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Horse Shoe Bar

17 Drury Street, Glasgow G2 5AE, Scotland
+44 141 248 6368
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
17 Drury Street, Glasgow G2 5AE, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Terrible bar, accentuated with the worst door staff ive ever encountered.. Rude, arrogant and very aggressive

2  Thank Lynsey M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Door staff in here are easily the worst in Glasgow... To cut a long story short, I was barred because I told a bouncer someone had stolen my pint! The guy admitted stealing my pint to the bouncer but the bouncer then threw me out!...More

5  Thank no2linw
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We popped into to this pub which we had been many times before without issue. Ordered a vodka & coke and gin and tonic. Being allergic to saccharine I was aware on the first sip that the vodka and coke was not “full fat” but...More

4  Thank alan4irene
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Had a good night ruined by a doorman who turned on me for absolutely no reason whatsoever, while out getting a cigarette. I am a 49 year old female,and a friend and I were out for a quiet drink. We were about to leave but...More

4  Thank PAULINE R
Reviewed 16 April 2018

I was in the horseshoe bar with 3 friends on 15/4/18, we were planning on going upstairs to the karaoke, as 2 of my friends hadn't been before but as we walked through the door to go upstairs a bouncer said we couldn't get in,...More

4  Thank derekwales123
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Another great visit to iconic Glasgow bar, honest pub grub ,reasonably priced , great selection of drinks and first class service from typical Glasgow staff.TVs on but no sound so conversations,still,could be heard.

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

I made it twice to the Horse Shoe Bar while I was in Glasgow. Great, cozy feel, and filled with regulars. The staff was warm and welcoming. There is an extenisve selection of beers on tap and in the cask, plus a basic, but nice...More

Thank Marc R
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Great traditional pub food and wide selection of drinks. Friendly atmosphere of locals and visitors with very helpful staff.

Thank Andrew-Beverley
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Came over one night for drinks & some food. I like how it's decorated, also the staff is friendly. Had good time.

Thank TootlecDeluxe
Reviewed 6 March 2018

This is an old traditional Glasgow Bar. Main bar area is in shape of a huge horseshoe. mainly been there for drinks but enjoy traditional breakfasts and snack lunches.

Thank Malcolm M
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26 January 2018|
Response from JayRae1 | Reviewed this property |
The Horseshoe does breakfast until 12:00 (mid-day) and regular food all day after that.
David B
29 June 2016|
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Response from happyhoop88 | Reviewed this property |
I understand that it is pretty busy on a Friday but you could try the royal Scot bar which is just a minute's walk from the horseshoe bar and there is a bar called the crystal palace you could try as well. Hope this helps.
Sharon M
9 May 2016|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
Food [pub-grub] is served throughout the day, and its basic but comparable to other "pub-grub" menus. It has plenty of character, but as another reviewer mentioned I am not sure if its appropriate venue for a 90 year old... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 14
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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