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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Gastropub
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“Cute, traditional bar with a good selection of draught beers and traditional music on Tueday nights. For a more intimate dining experience, head downstairs to their restaurant whose motto is "Think global eat local" so as you can imagine their menu is rather varied but using the finest Scottish produce. These guys also have haggis on their menu for those brave enough to try it. Go on!”
  • 92 locals recommend
Bar
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“Combining traditional Scottish dishes with some new-fangled twists, the restaurant abides by the seasons, going local on everything from produce to venison, and even wine. The atmosphere is as exquisite as the food, with a verdant courtyard that feels a bit like a magical forest. Less expensive, brasserie-style food is served on the upper level, while the Wee Pub — Scotland's smallest! — is a great place for a nightcap”
  • 89 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Mall housing department store plus 90 fashion, electrical and gift outlets, and restaurants”
  • 36 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“Local cinema with two screens and very comfy seats...and you can take alcoholic drinks in too.”
  • 67 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“Always a favourite of local Glaswegians. This is one of the many fab Indian restaurants in Glasgow ”
  • 75 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Situated within the colourful Buchanan Street which has an abundance of shops and eateries.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Cinema
“Standard multiplex cinema with all the current movies right in the centre of Glasgow.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Great food and atmosphere. Sometimes a bit of a wait for a table but a good opportunity to nip out for a drink before. ”
  • 50 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Tremendous seafood, right in the heart of Finnieston. It's a good idea to book. ”
  • 68 locals recommend
Route
“The unique shops, cafes and bars of Byres Road are a hub of activity. It is well worth exploring the units in the lanes around the area - Otage Lane and Cresswell Lane. ”
  • 55 locals recommend
Music Venue
“The cultural​ hot spot of Glasgow, home of Rennie Mackintosh. #Art students tend to hang out around there and their union bar is rather cool to not stay colourful​. ”
  • 65 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Great building​ shared with the Scottish Ballet. Many art exhibitions and dance performances are featured there, worth checking their website.”
  • 60 locals recommend
Bar
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“great cosy restaurant that is child friendly. good food and great atmosphere”
  • 55 locals recommend
Café
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“A cafe, a vintage second hand clothes shop, a pop up restaurant, cinema and venue with frequent live music, poetry readings, theatre performances and much much more...the food is good and they have a decent bar, also serve nice coffee. The atmosphere is laid back and hipster friendly. ”
  • 67 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Nice gallery, always well curated and interesting exhibitions, German Expressionism 1918-1919 at time of writing (July 2019). (free entry)”
  • 33 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“The Glasgow Film Theatre is an independent cinema in the city centre of Glasgow. GFT is a registered charity. It occupies a purpose-built cinema building, first opened in 1939, and now protected as a category B listed building.”
  • 63 locals recommend