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Bacchus

££ - £££, British,
80 Glassford Street | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1UR, Scotland
+44 141 572 0080
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“tagine” (4 reviews)
“nachos” (10 reviews)
“macaroni” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
80 Glassford Street | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1UR, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 212 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our first time at the Bacchus. This time was for the Elvis Pre Birthday Bash with The Elvis the Elvis Touch. Great venue both upstairs and down stairs in the function room. Polite helpful staff. We didn't eat here as we had already eaten. Great...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Steve B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are in Glasgow for six days and trying to find places to eat and have drinks close to the hotel and not playing very loud music is not so easy. On Sunday night on our way back to our hotel Ann and I decided...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ronann_0725
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Arrived for drinks with a group of friends to find several tables reserved from at least 2 hours before not populated and still told were reserved. Staff were not open to or not allowed to sit the group even through it was clear that a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AvidTraveller1108
Bacchus G, General Manager at Bacchus, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

I'm really sorry you couldn't get a table. Our Saturdays tend to get pretty busy as we have live music on every week from 9pm! However we try to leave a few tables for walk ins and if you want to reserve a table in...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018

My Sister, Sister in Law and friend came into town for a wee lunch and a drink fully intending to be home for 4pm well that didn't happen we left Bacchus at 8pm :) We just loved everything about it!! Great food, atmosphere & music...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sally K
Bacchus G, General Manager at Bacchus, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Hi Sally, Thanks so much for the lovely review! You ladies really made my night! Was an absolute pleasure. Hopefully see you again soon! Thanks, Sarah

Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Great beer, better food. Very cozy place. We paid £12 for two courses and a pint. Also very good service. Great value. Would come again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gabriel R
Bacchus G, Manager at Bacchus, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Thanks so much for the review Gabriel! Hope to see you again soon! Sarah

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic meal here again. Great food, great prices and city centre location. Staff very attentive but not overbearing.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Gillian H
Bacchus G, General Manager at Bacchus, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Hi Gillian, Thank you so much for the lovely review! Hopefully see you again soon! Thanks again! Sarah

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

I had my 30th birthday party in here 10 years ago, and when it came to booking my 40th... This was our first port of call. It's a great venue, great size, well stocked bar and the staff were super friendly and helpful, leading up...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ciaran B
Bacchus G, General Manager at Bacchus, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Hi Ciaran, Thanks so so much for the lovely review! We thoroughly enjoyed your birthday too! I reckon we should have a joint one next year?! :-) Thanks so much again and see you soon x Thanks, Sarah

Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We went to speak to Sarah, the owner of Bacchus, to check availability for the basement function suite for our reception party. We left with much more than we intended and cannot praise Sarah and her wonderful team enough, for how well they looked after...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank McDoggy
Bacchus G, General Manager at Bacchus, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

You guys really were absolutely amazing to have! We loved every second of the whole day and were so privileged to be a part of it. Thank YOU so much for picking us! Thanks again! Sarah xxx

Reviewed 21 May 2018

Recently visited the bar as we were there to see the Moonlighters band perform. We got to the bar early as it gets very busy, they seemed a bit short staffed but pleasant. They could have done with removing some bar stools for the evening....More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank GR1UK
Bacchus G, General Manager at Bacchus, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Hi there, Firstly thank you for your feedback. I am really sorry we ran out of a few lagers throughout Saturday night. Trust us, it is not the norm and pride ourselves on our range so I'm really sorry in this instance it was lacking....More

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

After walking out bar having not been served for 20 mins we headed straight here. Staff attentive, friendly & fun. We ended up staying for another bottle of wine & lunch. My friend who travelled from Cumbria loved this bar. It's one of our favs,...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank MichelleBarr
Bacchus G, Manager at Bacchus, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Hi Michelle! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit! Thank you so much for the lovely review! I'm so glad your friend enjoyed herself and you were both able to catch a little Scottish sun after the wedding! Really look forward to welcoming you back...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$22
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Glassford Street | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1UR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 141 572 0080
  • E-mail
Description
City Centre Bar with Function / Conference Room. Light airy cosmopolitan feel with easy going and relaxed atmosphere serving 'Restaurant Food At Bar Prices'and Great Cocktails ! Also offering a wide selection of Draught and Bottled Beers from around the world ( including local brew !)and good choice of Quality House Wines.
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