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Yen Rotunda
Yen Rotunda

Yen Rotunda Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.yenrotunda.com
  • Phone: 0141 847 0110
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch:
    Mon - Fri: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Sat: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

    Dinner:
    Mon - Fri: 5:00pm - 11pm
    Sat: 5:00pm - 11:30pm
    Sun: 5:00pm - 10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Thai, Japanese
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Book our venue for your private events!
  • Private Party Contact: Ken 0141 847 0330

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Car Park
A word from Yen Rotunda
Yen Oriental Restaurant set within the historic north rotunda building on the banks of the River Clyde. We serve Thai, Chinese & Japanese cuisine, have a fantastic selection of Oriental beers and an extensive wine selection enjoyed in relaxed surroundings. We are located directly across the road from the SECC, Clyde Auditorium and Hydro Arena. We have free parking for patrons. Upstairs in the Oriental part of the restaurant there is a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. We serve a selection of Oriental beers in bottles and draught, and have an extensive wine selection. Upstairs we serve Thai, Chinese & Japanese food, spicy Thai curries, healthy and tasty Japanese noodle dishes.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerPre/post Theatre
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Diner Reviews
  • "Great food, good choice of menu and friendly staff...for me spoilt a little by the 'rock n roll' music that didn't create the right ambience! To be fair the staff endeavoured to resolve!"
    dined on 19/07/2014
  • "Booked on a bit of a whim during a weekend in Glasgow when we suddenly realised how far away the restaurant we'd actually booked way. The meal was fantastic, a lovely selection of foods and they were all fantastically cooked. Service was great, staff were very attentive, but not overly pushy!"
    dined on 13/07/2014
  • "Fantastic food and service. Mixed starter was delicious. Recommend Thai green curry"
    dined on 28/06/2014
  • "Organised a girls night out and we received a warm welcome, the service was quick, restaurant was busy, staff were attentive and the food was excellent."
    dined on 28/06/2014
  • "BEEN BEFORE FOOD GOOD AND SERVICE BUT VERY BUSY ON CONCERT NIGHTS"
    dined on 27/06/2014
  • "Service was very rushed and therefore couldn't really relax. Felt like I as in a fast food place rather than a restuarant. Felt the food was flung in the table & no acknowledgement from staff ie enjoy your meal. Also 1 of our waitresses was chewing gum! This is the 1st time eve I haven't left a tip."
    dined on 27/06/2014
  • "Excellent food and fast service however, the waitress was pushy and not very friendly which spoilt what was supposed to be a romantic meal. Would recommend for a pre-theatre/concert meal, but not somewhere to go for a quiet romantic dinner."
    dined on 27/06/2014
  • "Great night, food, service and hospitality! We will returnx"
    dined on 26/06/2014
  • "excellent for pre-theatre/pre-concert dinner superb service and fresh delicious food"
    dined on 21/06/2014
  • "Great location for people visiting secc or sse hydro as you can park in one place and walk to both the restaurant and concert. The restaurant was extremely busy but despite this the service was still quick and efficient. There is a pre theatre meal however the menu is a little limited if you are a vegetarian but the option is there to eat from the ala carte although this makes it a little more expensive. All in would recommend."
    dined on 20/06/2014
  • "I booked this last minute. Very accommodating no problem booking online and my friend turned up early Had a quick meal no issues. Off to Dolly then realised I left my cardy behind. I called and collected after. Thanks"
    dined on 18/06/2014
  • "I have eaten on several occasions at the Yen, the food is wonderful, nice staff who are always cheerful . Great venue for a meal before a show in the SSEC or the Hydro."
    dined on 18/06/2014
  • "Excellent service, very quick service and meals excellent quality. Very pleasant surroundings and good atmosphere. Excellent value for money. Very convenient for venue activities"
    dined on 18/06/2014
  • "Well organised, we arrived 15 mms early and the place was totally full, the head waiter very politely advised us that they were running very tight to their schedule and asked if we minded coming back at our allotted time, we went to the bar upstairs ... the table was ready on time and we ordered within ten mins, prawn crackers on the table, five mins later starters arrived - mains came five mins after clearing starters - quality - very good, portion sizes , not huge but certainly more than enough, I like that - it was a pre theatre menu and service, so we wanted a quackish in and out, and that is what they did, I would like to go back and sample their a la carte menu sometime."
    dined on 17/06/2014
  • "We dined at yen rotunda before the Dolly Parton concert. It was very, very busy yet service was fairly prompt. The pre-theatre menu was good, the food of a decent standard. Would use again before a concert."
    dined on 17/06/2014
  • "Excellant way to fill ur belly when goin to a night out .. great value ... back again on the 27th june ... yummy"
    dined on 17/06/2014
  • "First visit to Yen. Booked it primarily because if it's proximity to Hydro. Restaurant was very busy (mainly women going to Dolly Parton concert), but I was very impressed with the speed of service and the quality of the food. I would definitely return."
    dined on 17/06/2014
  • "Had yet another fabulous meal in Yen Glasgow. The choice is really good with a mixture of Chinese, Thai or Japanese cuisine. Usually really busy because of its proximity to the SECC and the Hydro so I would recommend you book. Reasonable price and we had a special offer so got 25% of our bill."
    dined on 13/06/2014
  • "Within easy walking distance of hydro ! Good food prompt service and good value for money!! I would highly recommend it!!!"
    dined on 02/06/2014
  • "The meal was served quickly and very efficiently considering how busy the restaurant was. The food was very tasty and the portions adequate. the staff were brilliant in that they constantly returned to the table to pour wine and check all was ok. Great value for money"
    dined on 02/06/2014
  • "Having eaten in yen many times the standard of the food has always been first class. Staff are always polite helpful and pleasant.food always superb (fried rice never greasey)and with good prices.will return on many more occasians."
    dined on 02/06/2014
  • "We went for a meal before going to a concert. It was great tp hear the groups music playing in the restaurant when we arrived, and for the whole of our meal - added to the night. Super fast service from very friendly staff. Food small portions, but ideal for a pre-theatre, and great value for money. Vegetarian option available too which was great for me."
    dined on 01/06/2014
  • "Lovely meal. But staff under pressure with the amount of customers. Service was slow. Would still return but would make the table earlier to save the rush."
    dined on 31/05/2014
  • "Booked Yen Rotunda for the reason it was close to the Hydro but had the added bonus of great food and great service at a good price."
    dined on 19/05/2014
  • "This restaurant is perfect for a pre-concert meal in the evening as it is ideally located for access to the SEC Complex on the Clydeside. Restuarant is very comfortable and attractive with good views of the riverside. The staff are always friendly and the service is efficient. Food is delicious too!"
    dined on 19/05/2014
  • "Took my kids here as a treat before the Katy Perry concert, the food arrived quickly, which considering it was so busy was very good especially as you're conscious of time with a concert to attend. Food was nice, a bit pricey but then I guess that's Glasgow prices... all adds up to making the experience!!"
    dined on 17/05/2014
  • "Our first time at Yen Rotunda but definitely not our last. The staff were very polite and helpful. The food was superb. ( I can highly recommend the bbq duck.) The location is ideally suited for nearby trips to the SECC, Hydro, Armadillo and just a short walk across the bridge from the Science Centre and Imax cinema."
    dined on 16/05/2014
  • "Second time we've been. Recommend giving yourself plenty time prior to show if your going to the SECC. Pre-show menu is very quick (less than 1 hour for two courses) but menu limited. Food still good but we preferred the full menu, it is excellent. Very efficient service."
    dined on 09/05/2014
  • "Prompt service, helpful staff and very tasty food! Good pre-theatre menu, perfect for dinner before the Hydro. Will definitely return...."
    dined on 08/05/2014
  • "My husband and I booked for the early evening menu as we were attending an event at the BBC studios. It was a Monday evening and there was no shows on at the SECC or Hydro so we ended up being the only diners! The staff were pleasant and attentive but no intrusive, the food was fantastic/"
    dined on 28/04/2014
  • "We ate here previously with friends pre theatre. This time it was for a quick lunch. The service was excellent and the food very good - we'll be back"
    dined on 28/04/2014
  • "I've been going here for years now and the standard has never slipped. Food is amazing and the staff are really friendly. Would definitely recommend! "
    dined on 26/04/2014
  • "Everything was really nice about this place but I think it wasn't be a bit pricey for the food. Was a bit shocked when the bill came through as we didn't order anything out of the ordinary. Nearly a tenner for rice !!!! "
    dined on 19/04/2014
  • "We had a great meal before heading to the hydro. The restaurant is so convenient and does excellent tasty food. The only down side is the 10% service charge added on for groups of 6 or more. I usually tip at a restaurant anyway, but don't like feeling forced to do so. Been here a few times though, and always a great experience! "
    dined on 18/04/2014
  • "As always we enjoyed a wonderful meal at Yen prior to going to a show. Food is outstanding - no matter what we choose on the menu it is always first class. The staff are friendly and very obliging and the service is efficient. We were going to be late for our booking due to an accident on the M8 so we phoned and asked if they would keep our table until we got there - this was no problem for them. Cannot praise the restaurant and staff enough - we never go anywhere else pre-theatre!"
    dined on 17/04/2014
  • "Booked specifically as we had a show at the hydro. I enjoy asian dining and this place was exceptional. Great quality of food and value for money. I'll definately go back to try the a la carte menu. Thumbs up!"
    dined on 16/04/2014
  • "When we arrived we didn't the choice of a pre theatre menu. Which I thought you always offered. Saying that the meal was excellent."
    dined on 12/04/2014
  • "Have eaten here a few times when going on to a concert or show. Food and service always first class and good value for money. It's always very busy but that doesn't impact on the level of service at all. Also great, is that you can use the car park all night, very handy for a quick get away after concerts etc. Would definitely recommend it."
    dined on 12/04/2014
  • "the restaurant was very busy as most people were going to see a show at Glasgow Hydro afterwards. The service was very effecient and the food was great. I would go back to this restaurant without any hesitation."
    dined on 12/04/2014
  • "Came here on a Saturday lunch time before Dancing on Ice performance. Meal was good value, delicious, good portion sizes and service was efficient."
    dined on 12/04/2014