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#24 of 1,903 Restaurants in Glasgow
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191 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 2UL, Scotland
+44 141 332 6668
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Closed now
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Sun 13:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
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116 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not sure why this place got such great reviews - although the staff was really friendly the food was terrible. We got a bunch of dim sum dishes and a fish dish. All the meat in the dim sum plates smelled weird (like spoiled) so we definitely felt like we were taking a risk eating it (didn't get sick but... More 

1 Thank sowpow
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Didn't book a table but got in straight away. The dim sum/small eats were all fantastic. Probably worth getting 3 per person. Everything we ate was really top notch - I particularly enjoyed the soft shell crab. Service was good too so I don't feel too bad about accidentally leaving far too big a tip!

Thank Peter H
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super Asian fusion restaurant, good quality food and drinks with attentive staff. Good range of vegetarian options although a little more spice would have been welcome. Deep fried ice-cream was intriguing! Definitely would visit again.

Thank Andrew W
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If I could afford to spend every night in this place, I would. The owner/manager; Trevor, is a gentleman. His employees are the most attentive in the city of Glasgow. I have never wanted for anything in this restaurant. As for the food, I recommend spending £25-40 on dimsum. Then take it from there. For lovers of quality food, get... More 

Thank Craig S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dined with my wife, really enjoyable evening. Absolutely superb food, real depth to the menu. Good wines to match your choice Staff are fantastic.

Thank darren p
Beith, Ayrshire
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148 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious lunch again at Opium. Food very fresh and always something a little bit different. Good value and waiting staff very pleasant.

Thank mosouthbarr
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spotted this restaurant on my way back to the hotel and decoded to come back and check it out. Really glad we did as it proved an excellent choice for a chinese meal. The dim sum small bites were absolutely fantastic and incredibly tasty, as good as we had in Hong Kong we thought. Mains were well cooked, tasty and... More 

Thank DAGScotland
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In general the food was ok. Fresh ingredients, good service. It can get a bit crowded. so it's better if you make your reservations.

Thank Iñigo M
Hamilton, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to try this for lunch on the spur of the moment during a day at the sales. We had heard very good feedback from various friends who had visited so our expectations were high. We were not disappointed! When we arrived there were only a few tables occupied. We were warmly welcomed and shown to a table. We... More 

Thank Jim G
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend raves about the food in this restaurant so I thought it was about time I tried it for my myself......and it did not disappoint. The attention to detail and the flavours in the food were excellent. I will be back to try some more

Thank redqueen77

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 2UL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 332 6668
Opium specialises in oriental fusion cuisine, offering a mix of traditional Dim Sum and fusion dishes. We're open everyday and look forward to welcoming you here at 191 Hope Street. Located in the heart of Glasgow city centre, Opium is great for a working lunch or to catch up with friends. As night falls our interior transforms, it's perfect for an intimate dinner or a celebration with family and friends.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?