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Number 16

) #2 of 1,950 Restaurants in Glasgow $$ - $$$ European, British,
16 Byres Road, Glasgow G11 5JY, Scotland
+44 141 339 2544
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (136 reviews)
“bavette steak” (18 reviews)
“sea bream” (37 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 21:00All hours
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
16 Byres Road, Glasgow G11 5JY, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had the early evening/pre-theatre menu tonight;it was just delicious and great value for quality food. Been in Number 16 several times before and it never fails to excel. The service is superb, friendly and attentive. Will be going back soon.

Thank FrequentTraveller64
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were seated upstairs with a view of the busy but tiny kitchen--all the better to watch the artist that made our meal at work. The server was friendly and attentive--when I expressed appreciation for the whisky I'd ordered at the end of the meal,...More

Thank celcik
Reviewed 4 days ago

Attended for meal last week with husband. Had booked for 5.30 pm so we assumed pre-theatre menu would be available. Charming and attentive waiter promised menu would be provided once finalised, and menu then duly arrived. No pre-theatre menu offered so we (wrongly) assumed we...More

Thank ScotlandJazzy
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

£51.00 got two of us three beautiful courses and a beer each, this Tuesday night. We tried terrine and soup, chicken and pannacotta and everything was just brilliant. We will recommend and we will be back.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I've been waiting to visits No 16 for a while. It was worth the wait. We were seated up stairs by the window. Quickly a drinks order was taken and delivered. Portuguese house White was delicious. Knowing the reputation of the pastry department here and...More

1  Thank jenmor11
Reviewed 1 week ago

A cosy restaurant, but we had an excellent booth type table which suited us fine. Relaxed ambience inside. Really friendly and helpful staff. Haddock croquette starter was really good and the Gressingham duck breast and bon bons as a main was absolutely delicious as was...More

Thank Sunshine_720
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is outstanding. In the famous Byres Rd area in the west end near the university. As it is a very popular place to eat and quite small you have to book. The produce is all fresh and an extremely well prepared. This restaurant...More

1  Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant food, very intimate, great friendly staff........ I cannot wait to go back, one of my favourite restaurants!

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here on a lunch date with my partner Fiona and the food was superb. It's fresh, well presented, great tastes, colours and the chef just knows what works. A real treat in a cosy atmosphere with different food styles. Well worth a visit we...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here for a graduation dinner in June. Staff were lovely, attentive but not overbearing. Food was outstanding, especially the lamb. The graduation menu was £35 for 3 courses and a glass of prosecco, excellent value compared to other places in the West End and...More

Thank HarrietJeffery
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Sarah L
6 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!
Ken H
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!
Susan S
25 June 2016|
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Response from LizC1609 | Reviewed this property |
Underground from town- Buchanan St or St Enoch to Kelvinhall is definitely quickest but taxi would be around 10/15 mins depending on traffic.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
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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