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.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Oyster Bar

$$ - $$$
City Centre
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
29 Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow G1 3AJ, Scotland
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

32 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 28: English reviews
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
96 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Oyster Bar on Sunday early evening for the first time with my husband. The bar was very busy but we managed to secure a table for 2 near the restaurant. We had a 5pm voucher (cost £9) which entitled us to 2 cocktails,olives and nibbles. There were 6 cocktails to choose from the menu which were normally priced from... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mary G
Cumbria, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Cheese and wine gift voucher bought for a birthday, used early afteroon in very pleasant surroundings, lovely, friendly, efficient staff.

Helpful?
Thank enmama
Level Contributor
34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

I had hopes of Rogano for a classy supper but I was let down on three grounds. First, there was no cayenne pepper anywhere to go with my plate of smoked salmon. Secondly no alsatian wine was available by the glass or half bottle out of a modest range. Finally although I had enquired in advance about a cigar bar... More 

Helpful?
Thank Absolutist
Level Contributor
20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Visiting this bar is like stepping back to a time of art deco. Really chilled bar area and good formal dining

Helpful?
Thank Andyt66
Carlisle, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The bar is certainly stunning with its Art Deco furnishings and was really busy on a Saturday afternoon. Good list of cocktails but somewhat bemused as the bar staff struggled to provide the smoke for the "Smoke On The Clyde" cocktail that we ordered. Have to say a bit disappointed in this cocktail for the price paid (£12.50). Was worth... More 

Helpful?
Thank neil b
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great meal as always, nice staff who always help out and great cocktails...The only small thing was no prossecco....?

Helpful?
Thank George P
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
164 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Itison voucher for drink flights - 4 vouchers for 4 Drinks for 4 people - 2 whisky, 1 gin and 1rum a great way of trying new brands. Staff excellent and a beautiful place would highly recommend and . Will definitely be back.

Helpful?
Thank TravelholicDuntocher
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
277 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Visited Oyster Bar on a busy payday Friday night to use some Itison vouchers. £9 for a flight of 4 drinks is a great deal in our opinion so we bought 2 vouchers. Tried a variety of gin and whiskey with Glenmorangie 12 being my favourite. The prices on the regular menu are a little steep but considering how good... More 

Helpful?
Thank Pauly-101
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Wonderful bar with beautiful decor and amazing cocktails prices very reasonable and very helpful staff well worth a visit

Helpful?
Thank Virginia V
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

Been in here a couple of times in the past month. Got the oysters and a few cocktails. It is a blast from the last but a really nice atmosphere. Been before for a meal which was really nice, and great wines

Helpful?
Thank RGL73

Travellers who viewed Oyster Bar also viewed

 

Been to Oyster Bar? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

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
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$163
Cuisine
Seafood
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow G1 3AJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Oyster Bar staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?