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The White Elephant

££ - £££, British,
128 Merrylee Road, Glasgow G44 3DL, Scotland
+44 141 637 5774
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“croquettes” (6 reviews)
“burger” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
128 Merrylee Road, Glasgow G44 3DL, Scotland
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Arrived on a Sunday evening to find that several dishes on the menu were off. The food was mediocre, chicken fajitas came in an oily dish with quite stingy portions of sour cream, guacamole etc. we had to ask twice for our drinks to be...More

Thank jaboticabajam
Reviewed 12 March 2017

arrived at the white elephant and was promptly seated. Server informed us that there was no streak pie, no lemon tart and no muscles. think the quote was you never get steak pie or fish in here on a sunday. (fair enough) ordered the pigeon...More

1  Thank Paul G
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Visited here on Sunday with my husband and children. I had read good things about the restaurant on Facebook as it is child friendly and most importantly has a kids play area. The food was excellent and the staff were very friendly and efficient. I...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Great food and service comfortable and homely feel. Resturant was not busy wich made great for food cooking time.

Thank Sam L
Reviewed 7 February 2017

It's a nice place inside with lots of space. Usually there is a kids area away from other diners but sometimes when there is a private function they place toys out in a corner to help keep them entertained. For me the kids element is...More

Thank Al2878
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a wee bit of lunch. Was pretty quiet, ordered drinks and they took an eternity to come. Unfortunately the waiter forgot about us. Nether the less, we had soup and prAwn tempura. All was ok and the waiter gave us a discount...More

Thank GIW22
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Just tucked away from the main road the site offers a car park and plenty of room to park on the road itself. Inside- strange setup it doesn't know if it's a bar, a cosy pub or a restaurant. I believe they have a beer...More

Thank Scott R
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

All the starters were good we got 2 chicken tempuras and the pigeon but then we got the mains 2 steak sandwiches and the chicken and chorizo lasagne and the steak sandwich was okay but the lasagne was greasy and burnt and presented horribly. We...More

1  Thank evelennox30
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This restaurant in the Southside of Glasgow tries hard to cater for all with menus for breakfast ,cocktails, artisan coffee, beer garden and children's play room. There is an off road free car park. The food was good particularly the Shetland Blue Shell Mussels in...More

Thank traveldoc65
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Had lunch there today and was nothing short of dreadful. Fish and chips is a difficult thing to do badly but they well and truly succeeded...

3  Thank Jake W
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1 March 2016|
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Response from joebloggs2016 | Reviewed this property |
this pub is going downhill , the food is mediocre , im sure they can provide u with a plate of lettuce or something
2 July 2015|
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Response from joebloggs2016 | Reviewed this property |
yes but only via beer garden , watch out for loose cables and overgrown weeds from railway
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Merrylee Road, Glasgow G44 3DL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 637 5774
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