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Criterion

568 Dumbarton Road, Glasgow, Scotland
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Ranked #947 of 1,751 Restaurants in Glasgow
Cuisines: Italian
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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Good food and drink, friendly service, perfect for an after work catch up wiith friends, always a good experience!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

The criterion is owned by the same people as Velvet Elvis next door and shares the same kitchen. It is quite retro in style and could have a great atmospheric quality, with several old style original booths. It is. Much more peaceful atmosphere than Velvet Elvis, but often feels the more neglected of the two venues. On the other hand... More

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glasgow
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Have been here on a few occasions and consistently good food. Not fancy fare but great burgers and well priced. Quite popular with the locals and has a bit of vintage charm!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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93 reviews 93 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Popped in on 'date night' with the other half on Saturday. In comparison to Velvet Elvis next door the place was quiet, so we bagged a seat at the window and had a few drinks. Bar staff were friendly, good selection of drinks, not that expensive, the decor is great and we love it. Will be back again.

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Glasgow
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29 reviews 29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

A great place to grab a bite to eat during the week or to have a lazy brunch / lunch at the weekend. Very very informal feel but lots of the food is big on taste. The fish and chips is particularly good!.

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Essex, UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

We've eaten here twice now and found the service good. Much of the food while quite simple is locally sourced and always very tasty.

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Glasgow, Scotland
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

We've been here with the kids loads of times for pizza and love it. We went on Saturday and the barman was strangely brusque when we asked for pizza's. Turns out these are now on the bar snacks menu and are only a fiver- maybe he was a bit annoyed that we were taking up a table for such a... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

I have lived around the corner from the Ciriterion for about a year and it has become my 'Rovers Return'. I have always found the bar staff helpful and welcoming without exception. You can also eat in there if you wish. It is generally quieter than VE next door which helps if you are afflicted by hearing loss (aka chuffing... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

Visited Saturday 14 Jan around 6ish. Rude, indifferent barmaid. Terrible service, despite the bar being extremely quiet. No music. No atmosphere. No return for us.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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54 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

This is part of the Velvet Elvis, Pintxo stable and like the others, has a charming quirkiness about it. The booths are a great place to chat with friends and enjoy the wide range menu and fabulous cocktails. The external seats are always full during summer as we have often sat and watched the world of Partick go by whilst... More

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