Number 16 I’m still getting to grips with places beyond Glasgow’s city centre so when I had time to spare and an evening in the city I thought a trip to the West End might be a good plan. I booked dinner at Number 16 on Byres Road and boarded the underground.Exterior I disembarked at …

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Super Bario

Super Bario Our Beer Man’s Verdict One of my all-time favourite bars is Barcade in Brooklyn. It’s a simple formula – a big industrial space lined with vintage video games, serving great beer – but a winning one, and has grown into a chain in the US.Exterior It’s a terrific idea and I’ve always been …

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Crossing the Rubicon Although it’s a place that’s built a solid and appreciative audience, I’ve had a bit of a mixed bag across several visits to VDeep. Their beer selection was consistently excellent but their food never quite did it for me. When they announced that they were opening in Glasgow I was interested to …

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Hanoi Bike Shop I’d had the Hanoi Bike Shop in my sights for many a year but it had eluded me despite holding reservations on a couple of previous occasions. At the end of a hectic week, I finally grasped the opportunity for a visit.Exterior sign I was joined by regular guest quester Julie and …

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The Hyndland Fox On a blustery day, I had time for a fairly relaxed lunch near the Gartnavel hospital complex, so I strolled along to the Hyndland Fox on Clarence Drive. I’d spotted it on previous visits to this neighbourhood which took me to Epicures and the Hyndland Cafe so was keen to give it …

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