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Horse Shoe Bar

#265 of 1,914 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
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City Centre
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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17 Drury Street, Glasgow G2 5AE, Scotland
+44 141 248 6368
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10:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

my husband and i pop in here regularly for lunch, the staff are great and the food is lovely, great value for money

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Thank juliaj212
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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264 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I love this pub for the ambience, the history, the beer, the friendly staff but mainly for the characters you meet also enjoying a pint. Many of them having been left in the care of the staff while their wife's or partners enjoy some retail therapy. Fairly average bar food is on offer which is disappointing as previously they had... More 

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Thank Tam Carr
Dumfries, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere, excellent draft beers, friendly and efficient staff - probably the best tradional pub in central Glasgow. There used to be a wonderfully inexpensive (home-cooked) menu - it was legendary for its value and tastiness. This has now been replaced by a Wetherspoon-type larger menu which includes special deals on certain days. (Please note that it is NOT part... More 

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Thank Sandy S
Derry, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A classic old boozer off the main thoroughfares in Glasgow. Decent selection of beer, decor that has been built up over the years and a host of interesting characters. Perfect for a post work pint or early evening catch up.

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Thank Connor D
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125 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great to be back after so long. Quiet this afternoon. Had a quiet pint with an old friend. Last time I was here it was standing room only. Will return soon.

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Thank Davidfirving
Jedburgh, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can't not visit this pub when we visit Glasgow ....left hubby here to do a bit of shopping Hope to be back soon

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Thank lorraine e
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us ate here. We all had the soup starter followed by fish (river cobbler) and chips. We declined the pudding as we'd had enough. For £4.99 per head this represents great value as the food was very good. Service was prompt and friendly and I will certainly revisit here on my next trip to Glasgow

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Thank Steve Y
Hong Kong, China
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Maybe being a bit unfair in the title for, they may do sushi or so such but in my last trip I was just looking for a beer. I used to be a regular about 30 years ago and it looks the same. It even had my old chewing gum stuck to the same old seat. Of course not, but... More 

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Paisley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 April 2017

If you are looking for pub grub at a low cost then this is your place. The menu has all the usual favourites so I'm sure you'll find something. In here you get what you pay for.

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Thank Aod52
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Only place you can buy a 3 course meal for £4.50. First visit for a couple of years. Long time menu has changed but food is okay for the price. Still worth a visit but don't expect too much.You get your money's worth. As always, very friendly staff.

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Thank David M

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Drury Street, Glasgow G2 5AE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 141 248 6368

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?