Best budget dining in Glasgow

Best Budget Dining in Glasgow

Banana Leaf / credit - Stephen Robinson

Where to grab some cheap grub in Glasgow


We've picked out some of Glasgow's best restaurants to head to if you're trying to save a penny or two. These guys are proof that you don't have to spend a fortune in Glasgow to get a truly good feed. Simple ingredients, friendly staff and good vibes are all they need.

Banana Leaf (Old Dumbarton Road)
Behind Banana Leaf's austere facade, lies a rich variety of aromatic Southern Indian dishes affordable for diners on the budget.

BKK Café
Compact Thai takeaway and diner, formerly in Finnieston, now serving up their fresh and fragrant dishes in Partick.

Little Canteen
Quirky little eatery in Finnieston serving excellent authentic home-style Chinese food with flair at nice prices.

Paesano Pizza
Two branches in the city for this Neopolitan pizza specialist, dishing them up fast, cheap and delicious.

Restauracja U Jarka

Terrific Polish restaurant next to Kelvingrove Park, where food is prepared with love and served with warmth and humour.

Yadgar Kebab House
Authentic Pakistani cuisine on the Southside, dished up in a no-frills setting at great-value prices.

Eating & Drinking Guide 2018/19

Eating & Drinking Guide 2018/19

25th Edition published April 2018. Widely recognised as the most reliable, comprehensive and authoritative guide to eating out in more than 950+ restaurants, bistros, cafes and bars in Glasgow and Edinburgh.
A BKK Café
31 Hyndland Street, Glasgow, G11 5QF
Diminutive neighbourhood café and takeaway serving up firm Thai favourites.
B Banana Leaf
76B Old Dumbarton Road, Glasgow, G3 8RE
Charming canteen specialising in South Indian cuisine and serving delicious dishes at budget prices.
C Little Canteen
1164 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8TE
Tiny restaurant serving authentic Chinese food and delivering takeaway to the people of Finnieston and beyond.
D Restauracja U Jarka
Sikorski Polish Club, 5 Parkgrove Terrace, Glasgow, G3 7SD
Terrific Polish restaurant next to Kelvingrove Park, where traditional food is prepared with love and served with warmth and humour.
E Paesano Pizza GWR
471 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 8HL
Second branch for the popular pizza specialists, brings their artisan Neapolitan experience to West Enders.
F Yadgar
148 Calder Street, Glasgow, G42 7QP
Authentic Pakistani cuisine on the Southside and good street food prices.
G Paesano Pizza
94 Miller Street, Glasgow, G1 1DT
Delicious and authentic, the flagship Paesano dishes out incredibly affordable artisan pizzas fresh from its wood-fired ovens