- Telephone 0141 221 8886
- Bar open Mon–Thu 11.30am–midnight; Fri/Sat 11.30am–1am; Sun 12.30pm–midnight.
- Food served Mon–Sun 11.30–10pm; Sun 12.30pm–10pm.
- Average price £12.50 (lunch); £12.50 (evening meal)
- Website www.sloansglasgow.com
This review is taken from the current (2013) edition.
Set in a cobbled lane off Buchanan Street this self-proclaimed oldest bar in Glasgow is often as packed as the famous shopping street it feeds off, almost guaranteeing a busy and buoyant atmosphere. Polished wood and leather dominate, and these period details fully immerse customers in its Victorian roots. Scottish craft beers lift the offerings beyond mainstream lagers, and cocktails are pretty good too. When it comes to food, there’s a solid gastro offering to counterbalance a traditional spread of burgers, steak pies and sandwiches. A Spanish omelette is thick and moist with the right balance of egg and potato, while a sea bass fillet with potato and spinach curry is a bold choice for a pub kitchen, but excellent, delivering a subtle punch of spice from the sauce. The bar’s famed macaroni options are worth exploring, as are the many social nights, from pub quizzes to ceilidhs and cinema screenings.
- High point: Feels like a local in the city centre
- Low point: Can get noisy
- Number of wines sold by the glass: 7
- Private dining: Up to 100 covers
- Provides: Children's portions, Outdoor tables, Live music, Free wi-fi
- Music on stereo: Rock and pop
- Capacity: 60
- Largest group: 300
- Open since: 2007
- House wine: Mon–Thu £11.20; Fri-Sun £14.60 per bottle
There are 2 events at this location
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Bad Boy Pub Quiz
The Bad Boy Pub Quiz: an evening of fun and frolics, musical statues, pass the pineapple, and the chance to win 'hunners' of money. Loads of great prizes to be won, and plenty of crap ones too!
Little Birds Market
New market with a tantalising selection of vintage, craft and design vendors – including clothes, jewellery, handmade, up-cycled furniture, accessories, homewares, food, cakes, millinery, stationery, art and lots more.
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