Byres Road is forever changing, attracting many small businesses and independent traders. We're always sad to see a business go, but that leaves room for new, exciting shops and restaurants to appear. Let's welcome these new additions to Byres Road and its lanes.
Having taken a short break from De Courcy's Arcade, Wendy's HOOSE opened up again in the middle of August. Now facing the street on Cresswell Lane, Wendy's is a haven for upcycled furniture and home decor. In the past, they've run some great upcycling classes, so let's hope they will also return soon.
De Courcy's Arcade (downstairs), 5 Cresswell Lane
A traditional takeaway, Colonel Mustard lets you build your own sandwich from scratch, but also serves soup, hot dogs and desserts. It's also got a funky retro decor; our favourite is the giant ice cream cone by the front door.
195 Byres Road
Makers Market Pop Up Shop
Byres Road Makers Market is a popular monthly craft market in Hillhead library. They've recently opened a shop in Ruthven Lane where many of the makers sell their hand made goods all year round. If you're looking for quirky presents, hand made furniture or beautiful accessories, you might want to consider a visit.
37 Ruthven Lane
Specialising in repairing technical gadgets, the WeRepair team can fix phones, lap tops, PCs and more; just ask for their advice. They also offer student discount, which might come in handy for when your lap top breaks down in the middle of exam season.
114 Byres Road
'Not the cupcakes!' many of us cried when Cup revealed that is was closing its Byres Road branch. Luckily, its successor Cafe Swiss boasts an impressive collection of cupcakes as part of their menu, in addition to a more savoury lunch menu.
311 Byres Road
Another recent opening in Ruthven Lane, CycleBox offers fitness classes in the mornings and evenings. It's hard not to get motivated by their ultra fit instructors, who can help you reach your fitness goals while having some fun in the process.
18 Ruthven Lane