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.
The Parlour is a solid all-rounder when it comes to affordable dining in Glasgow. Offering a classic Mexican menu of tacos, snacks and small plates with all the South American-inspired beverages you could possibly ask for, it's a darn good spot for guilt-free feasting.
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.
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.
Brewdog's first food-focused opening is a pretty strong option when it comes to cheap eating in Glasgow. Proudly placed in Merchant City, DogHouse's menu of uplifting affordable BBQ treats includes smoked ribs, bulled pork and messy burgers that are sure to please.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.