Al Fresco Dining Glasgow West End

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Westenders take every opportunity available to dine al fresco and there’s no lack of choice to dine in the sunshine or catch some rays over a cappuccino.

bungalow cafe

Great spots for al fresco dining in the West End include:

  • The Bungalow Cafe, Nr. Kelvingrove – home made ice cream and handy for the park.
  • Cottier’s Garden, Hyndland
  • Tchai-Ovna, Otago Lane.
  • Jinty McCuinty’s, Ashton Lane
  • The Ubiquitous Chip, Ashton Lane
  • Brel, Ashton Lane – with its fabulous garden.
  • Little Italy, Byres Road.
  • Sonny and Vito’s, Park Road, Kelvinbridge.
  • Kothel, Great Western Road, 536 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G12 8EL and also Crow Road. – Brilliant sandwiches.
  • Eusebi, Park Road, Kelvinbridge
  • The Kelvin Pocket, Kelvinbridge (downstairs at the Underground)
  • Tea Garden at the Botanic Gardens
  • An Clachan, Kelvingrove Park
  • Patisserie Francoise, Byres Road.
  • The Hidden Lane Cafe, The Hidden Lane, Finnieston.
  • Cafe Source Too, At Hillhead Sports Club, Hughenden Road, Hyndland
  • St Louis, Broomhill.

Check out The Lansdowne’s Conservatory.


Cottiers Beer Garden is lovely
cottiers beer garden

You’ll also find plenty of opportunity to dine al fresco at the various festivals that take place in Glasgow’s West End, not least of all the West End Festival, with the fabulous Gibson Street Gala – and the great restaurants and cafes there including the fabulous Eusebi and Stravaigin.
Ashton Lane Jinty McGinty's

Rites of Spring, Thistle Gallery
Save Otago Lane Family Festival

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