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The Griffin

#423 of 1,915 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
City Centre
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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266 Bath Street | G2 4JP, Glasgow G2 4JP, Scotland
+44 141 331 5170
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Hong Kong, China
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for some food before a show, and the place was practically empty when we arrived. As the time of the show drew closer it filled to the rafters. It was the same story in reverse when we went back after the show. I had some chowder which was thick, and creamy. It was haddock based with prawns, spuds and... More 

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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere in this place, fast service even when its busy before a gig in the theatre. Ideally located for the theatre. Only downside for me on a personal note, doesn't sell Smirnoff. Still well worth a visit.

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1 Thank Lance L
London, United Kingdom
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278 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We stopped here for lunch and as two of the party have an allergy to eggs, the lady serving us went to the kitchen to get a list of all the food we could eat. This was very helpful as it made the decision of what to eat easier. The soup was very tasty and the nachos were good. The... More 

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1 Thank Shigamm
Denver, Colorado
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We had lunch here after a day of sightseeing. The service was excellent and the food was really good. A nice place.

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Thank Dtaylor47
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Popped in because it was pouring of rain - I was served reasonably quickly. Atmospherically it was decent, decor decent, and clean.

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Thank Dawn E
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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222 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We visited here on a cvoucher deal and weren't disappointed. The Griffin is a bit of a Glasgow institution and there is a great buzz about the place. There were plenty of staff who all appeared happy to be there which is always a bonus. The gin palace theme is a great bonus and we had 2 goblets of gin... More 

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1 Thank Sarah488
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

A lively pub that offers food with tables. Very friendly and attentive staff and a lovely range of drinks!

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Thank Sian S
Lurgan, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

called in for a drink on our way back to our hotel, typical old Glasgow pub, quiet with a good range of wines and beers on offer, had a warm welcome here

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Thank Graham M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Had fab lunch today service was brill food fab plus a drink 6 per person can't wait to return good quality food burgers are fab sweet potatoes taco so tasty banana pavlova well worth it see you soon it was great

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1 Thank carol w
Management response:

Hi there Thank you so much for your kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back soon :) The Griffin Team More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Had a weekend in Glasgow in February luckily our hotel was just a short walk from this great bar, very welcoming, nice staff. Drinks were very reasonably priced.

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Thank J M
Management response:

Hi there Thank you for taking the time to review our pub. Hopefully see you again soon :) The Griffin Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 266 Bath Street | G2 4JP, Glasgow G2 4JP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 141 331 5170

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