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Post 10pm Eats in Glasgow, City Centre?

_emilie_ Mar 12, 2012 02:07 PM

Hey guys,

I'm wondering how late-night the dining crowd in Glasgow is these days. We're going to be arriving in Glasgow fairly late (10pm) and fairly hungry. Are there any good dinner options at that time in the City Centre area, or are we going to be grabbing kebabs on the corner (or worse still, a bag of crisps)? And not to knock kebabs -- we're not looking for anything super fancy, just delicious. I've looked at some restaurants' hours, but I don't really trust them -- just because a place is open til midnight doesn't mean they're serving food then.

Thanks all!

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    curiouseater Mar 14, 2012 06:30 AM

    Hi what day of the week? where exactly will you be?

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    1. re: curiouseater
      _emilie_ Mar 14, 2012 06:47 AM

      It'll be a Monday night, in May, and we're staying at the Hotel Indigo at Waterloo and Blythswood, so around there would be ideal, but a bit of a walk isn't bad. We arrive that night into Queens St Station.

      1. re: _emilie_
        curiouseater Mar 15, 2012 02:35 PM

        hello, that's a hard one. 3 of the places I was going to suggest shut at 10pm. I think your safest bet is the Jamie's Italian which is actually only diagonally across from Queen st station across George Square or Anatolia a Turkish restaurant. I have not been but my friend has, they eat out a lot so it's a safeish bet and it's open till 1am.

        1. re: curiouseater
          _emilie_ Mar 15, 2012 03:55 PM

          Thanks curious. I've been struck by the distinct absence of chatter about Jamie's Italian on this board, and took it as a sign that it might just be a tourist trap, but its good to know real people eat there too. I'd basically written it off (though I have to admit I do like watching him cook in his garden on TV, especially with Gennaro, and I'm a sucker for rustic Italian). I will check out the Turkish place too. Thanks!

          1. re: _emilie_
            doced Mar 15, 2012 07:07 PM

            the Ho Wong is very close to your hotel, open til 11:30pm. Very good Chinese, not cheap, specialises in Seafood. Rick Stein seriously rates it.

            1. re: doced
              _emilie_ Mar 16, 2012 08:54 AM

              Thanks! Looks interesting, especially the duck. I'll check it out.

            2. re: _emilie_
              Harters Mar 16, 2012 10:49 AM

              You may wish to check out my recent review of the Manchester branch of Jamie's.


              Less than stellar.

              1. re: Harters
                _emilie_ Mar 16, 2012 11:26 AM

                Ouch! Okay then, suspicions confirmed.

                1. re: _emilie_
                  curiouseater Mar 16, 2012 11:46 AM

                  I have been thinking about this some more and think you should scrub my previous ideas. if you are willing to walk a bit or get a taxi then Asia style on st georges road will be open at that time. It's very good. It serves a mix of Malaysian and Cantonese dishes. Very good roti canai, salt and pepper prawns etc.
                  I have only been to Jamie's Italian once for lunch, it was passable but I had a couple of cocktails elsewhere so that always helps!

                  1. re: curiouseater
                    _emilie_ Mar 16, 2012 08:36 PM

                    Asia Style is so right up my alley - I love love love roti canai. And it looks like its open til 2:30am. I think we have a winner!

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