No Way Back

This restaurant has ceased trading.

No Way Back
38 Nithsdale Road, Glasgow, G41 2AN
  • Telephone 0141 423 6506
  • Food served Mon 10am–4pm; Tue–Sat 10am–5pm. Closed Sun. Closed Sun
  • Average price £8 (lunch)
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Eating & Drinking Guide

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If food is the new clubbing, No Way Back captures that tipping point. Owned and managed by DJ and record label owner Kenny Grieve, his musical influences are evident in décor, sounds and menu. It is an earnest, enthusiastic joint that sees food, like music, as a way to bring people together. The menu has a street meat vibe with influences from South America, Africa and Asia, offering tacos, steak and roast beef sandwiches, extravagant hot dogs and classic currywurst. The Deep Italian contains slices of slow-roasted beef, with pesto, salami and mozzarella. From the specials board, the Brazilian steak sandwich is mouthwateringly spicy, with jalapeños, chilli and coriander – topped with cheese and tomato, in a ciabatta roll, it's a real beast of a sandwich. There's no need for cake afterwards, but the rich and sticky chocolate and Guinness cake is worth squeezing in. While the current focus is on a daytime menu, occasional evening and Sunday sessions allow diners to BYOB, and enjoy their food accompanied by live DJ sets.

  • High point: House hot sauce
  • Low point: No paper towels in toilet
  • Notable dish: Brazilian steak sandwich
  • Average price: £8 (lunch)
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  • Provides: Halal options, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
  • Music on stereo: Underground dance
  • Live entertainment: DJ sets
  • Capacity: 15
  • Largest group: 18
  • Open since: December 2013
  • BYOB: £0 corkage (BYOB offered occasionally for special events)