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191 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 2UL, Scotland
+44 141 332 6668
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dim sum” (225 reviews)
“won ton” (25 reviews)
“chive dumplings” (14 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
191 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 2UL, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a group of six and were shown to our reserved table. As soon as we sat down a group of over 20 were situated too close as the noise was deafening. no sooner said and we were placed in a quieter corner. The...More

Thank ianr321
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

At first the menu appears more limited than the usual ‘Chinese restaurant’ but it’s not hard to find some appetising choices. The food itself was excellent and just a little different from normal fayre. Highly recommended and good value.

Thank D6AN
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We ordered a table of 12 with only 3 hour notice. The food and service and coktails were really good. I don't have enough of words for this fantastic restaurant. A top gem. We will be back 😁

Thank oogiedachef
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

1st time visitor, booked here after reading good reviews on this site. Arrived about 2 mins late for our booking and had to wait 10 minutes in the doorway waiting for tables to be rearranged and set up. Very very popular and packed to the...More

1  Thank Spence L
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We decided to try Opium as we saw it had a pretty extensive Dim Sum menu. Just a 5 minute walk from Buchanan Galleries car park we were pleased to see there were some tables already taken and the place had a nice atmosphere. The...More

Thank CarolineDickson
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We ate here on 1st January. Gluten free menu had not many dim sum options but that did not surprise me. What I chose was lovely. The galangal and coconut soup and sticky rice and chicken in lotus leaf. The waiter brought soy sauce to...More

Thank Ev
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Visited Opium on New Years Day for my sons birthday and was pleased with the outcome. The restaurant is small and personal, nice decor and great location. Very friendly staff but restaurant cold, set the heating to come on earlier. The three of us were...More

Thank Martin R
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Some of the tastiest Asian food I have had in Glasgow- super fresh, service is fast and efficient, definitely check this place out if you enjoy Asian food

Thank write2gab
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Went for lunch with my daughter and great value! I was surprised that not many people were in the restaurant! This used to be Peking Inn which as a family,we frequently went to.and was always busy.When it changed Management, we always looked through the windows...More

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

One of the best meals I’ve had in a long time. Visited with family and enjoyed every minute. Dim sum were fab, and it just got better. Staff very welcoming and friendly. Thank you for a lovely evening

Thank kenny s
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 2UL, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 332 6668
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Opium specialises in oriental fusion cuisine, offering a mix of traditional Dim Sum and fusion dishes. We're open everyday and look forward to welcoming you here at 191 Hope Street. Located in the heart of Glasgow city centre, Opium is great for a working lunch or to catch up with friends. As night falls our interior transforms, it's perfect for an intimate dinner or a celebration with family and friends.
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