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The State Bar

148-148A Holland Street, Glasgow G2 4NG, Scotland
+44 141 332 2159
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Very welcoming bar

Great for locals and tourists. Good choice of beers, Friendly staff. Not sure if they do food but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carl R
Proper pub.

Always great to come back - used to be our local. Decent drink, prices, atmosphere - always know... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
PeterOC10
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“real ale” (9 reviews)
“proper pub” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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148-148A Holland Street, Glasgow G2 4NG, Scotland
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+44 141 332 2159
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for locals and tourists. Good choice of beers, Friendly staff. Not sure if they do food but there are plenty of good places to eat nearby. Big screen TV in the comfortable bar - great for footie!

Thank Carl R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always great to come back - used to be our local. Decent drink, prices, atmosphere - always know what to expect!

Thank PeterOC10
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great pub slightly tucked away from the main tourist traffic so good mix of locals/regulars in + some visitors which was good to see. Proper pub really, good choice of real ales, not trashed by any sort of modern re-furb, interesting memorabilia on the walls,...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Came across the State 3 years ago-no it doesn't look much from the outside but open the door- and feel the warmth, a proper pub with staff who like customers and know their beer I've always felt welcome even though I'm ahem English!

Thank Dilbert1978
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

We had been in a pretty awful nearby hostelry and were so pleased to come across The State. Doesn't look much from the outside but we could tell it would be a traditional bar. Lovely inside, huge walk around bar. We were approached immediately by...More

Thank Weebubs39
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Great bar, great location. Needs better staff. Never met a bar maid so angry to have a bar full of customers. Couldnt close up fast enough.

1  Thank gingerabbit
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely pub , with a real nice feel to it , prices superb , pint and a large red wine just over £7 . Fantastic choice of real beers and ale , I loved the angry orchard cider , very tasty

Thank Garry B
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Great place to have a drink in Glasgow. Lovely warm atmosphere. Tv available to watch the match. Great array of drinks with great service.

Thank craig e
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

I really like this bar. It is local & has great beee and great service. Interesting pictures on the walls and a nice atmosphere.

Thank Cakebreadt
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Stumbled across the lovely bar by accident and glad I did. Lovely central bar with seats on one side and, i think, standing on the other. Guessing these are the old lounge and bar areas. Real quirky place which livened up as th evening progressed.

Thank kilnerman
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