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The State Bar

148-148A Holland Street, Glasgow G2 4NG, Scotland
+44 141 332 2159
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Pleasant Pub for a Pint

We had been in a pretty awful nearby hostelry and were so pleased to come across The State. Doesn't... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Weebubs39
Needs new staff

Great bar, great location. Needs better staff. Never met a bar maid so angry to have a bar full of... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
gingerabbit
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“real ale” (9 reviews)
“circular bar” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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148-148A Holland Street, Glasgow G2 4NG, Scotland
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+44 141 332 2159
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"real ale"
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"sauchiehall street"
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"circular bar"
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"proper pub"
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"traditional glasgow"
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"central bar"
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"great selection of beers"
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"at lunchtime"
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"angry orchard cider"
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"atmospheric pub"
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"traditional bar"
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"in glasgow city centre"
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

We had been in a pretty awful nearby hostelry and were so pleased to come across The State. Doesn't look much from the outside but we could tell it would be a traditional bar. Lovely inside, huge walk around bar. We were approached immediately by...More

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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Great bar, great location. Needs better staff. Never met a bar maid so angry to have a bar full of customers. Couldnt close up fast enough.

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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Lovely pub , with a real nice feel to it , prices superb , pint and a large red wine just over £7 . Fantastic choice of real beers and ale , I loved the angry orchard cider , very tasty

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Reviewed March 11, 2018

Great place to have a drink in Glasgow. Lovely warm atmosphere. Tv available to watch the match. Great array of drinks with great service.

Thank craig e
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Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

I really like this bar. It is local & has great beee and great service. Interesting pictures on the walls and a nice atmosphere.

Thank Cakebreadt
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

Stumbled across the lovely bar by accident and glad I did. Lovely central bar with seats on one side and, i think, standing on the other. Guessing these are the old lounge and bar areas. Real quirky place which livened up as th evening progressed.

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Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

Great pub with friendly staff Good prices and well located A traditional Scottish Bar with a selection of Real Ales Handy for ABC/ Kings Theatre

Thank geoff f
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Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

Blues night jamming session every Tuesday. Awesome performances from very talented people who adore music of the bluesy kind. Have been coming to this bar for 2 years when visiting Glasgow on business. Well done all at the bar for the great real ale selection...More

Thank Kevin S
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Reviewed January 13, 2018

I've visited this bar on a few occasions, and it's my first choice when I'm in Glasgow. It's a really well run establishment, and they have a great selection of beers (including craft beers) and spirits. A real mixed bunch of customers, who all share...More

Thank P12HAL
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Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere and nice beers available at a good price. The staff are very friendly and we were really happy to find this gem of a pub on our first night in Glasgow. I highly recommend a visit.

Thank QVBee
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