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Number 16

16 Byres Road, Glasgow G11 5JY, Scotland
+44 141 339 2544
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (145 reviews)
“bavette steak” (20 reviews)
“sea bream” (36 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16 Byres Road, Glasgow G11 5JY, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

5 of us went for lunch last week and had the Christmas menu which is amazing. Feta starter and bavette steak were delicious! Lovely mulled wine too. Outstanding as always and brilliant service.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food was amazing, not cheap though! Good for special occasions we had a large table for 4 so don’t feel squashed up like some reviewers

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Maria H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are at Number 16 for my birthday as a family of four. Food was outstanding (scallops starter, venison, pork belly and cod mains). The staff were super friendly and courteous. They even brought me two pieces of homemade chocolate with a candle during dessert...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank jennystar98
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very small, cosy establishment with excellent service and good quality meals. We used a Christmas voucher from 2017 to try out this restaurant, which has a decent reputation, well-deserved, as we discovered. Although not many in on a midweek visit, we were treated very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Brian K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit but not the last. Eating out should be a great pleasure. For me it needs to be special. I want something different, cooked well with a nice ambience and pleasant, efficient service. Number 16 has all of the above. Beautifully cooked salmon starter...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank david999pugh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic food with friendly staff and of course good quality wine. Menu varied with something for everyone

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jules_17R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small space made to feel intimate by a loft and all of the hanging natural wood. 3 courses of rich mouthfuls from the feta mousse to the chestnut mousse with a sunchoke-bathed hake in between. I noted gluten free when booking and the restaurant was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Anaispins
Reviewed 1 week ago

We absolutely loved this place! We ordered from their tasting menu - braised duck croquette and miso salmon for appetizers, and filet mignon and sea bream for entrees. We loved every dish! The ingredients were very fresh and in season, and we really enjoyed the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jennyma9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful meal this evening at Number 16. The food is absolutely fantastic. Service spot on and the ambience warm and friendly. All five of us agreed that we would definitely return. Very likeable restaurant. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Bubbles19572017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We received a gift voucher as a Christmas present and eventually got round to using it. The set lunch menu was very good value for money and the food was delicious Couldn’t fault the restaurant at all had a lovely meal with lovely wine

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Suz77Glasgow
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edward s
April 5, 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
December 6, 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!
August 25, 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, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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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