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The State Bar

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148-148A Holland Street, Glasgow, Scotland
+44 141 332 2159
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Great beer bar

I like this place. It is a little noisy at night but the beer is excellent and there is a great... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2016
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Best in Glasgow city centre

Great pub in the centre of Glasgow especially if you want to avoid hustle and bustle of sauchiehall... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2016
Craig M
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
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“real ale” (8 reviews)
“circular bar” (5 reviews)
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148-148A Holland Street, Glasgow, Scotland
+44 141 332 2159
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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I like this place. It is a little noisy at night but the beer is excellent and there is a great circular bar in the centre. Lovely old pictures on the wall and sayings on the woodwork.

Thank Cakebreadt
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Great pub in the centre of Glasgow especially if you want to avoid hustle and bustle of sauchiehall street. Knowledgeable staff and great ales. Well worth a visit!

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Great drinks, conversations with bartenders and the overall authentic pub feel you want when grabbing a pint in Glasgow. Comfortable booths and tables is also a plus when sitting around chatting and drinking for a couple of hours. Bartender was knowledgeable about the beers on...More

Thank Deena F
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Great real ales, appreciated by myself and colleague, both CAMRA members, excellent live blues band. Extremely friendly staff added to the great night out

Thank Nev B
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Had a couple of drinks here, drinks were reasonably priced, great selection of beer, well kept and a great atmosphere, very busy but the staff were brilliant, very friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank Joyce W
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a city centre real ale pub - 7 or 8 ales always on - with a circular central bar. Prices are excellent, especially considering the location. Nancy runs a fantastic pub which is friendly to locals and visitors. Also serves food at lunchtime...More

Thank Ale-to-the-Chief
Reviewed 16 October 2016

A beautiful piece of Glasgow history with features showing the cross-over period from Art Nouveau to Art Deco. It is unpretentious but clean and well-maintained. The bar is just gorgeous and stocks a great range of real ales, contemporary beers, malt whiskies. There are many...More

Thank Ena-Bill
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic bar with great staff. Always a great mix of people and shows sport if you're wanting to watch. Has a good selection of whisky and cask ales too.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Booked tickets online for comedy club easily enough, before it started we went to the main bar was soo busy which is to be expected on a saturday night, its what i would call a traditional "old mans" pub but its not a bad thing...More

Thank gemini_girl33
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I have frequented the State on a number of occasions over the years and it is still a great place to meet friends for a catch up Great service and a selection of beers and spirits Not for poseurs but for those who just want...More

Thank Dolphduncan
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