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The State Bar

148-148A Holland Street, Glasgow G2 4NG, Scotland
+44 141 332 2159
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Real gem just a few minutes from centre of glasgow

Stumbled across the lovely bar by accident and glad I did. Lovely central bar with seats on one... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kilnerman
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Night Out In City

Great pub with friendly staff Good prices and well located A traditional Scottish Bar with a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
geoff f
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“real ale” (8 reviews)
“circular bar” (5 reviews)
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148-148A Holland Street, Glasgow G2 4NG, Scotland
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+44 141 332 2159
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"real ale"
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"sauchiehall street"
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"circular bar"
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"proper pub"
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"traditional glasgow"
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"selection of beers"
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"blues night"
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"central bar"
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"at lunchtime"
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"camra award"
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"atmospheric pub"
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"lovely atmosphere"
in 4 reviews
"great glasgow"
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"in glasgow city centre"
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"kings theatre"
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"great night"
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"pint"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled across the lovely bar by accident and glad I did. Lovely central bar with seats on one side and, i think, standing on the other. Guessing these are the old lounge and bar areas. Real quirky place which livened up as th evening progressed.

Thank kilnerman
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great pub with friendly staff Good prices and well located A traditional Scottish Bar with a selection of Real Ales Handy for ABC/ Kings Theatre

Thank geoff f
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Blues night jamming session every Tuesday. Awesome performances from very talented people who adore music of the bluesy kind. Have been coming to this bar for 2 years when visiting Glasgow on business. Well done all at the bar for the great real ale selection...More

Thank Kevin S
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

I've visited this bar on a few occasions, and it's my first choice when I'm in Glasgow. It's a really well run establishment, and they have a great selection of beers (including craft beers) and spirits. A real mixed bunch of customers, who all share...More

Thank P12HAL
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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere and nice beers available at a good price. The staff are very friendly and we were really happy to find this gem of a pub on our first night in Glasgow. I highly recommend a visit.

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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

I heard this place had good real ales. Unfortunately they don't allow you in with kids even during the day so we didn't get to try any.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Local with locals, not touristy, friendly efficient staff, blocks from Dakota Deluxe Hotel and a perfect place to relax and unwind. They don't serve food after 3PM on many nights so be sure to ask if you're wanting more than a bag of crisps! And...More

Thank JRToronto
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

I was here with some friends during the day who were all drinking, but I just wanted a cup of tea. The lady behind the bar was lovely, she made me a pot and also didn't even charge me. They also changed the channel on...More

Thank elizamay2016
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Was on Tour of all the ale houses in Glasgow City centre and strolled in to The State Bar for a pint. It was like stepping back in time with its fixtures and fittings.. It was a long time since i had darked its doors...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Good location , just off Sauchihall Street, The State is a traditional Glasgow bar. Great atmosphere, a good choice of drinks and a friendly staff. Original decor, a good feel about the place. Defiantly call in here again

Thank ARKAYESS
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