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Grill Room at The Square

#196 of 1,889 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
City Centre
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23-29 Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow G1 3AJ, Scotland
+44 141 225 5610
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

After a bit of a mix up regarding the voucher and dates for availability we finally got a booking for a Saturday afternoon. It was a bit disheartening that the response about the error made by the restaurant on their voucher terms and conditions was fairly rude and abrupt with no compensation offered. The food was delicious and you couldn't... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Along with three girlfriends had a very enjoyable meal here this week, two courses for £18 , good value. The soup was yummy and beef strips with delicious sauce and mashed potatoes also very good, both daily specials . Nice service and quick delivery for the four of us when it was pretty busy. Nice ambiance and setting would recommend... More 

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Brodick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Terry and I were looking forward to a late lunch (or was it an early dinner) at the Grill Room. We were to be joined there by my son. We had travelled up from the Scottish Borders earlier that day and arrived slightly early for our table reservation, and early for Euan too. He had yet to arrive. We were... More 

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Dalry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on a Saturday, using an itison voucher for steak, frites and a bottle of wine. The restaurant has a beautiful interior, and the service was excellent. The steak was perfectly cooked and delicious. We also treated ourselves to some cocktails which were also top notch! We will definitely be back!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I thoroughly enjoyed a wonderful meal on Friday night. We have been there on several occasions and always enjoyed the food atmosphere and the friendly and attentive staff. I also had a fabulous time there on my 50th Birthday in the private dining room. Well worth a visit. 😄

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The starters were good but despite having all our own teeth we were unable to eat the steak (£7 supplement) which was unbelievably tough and frankly inedible. So disappointing!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Second time visited and won't be back. Really wanted it to be great but the 10 oz off the bone rib eye was cooked well enough ( med/rare) but needed a dog to chew through it. The irony was, it was very tasty but just not tender enough. Same thing happen the first time I was there (May 2016) when... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Food was nice, setting was good, staff were all fine. But for the price, there's so many other places that offer a better meal for a better price.

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Bishopton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

First time eating here and will be back, great atmosphere even as early as 630 on a Saturday night place was buzzing. Nice service, friendly, efficient. Went for pre theatre menu, starters was very small (!) but tasty, mains similarly beautifully presented and very tasty, recommend a couple of sides if you have a big appetite. 2 courses, shared dessert,... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I took advantage of an Itson deal here. I went for the Steak and my wife went with the pork and beef strips. we both really enjoyed it and would love to do another visit soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$92
Cuisine
European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23-29 Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow G1 3AJ, Scotland
  • Public Transportation: Royal Exchange Square is located a mere 5 minutes walk from Glasgow Central and Queen Street train stations. The area surrounding is also well serviced by taxis and is approximately 10 miles from Glasgow Airport.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 141 225 5610
Description
The Grill Room is part of the spectacular 29 Members Club that overlooks the Royal Exchange Square in Glasgow. The restaurant is sophisticated without being overbearing, decorated with dark wooden floors, sumptuous drapes and elegant seating. The menu is equally lavish, arranged by award-winning chefs, and can typically include dishes such as the native Cullen Skink, chickrn stuffed with spiced prawns and grilled wild sea trout. Desserts are equally stylish and can include Eton Mess and chocolate tart with orange sorbet. Three courses, excluding wine, cost around £30 per person; luxurious dining at affordable prices.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?