With just over a week to go until Christmas on Byres Road, we are super excited! We wanted to give you some more information about the day itself.Read More
Student Discount Guide
Students with valid student ID can get discounts at these businesses in the West End:
• Bar Soba (Byres Road) 116-122 Byres Road: 50% off food and 25% off drinks
• Bikram Yoga Glasgow 1 Dowanside Lane : 20% off memberships
• Brother Men's Stylist 121 Byres Road : 20% off
• Brett Nicholls Associates 63 Ruthven Lane : Half price tax returns
• Byres Road Dental Practice 175 Byres Road : discounts on teeth whitening and Invisalign - free consultation.
• Cafe Go-Go 16 Cresswell Lane: 10% off
• Cafe Swiss 311 Byres Road: 20% off
• Chroma Collection 173 Byres Road: 20% off Monday to Friday
• CCW Clothing 319-321 Byres Road: 10% off
• Currie & Quirk Opticians 142-144 Byres Road: 25% off complete pairs of glasses (frame and lenses)
• Demijohn, the liquid deli 382 Byres Road: 5% off any product in-store only offer ends 30 Nov 2018.
• Majic Gifts ltd 57 Ruthven Lane: 10% off
• Mail Boxes Etc. UK (Byres Road, Glasgow) 103 Byres Road: 10% off printing and binding. Discounted shipping. Special on one drop post receiving service £99.00 for a year.
• Masala Twist Westend 192-194 Byres Road: 20% off a la carte menu and £1 off buffet.
• Matilda's Coffee Shop & Patisserie Byres Road 380 Byres Road: 5% off
• The Nancy Smillie Shop Cresswell Lane: 10% off full price items excluding furniture.
• Okome 161 Byres Road: 10% off.
• Oliver Bonas 243-245 Byres Road: 10% discount with the app Student Beans (full price items)
• Papyrus 374 Byres Road: 10% off basement cookshop
• Phoenix multi service shop 99 Byres Road: 20% off
• Revival Retreat 309 Byres Road: 10% off Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays
• SIX ROOMS, hair and beauty 6 Highburgh Road: 10% off
• S'mug Coffee Bar 167 Great George Street: Student takeaway drinks only £2.
• Snappy Snaps 306 Byres Road: 10% off everything except film purchases.
• Sorrento Glasgow 360 Byres Road: 20% off a la carte menu
• Specsavers 316 Byres Road: 25% off
• S&S Argento Jewellery 284 Byres Road: 10% off
• Stuart Donald Hair 5 Highburgh Road : 20% off on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
• Superdrug 330 Byres Road: 10% off
• Taco Mazama - Mexican Street Food 263 Byres Road: 10% off
• Vision Express 384 Byres Road: 20% off frames
• Uni Barber 3 White Street: 20% discount Monday-Saturday
• Waterstones Byres Road: see inside for details
While the weather might not be all that great at the moment, the Glaswegians did catch a proper glimpse of summer and are hungry for more. Of course, summer is best right here in the West End. Here’s why:Read More
Glasgow's only vintage hair and make up salon can be found wedged between The Bothy and The W2 Store in Ruthven Lane. A short walk along a well-groomed gravel path leads to the little cottage where The Girls in Pink work, and once you go through the door, it's like stepping back in time.Read More
Did you know that the first ever comic was published in Glasgow? Neither did I, but in the latest exhibition at the Hunterian Art Gallery, visitors get a chance to explore a different form of art than you would normally find in a gallery.Read More
West End is known as the quirky, bohemian side of Glasgow. One of its most interesting features are the antiques, vintage and retro shops, tucked away in the narrow lanes of Byres Road. These shops often fall under people’s radar, as many of them, particularly the furniture and collectibles shops, operate on a word-of-mouth basis and are visited mostly by those ‘in the know’.Read More
It’s only been three months since Nana Momo Makes opened up in Ruthven Lane. Their story, however, goes back almost three years, when they started taking stalls in different markets around Glasgow. Far from an overnight success story, the mother-daughter team has built up a loyal customer following, attracted by their colourful fabrics and clever designs. Like many of the traders in the lanes of Byres Road, Nana Momo Makes has created a unique style that no one else can quite match.Read More