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) #702 of 1,950 Restaurants in Glasgow €€ - €€€ , , British
42 Jamaica Street, Glasgow G1 4QG, Scotland
0141 222 2288
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“glasgow pub” (4 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, British, Scottish
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42 Jamaica Street, Glasgow G1 4QG, Scotland
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

These guys know their booze from gins to real ales. They have 5 ale taps but only 4 were on due to the summer dip in the market but black sheep and trooper in the fridge as well as loads of others. Was spoiled for...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Let me start by saying that this pub has been a firm favourite for my partner and I for several years now but we're becoming more and more concerned over the quality of service you receive. On our last visit we ordered some food (burger...More

Thank weebaldy79
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Nice place to have a drink, to eat and relax during the day and amazing live music in the evenings. Recommend to visit.

Thank ArunasSt
Reviewed 12 May 2017

found this bar next to the hotel and it had live music!! Brilliant atmosphere - everyone very welcoming. Drinks reasonably priced for a city centre pub and FREE music - who could ask for more?

Thank smbriggs
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We visited this pub twice in our trip in Glasgow. They had excellent food and great service. I value pub food and here I had the best fish and chips ever! They also have great options of beers, whiskeys and gins. Something for everyone. They...More

Thank Uuulalaaah
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Usually found MacSorleys a great place for a decent meal, and service but, this time the wife & I thought we'd walked into the wrong place! It was a Saturday afternoon, and we popped in for lunch, a drink, and to listen to the superb...More

Thank Bert M
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

An massive selection of beers and spirits! Over 60 malts , 40 rums and 40 gins (many of them Scottish). Had the large nachos to share between 3 friends, which was more than enough to fill us up for the night ahead.

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

good choice of alocohol. food is also good. atmosphere is so good and to top it off staff are friendly and always their

Thank Willy M
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Yes, they had live music but it was just a guy playing acoustic guitar. Nice, but we were looking for something more "jumpin'". Only a handful of customers. Friendly staff.

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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Used to go for the live music before it closed. The refurbishment looks good, the staff were great and the meal did the trick. The monster stack of tacos looks great although we only managed the normal which was still plenty.

Thank Dave G
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23 April 2017|
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Response from Alastair M | Reviewed this property |
Best place to see dates of events and music is the facebook page as already pointed out sorry late in answering
17 November 2016|
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Response from Michael M |
Thursday from 9 Friday from 6 Saturday from 3 and Sunday from 6
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Bar, Pub, British, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:30 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Jamaica Street, Glasgow G1 4QG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: 0141 222 2288
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Excellent pub, over 100 years old. Live music most nghts, and brilliant food. Served in the comfortably informal surroundings of our 115 year old Glasgow hostelry MacSorley's.
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