Off-topic and food-related - can any Glaswegians LTers assist?

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1Sophie236
Nov 4, 2011, 5:18 am

Off to Glasgow at some point this month - does anyone know whether the Dear Green Place has a Chinatown? Or just an oriental grocery of some kind - I need stuff I can't get in Dunoon! All help gratefully received ...!

2LesMiserables
Nov 4, 2011, 5:25 am

If you go up to Cambridge St (just off Sauchiehall St) you will find lots of Chinese stores.

3Sophie236
Nov 4, 2011, 6:25 am

Fabulous - thanks very much!

4rsterling
Nov 4, 2011, 12:13 pm

Been a while since I was in Glasgow but there also used to be a market with some shops down on New City Road, which is not far from Cambridge St.
On Cambridge St., I think it was Lim's I used to go to when I lived in that neighborhood.

5antisyzygy
Nov 4, 2011, 4:48 pm

Most of them tend to be pretty small, some larger Chinese supermarkets are Chung Yin on Dobbies Loan (just behind Buchanan Bus Station), or if you have time to go a bit further out, See Woo on Saracen Street in Possil is a treat! It's also got its own restaurant which is actually really good.

6LesMiserables
Nov 4, 2011, 5:09 pm

If I remember correctly, there is a traditional Chinese supermarket (for the Chinese community) around the corner from Cambridge St, on the corner of Rose St and Buccleuch St.

Ach, I'm homesick now!

7Sophie236
Nov 9, 2011, 5:05 am

Thanks all - found Lim's, and am now stocked up with goodies!