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16-18 Blackfriars Street, Glasgow G1 1PE, Scotland (Merchant City)
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Babbity Bowster
Ranked #22 of 89 Hotels in Glasgow
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited Babbity Bowster on numerous occasions. It is a great place to have a Scottish Style meal and enjoy a wee drink in a nice atmosphere. The prices are very reasonable for a premises situated within the City Centre. If you never been I would recommend that you give it a visit and see what I mean.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband wanted at least one of our UK vacation b&b's to be above a pub, so I found Babbity Bowster on tripadvisor and it was perfect! The pub was exactly what we were looking for to experience what felt like authentic Scotland... including the musicians that would randomly show up and play together (similar to an episode I saw... More

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Saco, Maine
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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

6 of us shared a few wee drams and beers here;( this was an unplanned stop on my brother's 60th birthday celebration thru Scotland); had no idea it was an hotel until we returned to the states and look up TripAdvisor. Got the name from a pub lady in Edinburgh when we were watching the soccer match over beers and... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I had my 50th birthday celebration at Babbity's recently. I had been looking for a suitable venue for a meal for 20 odd friends and having been here at Christmas I knew the food would be good. From the minute I started arranging things with the owner and staff I knew this night would be a success. I took over... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

This is a hidden gem in the centre of Glasgow. Free car parking and WiFi a bonus. Great hospitality with friendly easy going staff. Room clean and comfy. While basic with no TV and tea/coffee facilities the location and great value of the accommodation more than made up for this. The pub has a good atmosphere and does great food.... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Something about Babbity Bowsters that draws me back everytime it's great it has outdoor seating which can be busy at times but its a always a nice relaxing atmosphere, would recommend it to anyone that wants to go to a nice pub in the city centre but its not full of young people falling about the place.

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Cologne, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We only stayed for one night at Babbity Bowster but it was a very pleasant and friendly stay. The hotel is located in the centre of Glasgow and you can easily walk everywhere. In the morning we also had a small but sufficient breakfast without paying any extra fee. The hotel is situated in a calm street so that there... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a great place to relax over a pint of real beer or a glass of wine in an attractive area of Glasgow. The highly professional, friendly and efficient staff make a major contribution to the overall experience in this vibrant establishment. The location of the pub is perfect for a stay in the city with its simple yet... More

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Scotland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

Had drinks here , lovely wee boozer in merchant city, make your way here & you won't be disappointed, Food looked good, but we did not eat here, very friendly. Good selection of beers. Will be back Can't say very much more, but it's 200 words minmum, so bear with us on this review.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

My husband, son and I stayed here for one night and were made welcome and comfortable throughout our stay. I had visited the Babbity bowster several years ago and my memory of it as a really interesting and different place to stay was correct. Breakfast before a huge fire, similarly dinner the night before, splendid food, free parking (in the... More

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Address: 16-18 Blackfriars Street, Glasgow G1 1PE, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Glasgow > Merchant City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Babbity Bowster Hotel Glasgow
Babbity Bowster Glasgow, Scotland

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