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Opium

#27 of 1,886 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
Chinese, Dim Sum, Vegetarian, Asian fusion
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191 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 2UL, Scotland
+44 141 332 6668
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Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Opium specialises in oriental fusion cuisine, offering a mix of...
Opium specialises in oriental fusion cuisine, offering a mix of traditional Dim Sum and fusion dishes. We're open everyday and look forward to welcoming you here at 191 Hope Street. Located in the heart of Glasgow city centre, Opium is great for a working lunch or to catch up with friends. As night falls our interior transforms, it's perfect for an intimate dinner or a celebration with family and friends.
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  • 506
    Excellent
  • 118
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Definately worth a visit

Definately not your average Chinese type restaurant. Simple decor. Excellent food. Staff friendly and unobtrusive while attending to your needs. What more can one say except to endorse the previous positive comments already made. Next time I am in Glasgow I will be returning. Thanks to all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2015
amrs001
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Stranraer, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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English first
Stranraer, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Definately not your average Chinese type restaurant. Simple decor. Excellent food. Staff friendly and unobtrusive while attending to your needs. What more can one say except to endorse the previous positive comments already made. Next time I am in Glasgow I will be returning. Thanks to all the staff who made my visit so enjoyable.

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Glasgow
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84 reviews 84 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Ate here with a group of friends. We ordered Dim Sum and rather greedily ordered 3 Dim Sum each and then shared them. There was a excellent and wide choice including fried dum sum, spring rolls and steamed dumplings. My favourites were the salt and chilli squid and duck spring rolls - but all the dishes were excellent. They were... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Opium is a great little gem in Glasgow City Centre. Menu is Cantonese, great cocktails simple decor with brilliant, big old style windows allowing lots of natural light. Excellent staff.

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aberdeen
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

went to glasgow on shopping trip before xmas and prebooked a table at opium. we had been before and knew what to expect. once again the food was brilliant and served by pleasant staff. i have read bad reviews of opium and i have to wonder do people set their expectations so high that when the food comes to the... More 

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Husband and I had lunch here on Saturday, we hsd searched this restaurant out, having found them on the Internet, as I wanted to eat DIM SUM, We ordered scallops,and prawn and crab DIM SUM, and one portion of sticky rice. The young girl who waited on us was lovely, I asked her how many DIM SUM in a portion,... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Delicious and well presented food, great atmosphere and lovely, attentive staff. Thoroughly satisfying and highly recommended.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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126 reviews 126 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I ate here after working on the roof of Glasgow City Chambers. I was staying on in Glasgow for a concert and was wandering about looking for somewhere to eat. I stumbled across Opium and had a glance at the menu. It looked like it had suitable veggie options so I decided to give it a try. I chose from... More 

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Went with friends...The menu was different from usual Chinese restaurant and food quality was good...but I found it over priced and service was slow.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Myself and my husband visit this restaurant on EVERY trip to Glasgow and we are never disappointed. Lovely staff, lovely setting and AMAZING food.

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Been here a few times now and everything is always spot on. Staff are very attentive, food is faultless from presentation to the taste. Highly recommend it because there is something to suit everyone on the menu. Perfect location, great atmosphere, quick service, freshly prepared, high quality food and amazing cocktails. Would eat here everyday if i could! Cannot wait... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 191 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 2UL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 332 6668

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Dim Sum, Vegetarian, Asian fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Opium specialises in oriental fusion cuisine, offering a mix of traditional Dim Sum and fusion dishes. We're open everyday and look forward to welcoming you here at 191 Hope Street. Located in the heart of Glasgow city centre, Opium is great for a working lunch or to catch up with friends. As night falls our interior transforms, it's perfect for an intimate dinner or a celebration with family and friends.
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?