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Restaurants, Cafes & Takeaway

snack bars, coffee houses, sandwich bars

  • 393 Caffe Bar 393 Alexandra ParadeG31 3AD
  • Adams Ice Cream Parlour (Icecream, Cakes) 647 Duke Street G31 1QA 0800 689 3025
  • All-In-One 12 Marne Street, Dennistoun, Glasgow 0141 554 3000, 0141 556 3981
    Authentic Indian Cuisine, European Dishes, Turkish Kebabs, American Burgers, Italian Style Pizzas
  • Amore To Go 502 Alexandra Parade Dennistoun G31 3BQ 0141 551 0700
    Takeaway Open: 7 days a week till 10.30pm
  • Amore D'Italia 506 Alexandra Parade Dennistoun G31 3BQ 0141 551 9595 
    Restaurant Open: 12-10:30pm (11pm Fri & Sat)
  • August Moon 14 Marne Street Dennistoun 0141 554 3828
    Chinese takeaway Open Sun-Sat 4.30pm Closed Tuesday
  • Baking For You 400 Cumbernauld Road 0141 554 1549
    Quality bakers, serving the area with bakery goods and breakfast / lunch (hot fried / filled rolls, teas - coffee. etc., from 7am - 4pm.)
  • Bennys Fish & Chicken Bar 693 Alexandra Parade 0141 554 2915
  • Bilson Eleven 10 Annfield Place, Dennistoun G31 2XQ
    info@bilsoneleven.co.uk tel: 0141 554 6259
  • Cafe Espresso (Sandwich And Coffee Bar) 594 Alexandra Parade G31 3BS
  • Caffe Euro 549 Duke Street G31 1DL
  • Cafe Zecchino 331-335 Cumbernauld Road Dennistoun Glasgow G31 3LP 0141 554 8444
    Fish & Chips, Pasta, Pizzeria, Ice Cream
  • C'est La Vie 567 Duke Street G31 1PY
  • Claudios 416 Duke Street 0141 551 8199
  • Celino's Italian Deli Cafe 622 Alexandra Parade 0141 554 0523
  • Christine's Cafe 271 Cumbernauld Road G31 2UG tel: 0141 554 2108
    Established for over 23 years.
  • Coia's Cafe 473 Duke Street 0141 554 3822
    The Coia family opened their first cafe in Dennistoun in 1928, and ever since then Coia's Cafe has been a favourite meeting place for local people, both young and old.
  • Corner Kitchen 647 Duke Street, Dennistoun Glasgow G32 1QA 0141 556 7893
    Cantonese, Peking & Thai Cuisine
  • The Corner Shop 245 Onslow Drive 0141 564 1134
  • Curry Heaven 7 Duke Street 0141 553 1211
  • The New Den Cafe Dennistoun New Parish Church, 9 Armadale Street Dennistoun G31 2UU Open every Thursday (11am-2pm)
    Serves hot and cold snacks and meals, newspapers available to read, weekly specials, the food is not priced but is paid for via an honesty box so customers pay what they wish or can afford and the money goes towards the running of the cafe. Everyone is welcome including children.
    Dennistoun New Parish Church
  • Dennistoun Bar-B-Que 585 Duke Street, G31 1PY Glasgow Tel: 0141 237 7200
    Burger, Barbecue & Take away restaurant
  • Domino's Pizza Unit 4, 433 Alexandra Parade Glasgow G31 3AD tel: 0141 550 1010
    Open every day until late - why not take the night off cooking and let us do the hard work?
  • Drygate Brewing Co. 85 Drygate Glasgow
    Brewery, bar and restaurant.
  • The Duchess of Duke Street 380 Duke Street G31 1DN  0141 556 6315
    Bar and restaurant
  • Factory Community Cafe The Wasps Factory, 77 Hanson Street 0141 556 6733
  • Food On Parade (Sandwich And Coffee Bar) 417 Alexandra Parade G31 3AD
  • Fork n'Knife Cafe 460 Duke Street G31 1QN
  • Fusion 585 Duke Street, Dennistoun, Glasgow G31 1PY 0141 556 7768
    Quality oriental cuisine take-away
  • Gina's Pantry 245 Onslow Drive G31 2QE t: 0141 554 9253
  • Golden Choice 636 Duke Street 0141 556 1399
  • Grants The Bakers 100 Bellgrove Street, Glasgow G31 1AA 0141 550 1575
  • The Great Wall 140 Sword Street 0141 554 8520
  • Greggs 431 Alexandra Parade G31 3AD
  • Greggs 543 Duke Street G31 1DL
  • The Grillicious (Indian) 370 Cumbernauld RoadG31 3NN
  • Happy Inn (Chinese Takeaway) 629 Duke Street 0141 551 0306
  • Harry's Ice Cream 597 Duke Street G31 1PZ 0141 556 3994
  • Tasty Bite 376 Cumbernauld Road 0141 554 8450
  • Lee Wah 699 Alexandra Parade 0141 554 6098
  • Katie's Kitchen 406 Cumbernauld Road Glasgow G31 3NN
  • Kind Crusts 434 Duke Street G31 1QL tel: 0141 258 3532
    A revolutionary new sandwich and coffee takeaway which focuses on providing innovative, nutritious and affordable food.
  • Little Buddha 571 Duke Street, Dennistoun G31 1PY 0141 554 8288
    Chinese & Thai Cuisine take-away
  • McCune Smith Cafe 3-5 Duke Street, Glasgow G4 0UL Tel: 0141 548 1114
  • Miau Espresso & Sandwich Bar
    302 Duke Street Glasgow G31 1RZ tel. 0141 237 424
    Open Monday - Saturday. Fair-trade coffee.
  • Minars Kebab Inn 442 Duke Street 0141 556 4417
  • Munchies 330 Duke Street G31 1RW 0141 550 8500
  • Nakodar Grill 13 Annfield Place, Dennistoun, Glasgow G31 2XQ
    tel: 0141 556 4430
    Fully licenced Indian restaurant
  • Neptune Fish & Chicken Bar 6 Whitehill Street G31 2LJ 0141 551 0168
  • Nutmeg 25 Hillfoot Street Dennistoun
  • Olive 27 Hillfoot Street G31 2LD 0141 554 9404
  • Papa John's (Pizza) 273 Duke Street Glasgow G31 1HX 0141 551 0022
  • Parade Restaurant (European) 200 Meadowpark Street 0141 556 4433
  • Pizza East 575 Duke Street G31 1PT
  • Poa San (Chinese) 402 Cumbernauld Road 0141 554 1063
  • Sopranos Cafe & Pizzeria 436 Duke Street G3 1QL tel: 0141 258 4242
  • Spice Balti 152 Sword Street 0141 554 6700
  • Spice Routes (Indian) 955 Duke Street G31 1LZ
  • Stan's cafe 43 Alexandra Park Street, Dennistoun G31 2UB
    Cafe run by Sarah J Stanley, artist and musician. Open Wednesday - Saturday 10am to 5pm for coffee, teas, toast, soup, Wi-Fi, art exhibitions and events.
    stans-studio.com
  • Stirling's Pantry 352 Duke Street G31 1RB
  • Subway 433 Alexandra Parade G31 3AD
  • Subway 557 Duke Street
  • Super Wok (Chinese) 519 Duke Street G31 1DL t:0141 516 6166
  • The Swallow Cafe 582 Alexandra Parade 0141 554 1490
  • Tapa Coffee and Bakehouse 19-21 Whitehill Street 0141 554 9981
    Tapa is a certified organic bakery and coffee shop. We are a speciality coffee roaster, who makes the best coffee in Glasgow. Freshly made cakes, sandwiches, and tasty vegetarian treats.
  • Thai Oriental Cuisine 292 Duke Street 0141 550 1733
  • Tibo 443 Duke Street 0141 550 2050
    Coffee house & fine food deli (7.30am - 8.00pm)
    Visit tibo and experience a true passion for quality coffee,
    delicious foods and fine wines.
  • Marmaris 285 Duke Street G31 1HX 0141 556 0000
  • Kebabs, Curries, Burgers, Pizzas Open 7 days 4pm - 11pm
  • Yummylicious 553 Duke Street G31 1DL tel: 0141 556 3121
    Coffee, dessert and cake shop
  • Yummy Yummy (Chinese takeaway) 585 Duke Street G31 1PY t: 0141 550 3221
    Open (Lunch time Mon-Fri 11am-2pm) 5-11pm
  • Zen Chinese 618 Alexandra Parade Glasgow G31 3BT 0141 556 1100
  • Zizo Spices 4U (Indian) 188 Bellfield Street 0141 554 5000


The Dennistoun StoryThe Dennistoun Story
Let us consider our two neighbouring districts of Riddrie and Carntyne. A number of the streets in Riddrie are named after Scottish Rivers, while those in Carntyne take their names from districts of Edinburgh, like Abbeyhill, Inverleith, Myreside, but this tells us nothing about how these districts came into being. The Dennistoun Story, on the other hand, is mostly written in its street names. Find the origin of these names and you have the key to the Dennistoun Story.

Dennistoun and the Surrounding Districts in the East End of Glasgow
Dennistoun was originally drawn up to have detached and semi-detached villas. However the plans changed to accommodate the demand for what has now become Glasgow's traditional sandstone tenement.

It's not the place that's important but the people who live in it
The who's who of Dennistoun characters who have at least passed through one day of their lives here.

The Evolution of the Glasgow Tenement
Using Dennistoun as a case study, Peter Douglas charts the evolution of tenement housing in Glasgow from 1860 to 1914.

Ian R. Mitchell - Walking in Glasgow's East End
Around Brigton Cross - Glasgow's Changing East-End

Scottish Nursery Songs and other Poems
Scottish poet and songwriter William Miller lived most of his life in Dennistoun. His book published in 1863 includes the world renowned "Wee Willie Winkie".

Time Line
Important Dennistoun Historical Dates

In Profile

Anne Smith is the author of "TWO WEE LASSIES UP A CLOSE, Memories of A Glasgow Childhood in the 1940s and 1950s".

She has lived most of her life in the village of Pannal, near Harrogate, Yorkshire but this is her story of when she was a wee lassie called Anne Grant who grew up in a Glasgow tenement at 38 Aberfeldy Street and went to St Thomas's Primary School in Riddrie with her childhood friend Terry Murphy from 35 Aberdour Street.

James Coulter - Young Sports Person of the Year

On Friday the 28th of February 2014 the City Chambers played host to the Sports Person of the Year Awards which celebrated Scottish sport's action heroes, dedicated coaches and selfless volunteers who have given up hundreds of hours of their time to the sports they love. Around 250 athletes, sports fans, club leaders, school pupils, volunteers and coaches gathered for the celebrations as winners were revealed across 13 categories. Karate star James Coulter was presented with the Young Sports Person of the Year Award by Evening Times assistant editor Graham Shields.

Grace Anne Williamson
Works at Aberlour Child Care Trust's Running: Other Choices (ROC) Refuge in the city, has been named "Residential Care Worker of the Year" by the British Association of Social Workers in Scotland. She received her award from Children and Early Years Minister Adam Ingram at a special ceremony in Edinburgh on the 16th January 2008.

Peter Curran
The author of "THE ANCIENT ORDER OF MORIDURA", a scientific thriller with a Scots hero and an American heroine. Peter was born in Dennistoun and now lives in a village near Edinburgh. A former human resources director in the brewing industry, he set up his own consultancy business in 1988, specialising in negotiating skills and management development, and working extensively with the Scotch whisky industry, Royal Mail and in pharmaceuticals.

Campbell Armstrong I left Glasgow for London in 1962. It was what you did in those days when you dreamed of making a living from writing. I made occasional return trips during the 1960s and then I went to the United States, initially for one year which turned, without my seeming to notice, into 20. Twenty years without seeing your native city is a long time, too long.

Jamie Allan Brown
A senior pupil at Whitehill Secondary, Jamie was headhunted by Unicef to become one of their United Kingdom youth representatives - there are only two in the whole of the UK.

Samuel Reilly
Sam Reilly, formerly from Dennistoun, has published his personal account of his time as a collector salesman in Glasgow.

Peter Young
Peter Young now lives in Denmark and is singer-songwriter with Bluevale and editor-publisher of the educational newspaper - The School Times International.

Articles

Keep Dennistoun Litter Free
Bulk Refuse Uplift Days for Your Street
Improving Dennistoun's cleanliness is a responsibility shared by you, your family, your neighbour, local businesses and Glasgow City Council.

Consumer Views of Factoring in Dennistoun
In December 2006 we were asked by the Scottish Consumer Council to undertake a short study to look at consumer experiences of factoring services in the Dennistoun ward of Glasgow. We carried out a survey of home owners, two public events and interviews with factoring companies in the area.

Dennistoun Property For Sale
Properties in Dennistoun range from highly desirable spacious flats within traditional sandstone buildings to modern townhouse developments with en-suite and private parking. Prices range from £75000 - £300000.

Dennistoun Property To Rent
Dennistoun is located on the east fringe of Glasgow City Centre and maintains a high amenity position with good bus links, excellent local shopping, cafes, bars, schools, college, municipal park, rail stations and easy access to the M8 motorway. Easily accessible to Strathclyde and Caledonian Universities and The Royal Infirmary. Flats for rent start at approximately £94 per week.

International Rowing
Several Dennistoun based members of Clyde amateur rowing club competed in the recent Festival of rowing in the recently upgraded Cardiff bay. The pair of Karl Farmer and John Ritchie were selected to row for Scotland in the Home Countries Match.

Clubhouse Centenary & The Scottish Rowing Championships
Recently the Clydesdale Clubhouse celebrated 100 years of its existence and service to Clydesdale, and more newly, Clyde and Strathclyde University rowing clubs. The members of Clydesdale Rowing Club attended the Scottish Rowing Championships at Strathclyde Park. As ever the event was well attended leading to fierce competition throughout all events.

Oarsome Project launched on the Clyde
Clydesdale Amateur Rowing Club is making rowing more accessible to all communities in Glasgow with the purchase of a new club boat and oars.

Quick Links

Memoirs and Portraits of 100 Glasgow Men: Alexander Dennistoun

Memoirs of William Cathro

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