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The Kensington

408 Paisley Road West, Glasgow G51 1BE, Scotland
+44 141 427 7938
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In need of repair

Repairs needing done at door and cellar entry staff are very pleasant, prices normal for area, gets... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Faircommentglasgow
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Sub crawl

Very friendly bar Really busy but looked after but the staff Great atmosphere with the hustle... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
25strider
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ayr /scotland
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  • Average11%
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3 weeks ago
“In need of repair”
17 Apr 2017
“Sub crawl ”
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408 Paisley Road West, Glasgow G51 1BE, Scotland
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+44 141 427 7938
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Repairs needing done at door and cellar entry staff are very pleasant, prices normal for area, gets busy with the subway pub runs(saturday/sunday) but usually quite a quiet cosy bar

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Very friendly bar Really busy but looked after but the staff Great atmosphere with the hustle and bustle Was only in for a short time but would definitely return for a longer visit

3  Thank 25strider
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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Recently moved to the area. Paid a visit here as didn't enjoy the atmosphere next door. Love the place. You can tell it's an old pub. Excellent choice of music on the juke box. Beautiful lounge area as well. Sat outside for a few when...More

2  Thank Scott M
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Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Paid with £20 note and bartender said I said with a £10 note, Tennents was watered down and the seats were uncomfortable. Surrounding area is dark and the subway is a good 5 minute walk away.More

1  Thank Connor B
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Spmitchell, Staff at The Kensington, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2017

Hi Connor B, We apologise for the bad experience you had visiting us and would love for this to be put right. First of all if you had been short changed, we would normally take your details and get in touch if the till was...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

I have just moved to the area and can say the kensington is a friendly local, staff are friendly and polite in my experience yes there is banter but that is what makes a good atmosphere keep up the work folks

4  Thank Andy W J
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Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Love coming to the Kensington. Been coming a while now for match days and we have a great time listening to music with our friends. Sara is a good manager and tries her best and she tries to make time to talk to us all...More

4  Thank gottalovelife1
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Reviewed 31 August 2015

Contrary to the other reviews I have read,I find this pub a very classic,pleasant old style Glasgow pub where everyone knows everyone else. They all like to share stories including the manager,Sara.I see no trouble with that as that is what a good pub is...More

5  Thank 71Bubbles71
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Reviewed 6 April 2015

I have drank in this pub for many years and over the last year or so i must say that it's went down hill dramatically, It's dirty from the floor to the glasses my god the shot glasses are shocking and to be fair should...More

7  Thank karen m
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Reviewed 5 April 2015

Used to drink in this pub a few years back and it was always a nice place to be, went back in after a few years and it's now terrible. Sticky floor, dingy interior, expensive flat beer, Bar staff are rude and unprofessional especially one...More

4  Thank Jamie-james222
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