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Variety Bar

401 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3LG, Scotland
+44 141 332 4449
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Historic but cold.

This bar really is original and lovely to look at and generally the music is great but they need to... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Alba316
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Variety bar

I fell in love with this place last year and was a bit upset when I heard it was closing, so I was... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2016
ath18
,
Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Often mentioned in local magazines/guides and international travel guides as 'the best pub in glasgow' - it is a bar/pub (no food). Alternative music played. Locals. Art deco interior which has remained the same for years and years and years. Hope you add it, it has so much character.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
13 Feb 2017
“Historic but cold.”
1 Nov 2016
“Variety bar ”
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401 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3LG, Scotland
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+44 141 332 4449
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

This bar really is original and lovely to look at and generally the music is great but they need to do something about the heating. I know it got a stay of execution lately so hopefully it may be up for a bit of investment....More

Thank Alba316
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I fell in love with this place last year and was a bit upset when I heard it was closing, so I was shocked when I was told that it was still open. It's a very cool place!

Thank ath18
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I love it! Cheap drinks very central free wifi pinball board games live music and friendly staff make this a must. Great decor and lighting. Great place during the day to read a book a have some down time with great music to boot!

Thank DoodleArt
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Great boozer with a wide selection of nuts... Also great staff. I love the perseverance of the girl with no thumbs. A real go getter!

Thank BIGJN
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

...great boozer, great banter, a warm vibe from the staff and enough variety in alcohol to keep even the more choosy happy...the toilets are exactly what you might expect in a pub, just the right ambience for all your peeing and pooping...top notch!

Thank S F
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Variety bar toilets are magic. So are the staff and everything else. Decor is lovely and great selection of drinks.

1  Thank Stevie D
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Would not advise a visit to this bar unless you are fully vaccinated..popped in tonight for a drink before going for a meal..headed to ladies toilet to find a scene from a third world country..absolutely disgusting..asked at the bar if they had a cleaner to...More

1  Thank Jim H
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Glasgows best traditional bar , apparently it hasn't ever changed its art deco look and why would it - if you are heading to see a show you could worse than hit up here for drink and chat first

Thank kgirl89
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Popped in here early (9pm ish) last Saturday with my gorgeous girlfriend. Really cool place (ok I am 45 but bear with me). DJ on the decks (but music not too loud!). Cool retro décor (I did mention I'm 45 didn't I?). Nice atmosphere. Most...More

Thank Patchesonelbows
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Nice enough pub but decor a bit tired and needs updated. Decent pint and friendly enough staff. Went along to see the Star Wars stuff and felt slightly underwhelmed by it all.

1  Thank Scott M
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