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Bar Square

#816 of 1,940 Restaurants in Glasgow}
$$ - $$$, British,
5 Bell Street | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1NU, Scotland
+44 141 552 3232
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
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“steak” (13 reviews)
“pie” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Scottish
$$ - $$$
5 Bell Street | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1NU, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

it is what it is. a bar with a bar menu, although it does have a good selection. I eally liked this place and after leaving another restaurant and coming here just for drinks, I was still hungry and had a bite to eat... not...More

Thank johnmackay70
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited on 07.10.17 With friends so decided to give it another chance and I wish I didn’t bother Ordered Balmoral chicken Was served 2 small chicken breasts and the Mash (Luke warm) with Veg and was wondering where the Haggis was I Found it hiding...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Generally good value. Mac and Cheese was good, nachos good. Sirloin reasonable for the price but not comparable to North America. Cooked properly, well presented with Onion Rings, mushrooms, corn cob, tomato and excellent fries. We arrived early in evening and on leaving did notice...More

Thank csandyb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There was 10 of us on a night out and headed to this bar for the first time. Our first order was 8 cocktails and 2 vodkas and the bartender was excellent, good chat, didn't moan although the young girl working with him continuously moaned...More

Thank Charliex0106x
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Had meal here on the night before attending a wedding. Macaroni cheese was perfect as was the fish and chips. The staff worked hard. Our first time in Glasgow and we will be back

1  Thank Paloma
Reviewed August 22, 2017

Only been to Bar Square for food once, it was a Christmas night out, and to be honest the food wasn't anything special. For the money paid I would have prefer to just go here for drinks. Once our meal was finished we moved inside...More

Thank Rachael S
Reviewed August 8, 2017

With a covered square full of restaurants it was sad to see this empty whilst others were full. Should have recognized the signs as food was mediocre to poor. A bit of a mixed bag. The staff were friendly and helpful but sadly this couldn't...More

Thank flemingmuir
Reviewed August 2, 2017

Have ate here many times over the last few years & only ever been let down once before, dinner with my hubby on Sunday, steak was lovely but rather cold, sweet corn was frozen when I bit into it, waitress said, when the cook squeezed...More

Thank Mags C
Reviewed July 22, 2017

Drinks were ok but a little pricey, service was prompt. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Didn't eat so can only say other tables food looked good.

Thank Salmo01
Reviewed July 18, 2017

Avoid if you want more than lukewarm food straight from the microwave. Tasteless food, slow service and average experience.

Thank Lyndsey M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $26
Bar, British, Scottish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Bell Street | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1NU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 552 3232
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