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#762 of 1,929 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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42 Jamaica Street, Glasgow G1 4QG, Scotland
0141 222 2288
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:30 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Renfrew, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Usually found MacSorleys a great place for a decent meal, and service but, this time the wife & I thought we'd walked into the wrong place! It was a Saturday afternoon, and we popped in for lunch, a drink, and to listen to the superb "Muldoon's Ragtime Jazz Band". First off, there was only 1 person serving at the bar... More 

Thank Bert M
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An massive selection of beers and spirits! Over 60 malts , 40 rums and 40 gins (many of them Scottish). Had the large nachos to share between 3 friends, which was more than enough to fill us up for the night ahead.

Thank Joe B
Level Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

good choice of alocohol. food is also good. atmosphere is so good and to top it off staff are friendly and always their

Thank Willy M
great white north
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68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, they had live music but it was just a guy playing acoustic guitar. Nice, but we were looking for something more "jumpin'". Only a handful of customers. Friendly staff.

1 Thank WantCheaprFastrBettr
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134 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Used to go for the live music before it closed. The refurbishment looks good, the staff were great and the meal did the trick. The monster stack of tacos looks great although we only managed the normal which was still plenty.

Thank Dave G
Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Excellent food and friendly atmosphere. Has a quality meal that was well prepared and well presented.

Thank jillianclark260
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Your staff are rude. Your management team are worse. You have to remember that being open for such a long time doesn't give you liberties in being rude to customers and staff. Create some bloody character to the place and be nice.

1 Thank Alex J
Larbert, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Me and my other half came to MacSorleys on a Saturday night after reading lots of good reviews online and it didn't disappoint. A broad selection of drinks and a cracking atmosphere with a good live music. Best night we've had in Glasgow for a long time!

Thank ScottishLeaf
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Nice pub, grateful wee band on, decent food, just a pity about having to wait 15 mins to get served, then waited 15 mins to pay for bill, 1 person on bar, and very rude aswell...

Thank mistykidd88
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Nice wee pub , decent food and decent priced beer , noit cheap but not the dearest. Main issue was trying to get served at bar , not enough staff on for a Saturday night and the bar becomes overly busy when there is a band playing , the room is greatly reduced and standing / drinking space is minimal... More 

1 Thank Alastair M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:30 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Jamaica Street, Glasgow G1 4QG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: 0141 222 2288
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?