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Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Birthday lunch with my son , where we could watch the football and rugby on multiple screens . Enjoyable food with good beer and a good atmosphereMore

Date of visit: February 2024
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The Raven, General Manager at The Raven, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Aaron, Thank you for your kind review! We are delighted you enjoyed a nice birthday lunch with us and our multiple screens, we have some pretty cool beers lined up for the next few weeks so be sure to pop back in to try...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had many a drink in here, always enjoyed it. Selection is often changing, so plenty to choose from. Gets pretty busy on the weekends or when there's a match on the TV.

Date of visit: February 2024
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The Raven, General Manager at The Raven, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review! Glad to see your a fan of our every changing beers, we have some crackers in the cellar that are good to go as well! Hopefully you will be in some to try them out! Cheers The Raven

Reviewed 11 December 2023

Booked The Raven for 12 of us for our annual Xmas day out. Great selection of beers & spirits. All staff are friendly and get you served quickly. There is only one thing I could suggest to improve on the pub, and that’s the gents...toilet. When the pub is busy at weekends, it really could do with having a cleaner on shift to attend to it. It got gradually worse throughout the day due to the high footfall. Gets smelly and quite unpleasant to use. Other than that, can’t fault it. Several of the guys got food, hot dogs, tacos, wings etc. All were excellent . We will def use again next year! * we didn’t use the electric dart boards but have done in the past, they a good laugh!More

Date of visit: December 2023
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The Raven, General Manager at The Raven, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2023

Hi Paul, Thanks a lot for taking the time to leave us a review, we really appreciate it. Glad to hear you had a good Christmas night out also and that you are keen to come back again. Apologies that you felt the toilets weren't...More

Reviewed 4 December 2023 via mobile

Visited here with hubby and two kids. Overall we enjoyed the food. I found the macaroni to be undercooked for my taste but hubby disagrees. Pulled pork was lovely, generously portioned and super juicy. Kids loved the milkshake with doughnut on the side.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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The Raven, General Manager at The Raven, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2023

Hi Kar, we are very happy we could provide you with a positive experience! Our kitchen team take great pride in their menu and any feedback for them is greatly appreciated, Our pulled pork has always been a favorite! We hope you and your family...More

Reviewed 30 November 2023

Only couple in the dinning section but it was a Monday. Was shown to our table and guy said he'd be back to take our order for drinks and food, don't know if he had finished his shift or not as never seen him again,...waited nearly 10 mins and had to go to bar to order drinks ourselves, waited another 5 mins and had to catch the attention of a girl to take our food order she was very pleasant and chatty and to be fair so we're the rest of the staff. Food was nice. I would go back again but probably on a different day just for the atmospheric feel.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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The Raven, General Manager at The Raven, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2023

Hi David, Thank you so much for leaving us a review, we really appreciate it! I can only apologise for what seems like very inconsistent service, that is well below the expected level we have for our all our staff members here at The Raven....More

Reviewed 7 November 2023 via mobile

Visited this place off the back of a recommendation and i’m now a massive fan! This was by far the highlight of the night (apart from The Chemical Brothers obviously), owing it’s success to the food in particular. First and foremost, especially on a Thursday...- Sunday evening, book a table via the website, like I did. It was heaving from 5pm onwards and didn’t really quieten down. Very much a Sports Bar, it had an array of Darts Ocheys, many television screens showing various Football games and it was spread over the space of two floors. If I remember right, it was Dog friendly as well. The selection on the menu was decent but I was always swaying towards a Burger of some sort. In the end, I opted for the Smokehouse Burger with a side of Dill Pickle & Jalapeño Slaw. Everything was spot on and the Fries, in particular, were top level! The Cold Town Lager, at only £4.20 a pint, was the perfect accompaniment. Although not advertised, our meal even fell under a Thursday night deal, so the bill was a lovely surprise as well. The staff were great, the seats were bang in the middle of prime Football viewing and the atmosphere was lively, but not hectic. No faults from me and I’m already planning another visit for my next gig. Premier League eating out in Glasgow!More

Date of visit: October 2023
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The Raven, General Manager at The Raven, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2023

Hi Rambling Giant, Thank you very much for the great review! We are so happy you enjoyed your visit with us last Thursday. We are indeed dog friendly, so feel free to bring your 4 legged friends too! The deal you benefitted from is our...More

Reviewed 10 August 2023 via mobile

Food was quite good, tasty however slightly overpriced. Good selection of beverages, again slightly overpriced. Staff let this place down, staff members could do with going on a customer service course. Members of staff were quite rude and blunt.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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The Raven, General Manager at The Raven, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2023

Hi Camzino, Saddened and surprised to hear you had such a negative experience with us. As you hopefully will be able to see from our other reviews customer service is something we pride ourselves on. I'm proud of the extensive training our staff receive so...More

Reviewed 29 June 2023 via mobile

We came here for a couple of drinks on a Friday night. Bar staff were welcoming, and the general atmosphere was good. Good selection of beers on tap and prices average for the area. Nice pub, good atmosphere, and friendly service. Would definitely recommend and...return the next time we’re in Glasgow.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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The Raven, General Manager at The Raven, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2023

Hi Craigman72, thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us at The Raven. We're happy we could meet your expectations! We're looking forward to your next visit with us!

Reviewed 28 June 2023

This place has a great atmosphere and the food is fabulous with lots of different options for those with dietary requirements. Service was great and the staff were very friendly and helpful. Would definitely eat here again!

Date of visit: June 2023
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The Raven, General Manager at The Raven, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2023

Hi Rachel, Thanks very much for your kind words! We do hope to see you again soon! Cheers, Team Raven

Reviewed 6 May 2023 via mobile

Fun, friendly bar with great selection of beers. They have electronic darts too which that we loved! Food was decent too

Date of visit: May 2023
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The Raven, General Manager at The Raven, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2023

Glad you had a great time Victoria! We hope to see you again in the future! - Raven Management

Reviewed 5 May 2023

Came in for some post work pints and a bite to eat with some friends. Decent selection of beers, food was as expected. Not a massive selection of vegetarian options but a few things to choose from. Bar was clean with plenty of seating.

Date of visit: May 2023
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The Raven, General Manager at The Raven, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2023

Hi Claire, Thanks for the 5 star review! Glad to hear you enjoyed you're time with us and we hope we will see you again soon! Cheers Harry

Reviewed 28 April 2023

Went before going to the theatre, was quick and friendly service. Food was very tasty and good sized portions. Milkshake was great, with a huge doughnut as well!

Date of visit: April 2023
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The Raven, General Manager at The Raven, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2023

Thanks Jo for again for taking the time to let us know how we did. We hope you have a great day!

Reviewed 26 April 2023

There is not a better venue with such a great selection of ales and beers. Lots of screens to watch the sport as well.

Date of visit: April 2023
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The Raven, General Manager at The Raven, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2023

Hi Colin, Thanks so much for the review! Happy to hear you enjoyed our beer selection and were able to join us for last night's game! Hopefully we will see you again soon! Cheers Harry

Reviewed 13 April 2023

Great food, great drinks, the darts were very fun and the staff were very friendly and helpful! Would highly recommend!

Date of visit: April 2023
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The Raven, General Manager at The Raven, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2023

Thanks Colin, glad you enjoyed your visit! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 15 March 2023

Staff were helpful, friendly and attentive. I never caught staff members name but he kindly helped me with my buggy and offered a high chair for my baby so thank you. Small gestures go along way as i had just been told i was not...allowed to enter Walkabout with my pram. The venue is very clean with good facilites. I had fish tacos and they were really good and will definetly be back. Only critism would be the prices as i feel £20 is quite expensive for a burger.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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The Raven, General Manager at The Raven, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2023

Hi there, We're really glad you enjoyed your visit to us. And we're happy we could accommodate you and your baby! We hope to see you again soon!

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They are allowed in but I’m not sure what time they will have to leave
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