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The State Bar

148-148A Holland Street, Glasgow, Scotland
+44 141 332 2159
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Good little bar

Good selection of beers. Lots of locals enjoying themselves. Happy staff offering useful... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Rhys O
via mobile
Dopey Barmaid

Pub and beer us fine, but a useless, rude and arrogant barmaid spoils the experience. This pub is... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
via mobile
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148-148A Holland Street, Glasgow, Scotland
+44 141 332 2159
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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Good selection of beers. Lots of locals enjoying themselves. Happy staff offering useful suggestions on beer to drink.

Thank Rhys O
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Pub and beer us fine, but a useless, rude and arrogant barmaid spoils the experience. This pub is known for music. Barmaid refused to put music on because "staff were watching TV"

Thank codecall
Reviewed 21 May 2017

a really good plain and simple bar with good beer. staff and regulars are very friendly. only thing to watch is that food not always served. all in all a great place to get real ale.

Thank MikeRadley
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I’ve just added a review of the Bon Accord, so thought it only fair to add a review of the State Bar, as it holds exactly the same appeal for me. It is a great real-ale pub and has won the CAMRA Award for best...More

Thank JayRae1
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We went here recently on two occasions. One of these was a quiet evening drink before dinner and provided us with a great taste of a traditional Glasgow pub. The staff were very friendly and the atmosphere was vibrant with a mostly local feel. We...More

Thank Baylovers
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Visited here after a recommendation on Twitter. Fantastic range of real ales and sky sports TV. A proper traditional feel to this boozer. Find this bar and have a pint.

Thank DannyTheBlade
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Good weekend bar.. Staff are little preoccupied with regulars.. seems like a good bar though.. Good selection of drinks.. Though didn't have my favourite..(carling) ... Old Manish with a nice vibe...

Thank djamesie
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This bar is like a hidden gem. It's got a fab selection of ales and is like how a pub should be. Welcoming and relaxing.

Thank CatherineCat
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This is a gem of an old Glasgow pub with an interesting interior including a circular bar. Customers come from all over for the top notch real ales, and the friendly, typically Glaswegian staff add to the experience. Very reasonably priced lunches are available, including...More

Thank George K
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a great example of a real Glasgow bar. Full of character and a warm welcome by attentive staff. There are clearly a lot of regulars in this bar but this doesn't stop visitors getting equally good service. Cosy with a lovely atmosphere and...More

Thank Alba316
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