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Solid Rock Cafe

19 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AB, Scotland
+44 141 221 1105
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, International
19 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AB, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was a regular to the Solid Rock Cafe in my teens many moons ago & although I hadn't been in for a while I wasn't disappointed. This place actually doesn't change much... And in this case that's a good thing. Good food, good beer...More

Thank Tommy-tt
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Dropped in for a quick beer on Saturday afternoon. Place was quite quiet, good music playing in the background but there was a small lack of atmosphere. It's still worth a visit right enough.

Thank Bobby T
Reviewed 5 days ago

Walking pass and growing up on Rock music had to pop in to see...Interesting place, full of memorabilia, interesting characters and playing music you expect to hear. Downsize was smell coming from toilets......

Thank Sarrie1876
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic place great food great beer brilliant music great rock bar just our place love it...... Hubby loves it here always a laugh u can ask for any song to be played........

Thank Shanijo44
Reviewed 1 week ago

With a pool table in the basement and rock music playing what better experience can you ask for with friends. Although dark this place makes up for it in character, with rock memorabilia on the wall and excellent music. The pool table is not the...More

Thank Callum M
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Good stop off point whilst awaiting train. Just across the road from Glasgow Central station, it has a good selection of continuous rock music, and serves food.

Thank Geoffrey D
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Soullless imitation of a rock bar which smells like it's on top of an open sewer at the bottom of Hope Street in Glasgow, it's hope over experience in this imitation rock bar - loud mainstream metal music in a brightly lit soulless bar, with...More

1  Thank GlasgowReviewer
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Great for rock music and atmosphere. All sorts of different people go nto this bar and great for people watching as well.

Thank dridok
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Great rock bar in Glasgow, full of interesting people and also very good music. The only downside is that the music tends to be very loud, having a conversation can be a bit difficult but apart from that a must visit in Glasgow.

Thank _t_kaijal
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Always first port call when train gets into Glasgow. Quick service, good music all ways the place pre-gig.

Thank Ian C
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Scott A
Does it sell beers/lager ???
27 February 2017|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from Dolphduncan | Reviewed this property |
Yes a fine selection of beers lagers and spirits
Are children allowed in it to a certain time ?????
30 June 2015|
Response from Robert A | Property representative |
Hi Kimmy, Unfortunately we are strictly over 18's only at all times. Regards, Robert
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$10
Bar, British, Pub, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 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: 19 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 221 1105
  • E-mail
The Solid Rock Cafe is Glasgow's original (and best) rock and metal venue, established in 1987 and evolving with the vibrant rock scene here ever since. Offering competitively priced and filling bar meals as well as a wide selection of beers, spirits and cocktails, as well as anything music wise from AC/DC to ZZ Top.