Embargo

25 reviews

71-77 Byres Road, G11 5HN

West End, Glasgow

Cuisine: Far Eastern, Japanese, Southeast Asian

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  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 4

    Service: 4

    Value: 5

    Very pleased with everything

    All the dishes were good apart from the fish cakes which were a bit chewy. The dessert was great and the red wine was very good. The plain boiled rice side was disappointing, very dry. All in all we liked it very much, how about another similar deal!
    frances howat - dined in restaurant 10/02/2020
  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 4

    Service: 5

    Value: 5

    Embargo a true delight!

    We had a lovely meal and experience at Embargo. The food tasted so fresh and delicious, very pleasantly surprised. The waitress was very nice and helpful too. Great atmosphere so much that I am thinking of going back for my birthday celebration. I suggest for everyone to give it a try.
    Kathryn Pirie - dined in restaurant 06/02/2020

Pacific-style cuisine in the West End

Embargo is a sleek eating and drinking spot on Byres Road. Promising the vibrant flavours of Australasia and East Asia, you can sample creative small plates that are both healthy and indulgent. Botanical cocktails and a resident DJ every Thursday, Friday and Saturday make this a lively spot to dine.

Small plates, bar bites and ramen bowls

The menu at Embargo focuses on Asian tapas dishes that are ideal for either snacking or sharing, as well as hearty ramen bowls. Choices can change, but expect bar bite options like tempura popcorn and the boneless Korean fried chicken.

Small plates might include the crispy suckling pig pork belly with jalapeño pineapple salsa, the salt & chilli baby squid with lime dip and the massaman cauliflower cheese. A vegan choice could be the moromi miso aubergine with honey & pomegranate.

Ramen dishes could feature sirloin steak, suckling pig pork belly or fermented oyster mushrooms.

Embargo also offers an imaginative brunch menu that, alongside a classic full breakfast, includes ricotta hotcakes with frozen blackberries & pecans and a ginger sweet potato goats’ cheese hash with poached egg.

Heart of the West End

Embargo is on Byres Road, next to all the main shops and just a stroll away from Hillhead underground station. You can find pay parking at Lilybank Car Park.

This would make a chic dining choice before heading to the Grosvenor cinema on Ashton Lane or hitting the buzzing West End bars.

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