We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ad Lib

111 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6LL, Scotland
+44 141 248 6645
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (156 reviews)
“cornbread” (5 reviews)
“macaroni” (8 reviews)
Closed Now
Bar, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
111 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6LL, Scotland
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (413)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 403 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Ad Lib looked very small from the outside but inside was really quite spacious. Good varied menu and food was cooked fresh and was really tasty. Cocktails were available if required. Friendly helpful staff. All in all a really pleasant experience.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Bet M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have a wide-variety menu, but it does have an American trend (Mainly Texas or southern style dishes). Being from Texas we thought we would try it. Service was a little slow, but the food was good. Everyone enjoyed their meals, and they weren't busy....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TSP2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is amazing. We arrived right as they opened, and were seated right away. They have a variety of menu items, so there is something for everyone. I had the macaroni and cheese and it was really good. My other family members had the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tarateaches424
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

During a busy day Xmas shopping we ate lunch here. This restaurant had been in this location for a very long time and never feels to deliver for us. I had southern fried chicken burger with chilli jam and fantastic thick cut fries. Husband had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Susie K
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

My kids and grandkids went for a fun day out in Glasgow .. Usually go to tgi Fridays.. Managed to convince them ad lib was better.. After this they all agreed .. This is THE burger joint in town

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank geomurphy
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Helpful friendly staff seated us quickly & gave us advice on drinks/ciders/beers. Burgers came quickly & meat cooked well. Loo seats in the ladies made me smile with their underwater theme!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 66gayler
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

Went here with a friend before going to a show at the hydro. It was ideally placed for hopping on the train at Central afterwards. The food was ood quality and the staff were welcoming. Seems small initially but opens up in the back and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank averagejoesmum
Reviewed 10 November 2018

In Glasgow shopping on 9th November, stopped here for lunch, nice food, good flavours, would go back if i'm down from Inverness again.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 213141bat
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Had a great meal and few drinks in Ad lib. Great menu of some American classics. Food was cooked perfectly super tasty. Definitely be back

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank davglafferty
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Went to ad lib last night with my family.. The while experience was fantastic .. Adults and kids had a brill experience .. Great choice for all.. We ll be back without doubt..👍

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank geomurphy
Nearby HotelsSee all 95 hotels in Glasgow
Grand Central Hotel
4,630 reviews
.08 km away
Grasshoppers Hotel Glasgow
1,333 reviews
.14 km away
Artto Hotel
649 reviews
.17 km away
Rennie Mackintosh Station Hotel
836 reviews
.20 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Alston Bar & Beef
1,029 reviews
.09 km away
Cafe Fame
119 reviews
.06 km away
Bavaria Brauhaus
378 reviews
.08 km away
Stereo Cafe Bar
355 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
Leiper Fine Art
5 reviews
.23 km away
The Hatrack
5 reviews
.11 km away
Citizen Firefighter
5 reviews
.16 km away
Egyptian Halls
11 reviews
.18 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Susan O
18 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from David J | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. Best contact them or go to their website.
10 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Anne H | Reviewed this property |
There were children in the restaurant when we were there
13 October 2016|
Response from Gill S | Reviewed this property |
Yes I'm sure they do
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6LL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 141 248 6645
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing