Looking to get the perfect gift for a loved one this Valentines Day? Head to Byres Road and the Lanes where there is a great range of shops selling unique gifts that are bound to delight your special someone.

Subversion Art Gallery

Want a change from the standard dozen red roses? Head to Subversion Art Gallery in Ruthven Mews where they have some bold hand-painted linocut prints of roses by artist Chris Bourke that are guaranteed to never wilt. Framed and ready to hang, they make a very thoughtful gift.

Photo by Subversion Art Gallery https://subversiongallery.co.uk/t/bourke-chris


Delight your sweetheart with a sweet tooth to a treat from Sugarfall – Dessert Shop on 153 Byres Road. Their special heart-shaped French Gateaux is a real showstopper.

Photo by Sugarfall https://www.sugarfall.co.uk/

Janet & John

Still need to pick up a Valentine’s card? Janet & John have a great range of cards made by Scottish creatives. Including some lovely handmade ones by Paper Woods.

George Mewes Cheese

Make a cheesy gesture this Valentines Day by picking up a gift in George Mewes Cheese. Their heart-shaped cheeses make the perfect gift coming in two varieties – Coeur de Neufchatel or Coeur de Saint Felix.

Photo by George Mewes Cheese https://www.georgemewescheese.co.uk/

Lovesome Emporium

Another twist on a classic – Lovesome Emporium is stocking roses made with soap so that your loved one can treat themselves to an indulgent Valentines bath time.

Photo by Lovesome Emporium https://www.lovesome-emporium.co.uk/

Nic’s NYC Deli

Byres Road has even more plenty of foodie gifts to treat your partner to and Nic’s NYC Deli’s doughnut boxes are extra special. You can even ring up the store and have them customised with your names – too cute!


Most shops on Byres Road and the Lanes will be stocking gifts ahead of Valentines Day next week so #WanderWest and purchase yours before its too late.

Find our full shopping guide here – https://www.visitwestend.com/businesses/shopping/

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