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The Shandon Belles

££ - £££European, British,
652 Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8UF, Scotland
+44 141 221 8188
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
652 Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8UF, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

With friends from Glasgow who recommended this restaurant and we were not disappointed... delicious with a very good selection and attentive service. Well priced and definitely worth another visit the next time we are at the SEC or Armadillo.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank stuarty66
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Booked through a deal website 2/3 course plus a glass of wine for £16/£19 respectively. Great food and excellent service. 5 star.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Scottish-Tony
Reviewed 18 October 2018

A pleasant Saturday night meal in this odd restaurant was very enjoyable if a little weird. The building was set back from the road and in the Autumn darkness looked rather forboding especially as there were few lights, and the fact that the Belles was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank wat4der
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Eight of us seated at a table in a pleasant corner location . Excellent service from the young staff . Seafood starter in filo pastry tasty followed by chicken ,whilst simple in execution, was very pleasant . Lots of wine .drinks coffees etc and a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JGMLaw
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Visited here on Saturday 25th August.customer service as always was excellent with efficient courteous helpful and friendly waiters.the food was excellent as always but presentation of the food is lovely too.the beef and the sides were delicious and desserts were lovely.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank julieannebrown
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We have eaten at the Buttery on several occasions and decided to try the Shandon Belles as we had a voucher. Decor was quirky and cosy and staff were friendly. Delicious food and excellent house wine. Portion size was good and look forward to a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Cairolass_12
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

The service was excellent and the food was very good. We all had different food and everyone was very happy with their food

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dogsey
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Welcoming and attentive staff. Interesting decor. We thought the courses were filling enough for our taste. Delicious vegetarian haggis starter. All in all good value.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank fisheatingveggie
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Myself, my wife and the in laws went for dinner before a concert. Their was a large table in at the same time and we had to wait quite some time for out order to be taken. Because of this we just ordered mains, as...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank millportafty
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Went with my niece, sister and mum and had a delightful time. Nothing was too much bother for our waiter James and the food was first class. A good choice for each course and can't wait to go back. Have been the the 2 fat...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Kathryn M
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12 January 2018|
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Response from Carolyn M | Reviewed this property |
If you mean to get to the restaurant in the basement, then no, there are stairs.
Jean F
6 February 2016|
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Response from Peasyman | Reviewed this property |
Maybe a 15 to 20 minute walk away
Jean F
6 February 2016|
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Response from Rals2nM | Reviewed this property |
Hi We think 20 to 25 mins on foot.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$19
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Private Dining, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 652 Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8UF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > Anderston
  • Neighbourhood: Anderston
  • Phone Number: +44 141 221 8188
  • E-mail
The Shandon Belles is a quirky and cosy bistro on Argyle street, conveniently located downstairs from Two Fat Ladies at The Buttery and only a stone's throw from the Marriot, Hilton and Hallmark hotels. Comfortable corners, stained glass and exposed brickwork add real character to the welcoming decor, creating a warm delightful ambience. Specialising in quality, hearty fare using great Scottish ingredients, our set menu offers superb value for money with seasonal choices to suit every palate. Daily specials, a competitively priced wine list, and a sumptuous cocktail menu, makes the Shandon Belles one dining experience you won't want to miss!
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