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The Scotia Bar

112 Stockwell Street, Glasgow G1 4LW, Scotland
+44 141 552 8681
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A bar with character

Nice bar with character. Decent beer selections, live music, friendly people. If you find yourself... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Janie S
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Houston, Texas
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Character plus!

Found this place after local guide told us to pop in for a look. Charming pub with loads of old... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2018
Tim T
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“oldest pub” (8 reviews)
“friendly bar” (4 reviews)
“glasgow pub” (4 reviews)
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112 Stockwell Street, Glasgow G1 4LW, Scotland
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+44 141 552 8681
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice bar with character. Decent beer selections, live music, friendly people. If you find yourself close by it’s worth popping in for a drink.

Thank Janie S
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Found this place after local guide told us to pop in for a look. Charming pub with loads of old pictures on the wall and live music. Apparently there is a ghost called annie that live here to and she is able to move glasses....More

Thank Tim T
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Was in last night for a few drinks with friends. Live music was great and the bar staff were amazing. Will be back soon!

Thank Claire M
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Love stopping in here when I'm down this end of town. Friendly staff and decent drink selection. Brilliant.

Thank Alison G
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Popped in here for a nightcap before going back to hotel after a great Saint Patrick’s weekend with my wife and three other couples. Was made to feel really unwelcome as soon as we entered, one of our party was refused drink because he was...More

Thank gordon c
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Hannah T, Manager at The Scotia Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Hi Gordon, we're sorry your visit failed to live up to your expectations. However, I have investigated this situation, staff and customer statements taken and CCTV reviewed, I was aware of this scenario the very next day, due to a regular customer expressing concern and...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Popped in as I had not been there for decades. Still the same old setup, though easier to see now there is no longer the smoky fug. Was enjoying a quiet glad of reasonable red wine despite the guy sat at the corner of the...More

Thank Hurstian
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Nice little pub located next to our hotel. Quickly became our "go to" spot after a day in the city. Friendly and entertaining staff!! Hope the cousins had a great holiday:)More

1  Thank anniebelle21
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Dyann M, Assistant Manager at The Scotia Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Hi Annie belle 21, I remember you from your visit at the Scotia. I am glad you had a good and memorable time at the Scotia it is always good to get feedback from our customers on there visit. The cousins had a great time...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

old type pub none of the plastic pub,haven't tried the food but it had live music and a good atmosphere.

Thank William N
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Dyann M, Assistant Manager at The Scotia Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Hi William, I am glad you enjoyed your visit to the Scotia. A good response is always welcomed. We do not do food anymore I hope that won't stop you from visiting us again. Kind Regards

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

This again is a wee great bar with a lovely atmosphere. The staff are friendly and the beer was just great. We found the people in the bar were very nice and talkative. We had a lovely time when the band came on about 4.30....More

Thank Robert M
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Dyann M, Assistant Manager at The Scotia Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Hi Rab, Awww thank you for your lovely review and I hope you had a memorable visit. It is always good to hear positive reviews about the pub and staff and I hope you visit us again in the near future. Kind Regards

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Great authentic Scottish pub with very friendly service and atmosphere! Staff introduced a good variety of local beers.

Thank Jaby_17
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Dyann M, Assistant Manager at The Scotia Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Hi Jady, I am glad you had a great time and visit at the Scotia. It is indeed a traditional Scottish pub and we aim to please all our visitors and I do hope you visit us again in the near future. Kind Regards

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4Mariella
31 May 2018|
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Response from Robert M | Reviewed this property |
I think there is. I know there is open mike on and you get a wee bit of poetry as well. it can be a great night. So have fun and have a wee drink to.
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anitahy
30 March 2018|
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Response from Robert M | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have music on from five on Sundays. This week there will be to turns on one at four and the one later in the evening. Have fun
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Guru49
24 May 2017|
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Few Steps. No disabled separate access.
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