Ramen Dayo Glasgow

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Ramen Dayo – Japanese street food

Glasgow is home to some of the most eclectic eateries and international dishes. So, if you rejoice at the idea of a large bowl of steaming Japanese noodle soup like me, come to Ramen Dayo.

Modeled on the backstreets of Tokyo, the restaurant-bar is in the heart of Queen Street, but a world away from Glasgow, with a street food cart, communal bamboo benches and huts with Japanese characters painted on, and red paper lanterns. The restaurant-bar was created by a born-and-bred Glaswegian who spent 11 years working in Tokyo (and eating ramen daily). After returning to Glasgow in 2014, he decided to create a proper ramen space, which has now become a reference in town.

Dedicated to creating one of Japan’s most popular dishes in Japan, they serve ramen in a rich fish, pork or chicken-based broth, flavoured with toppings like soy sauce or miso andĀ dumplings of your choice. I encourage you to experiment with them, either with the soft-boiled egg (aji-tama), dried seaweed (nori) and spring onions (negi). They are delicious and healthy! I had the Chicken Tantanmen and it was one of the tastiest! There are veggie options too, Japanese salad and edamame beans. There is also a sake bar and Japanese bar snacks. Service is impeccable and staff helping and accommodating.

The place can be busy, so I advise to call and book to avoid disappointment. And good news, Ramen Dayo has a new branch in Ashton Lane since 18th October.

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Details about this spot



Queen Street 25, Glasgow

Telephone number


Opening Times

12:00 - 22:00 daily


Tantamen: Ā£ 8

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Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)