Curlers Rest

Curlers Rest
Curlers Rest
256–260 Byres Road, Glasgow, G12 8SH
  • Telephone 0141 341 0737
  • Bar open Mon–Sun noon–midnight
  • Food served Mon–Sun noon–10pm
  • Average price (set lunch); £14 (evening meal)
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One of Glasgow's oldest pubs fits its West End location with comfort, style, and a great range of beer and food.

Eating & Drinking Guide

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Curlers Rest has a backstory taking in King Charles II and Victorian-era ice-skating. Today it bears the hallmarks of a village pub dropped in a city, whose dim-lit atmosphere works best upstairs in front of the wood fire with a pint from one of the 24 draught lines. Its various nooks provide differing atmospheres, giving student groups and young families a favourite spot. The food perfectly matches its environment – all earthy and unpretentious. Small plates stir up a moreish kale and goat's cheese croquette, while flatbreads put a rustic spin on pub pizzas. The farmyard burger, a curious composition of beef patty, pork confit and fried egg, is a knife and fork job for all but the widest of jaws. There's a touch more delicacy in a sea bass fillet, as fresh as it is flaky, and surrounded by deep-red heritage potatoes, while Sunday roast is a particular highlight.

  • High point: Cold beer in front of warm fire
  • Low point: Tables could do with a deep clean
  • Notable dish: Farmyard burger
  • Private dining: Up to 50 covers
  • Provides: Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Free wi-fi
  • Music on stereo: indie-pop / dance
  • Live entertainment: Occasional events
  • Capacity: 150
  • Largest group: 200
  • Open since: 2010
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 12
  • House wine: £13.50 per bottle

Event times

There are 4 events at this location

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The Glasgow Diners

The Glasgow Diners Group is for everyone who loves socializing, food and eating out. Group will offer a good platform where you can meet & greet some nice people, share some delicious food & drink and get to know one another with similar interests. Group will aim to organise regular socialising, food and…

Sun 8 Jan 2017

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 341 0737

Glasgow IVC Activity and Social Club

What's so special about joining Glasgow IVC instead of just being a Meetup member? It only costs from £7.50 per annum to join! Meetup pages only show five events at a time. Click on More Meetups at the bottom of the page to see more events. Or simply click on Our Calendar in the left hand column to see all our…

Fri 11 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 341 0737

Pub Night at Curlers' Rest

Glasgow West End English Spanish Intercambio

To learn and practice speaking English and Spanish in a friendly social atmosphere. If you are keen to practice and improve your Spanish or your English then join us upstairs in The Curler's Rest on Byres Road at 7pm. Look out for Paul who will make you very welcome and if they are not there you will be made welcome…

Mon 31 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 341 0737

Thu 3 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 341 0737

Mon 7 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 341 0737

…and 3 more dates until 17 Nov

Mountain Bike Glasgow

A Glasgow based mountain bike group for people who want to hit the trails with some fun company. An alternative to the serious clubs. Relaxed, informal, meetup for all ability of rider.

Sat 17 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 341 0737

It's the Chriiiiistmaaaaas Night Oot!