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    Babbity Bowster

    16 - 18 Blackfriars Street, Glasgow G1 1PE, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent44%
    • Very good41%
    • Average7%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “cullen skink” (12 reviews)
    “merchant city” (13 reviews)
    “haggis” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    1 - 5 of 122 reviews

    Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

    We spent our last night of two weeks in the U.K. at the Babbitt Bowster in Glasgow. We had just arrived by train from London and were looking forward to relaxing before heading to the airport early in the morning. We rented two of their...More

    Thank Jim H
    Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

    First time ever in this pub and probably wouldn't go back due to price. Expensive drinks which can be purchased in similar bars around town for less. Second round cost nearly £3 more for the exact same order??? Nice beer garden that would be popular...More

    Thank Angie S
    Reviewed 31 August 2017

    Located in the Merchant City area of Glasgow with lots of restaurants close by, and an easy walk to downtown. The pub and the rooms above are a great combination. The rooms are rather basic but the Pub is full of charm and friendly staff...More

    1  Thank sue m
    Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

    Pre curry drinks then after meal returned to listen to the music. Same good music by same good musicians, and not a note changed in thirty years. Nice atmosphere and it hasn't really changed a bit. Well worth a visit if you like traditional folk...More

    Thank Bon M
    Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

    Nice wee pub with an excellent beer garden that gets the sun, so great on a sunny afternoon. Indoors does however have the sort of feel of a community centre that is serving food and drink though. It is a very mixed crowd that frequents...More

    Thank Furtive R
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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • USD 60 - USD 106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel Style
    • #23 Romantic Hotel in Glasgow
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • Scotland >
    • Glasgow >
    • City Centre / Merchant City
    • Also Known As
    • Babbity Bowster Hotel Glasgow ,
    • Babbity Bowster Glasgow, Scotland
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    elma69
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    Response from Robin Ewart | Reviewed this property |
    Our room certainly was. I think they probably all are. Robin
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    "Come on a Wednesday or Saturday afternoon and watch the local musicians play traditional Scottish and Celtic..."
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    "not good for elderly or those who cannot "do" steps. 3 flights to lug your suitcases up and down"
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    "I've stayed here a few times and the rooms are actually quite similar, overlooking the quiet street and..."
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    "wait until some money is spent on it."
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