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The Crystal Palace

36 Jamaica Street, Glasgow G1 4QD, Scotland
+44 141 221 2624
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good43%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“haggis” (5 reviews)
“cheap food” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
36 Jamaica Street, Glasgow G1 4QD, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had breakfast here and it was a big portion though not really all that good. Fish and chips for dinner was great, big portion and well worth the money. Good bar at night and prices very reasonable. Friendly crowd. Worth a visit.

Thank moonwalker64
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best thing about this place was it's proximity to our hotel. We could walk there. Once inside, there is a frustrating way of ordering. You have to walk up to the bartender and order, then pay for your food. I asked one bored waitress...More

Thank DiscriminatingDiva08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is not only good but very reasonable. Good place to just go and hang out with friends and have a drink or two. Great place to have a good Scottish breakfast..

Thank 916johnnyb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Typical spoons, large, loud and lacking in atmosphere. Understaffed but the few that were on were very pleasant however many dirty tables and unwashed glasses pilling up. Longer than expected wait for food, and although plate was roasting, food was only hot as if had...More

Thank gambit80
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We met here as it wa handy for going to see band across the street. I had heard a lot of different reviews some bad which had put me off a bit but we had a great time. We all opted for the steaks which...More

Thank Jckhaugh2013
Reviewed 12 September 2017

lovely place to go nice and clean friendly staff nothing is a bother to them food is lovely would go back again

Thank Janice S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Firstly, I'm not basing my review on luxury, it's a wetherspoon's after all. However, every time I frequent this restaurant/bar my expectations are exceeded on service, product and price. Glasgow always good for friendly people. Helpful staff always helps and the quality of food is...More

Thank susiefontanabroo2017
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

This was close to where we were staying so we went there quite a few times and the chicken tiki masala and a pint of Coors light was awesome!!! Good menu and love that they throw in a pint!😂

Thank UnicornGT
Reviewed 29 August 2017

no atmosphere what so ever, came in with my partner for dinner on a trip up to scotland but we werent greeted by any (albieght hard working) staff, left to ourselves and when we finally got to order the food took forever to come out,...More

Thank emilyZ5229DT
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Great Scottish breakfast. Had my first haggis here. Nice staff, pleasant interior. Highly recommended!!

Thank Michal K
Crystal P, Manager at The Crystal Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you for your great review Michal, we're glad you enjoyed our haggis and hope to see you again if you're in the area yours Graeme and the team

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Questions & Answers
Mitchell L
12 October 2017|
Response from Crystal P | Property representative |
Hi Mitchell L, Anyone under the age of 18 is allowed in the pub until 9pm, after this time they would have to leave. Jo
Sandra N
27 June 2017|
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Response from Crystal P | Property representative |
You can either order at the bar, Giving your table number which is in the corner of your table, Or you can download our App and order through that.
TattooNightclub G
31 October 2016|
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Response from coachIreland | Reviewed this property |
We went for a dinner where we could hear each other talk. No music and glad for it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Jamaica Street, Glasgow G1 4QD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 221 2624
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