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Bar Gumbo

$$ - $$$American, ,
71-77 Byres Road | G11 5HN, Glasgow G11 5HN, Scotland
+44 141 334 7132
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“jambalaya” (25 reviews)
“po boy” (24 reviews)
“ribs” (22 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 12:00 am Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
71-77 Byres Road | G11 5HN, Glasgow G11 5HN, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 238 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked for dinner sat Sat 24th Nov the day before via their website and received an email confirmation. Turned up on the night and it was closed and clearly undergoing a refurb! Unbelievable!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mark M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really fun cool place! Food is different but amazing, great drinks plenty beers & cocktails to choose from & the staff are lovely!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank kattsharp
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

I booked this for my partners birthday and we had a lovely evening . We visited on a Sunday night about 7 and were lucky enough to be there when a live Americana style band were playing. We got a seat right by the window...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank scott y
Reviewed 13 October 2018

We used to come here every fortnight, mainly because they did a fabulous half chicken with rice dish which was amazing. Since refurb we have struggled to enjoy , mainly because menu has changed and portions have diminished Please do not think this restaurant resembles...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mar B
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We've previously eaten at Bar Gumbo, before it was refurbished and we had an awesome craw dog followed by some chasers, when we reopened we decided to venture back for some pre-cinema dinner. The staff were professional in manner and accommodating. We had the meatballs...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank glynevans435
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

This was our second visit. I’m from the states, and always on the look of for foods that are home comforts, like a gumbo or cornbread - both of which this restaurant does excellently. I think the menu may have been downsized since our first...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank livsimister
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Second visit here and was fantastic again. Had the burger with cheese and bacon which was so tasty. My partner had the jambalaya which he loved! Service from the tall girl (sorry didn’t get her name) was really friendly and efficient. Can’t wait to go...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Nicnac333
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Wife and I went for the lunch menu midweek. Both had the "LUNCH" portion of Mac n Cheese ( several choices of fillings ) served with fries. Have to say this was NOT a small portion, neither of us could finish it even though it...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dougie_123
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Had dinner here early one evening. Very quiet when we went in, good menu, creole style food eg jambamlaya and of course gumbo. Waited about 40 minutes for mains to arrive, then over half an hour for the (obviously pre-made) desserts. No apparent reason for...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Shena Y
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Went for lunch with a friend after a recommendation from another friend. It wasn't busy when we arrived and in fairness it didn't get busy at all really during our visit. The waiter was really attentive and when we were ordering our wine, he gave...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank wayfaringtheworld470
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5 October 2016|
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Response from kr301 | Reviewed this property |
No there's not a specific kids menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 13
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71-77 Byres Road | G11 5HN, Glasgow G11 5HN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 334 7132
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Bringing the spirit of the Southern states to the west of Glasgow. We will be serving up the holy-trinity, as it's known in Louisiana. Great music, Great food and Great drinks. Great food is served Seven days a week from 12-21:30, with our lunch offer running Monday to Friday until 3pm and Evening offers Monday to Thursday from 5pm. We have live music every Friday and Saturday from 9:30pm and on Sundays from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. We won't leave you hungry!
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