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Opium

#22 of 1,846 Restaurants in Glasgow
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191 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 2UL, Scotland
+44 141 332 6668
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Today
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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
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Toronto
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After two weeks of eating nothing but lamb, Angus beef and venison, I was in the mood for some good Asian food on my vacation. And Opium was just the place! Located within easy walking distance of my downtown Glasgow hotel, I soon found myself inside a bustling eatery with efficient servers running to and fro, serving piping hot plates... More 

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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had not booked so were asked to wait 20 minutes for a table which was fine, we went across the road for a drink. Opium is obviously extremely popular and for good reason, the food was excellent. Definately recommend the squid to start and the green chicken curry and monkfish for mains. the staff were polite and efficient. Definately... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was highly recommended on TripAdvisor, and with good reason. We were at the door when they opened and observes that the place quickly filled up, especially with locals; always a good sign. Service was polite and quick. Food was absolutely amazing! The starter spring rolls can be highly recommended. Our main courses followed the same level of quality.... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this place. We have been there some 3-4 times since moving to Glasgow and it never disappointed us. It is a stylish place still it is perfect for a family meal. The dim sum are amazing and the set menus change often so that the food is never boring. Staff are very careful and friendly. A little pricey... More 

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Thank laurabridge2016
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great meal at this place. The service was good the food was very fresh and some of the nicest Thai food I have had since Thailand. They did have the usual Curry's but also a lot of different dishes which were all fantastic.

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Thank JohnJampot
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a visual non-typical Asian restaurant we were quite surprised with the quality of the food. The waitress was very friendly and we did not had to wait long. The decoration and music of the restaurant did not give away that it is a restaurant with Asian dishes though one does chopsticks and a spoon next to the dishes. That... More 

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Thank wolfyluna
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Opium for a graduation dinner, and were absolutely delighted with the whole experience! The Asian fusion food was incredible, and the vegetarian options were great (two of us are vegetarians). The environment was nice enough for a celebratory meal, and the service was very friendly and prompt. Overall would definitely be back, 100% recommend!

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Thank mmmill
Livingston, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wanted somewhere special for our son's graduation and he booked Opium. We weren't disappointed! FABULOUS service! AMAZING food! The deserts are worth saving space for! My Mum's first attempt with chopsticks and 'new' food- she's now converted! We'll be back!

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Thank Eta15
Cheadle Hulme, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spotted Opium whilst walking and decided to give it a go. It's a very clean and well presented place. The staff were very attentive and nothing was too much trouble. The food was quick, hot, well presented and absolutely stunning, no other words for it. A total recommend

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Thank Lord D
Halifax, Canada
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116 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ended up here by accident the spot we had planned to have traditional British pub fare had stopped serving. This place is open until 10 pm...... great as we had tried a couple of other spots and they stopped food service at 7:30 - 8 pm ish...... so although this isn't what we had in mind..... We were greeted... More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Cuisine
Chinese, Vegetarian, Gluten Free
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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
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.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?