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“A unique dining experience” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Viva Brazil

Viva Brazil
Ranked #130 of 2,386 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $16 - $30
Cuisines: Brazilian, Barbecue, South American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Authentic Brazilian steakhouse, offering unlimited supply of fifteen different cuts of BBQ meat served at the table
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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“A unique dining experience”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

I love the meat here. Great food and dining service.

Their service and attention to detail for serving drinks is, however, quite poor. Although they served the first drinks quickly and efficiently they were not very attentive later.

My friend brought a birthday cake for another person and we had that after the main but we were not offered coffee or alternative desserts or further drinks.

It then took ages to get someone's attention to get the bill.

  • Visited May 2013
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Ayr, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“lunch in town”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

was a bit disappointed in the food but the staff and surroundings were fine .......had been in that part of town shopping so dropped in on spec and it wasn'r roo busy either

Visited November 2012
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cumnocknock, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Don't go here”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

Knew it was a meat place but supposed to have salad bar, mashed potatoes n stew never b back if u like meat go but if not stay away salad bar def not

  • Visited May 2013
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“Good all round experience!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2013

Booked for lunch on Saturday with some friends from down south, we didn't know what to fully expect, we were pleasantly surprised by the overall service and quality of food. On entering the restaurant you are seated at the bar by well mannered and professional staff. After around 5 minutes we were escorted to our table, we were introduced to our waiting staff who explained the very easy system for receiving copious amounts of meat!! Firstly, you have to go the extensive salad bar but beware you could easily fill up on this and miss some of the amazing barbecue. Not long after you have visited the salad bar the food begins to arrive, it is explained in detail as to what you are eating, for lunch we had around 10 different cuts of meat from chicken, pork, lamb, sirloin steak and chicken hearts [worth a try but not for everyone]! You can eat as much as you can; the table is yours for at least 2 hours, staff very attentive. This is a great restaurant to try different varieties of meat and small selections rather than the regular sit down experience. Defiantly worth a visit and we will be returned, hopefully very soon

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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“Viva Brazil May Promotion”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2013

Being a friend of Viva Brazil Glasgow's facebook page means I usually see any offers they give out. So when their May promotion was rodizio meal and a bottle of win for two to share for £30, myself and another friends took them up on their offer. As the majority of us don't drink I contacted them to ask if we could swap the bottle of wine for soft drinks instead. They agree but only a regular glass. To anyone else this seems a bit mean considering how much a bottle of wine cost in there. So I went higher up and contacted the general manager Angelo who honoured a pint of soft drink each instead of a bottle of wine. Result

As I was the only one who has been to Viva Brazil before my friends were pretty excited and they weren't disappointed. From entering the venue to leaving we were treated like V.I.Ps. Our server Anna was attentive and professional even though it was pretty busy for a Thursday evening. Also good service from the male who came around with the selections of meat. My friends couldn't believe how much meat they could eat and also the salad bar with hot and cold stuff too. For the money we paid they were delighted and would be back again.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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