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#654 of 1,959 Restaurants in Glasgow}
$$ - $$$, , British
42 Jamaica Street, Glasgow G1 4QG, Scotland
0141 222 2288
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“glasgow pub” (4 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, British, Scottish
$$ - $$$
42 Jamaica Street, Glasgow G1 4QG, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Have not been here in years but glad we returned! We had an mating night which was as much to do with the company as it was the venue and music. The service was great, initially we had to wait a while to get served...More

Thank Jckhaugh2013
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

brilliant few hours wth Muldoon Ragtime band. they are on next Saturday afternoon. pity about the service as blonde barman needs to be Customer orientated...still be there next week a d hope service improves.

Thank George K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very close to Glasgow Central station, this is a decent bar. Great choice of beers, incuding draught Blue Moon. Friendly service. Will make a point of calling in again on a music night Well worth a visit

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying in Glasgow for the weekend with my other half and came across this bar next to the Jurys Inn. Only intended a few drinks here before heading further into town but the live music was great we ended up spending most of the evening...More

Thank emilyZ5229DT
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Was in Glasgow for the weekend and the live music coming from MacSorley caught our attention. Had a fantastic time both nights!! Really impressive gantry and a good selection of ales/lagers. Decided to stay for a bite to eat and got to construct my own...More

Thank Kirkus R
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Popped in for a quick drink to show a visiting American friend a 'real' Glasgow bar. Band was on and playing (not great, but it is free!) Pub was quite busy and the lone barmaid looked under pressure. We finally found a space round the...More

Thank Dougie M
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Brill pub for some live music. Had been years since my last visit but the refurb (whenever it happened) has the place looking great. Was also impressed with the variety of beers on tap and the diverse clientele. Will no doubt be back for a...More

Thank Pauly-101
Reviewed 28 July 2017

While waiting for my son who was attending a concert at the o2 I came across Mcsorleys. What a pleasure, friendly staff great food large selection of drinks and great music. They have live music every day of the week. I will be going back.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This is located next door to The Jury Inn and is a great place to start or finish the day if you are staying here. Different music every night, we went on a Thursday and didnt want a meal but they served snacks and we...More

Thank Ewanmichelle
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

These guys know their booze from gins to real ales. They have 5 ale taps but only 4 were on due to the summer dip in the market but black sheep and trooper in the fridge as well as loads of others. Was spoiled for...More

Thank Michael M
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24 April 2017|
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Response from Alastair M | Reviewed this property |
Best place to see dates of events and music is the facebook page as already pointed out sorry late in answering
18 November 2016|
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Response from Michael M |
Thursday from 9 Friday from 6 Saturday from 3 and Sunday from 6
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, British, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 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: 42 Jamaica Street, Glasgow G1 4QG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: 0141 222 2288
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Excellent pub, over 100 years old. Live music most nghts, and brilliant food. Served in the comfortably informal surroundings of our 115 year old Glasgow hostelry MacSorley's.
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