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Glassblower

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Neighbourhood:
Soho
Brew Pub, British, Pub
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40-42 Glasshouse Street | Piccadilly, London, England
+44 20 7734 8547
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Today
10:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 22:30
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 23:00
Thu 11:00 - 23:30
Fri 11:00 - 12:00
Sat 10:00 - 12:00
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I've been to Glassblower twice and always had a good time. The food is great, the pub is situated in the heart of london and is also very enjoyable just for a pint with friends. Staff is very polite and friendly. Will definetely return!

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1 Thank margherita1991
emilia romagna
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141 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed this pub!! Even if it was saturday at lunch, we had to wait only 20 minutes or so to get one of the tastiest lunch of our short break in London. We had two outstanding steak ale and chicken mushrooms pies, really amazing, and a deliciously rich chocolate fudge cake and an Oreo cheesecake which was superb,... More 

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1 Thank debbiesimo
Rome, Italy
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Awesome dining experience at the Glassblower, all time favorite in London. Staff is as always friendly and prone to satisfy clients needs. We ordered some pints and classic British dishes (truly appreciated by my Yankee husband!), shortly after our food came out and was delicious we ordered more drinks (great selection of spirits too!). Definitely a solid choice for drinks... More 

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1 Thank jennibianchi
Blackwood, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice pub in an excellent location. Very busy with a good atmosphere. Ideal place to rest your feet and have a break from shopping.

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1 Thank AMBHAMP
Glassblower7189, Manager at Glassblower, responded to this review

Hello AMBHAMP, Thanks a lot for your feedback!! We are really happy that you enjoyed being in the Glassblower, so therefor we hope to see you again soon! Thanks again and kind regards, Glassblower More 

Hemel Hempstead, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in on a Sunday early evening, it looked busy downstairs and as we wanted a meal we were sent upstairs which was quiet and looked ok. Order was taken and took a while for drinks to arrive,food order took over 45 minutes to arrive. While we were waiting though the table next to us placed, received and returned their... More 

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Thank Jenny S
Glassblower7189, Manager at Glassblower, responded to this review

We are sorry that you had a disappointing visit. We will review what happened on Sunday and try to resolve the issue. Many thanks for your feedback More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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245 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoying my drink ( Fosters no head ) white watching first half of the FA Cup ( Preston = 1 : Arsenal = 0 ) Not very busy for a Saturday Evening ( Business is normally slow in January and February as people come out of the Christmas and New Years with little money to go out ). Staff are... More 

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Thank samiremile
Glassblower7189, Manager at Glassblower, responded to this review

Many thanks for your feedback. We hope the right team won! More 

Barnsley, United Kingdom
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353 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 323 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called at the Glassblower a familiar landmark Pub which we have passed many time but never called in. So while doing some Christmas shopping in London we called for drinks but like many London pubs the drinks are very over priced the atmosphere was poor although it was fairly full in the downstairs bar area. although It still retains... More 

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Thank UKC0uple
Glassblower7189, Manager at Glassblower, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We will pass your comments about the pricing onto our head office pricing team More 

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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here, for a lunch time drink. A good selection of traditional pub food and a selection of draught beers. Very cosmopolitan.

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Thank BIG4241
Glassblower7189, Manager at Glassblower, responded to this review

Hello BIG4241, thanks for your feedback, we really appreciate this! We are very pleased to see that you had a good time with us. Hope to see you soon again! Kind regards, Glassblower More 

Setagaya, Japan
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once again I find myself a little conflicted with Trip Advisors rating system. I want to rate the Glassblower better than a three point average but a four point very good seems over the top. This time I have rated four however I would describe the Glassblower as good not very good. My wife and I went here before going... More 

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Thank HK_Phoey
Glassblower7189, Manager at Glassblower, responded to this review

Hello HK_Phoey, Thanks a lot for your review, we really appreciate this. I apologise for the waiting time for the food, when it's busy sometimes it takes more than the usual 20 minutes for cooking. Hopefully, next time you'll come to visit us, this will not happen :) Thanks again for your feedback! Kind regards, Glassblower More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went last Sunday as a family treat out. the food price was above average so i thought it would be good. We all went upstairs and got a nice table. The staff told us we would have to wait 30 minutes for food so we ordered our food straight away. There was no children's menu so we were advised... More 

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Thank Jonathan W
Glassblower7189, Manager at Glassblower, responded to this review

Hello Jonathan W, Thanks for your feedback, we really appreciate this. I am sorry that you had a bad experience with you, we will feed your comment to our kitchen staff in order to avoid this in the future. Thanks a lot, Kind regards, Glassblower More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Brew Pub, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 12:00
Saturday
10:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40-42 Glasshouse Street | Piccadilly, London, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7734 8547

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

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Soho
The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars, and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene – and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the most strategic place to set off on a tour of the world's most celebrated department stores. In the southern part of the neighbourhood lies Chinatown, with its multitude of delicious and affordable restaurants. Closer to the Thames, Chinatown's narrow and teeming lantern-lit lanes spill onto the expansive hub of glitzy Leicester Square.
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