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Solid Rock Cafe

) #308 of 1,949 Restaurants in Glasgow , British,
19 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AB, Scotland
+44 141 221 1105
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (16 reviews)
“rock metal” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, International
19 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AB, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 171 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here last week. This is what I expect a rock bar to be like belting music, beer and a dimly lit bar. If I have to pick a fault it's that there are television screens in there and you can't help but watch...More

Thank Nic G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you come in to this bar, you will not be thinking that they serve food. It is pretty dark inside, they have a pin-ball machine and hard rock is coming out of the speakers. We ordered ot different sandwiches/subs. Mine was with steak and...More

Thank Sihanoukville
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Everytime I've visited in the past few months there has been a really string smell of sewer throughout the bar. It's outputting sitting in it and will certainly put you off your food. What's going on?? I used to love visiting here but it feels...More

Thank Shona M
Robert A, Owner at Solid Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Hi Shona, Please be assured we are doing everything within our power to deal with this issue - we are now fairly sure it is from the main sewer/drain in Hope Street which is very close to our ladies toilet below street level - unfortunately...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

I was a regular to the Solid Rock Cafe in my teens many moons ago & although I hadn't been in for a while I wasn't disappointed. This place actually doesn't change much... And in this case that's a good thing. Good food, good beer...More

Thank Tommy-tt
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for a quick beer on Saturday afternoon. Place was quite quiet, good music playing in the background but there was a small lack of atmosphere. It's still worth a visit right enough.

Thank Bobby T
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Walking pass and growing up on Rock music had to pop in to see...Interesting place, full of memorabilia, interesting characters and playing music you expect to hear. Downsize was smell coming from toilets......

Thank Sarrie1876
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic place great food great beer brilliant music great rock bar just our place love it...... Hubby loves it here always a laugh u can ask for any song to be played........

Thank Shanijo44
Reviewed 16 May 2017

With a pool table in the basement and rock music playing what better experience can you ask for with friends. Although dark this place makes up for it in character, with rock memorabilia on the wall and excellent music. The pool table is not the...More

Thank Callum M
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Good stop off point whilst awaiting train. Just across the road from Glasgow Central station, it has a good selection of continuous rock music, and serves food.

Thank Geoffrey D
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Soullless imitation of a rock bar which smells like it's on top of an open sewer at the bottom of Hope Street in Glasgow, it's hope over experience in this imitation rock bar - loud mainstream metal music in a brightly lit soulless bar, with...More

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Scott A
28 February 2017|
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Response from Dolphduncan | Reviewed this property |
Yes a fine selection of beers lagers and spirits
30 June 2015|
Response from Robert A | Property representative |
Hi Kimmy, Unfortunately we are strictly over 18's only at all times. Regards, Robert
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 10
Bar, British, Pub, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 221 1105
  • E-mail
The Solid Rock Cafe is Glasgow's original (and best) rock and metal venue, established in 1987 and evolving with the vibrant rock scene here ever since. Offering competitively priced and filling bar meals as well as a wide selection of beers, spirits and cocktails, as well as anything music wise from AC/DC to ZZ Top.
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