The Bungo Bar & Kitchen

The Bungo Bar & Kitchen
17–21 Nithsdale Road, Glasgow, G41 2AL
  • Telephone 0141 423 0023
  • Bar open Thu–Sun 10am–11pm; Fri/Sat 10am–midnight
  • Food served Mon–Sun 10.30am–9.30pm
  • Email
  • Website www.thebungo.co.uk
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The Bungo Bar & Kitchen

With overhanging lights, wooden tables and exposed brick walls, the Bungo boasts all of the defining stylistic features of bistro dining, with food to match.

Eating & Drinking Guide

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Bungo is the kind of neighbourhood bar-restaurant where locals might drop in several times in a day. On one side it’s an inviting pub serving excellent beer and welcoming kids and dogs, on the other it’s a casual but proper dining room. The food offering is the same either side of the divide, and works through from brunch – Scottish, Mexican and Lebanese breakfast dishes – to all-day mains and small plates. Burgers, fish and chips and pasta are joined on the menu by more exotic creations featuring Indian and North African flavours. The small plates work as bar snacks and starters, or assembled into a spread for sharing. Among these, beetroot gnocchi are pan-fried for an unusual and satisfying crunch and served with a gentle wild garlic pesto, while chargrilled chicken skewers come with a sweet-hot Korean take on satay sauce. Excellent hand-cut chips are enlivened by a sprinkle of rosemary salt. Weekly theme nights – curry Mondays, steak Thursdays and so on – are a good-value fixture.

The List's rating
7.4

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Martin Cross visited The Bungo Bar & Kitchen on 7 February 2019
  • High point: Excellent draught beers by Williams Bros and West
  • Low point: Atmosphere better in the bar than the restaurant
  • Notable dish: Cajun chicken crispy tacos
  • Average price: £17 (lunch); £17 (dinner)
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  • Private dining: Up to 100 covers
  • Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Free wi-fi
  • Music on stereo: Bruce Springsteen etc.
  • Capacity: 70–100
  • Largest group: 50–70
  • Open since: 2011
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 14
  • House wine: £18 per bottle

Events at this venue

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Billy Reid "Watch Closely" at The Bungo

"Watch Closely" returns to The Bungo each month following a sell-out run at The Southside Fringe

Wed 1 May

£11.14–£31.84 / 0141 423 0023

Wed 12 Jun

£11.14–£31.84 / 0141 423 0023

Wed 3 Jul

£11.14–£31.84 / 0141 423 0023

…and 5 more dates until 4 Dec

The Bungo Pub Quiz

Quizmaster Neil hosts your chance to get your mits on a load of mystery prizes.

Tue 23 Apr

£1 / 0141 423 0023

  • 20:30 – 22:30

Tue 30 Apr

£1 / 0141 423 0023

  • 20:30 – 22:30

Tue 7 May

£1 / 0141 423 0023

  • 20:30 – 22:30
…and 11 more dates until 23 Jul

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