviting. The atmosohere is really lovely and it felt really...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank neenso101
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For the third consecutive year, we’ve booked at this restaurant for our Christmas Eve dinner. It is becoming now our tradition. We absolutely love the place, staff is always very friendly and helpful (without being on you all the time). Food is absolutely beautiful. We...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank aranceta
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time ever to number 16 after numerous recommendations, was not disappointed. Skipped starters so I -had a trio of pork cooked 3 ways (classic filet, pork belly, pork croquette) - pork belly being a real highlight. The wife had see bass with clam which...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Liam E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Picked this restaurant on the basis of the reviews and the vegetarian friendly aspect. My wife and I were not disappointed. Great, friendly service. Cosy atmosphere. Tasty tasty food for both meat eaters and veggies.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Muliphant
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Picked this restaurant based on reviews. Was a bit disappointed. Service was good and the wine lovely and reasonably priced. The food was nothing special though. I had sweetbreads and my wife had feta mousse for starters. Neither was great. For mains we had the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Damian G
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edward s
6 April 2018|
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Response from EremoDelFate1 | Reviewed this property |
For two people for dinner we paid £135 which included aperitif, wine,(not cheap and limited choice) for two courses with one third course. My wife refused to pay £12 for biscuits and cheese, which seemed pricy. I agree with... More
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!
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!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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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