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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%
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European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16 Byres Road, Glasgow G11 5JY, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

We were on a two week holiday in Europe and needed a very special place to celebrate our anniversary. We were able to get in with 24 hour notice and we came with modest expectations, but ended up loving it! We are FOODIES and every...More

1  Thank Celeste P
Reviewed yesterday

We hadn't booked but were fortunate to have a wee table upstairs one lunchtime last week. Restaurant design by Paul Hodgkiss. Small with a mezzanine and intimate. Food is modern presentation, and a clever blending of tastes. The salmon starter was truly excellent and the...More

1  Thank Tony P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Myself and 6 of my family members visited for dinner the other night and everything was perfect! Although the restaurant is small, 7 of us were seated at the back of the first floor which created a cozy and intimate atmosphere. The staff were brilliant...More

Thank Lucy W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Intimate innovative small restaurant that hits Thai mark on all levels. Small concise muni that covers all tastes with twists and turns at every corner. Fresh delicious locally sourced expertly prepared to perfection with amazing tastes and balances Floor Staff attentive but not obtrusive Chefs...More

Thank Wombata61
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called Number 16 after reading about it online to reserve a table for 4 , we came 30 minutes later to be told that there was an error with the computer and there is no place for us nor our invitees... this behavior is...More

2  Thank EZ_Leb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Average food and not bad service wouldnt rush back and wouldnt say it was fine dining and the prices arent bad

Thank Aidan H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends who live in Glasgow recommended this restaurant to me and I'm glad they did. It's a very small place, and very busy (even on a Monday night) so make sure and book in advance. Great atmosphere, good service and lovely food. Good choice of...More

1  Thank joy123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pleased to get a table at this lovely restaurant on Saturday evening .Wonderful , high quality cooking and excellent staff who strike a great balance between friendliness and professionalism . Would love to visit again the next time we are in Glasgow.

2  Thank JR H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to No.16 with my girlfriend as a Birthday treat and I had a perfect evening! The restaurant is fine dining combined with a slightly more relaxed atmosphere, very good service and nice decor. I had the ravioli which was very tasty and a...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite previous enjoyable visits. My most recent dinner there was marred by being served overcooked meat, having asked for it to be prepared rare to medium. It was replaced without issue though and I wasn't charged. I would have expected one of the kitchen team...More

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flyingcraft, Owner at Number 16, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Kenneth, Thank you for your feedback. Although delighted that you found us to have a "nice menu with imaginative dishes" and that your server dealt with the situation perfectly by replacing your dish without issue and not charging you for it, we are disappointed...More

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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!
Ken H
August 25, 2016|
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Response from A G P | 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, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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.
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5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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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
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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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