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Ideas for girly lunch in Glasgow
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alibongo42
Old 11-11-2008, 8:53 PM
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Default Ideas for girly lunch in Glasgow

I'm looking for somewhere in Glasgow city centre (not West End), to go with a group of six early-thirty-something girlies for lunch, on a Saturday afternoon in December.

Looking for somewhere not overly expensive, where we can eat, chat and drink reasonably priced wine for a few hours! I have nothing against them, but on this occasion I'd rather avoid Wetherspoons and Lloyds.

I've not lived in Scotland for a few years, and am a bit out of touch with the current bars and restaurants.

Thanks!
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Old 11-11-2008, 9:08 PM
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I used to work in a bar on Queen Street called Muse, it does home-cooked food, will cost about 6 for a main meal. Otherwise in the city centre, there's a bar called Uber on the little street off Argyll Street, opposite Claire's Accessories (in between House of Fraser and I think it's an arcade place?) - A bit hidden down an alleyway, but does sandwich-style food and a nice, relaxed atmosphere.

If you're looking more at Sauchiehall Street end, there's lots of nice italian restaurants, dunno whether you'd be looking more for a bar that does pub food though if you're planning on hanging around for a few hours?

Other than that I'm having a bit of a mindblank at the moment!
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we have had a few lovely girly lunches lately booked through this
couple in princess square, we went this weekend to adlib had great fun.
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Theres a pizza express at George Square
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Try Dino's Italian Restaurant in Sauchiehall Street, it always has a good atmosphere, good service and excellent quality and is very reasonable
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Old 15-11-2008, 9:19 PM
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How about Fifi & Ally at the Anderston end of Wellington Street?
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the merchant city has lots of great places to eat and drink, i enjoy blackfriars of an occasion.but there are a good few other places in merchant square and the streets near by,lots of different places to suit different budgets and tastes.
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cafe anduluz in the centre - just off george sq/buchanan st.

sangria a plenty and amazing food! i think it is 3 dishes and a dessert for 10
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Old 18-11-2008, 1:40 AM
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You could try Buzzy Wares which is on the lower ground floor of Princess Square in Buchanan Street.
Princess Square always looks lovely at that time of year and there's always a really good buzz about the place - good food, reasonably priced and great for people watching
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Old 18-11-2008, 10:55 PM
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I would also recommend 5pm. You can read the review about the restaurants and see menus and prices before you book. If you do book one of the restaurants remember to take your booking reference number with you on the day.
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Old 22-11-2008, 12:54 AM
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I agree 5pm is the best place to look, excellent deals there. As OP mentioned, Princes Square would be lovely in December.

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wetherspoons are good there's one on jamacia street & one just off of george square and theres a nice chinese buffet place near central station, can't remember the name though :S

or you could go to TGI Fridays but thats a bit dearer


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I love Bar Soba in Glasgow, just off Buchanan Street (Mitchell Lane?), the food is reasonably priced and delicious, the staff are lovely and they do cocktails (not so reasonably priced but everything in moderation :-) )

I was also recently in Brasserie on George Square (in Millenium Hotel) for dinner and it was lovely and the service great. I booked on http://www.5pm.co.uk and got 3 course dinner for 15 + glass of wine.

http://www.5pm.co.uk is quite a good place to look in general IMO.

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