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Katie's Bar Glasgow

Open Now: 12:00 - 00:00
Open today: 12:00 - 00:00
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Found this place by accident as we were in need of a quick bite. Really loved the atmosphere and it... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
Wanlockhead, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great place

Had a few hrs to kill b4 catching a train to London,. Heard about this bar and thought I would give... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
john p
via mobile
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Katie's Bar is located in the heart of the Merchant City, Glasgow. Since it opened in July 2013 it has been an instant hit with the local community, bringing in fantastic crowds, and making the venue extremely successful. We are located at 17 John...more
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17 John Street, Glasgow G1 1HP, Scotland
+44 141 237 3030
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Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Fun, amazing cocktails mixed freshly at a very affordable price, selection of food available and free condoms! Why not in more bats? What more can you ask for? Sparkling company I hear? Fun? It is all hear. Bar staff are friendly and able to give...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Found this place by accident as we were in need of a quick bite. Really loved the atmosphere and it had a great pub feel. Barmaid polite and helpful, food decent, reasonably priced. We stayed for an extra drink because the singer was so entertaining....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Had a few hrs to kill b4 catching a train to London,. Heard about this bar and thought I would give a try ,. Will def be back . This place is a hidden gem . Not pretentious or stuck up themselves like some bars...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank john p
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We have had a good time there. The live music, food and drinks were good. Plenty of room and not too crowded. Exactly what we were looking for after a long day walking around Glasgow. The couches at the back were relaxing. However, some of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lonbsbpaul
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The attitude that the manager in this place has is absolutely appalling. I have drank in Katie’s bar for several years and this is the first time I’ve crossed paths with her.. if I had known what she was like when I first started drinking...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank lauralewis118
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I have visited this bar on numerous occasions when I've been in Glasgow and the staff have always been fantastic. I was disappointed to learn that they have a history of not paying their staff correctly. It is a shame that this member of staff...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Katie W
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

The food is deadly my backdoor was out of bounds for a good three days Drinks meh Menu average Staff don't get paid apparently so I don't see myself returning anytime soon Sorry Katie

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Harry S
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Been to katies a few times and always have a great night . Drag shows are hilarious. They have a great selection of cocktails and shots and the bar staff are very friendly .

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kerry M
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Went to katies last night on a family girls night out after an escape room and dinner looking for somewhere with a bit of fun atmosphere... well the atmosphere was definitely not fun. The guy behind the bar was very helpful, but the drinks tasted...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank vickig696
Reviewed 31 March 2018

I visited here on Friday 30 March with some friends. This was my first time in Katie's Bar. The bar staff were so friendly and welcoming. There are a wide variety of drinks on offer including many cocktails. A fantastic wee pub if you are...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Colin L
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Alexander M
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Response from john p | Reviewed this property |
It's a bar ,that gay ppl use ,. Stop using labels ,go give the bar a chance and judge for yourself