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Bacchus

#357 of 1,928 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
City Centre
Bar, British, Pub, Soups, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
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80 Glassford Street | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1UR, Scotland
+44 141 572 0080
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scotland
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came across this wee find by accident, and we are so glad we did. Very friendly and the food was delicious, best chilli nachos iv ever had, wasn't your usual tortillas, but home made ones, complements to the chef on these. Would definitely visit again

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Thank deequinn
Motherwell
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We came here for dinner using a Groupon deal and I was pleasantly surprised. Great choice of food and what we had was delicious (pate, chicken wings, chilli bowl and pasta with creamy garlic mushroom). The atmosphere was lovely and I will definitely go back. The staff were also fantastic especially the girl who was serving us, I didn't get... More 

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Thank -traell1-
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Amazed by the size of the dishes both, starters and mains were amazing. Food was tasty and great value. Went with the itison 2 course and drink deal, excellent value, great food options. It is quite plain inside and bit cold sitting near doorway, but is pleasant and food is excellent.

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Thank WeeLaura2016
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Lots of great places to eat in Merchant City but particularly like this place, great food and service, great value and always a good atmosphere

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Thank Neil P
Scotland
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Just had a starter and main course with my wife absolutely fantastic food pleasently surprised great relaxed vibe and great staff.

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Thank paulver
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1,043 reviews
550 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Like other reviews when I walked up and saw the place I thought I had made a mistake and it was just another pub with some tables spread around but how wrong was that assumption! The staff were incredibly friendly and the girl serving was just terrific, food was delicious and it was just a great evening all round, would... More 

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Thank stuart w
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Just been there for a late lunch with close family. Haven't been before - but definitely will be going back. Food was really very good and competitively priced - and the service was brilliant! They could not do enough for us. The music was good, loud enough to enjoy but not too loud to spoil conversation. The menu choice was... More 

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1 Thank Mary H
Brodick, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

That's what they say !! Heading towards Bacchus from the nearby George Square you can't help but be disappointed by its location. Surrounded by flash buildings, some of Glasgow's finest. Bacchus looks sad and neglected. So you can imagine how surprised Terry and I were with this place once we stepped inside. Friendly, helpful attentive staff and really, really amazing... More 

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Ross B, General Manager at Bacchus, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us and for your generous review. We look forward to your next visit as much as you do. Glad you found us ! More 

Paisley, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Visited on a Sunday afternoon with my wife and we were not disappointed. The food service and atmosphere were excellent and the acoustic session went down a treat. Will definitely be back. Get the flour tortilla nachos to start, they're brilliant.

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Thank seamus1960
Coatbridge, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We were out in town to see the Christmas lights and was looking to go somewhere for lunch. We seen Bacchus and thought we would give it a go! The service when we went in was fantastic and the food was to die for. We would highly recommend anyone looking for a place to go for lunch or dinner to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$22
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Soups, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Glassford Street | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1UR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 141 572 0080
Description
City Centre Bar with Function / Conference Room. Light airy cosmopolitan feel with easy going and relaxed atmosphere serving 'Restaurant Food At Bar Prices'and Great Cocktails ! Also offering a wide selection of Draught and Bottled Beers from around the world ( including local brew !)and good choice of Quality House Wines.

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