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Bacchus

#386 of 1,889 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
City Centre
Bar, British, Pub, Soups, Scottish
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80 Glassford Street | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1UR, Scotland
+44 141 572 0080
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in here for a bite to eat with my partner and mum. We initially sat by the door but it was cold so decided to move to the back of the room. Asked by a male member of staff (possibly manager) if everything was ok. Both my partner and I ordered macaroni cheese, although it was nice it was... More 

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Thank mcduffy
Glasgow
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here on Thursday 17th November. Been in a good few times already. The staff here are very good at their job and the service was prompt and friendly. We opted for the chilli nachos as a starter and they were delicious. We chose the macaroni for our main course. We asked the waitress if we could have it... More 

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Thank SHEGlasgow
UK
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fairly nice wee place which serves traditional pub type food at low cost. The nachos here are amazing. Proper fried tortilla with lashing's of everything. Yummers

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Thank Safeguard
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Big blister(sister) and I found this wee treasure and had a lovely dinner here. I had tomato and mozzarella starter, she had haggis. I had hoisin beef for my main course and sis had fish and chips. It was delicious, 10/10 for food, service and lovely clean toilets too! Fresh flowers were a lovely touch. We will definitely be back... More 

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Thank Panbread
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

I went with my wife for a bit of lunch. The food was really tasty and great value for money. We shall be back next time we are in town.

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Thank Paul B
Stirling
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Bacchus is a great find. The bar is so welcoming, the staff are very friendly, helpful and polite. We had a few items from the menu and can highly recommend the Haggis Tempura starter and the Mozzarella and tomato starter, followed by an amazing Macaroni Cheese - lip smacking good and finished off with fabulous homemade cheese cake with caramel... More 

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Thank Jude B
Ross B, General Manager at Bacchus, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed. Thanks for the review ! More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Bacchus is one of those pubs that pretends to be an eatery. As such food seems to be an afterthought. Everything tastes either cooked from frozen or microwaved. Our food was cold, tasteless and we waited an age for it to arrive. The Mac n Cheese had no cheese. It was gloop and white sauce. The Chicken Tagine was waterlogged... More 

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Thank Craig S
Ross B, Public Relations Manager at Bacchus, responded to this review

It would seem, from you're previous reviews,that perhaps the eateries in Glasgow do not agree with you. Going by our most recent reviews it shows that either our customers have good taste or indeed ,possibly, we had a serious 'off'day. If that is the case please accept our apologies More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

scrumptious cusine pefect presentation and lovely staff , will be back again soon and recomend to friends

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Thank laura m
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

I bought a groupon for 4, 2 course meal and a glass of prosecco. I booked a table for 4 people and arrived on time the staff were immediately attentive and showed us to our table. The only extra we had to pay was if we wanted a steak, which we did not. The waitresses were fantastic and the bar... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Booked on 5pm for the £7.95 two course lunch menu. The menu was the same as online, which was great. Normally I have found the menu changes a lot when booking a special offer. I had haggis bon Bon's, they where excellent. For my main the noodles and satay,the chicken was a little tough but over all good food. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $22
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Soups, Scottish
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Glassford Street | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1UR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighborhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 141 572 0080
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?