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macsorleys

42 Jamaica Street, Glasgow G14QG, Scotland
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Ranked #416 of 1,748 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Scottish
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: 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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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Something a little bit magical happens when you visit MacSorleys in Glasgow. We pop in once every couple of months on a Saturday to catch Muldoon's Rag Time Jazz Band-usually accompanied by older members of our family who've made the trip as part of the jazz scene. It's an incredible fusion of an older and younger crowd and it has... More

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Bonny Scotland
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12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Got a deal for Fish & Chips & tea with gorgeous scones......absolutely lovely food & really great staff. Would definitely go back

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Despite working close by for almost 6 years, my colleagues and I had never visited Macsorleys and so decided to give it a go on our lunch hour. Traditional, dark, Glasgow pub with upstairs restaurant area - so far so good... Our drinks arrived, then there was a lull broken by the delivery of a jug of water and a... More

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I went with family for a few drinks while staying in the area. It was a nice atmosphere with relatively cheap drinks. If I'm ever in the area again, I'll definitely revisit!

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Went last Saturday to MacSorley's for their fish tea, on a recommendation from a friend. We had seats overlooking the bar and music stage. The service was first class and the food was superb. Bread and butter, lovely piece of haddock in light batter and hand cut chips. This was followed by scones, jam, cream and a pot of tea,... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We were staying just up the road so called in for a drink before having a meal. There was a blues band on later which we didn't return to see as we don't really like blues but there was a DJ on earlier and that was fine. Drinks expensive but we were not sure how much a large wine and... More

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Dalton in Furness
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Popped in here as we were stopping at the nearby Jury's Inn. I love these kind of 'Muso' pubs, playing guitar myself, and also played in a few pubs myself over the years I enjoy the musical feel of pubs like this. We combined a meal with also catching some of the local talent on an 'Open Mic' night. The... More

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

Love this place! great service always very quick, it's a good place to go to for a drink and a dance to the live music

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We went last Saturday to listen to a Jazz/blues band. When we arrived as you entered there was a smell off urine so we moved to the other side of the bar. The smell was just as bad and we could not stay. The music we heard in the very brief period we were there was good and the premises... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Had a great time, fish and chips was tasty and the drink was good aswell. All round a good place and the live entertainment was great also

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