Slug and Lettuce is a top spot for dinner and cocktails on the cheap. Tuck into small plates, sharers, burger and drink deals before washing it all down with their signature mixes next time you're heading out with mates for a big night on the town.
Affordable Restaurants in Glasgow
Dining on a tight budget? Never fear, our city is awash with fantastic restaurants dishing out cheap eats that do not compromise on style or substance. Next time you're craving a fried chicken fix, a tall order of tacos, classic pub lunch or boozy brunch, check out our guide to affordable restaurants in Glasgow, and leave your money worries at the door.
Brewdog's first food-focused opening is a pretty strong option when it comes to cheap eating in Glasgow. Proudly placed in Merchant City, a menu of uplifting affordable BBQ treats includes smoked ribs, bulled pork and messy burgers are sure to please.
The perfect hangover cure comes from Absurd Bird, providing sumptuously stacked burgers of juicy fried chicken and solid portions of gooey mac n cheese for purse-friendly prices. The place's chilled vibe and cheap, filling food offerings make it a must-visit for affordable eating.
Bar Soba is an affordable Merchant City restaurant with banging £7 lunch deals, two courses for £12.95 on weekdays and weekend boozy brunches for only £25 per person. What's on the menu? Think classic Pan-Asian dishes including noodles, curries and cocktails to boot.
A relaxed all-day restaurant in Glasgow's acuity centre, Brasserie Abode offers its guest a slice of the high life with its affordable pix fixe menu. Chomp away on two delicious courses for just £15 and you'll be amazed by the high quality dining at a purse-friendly price.
Waxy O'Connor's isn't just a charming Irish boozer, it's also home to an ample menu of cheap eats. Most of the dishes are priced under £10, so you can munch on hearty servings of all-day breakfast, Irish stew, and classic club sarnies without a care.
Add an extra dash of colour to your dinner as holiday-happy, kitsch and colourful Mango Tropical Bar & Kitchen provides delicious food at a fair price. Brimming with party spirit and a menu of authentic tapas dishes that are bursting with flavour, it's a sure win.
A cool and quirky pub in Gallowgate, 226 is a great place for affordable food in Glasgow. Feast on a menu of classic pub grub including mouthwatering gammon joints, smoked salmon sarnies, full breakfasts and a wide range of bar snacks with colourful art-lined walls surrounding you.
With all of its stunning signature dishes priced under £15, Lansdowne By Mother India is a brilliantly affordable restaurant in Glasgow. Head here for authentic Indian dishes done right, with key favourites including chilli garlic chicken, butter chicken and lamb karahi all under a tenner.
Chow down on succulent steaks for a decent price and Finsbay Flatiron, where the meals are filling and expertly-sourced, without the heavy price tag to match. If you're looking for a cool place to take a date, or you want to treat yourself a little, this is a top choice.
These guys pride themselves on offering something a little different, with an extensive range of burgers, hotdogs and more that'll make your mouth water and keep your wallet happy. Keep an eye out for their daily deals of £3 pasta, £5 steaks and £4 dogs on the regular.
The Hall is a proper student pub where food and drink are loan-friendly. If you love your chicken wings, head over on a Wednesday where they're going for 25p a pop. That's not your thing? Pancake Tuesday offers pancakes for the same price all day too.
Hillhead Bookclub know how to bring the party without breaking the bank. Swing by the local favourite and you can feast on glorious food offerings at honest prices, with regular food events such as try Thai Tuesdays, 20% off your scan and meat-free Mondays to help lighten the bill.
Feast your eyes on these beauties. With juicy burgers starting at a fiver, El Perro Negro are a top choice for cheap eats, and they also happen to have the rep of Glasgow's best burger joint after a string of successful pop-ups across the city, lunchtime never felt so good.
Specialising in authentic sour dough pizza that won't break the bank, Rockvilla Pizza is home to some of Glasgow's best cheap eats. Not only is the dough hand stretched and 48-hour proofed, but they come covered with locally sourced toppings and mouthwatering fior di latte mozzarella.
Purveyors of meat-free burgers, hotdogs and many other deep fried delicacies, Durty Vegan Burger Club know how to fill you up without breaking the bank. Check out the beloved Argyle Street burger joint and check out their signature V Mac to see what the fuss is all about.