Buchanan Galleries

Things to do in Glasgow | Buchanan Galleries

Located on a buzzing street, packed with high street favourites and designer brands, Buchanan Galleries is a go-to shopping destination for Glasgow’s fashion lovers. This mall houses over 90 fashion, electrical and gift outlets, as well as restaurants. Across four floors you’ll find High Street brands, small independents and a large John Lewis department. Whether you want a new look for your night out or to pick up the latest gadget, you’ll find what you’re looking for in Buchanan Galleries. Don’t want to go far with all those purchases? Make your shopping trip as straightforward as possible by staying in a nearby Premier Inn.

Buchanan Galleries

Buchanan Galleries


Essential information

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Located on the corner of Buchanan Street and Sauchiehall Street, you'll have a choice of two entrances to Buchanan Galleries. Inside you’ll find all the facilities you could need, including plenty of toilets, baby changing and private breast-feeding areas.

From H&M and Mango to Swarovski and Ernest Jones, you’ll find the best High Street names and brands as well as more specialised stores at Buchanan Galleries. But shopping isn’t all you’ll find at this mall. With regular events, including student specials and charity fundraisers, make sure you check out the Buchanan Galleries website for the events and offers you’ll find on your visit.

With access to all levels and a number of disabled toilets on the Ground Floor, First Floor and Second Floor, everyone will find getting around the Buchanan Galleries easy.


Eating and drinking

Ready to shop ‘til you drop? Make sure you take a break, grab some food and have a drink in one of the nearby restaurants, cafés or bars.

Feeling all shopped out? It’s time to relax and recharge in one of Buchanan Galleries’ food and drink outlets. From the John Lewis restaurant and Krispy Kreme Café to the new Street-Food hub and Bar on the second floor, there’s a choice to suit all taste buds.

Located in Glasgow’s buzzing city centre, why not head out of the mall for a bite to eat? From pizza at Amalfi’s to a US style barbeque at The Raven, this area offers lots of choice. Head to the Shilling Brewing Company if you want to end your shopping trip with a beverage.


Getting to Buchanan Galleries

Situated in the centre of Glasgow, Buchanan Galleries offer plenty of transport options.

By car
If you’re arriving by car, you’ll find plenty of spaces in the Buchanan Galleries Car Park. After entering the car park from either Killermont Street or Cathedral Street and parking, you’ll find a link bridge to take you right into Buchanan Galleries.

By bus
The main bus hub for Glasgow, Buchanan bus station, is directly opposite the mall. You’ll find both national and local services running from here.

By train
Sitting right next to the two main stations in Glasgow, arriving by train couldn’t be easier. Queen Street station is 50 metres from the mall, while Central station is slightly further, but still just a 5- minute walk away.


Looking for a hotel in Glasgow?

If you want to immerse yourself in a city with incredible history, architecture and culture take a break in Glasgow. With a range of budget hotels in the City Centre on Buchanan Street and Argyle Street plus an array of  hotels near Glasgow University, we have something suitable to stay whatever the occasion.