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#605 of 1,946 Restaurants in Glasgow}
$$ - $$$, , British
42 Jamaica Street, Glasgow G1 4QG, Scotland
+44 141 222 2288
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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Bar, Pub, British, Scottish
$$ - $$$
42 Jamaica Street, Glasgow G1 4QG, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went expecting to hear a bit of jazz but it was a solo guy with a guitar (Hugh Kearns??). He was really great, a fabulous choice of songs - everything from ACDC to the Spice Girls! We only had drinks and there was a...More

Thank Polisgirl
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

First time in Glasgow and was looking for somewhere close to our hotel and also the gig venue. Short walk and we stumbled into this place. Not too busy being a Thursday evening. A warm welcome from the barman and good selection of ales but...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a drink Saturday afternoon. Asked for pint of pravha- no, it's off. Staropramen?, - that's off too! Settled for bottle of budweiser. My partner wanted white wine - (unbelievably) they had NO white wine!!! A city centre bar, Saturday afternoon with limited...More

Thank johncrowne
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Always a great day/night in here. Bar staff are great, there’s a great selection of drinks, the nachos are so good they have ruined all other nachos for me, all the food I have tried has been great + there’s always great live music. Definitely...More

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent staff ,entertainment,great selection of drinks. Totally recommend for a 5 star night out. 🍻🍻🍻🍻🍻🍻🍻🍻🍻🍻🍻🍻🍻🍻🍻🍻 πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Had a great time and was served by the mental, dark haired barmaid who was a pleasure to speak to! Good selection of booze and excellent live music! Sets the bar pretty high!

Thank Fergoose420
Reviewed 28 October 2017

i spent two evenings here on the weekend of the 14th of october and i have to say it lived up to everything i have heard about it. the staff were excellent the service was prompt and the evening entertainment on both nights was fantastic....More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Have not been here in years but glad we returned! We had an mating night which was as much to do with the company as it was the venue and music. The service was great, initially we had to wait a while to get served...More

Thank Jckhaugh2013
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

brilliant few hours wth Muldoon Ragtime band. they are on next Saturday afternoon. pity about the service as blonde barman needs to be Customer orientated...still be there next week a d hope service improves.

Thank George K
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Very close to Glasgow Central station, this is a decent bar. Great choice of beers, incuding draught Blue Moon. Friendly service. Will make a point of calling in again on a music night Well worth a visit

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24 April 2017|
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Response from Alastair M | Reviewed this property |
Best place to see dates of events and music is the facebook page as already pointed out sorry late in answering
18 November 2016|
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Response from Michael M |
Thursday from 9 Friday from 6 Saturday from 3 and Sunday from 6
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, British, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Jamaica Street, Glasgow G1 4QG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 222 2288
  • E-mail
Excellent pub, over 100 years old. Live music most nghts, and brilliant food. Served in the comfortably informal surroundings of our 115 year old Glasgow hostelry MacSorley's.
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