We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hillhead Bookclub

Is this your business?
17 Vinicombe Street, Glasgow G12 8BH, Scotland
+44 141 576 1700
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
West End staple

Whenever I am in the West End, I go to the Bookclub. The building itself is amazing. Great... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
Marc T
,
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Drinks

Visited for drinks. Very much a student vibe. Cocktails were tasty but pricey. Rose’ wine was not... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
naburke95
via mobile
Read all 42 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good44%
  • Average7%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible4%
6 Jun 2018
“West End staple”
10 May 2018
“Drinks ”
Closed
Hours
Hours Today: Closed
LOCATION
17 Vinicombe Street, Glasgow G12 8BH, Scotland
CONTACT
Website
+44 141 576 1700
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Glasgow
from US$58.80
More Info
from US$48.10
More Info
from US$324.90
More Info
from US$20.10
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (42)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Filter

1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 6 June 2018

Whenever I am in the West End, I go to the Bookclub. The building itself is amazing. Great selection of beers at relatively decent Glasgow prices, and you can get to play Table Tennis upstairs. Overall, a very good bar and one of my favourites...More

Thank Marc T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Visited for drinks. Very much a student vibe. Cocktails were tasty but pricey. Rose’ wine was not nice atall. Good vibe

Thank naburke95
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We went along to this bar after reading an article about how great it was - as part of a girls' weekend in Glasgow. It did not disappoint. The atmosphere was perfect and there was plenty of comfy seating. The music was great, but not...More

Thank Danielle H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Great bar, huge venue, brill atmosphere! Refurbished old building with great look, must visit for everyone visiting the city. Lots of seating and standing with a ping pong table in a cage upstairs and some sofa seating opposite. Get drunk here

Thank Toby L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Service v v slow. One dish had to be returned twice to be recooked. Ordered Thai beef salad. We weren't asked how we wanted beref cooked. It strived still mooing and dripping blood over salad. Yeeuch! Waited for around 40 mins for food. The same...More

Thank Kim B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Stumbled across the place during a brief visit to Glasgow and really liked the way the its all put together. Unique place with plenty to do and food was canny too. Only drawback was I felt a tad old as the place was quite busy...More

Thank graemeb69
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Imagine the most overpriced and "cool" bar/restaurant you can imagine. The Hillhead Bookclub is it. Food was good but so expensive. For a double rum and diet cola it was £8+. Atmosphere is nice, as were the drinks and food. But worth the price they...More

Thank Scott G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Great bar, prices are fantastic on a Sunday especially in the west end. We have not tried the food as yet but looks good enough to eat!

Thank kaiser
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Went here one evening with a group of colleagues on recommendation from a friend, The atmosphere, service and food were very good! Will be going back soon.

Thank wayneh02483
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I usually love it here. I come here often for drinks with friends or my boyfriend and it's fine for that - although the bar is small for such a huge place and only ever 2 people serving so can take a while to get...More

Thank joooslyn
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 93 hotels in Glasgow
Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor Hotel
1,578 reviews
.04 miles away
Clifton Hotel
290 reviews
.08 miles away
Kelvin Hotel
332 reviews
.12 miles away
The Heritage Hotel
351 reviews
.15 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Cail Bruich
1,361 reviews
.06 miles away
Bread Meats Bread West End
201 reviews
.09 miles away
Sorrento Glasgow
199 reviews
.04 miles away
Cafe Andaluz West End
628 reviews
.08 miles away
Nearby Attractions
University of Glasgow
1,684 reviews
.35 miles away
Botanic Gardens and Kibble Palace
1,845 reviews
.12 miles away
The Mackintosh House
911 reviews
.31 miles away
Glasgow West End
1,004 reviews
.17 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Hillhead Bookclub staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit