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The Universal Bar & Kitchen - CLOSED

57-59 Sauchiehall Lane, Glasgow G2 4JD, Scotland
+44 141 332 8899
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  • Excellent3%
  • Very good29%
  • Average25%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible26%
Jan 22, 2014
“Very varied menu.”
Dec 14, 2013
“Take your thermals”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
57-59 Sauchiehall Lane, Glasgow G2 4JD, Scotland
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Reviewed January 22, 2014

Lots of choice in simple surroundings. Food always good although service can be slow. Don't go if you want fancy surroundings.

Thank Vivien2
Reviewed December 14, 2013

This used to be a regular place for me to visit, because the food was great and the pub was cosy. Unfortunately on a recent visit, the menu has changed and the food was very average for 'pub grub' the toilets were dirty with no...More

Thank Ricey67
Reviewed November 5, 2013 via mobile

Came here with a group of people. It's right down a random wee lane off sauchiehall street. Food was quite nice, had a massive burger which was accompanied with soggy large wedges, I was expecting chips. Wasn't overly cheap for food and drink. May visit...More

Thank Farmboy2003
Reviewed October 9, 2013

Had the £5 beer and burger lunch yesterday. Lovely beefy burger with salad and wedges and a pint of Stella. The young waitress/barmaid was very pleasant and efficient. Will definitely return.

Thank crummock
Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

Good food at very reasonable prices , with a really great varied menu . Tucked away just a few streets away from either the Pavilion Theatre or The Kings Theatre it's a great place for pre theatre food and drinks .

Thank Sarran
Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

Went for a quick lunch before work training and we both enjoyed our food. The beer and a burger deal was good for £5 however I ate from the main menu and it was over £10 for chicken strips chips and a glass of juice...More

Thank xxkikaxx
Reviewed June 1, 2013

Sitting halfway along a fairly unappealing lane, this snug little bar is cosy and intimate. Well priced drinks and straightforward but attractively priced bar food add to an eclectic mix of clientele, you're as likely to rub shoulders with students or hipsters as shoppers taking...More

Thank m h
Reviewed June 1, 2013

This pub is an old favourite of mine nestled away in the lanes of the main thoroughfare. Nice food, reasonably priced and a great pitt stop when you are shopping or for after work drinks.

Thank Liz12Glasgow
Reviewed April 28, 2013

Visited here with two of my daughters. Waited an hour and twenty minutes for food and it never arrived! Cancelled our order and left. No apology. Nobody seemed bothered. Shockingly bad.

1  Thank clarke412
Reviewed April 8, 2013

Visited here on Friday 5th April, this was our third visit in 18 months, as an optimist I usually look on the up side of things, hoping the poor experiences in the past will have improved on a return visit, oops wrong again, first the...More

1  Thank GeorgeBishopbriggs
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Restaurant Details

Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57-59 Sauchiehall Lane, Glasgow G2 4JD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighborhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 141 332 8899
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