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Bacchus

#292 of 1,840 Restaurants in Glasgow
#317 of 1,984 Places to Eat in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
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80 Glassford St | Merchant City, Glasgow, Scotland
0141 572 0080
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: City Centre Bar with Function / Conference Room. Light airy cosmopolitan...
City Centre Bar with Function / Conference Room. Light airy cosmopolitan feel with easy going and relaxed atmosphere serving 'Restaurant Food At Bar Prices'and Great Cocktails ! Also offering a wide selection of Draught and Bottled Beers from around the world ( including local brew !)and good choice of Quality House Wines.
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  • 9
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent food, friendly service, Great location

Had a day out with my girlfriend in the city centre and decided to head into Bacchus and was delighted with everything on offer. We had a few great cocktails which were all really well priced considering we were in the heart of the merchant city. We went for the set 2 courses meal deal, I thought... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Had a day out with my girlfriend in the city centre and decided to head into Bacchus and was delighted with everything on offer. We had a few great cocktails which were all really well priced considering we were in the heart of the merchant city. We went for the set 2 courses meal deal, I thought they were really... More 

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Bacchus G, General Manager at Bacchus, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review. Wow you did stay for a while ! You may want to try our Pre-Theatre 2 course Menu £10 which is availabl;e from 4pm and all day Saturday/ Sunday More 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We came here based on previous reviews and we did not regret it; quiet the opposite: we enjoyed yummy cocktails and great food (2 courses for £10) and the staff was very friendly, too. We can highly recommend this place for a fun and easy night out.

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Bacchus G, General Manager at Bacchus, responded to this review

.Thanks folks. Glad you had an enjoyable night and hope you come back for more soon ! More 

Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Stopped in for a quick something to eat late afternoon - chose from the set menu and was very pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and sizes of the portions. Very interesting menu, nice staff, we will be back.

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Bacchus G, General Manager at Bacchus, responded to this review

Thanks for that. We aim to please ! More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Go to Bacchus quite a lot for food and drink and have to say the service is always smashing. I always get the same thing and it's always nice but the menu has changed and a lot of the dishes have changed also so has put off my friends going. For instance the Macaroni now is covered in breadcrumbs and... More 

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Ross B, Manager at Bacchus, responded to this review

I'm sorry about that. We will now ask all customers who are ordering macaroni cheese if they would like the Parmesan crust or not. Hope to see you back soon. More 

Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Came in from street sfter shopping Sunday afternoon. The best we have done . Food was great. Entertainment first class. Will be back.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Visited here recently with my friend for a cheap and cheerful lunch with a few drinks. Was very surprised at how much I enjoyed it. We both had the chicken fajitas and sampled a few of the cocktails and was very impressed. I would definitely make a return very soon!

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Bacchus G, General Manager at Bacchus, responded to this review

Thanks Lauren. Glad you enjoyed it. Our new A La Carte Menu is on its way with Chicken Tagine, Crab Cakes and Madras Burger with Mango Salsa and mint Raita being a few to try. Hope to see you back soon ! More 

Newmilns, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I loved the tiger prawn bruschetta...loads of tasty salsa with it. Everything we ordered was tasty. Not a fancy restaurant but had a relaxed, friendly atmosphere!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Went here with a group of friends and had a great night. The pub is very friendly with a relaxed atmosphere. The red onion and goats cheese tartlets are to die for......heaven on a plate. The live music was an added bonus. I would recommend here for a visit at any time.

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Muirhead, null, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This is a fab little bar again in the heart of Merchant City. Super wine and cocktails, and Guinness on draft for my husband. What more can we ask for! Friendly staff and good atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Came here based on previous reviews. Glad we did. Good food, easy listening music & great service. Definitely came back

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 80 Glassford St | Merchant City, Glasgow, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighborhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: 0141 572 0080

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 26

Description

City Centre Bar with Function / Conference Room. Light airy cosmopolitan feel with easy going and relaxed atmosphere serving 'Restaurant Food At Bar Prices'and Great Cocktails ! Also offering a wide selection of Draught and Bottled Beers from around the world ( including local brew !)and good choice of Quality House Wines.

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