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Shandon Belles

#140 of 1,934 Restaurants in Glasgow
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652 Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8UF, Scotland
+44 141 221 8188
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful little place hidden on the other side of Argyll street. Excellent food. Served by Natalie who made the experience great. She was friendly, kind and approachable. You could tell she was experienced in her job. Loved the decor. Really lovely atmosphere. Will be coming back soon.

Thank MissHavisham25
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Thought this would be a great pace to finish off a day at the BBC Food Show in the SECC. Unfortunately we were disappointed. Like other reviews the service was poor. In fact it was incredibly slow as if there were a couple of staff members down. Now the food when it came was very good and it was at... More 

Thank Ricardo_Bear
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

The food is good and the service is ok, but the building is cold which takes away from experience . Not the best lunch experience I have ever had, but being with good friends helped

Thank travelalot001
East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The food and staff were excellent however the table we had was pretty cramped every time the waitress passed we felt the need to move, so felt the table had been put as an afterthought. Didn't spoil our meal but another table would certainly have made more enjoyable considering we had booked in advance

Thank margaret b
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Dinner at Shandon Belles tonight. The set menu is excellent value for money and the food is good but it really felt like the staff didn't want to be there. Let down by poor service.

Thank CarolV58
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

My friend and I came to the Edinburgh Gin night . It is excellent value for money . We tasted 4 or 5 different gins with petit fours , had a three course meal- all for around £30. The evening was fun, interesting and the staff were fantastic . Looking forward to the next 'Gin Night '.

Thank Christine M
Hamilton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

First time trying out Shandon Belle and had an enjoyable time. A good but small-ish menu, although complimented by a specials board. I was here with my wife and friends and we almost all ordered from the specials board in the end. Drinks and wine list also a touch on the small side, but we ended up just ordering various... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Me and my pal had a great lunch here yesterday. I had an itison voucher, and, although I'd seen the great reviews I was still a bit nervous as I've had a few bad experiences using vouchers in seemingly 'good' restaurants. But I needn't had worried cos this place was great. We both ordered the sirloin steak, which was 6oz... More 

Thank L_hendo26
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We came to Shandon Belles for a 2-course lunch. The soup starter was nice but my friend's haggis starter did not have any turnip nor did the bacon cream sauce taste of bacon, or in fact anything. My friend had a chicken pie for her main course that only hard one piece of chicken in it. My main was gnocchi... More 

Thank LeL69
Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Decided to try somewhere I hadn't been before although one of my friends had been a few times and had liked it..she too was disappointed with the menu we had. The place was very quiet for a Friday lunchtime..the dining area is nicely set out and quaint. Welcome was fine and we were given our menus and I decided on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 19
European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 652 Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8UF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > Anderston
  • Neighbourhood: Anderston
  • Phone Number: +44 141 221 8188
The Shandon Belles is a quirky and cosy bistro on Argyle street, conveniently located downstairs from Two Fat Ladies at The Buttery and only a stone's throw from the Marriot, Hilton and Hallmark hotels. Comfortable corners, stained glass and exposed brickwork add real character to the welcoming decor, creating a warm delightful ambience. Specialising in quality, hearty fare using great Scottish ingredients, our set menu offers superb value for money with seasonal choices to suit every palate. Daily specials, a competitively priced wine list, and a sumptuous cocktail menu, makes the Shandon Belles one dining experience you won't want to miss!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?