Best Budget Eats in Glasgow

by Jack Guy

Jan 4, 2019

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Eating in the Scottish city of Glasgow doesn’t have to be expensive. Here are some of the best cheap eats in town.

For a big breakfast that will see you right through until lunchtime, head to Big Mouth Coffee Co. Here you can get a cooked breakfast with all of the usual goodies for just $7.50.

At lunchtime, try the two-course set menu at Bella Vita for $9, or Bibi’s Cantina for Mexican meal deals from $8. Cafe Strange Brew is another good choice for unusual dishes at a good price, while Wudon offers lovely Japanese bento boxes for $8.50.

When you’re ready for dinner, head to Malaga Tapas. This Spanish joint offers a two-person set menu for $34 that lets you try a selection of small plates. Sharers will also love Ox and Finch, where small plates of modern British food come in at $5–14 each.

If you want Italian food on a budget, go to Yesbar. Street food is the order of the day here, with small plates such as chicken wings and fresh calamari available for around $7 each. Weekday nights are also good at Bar Gumbo, a Southern American joint that has an evening deal consisting of a main course and a beer for $12.50.

 

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