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“Unusual decor and great food”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Waxy O'Connor's

Waxy O'Connor's
Ranked #223 of 2,393 Restaurants in Glasgow
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Soups, Scottish
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Stirling, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Unusual decor and great food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2012

The entrace to Waxy's is modern and quite normal and but the place really changes once you head up stairs. It looks and feels a bit like you have walked onto the set of Lord of the Rings with the grand wood carvings and wooden seats and tables. It really is a must see place even for just the decor.

The food is also very nice and the service speedy. It is decent value for money and an ideal place to stop off for a few drinks and something to eat whilst out in the city

  • Visited December 2011
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Thank jennifer c
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Therese G, General Manager at Waxy O'Connor's, responded to this review, August 13, 2012
Hi Jennifer

Thank you so much for the lovely review. We are very proud of our decor. It is very unique.
I will pass on your nice comments to the staff.

I hope to see you in Waxy O Connor's Glasgow again soon

Kind Regards

Therese Grethe
General Manager
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Red Deer, Canada
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“Fantastic Find”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2012

We popped into Waxy O'Connor's in Glasgow on a whim just for a drink and ended up staying for a few hours. Aside from having really cool decor (so many levels and tons to look at!), the service was also great. My husband ordered the Crock of Mussels, and they were not kidding about it being in a crock. It was massive and very tasty! We had a fantastic time visiting Waxy's, and we'd return in a heartbeat.

You should check out their gallery of photos on their website just to see how cool this place is inside: http://www.waxyoconnors.co.uk/index.php/wxg-gallery

  • Visited May 2012
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Thank MorrowFink
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Therese G, General Manager at Waxy O'Connor's, responded to this review, June 4, 2012
Many thanks for your lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you back to Waxy's on your next visit to Glasgow

Kind Regards

Therese Grethe
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Westhill, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
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“Harry Potter settings”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2012

Entrence is modern but then you end up climbing and walking down stairs to different bars with different names

  • Visited May 2012
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Thank cloggie1954
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Therese G, General Manager at Waxy O'Connor's, responded to this review, June 4, 2012
Thanks for your review. The decor is amazing. We look forward to seeing you in Waxy's again soon
Kind Regards

Therese
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“Great Steak & Excellent Bar”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2012

We went with my partner to Waxy O'connor's, never been here before. This Bar is Amazing, the decor & athmosphere is great. Great Steak for a good price as well. Well recomending.

  • Visited April 2012
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Thank Stizo
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Therese G, General Manager at Waxy O'Connor's, responded to this review, June 4, 2012
Many Thanks for you lovely review. The steak is delicious. We get them delivered fresh every day from our local butcher.
Looking forward to seeing you in Waxy's again soon

Kind Regards

Therese Grethe
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Larne, United Kingdom
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“New best bar EVER”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2012

called in whereas it had a poster advertising the Heiniken Cup final. Was absolutely amazed, staff actually left the bar to show us the best vantage point to see the game. Service was very fast, staff friendly and when we stayed long enough to need fed the food was of a very god standard.

The style/decor of the bar leaves you feeling as if you are in a Harry Pottery or Narnia movie.

Great bar, a must see. TIP. Don't just walk in the door and sit down... explore...

  • Visited May 2012
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Thank Mike S
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Therese G, General Manager at Waxy O'Connor's, responded to this review, May 24, 2012
Hi Mike

Thank you for your lovely review and comments about the staff. i will be sure to pass them on.
The decor is very unique and quirky. Thanks for sharing your tip as some people miss the true beauty of the building by not exploring it.
I look forward to welcoming you back to Waxy's soon.
Regards
Therese Grethe
General Manager
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