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Waterloo Bar

306 Argyle Street, Glasgow G2 8LY, Scotland
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Brilliant Bar

Visited on a Saturday night. The place was jumping. Great atmosphere, friendly staff and locals and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Richpol110
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London, United Kingdom
Very Friendly Gay Bar 1 1/2 blocks from the train station

This historic bar is only 1 1/2 blocks from the train station...the staff are extremely... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Les R
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Kansas City, MO
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“gay bar” (19 reviews)
“bar staff” (8 reviews)
“friendly pub” (4 reviews)
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306 Argyle Street, Glasgow G2 8LY, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited on a Saturday night. The place was jumping. Great atmosphere, friendly staff and locals and even better music. The music ranged from 70s to 00’s. Place could do with a dance floor as everyone was dancing on the spot. Would definately return . Judging...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This historic bar is only 1 1/2 blocks from the train station...the staff are extremely friend...the drinks are very affordable...in an ad it describes itself as "a relaxed gay bar in an authentic Victorian pub"...I couldn't agree more!

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Had a fab wee evening at the karaoke on Sunday 4 march , not really my thing but it was a great laugh watching the antics of everyone and we were made very welcome by all the staff which was nice , thanks to you...More

2  Thank colsy54
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PaulBai, Manager at Waterloo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Many thanks indeed for this amazing review Please come again soon Bobby, Alison and the team x

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We are not from Glasgow but when in town we normally visit the Waterloo Bar. We are not Gay, but hey each to their own. Best atmosphere in town, friendly staff and excellent entertainment. The lady running the karaoke was superb. Nice place for a...More

1  Thank Jonny D Z
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PaulBai, Manager at Waterloo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Will pass your amazing comments to Christeen She is a real asset to the team Many thanks Bobby Alison and the team

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Went in for a drink before heading into Glasgow for two friends birthdays. The two ladies on the bar refused to serve us and gave no explanation as to why. This was the first pub we had been too and had only had 2 maybe...More

7  Thank Sarah M
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Walked in after 2 pints across the road, bouncers were totally fine, walked up to the bar with 4 friends , the owner decided I wasn’t welcome because I didn’t look gay enough!! Even the bouncer who escorted me from the premises apologised, he had...More

Thank Thomas M
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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Have visited this place a few times...brilliant bar staff and customers..everyone made welcome...music and entertainers on various nights is great.Prices are reasonable as well.

1  Thank Ellen W
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

I love this bar because of maryanne she was wonderful and sweet and nice she mad my night she was better then be a bouncer she did everything clean talk to people be nice and just amazing love the Waterloo bar. I am a qualified...More

2  Thank blake700
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

So we were really looking forward to a night out in glasgow and a rare visit to the Waterloo it’s been a long time since I’ve been there opting for the younger trendier speak easy at the other side of the city centre, our good...More

3  Thank geemel79
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Been here for a night out with friends and had a fantastic time with great hosts and entertainment, cheep drinks all night long, Thanks guys

Thank dbdeano
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