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63 Union Street, Glasgow G1 3RB, Scotland
+44 141 611 8229
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09:00 - 19:00
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Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Be prepared when you descend the stairs: the "atmosphere" of the place can be quite overwhelming, especially on game nights. Just get over it and explore this den of geek. If Magic the Gathering is your thing, then this is the place to be in Glasgow. They do have a selection of boardgames, other trading card games and comics as... More 

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Thank Samu K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We played a pre-release here while on vacation. Really nice crowd and very friendly employees. We didn't eat but there was a decent selection of food and cold drinks.

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Thank Nakoa G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

Geek Retreat is just that. A place for geeks to relax together and play various geek games. I have never been in and this place not be busy. There is a decent selection of food and drink but thats really not the main purpose of this place...

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Thank Lyndsay K
London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Well worth a visit. It's Comic con in Glasgow this weekend - unfortunately I am unable to attend but hopefully Geek retreat will do something special to welcome my fellow Geeks...

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Thank Peter E
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

This is by far the best place to play a board or rpg game in glasgow :) Very recommended, they have a lot of games.

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Thank Samuele B
Glasgow
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Table top games and comics available plus other assorted paraphernalia, like posters and figures. However you can just go for a coffee (or a milkshake - which are fab!) Great cakes and LOVELY staff, everyone is made to feel welcome. A really nice vibe to the place :)

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Thank ClaudieLayden
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

Could be better accessibility wise but a great place to chill, relax and geek out. It is very easy to miss but once you find it you wont forget where it is

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Thank Doug1tux1
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

We pre-booked a table to draft Heroclix and had a great day, coffee is good, not fantastic and the food is servicable snack style. The range of product on sale is limited and space is a premium, but what they have done with the space they have is great. On the weekends the place is more crowded with younger geeks,... More 

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Thank Grumhelden
Ayr, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

Coffee is lovely, and they always have a good range of food and snack stuff. They have a wide range of collectables, comics and have work by local artists too. Loads of My Little Pony stuff, which my wee sister was over the moon about and my wallet less so. Although saying that, the clientele made me feel uncomfortable and... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2015

Glasgow has places to go buy comics and places to go buy games, the city also needs more places to kick back and just relax (while playing games and reading comic books). The comic selection is limited to recent releases, but there are plenty of graphic novel books to buy. Staff insist (by which I mean 'insist') that you buy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 19:00
Monday
08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 20:00
Thursday
08:00 - 20:00
Friday
08:00 - 20:00
Saturday
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Union Street, Glasgow G1 3RB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 611 8229

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