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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Monument / Landmark
“for those interested in Charles Rennie Mackintosh art, The Hill House is considered to be Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s domestic masterpiece. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“Great little movie theatre in a converted church. Charming venue where you can have drinks, tea/coffee, ice cream etc while you watch the most recent movies. Comfy sofa seating available on the night too. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“Wonderful service attention to detail.Comfy booth, private ,spacious and the food is delicious. Staff pleasant and very efficient. Very enjoyable. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Cafe
“This is one of our favourites. The food is great and has a great atmosphere. The Portuguese custard tarts are superb! It’s open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Super restaurant and bar, serving really good value excellent food. Don't be put off thinking its Bib Gourmand makes is 'high end'. It is very reasonable, really good value. Serving coffee, cocktails, breakfasts lunch and dinners we cant recommend it highly enough.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The place is fantastic, buzzing with atmosphere and offering a menu of steaks, fish, pasta, so something to suit everyone. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Establishment
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“Local Wetherspoons, good selection of ales and beers and decent bar food at a reasonable price. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Helensburgh's amazing new pizzeria. Featuring a bespoke wood fired pizza oven handmade in Verona. Offering hand stretched pizzas and pasta as well as kids meals. Open daily 12-10pm.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Grocery Store
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
“Fish and chip takeaway or, as we call it in Scotland . . . "the chippy". All fish and seafood is fresh and prepared for you to order. The Wee Kelpie often wins top awards for its supers.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Store
  • 3 locals recommend
Store
“Lovely store with a good range of quality clothing, gifts and home goods, candles, jewellery, paintings etc.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Store
  • 2 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“The staff show an undivided attention whilst ordering the food and make some excellent recommendations to help to choose from a fairly extensive menu. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Superb Indian cuisine at reasonable prices. Again, booking is essential as it gets busy at night. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“great family place to eat or just for a coffee. Seating inside or out, something to suit everyone”
  • 4 locals recommend