Step out to explore your new neighbourhood and you’ll soon discover why this address is so sought-after. Recently voted ‘The Best Neighbourhood in UK & Ireland’ by the Academy of Urbanism, the West End truly is a special place. From the famous Neo-Gothic university buildings and leafy parks and gardens to the cool bars and vintage shops of Ashton Lane and Byres Road, there’s so much to see and do.
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Eat & drink
A haven for cool delis and local eateries, and with just the right amount of bars and classic pubs, Glasgow’s West End is the go-to place for food and drink lovers. Just off the bustling Byres Road, Ashton Lane is a bohemian hub of independent establishments. While nearby Finnieston is a vibrant area full of neighbourhood bars, quirky cafés and foodie favourites.
ART AND CULTURE
We love to relax at the Botanic Gardens or take a stroll through Kelvingrove Park, and the Kelvingrove Art Gallery is on your doorstep. Our city is also home to some of the finest performing arts organisations in the country, including Scottish Ballet and The National Theatre of Scotland. And if live music is your thing, you’ll be spoiled for choice with hundreds of gigs each month.
Style and Shopping
If you’re looking for something a little different, Glasgow’s West End has a wonderful selection of designer, bespoke and vintage stores such as W2, Timorous Beasties and Nancy Smillie. And let’s not forget Glasgow’s famous ‘style mile’, home to over 200 of your favourite high-street shops and the UK’s largest shopping area outside of London.