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Opium

191 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 2UL, Scotland
+44 141 332 6668
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“dim sum” (202 reviews)
“red snapper” (13 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
191 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 2UL, Scotland
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Reviewed 25 July 2015

food was delicious, good service and the staff were nice and friendly. We got the dumplings, they were so fresh and tasty and had a good selection to choose from.More

Thank Holly R
OpiumRestaurant, Owner at Opium, responded to this review

Hello Holly R. Thanks for coming for your lunch, it was a pleasure to have you. The dumplings you got were perfect for something light and fast which is why we offer a diverse range of dim sum. Thanks for the review and visiting, hope...More

Reviewed 22 July 2015

We were visiting from Barcelona and craving dim sum like we remembered from London. We went for lunch on Sunday and it seemed quiet with only one waiter serving but the dim sum were spot on! Delicious!

Thank LouisCharlie
OpiumRestaurant, Owner at Opium, responded to this review

LouisCharlie! Hello and thanks for visiting. Our dim sum is getting more and more popular so we're glad you enjoyed it. Hope to see you again soon! Thanks again, Opium

Reviewed 18 July 2015

To be honest, I don't normally eat Chinese food - I'm allergic to MSG and not a big fan of a plate piled high with rice and sugary sauces. However, this was my son's choice of restaurant for his graduation lunch. And it turned out...More

1  Thank Jocky47
OpiumRestaurant, Owner at Opium, responded to this review

Hello Jocky47! Congratulations to your son on his graduation. Thanks for taking the time to visit. We are also not fans of plates piled high with rice and sugary sauces which is why we have no MSG in our dishes at Opium. So we're delighted...More

Reviewed 17 July 2015

Very pleasant Chinese-fusion restaurant. This seems to be a growing trend in recent years. Opium have a menu which some might regard as limited, compared to members of the C-f opposition, but they really score points on the quality of their offerings. There is something...More

2  Thank Sandlab
OpiumRestaurant, Owner at Opium, responded to this review

Hello Sandlab. We agree with your points here, high quality food is definitely the way to go. Our menu has been drafted over several times over the years to bring out the best we can offer so we're very happy to hear that you love...More

Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

Food is good quality. It us not something very fancy, quite normal Asian food that is taste. Unfortunately service is very slowly. Probably they don't have enough people to work.More

Thank Michalb0
OpiumRestaurant, Owner at Opium, responded to this review

Hello Michalb0. Thank you for your review during your time here. We're very happy to hear you thought our food was tasty and good quality. We understand it can be frustrating when things are a bit slow so apologies for that. Food can come out...More

Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

It was like a boutique oriental infusion restaurant , not exactly an authentic Chinese one. But I can tell during our stay foreigners love it more than we do. Drinks were good! Love the color! For me it was a little overpriced, but the service...More

Thank Chenxi L
OpiumRestaurant, Owner at Opium, responded to this review

Chenxi L. Thank you for the review. Yes we agree many people from outside of Glasgow love Opium which is why our menu is designed to be diverse and customer-oriented. It was a pleasure to have you here and we will have the dim sum...More

Reviewed 13 July 2015

This restaurant is not the usual run of the mill oriental restaurant. Its food is described as asian fusion and the flavour combinations they produce are a delight. The staff were very friendly and happy to explain the different dishes. Service was just right with...More

Thank skip2564
OpiumRestaurant, Owner at Opium, responded to this review

Hello skip2564! Thanks for visiting. It was a pleasure to have you here and we're happy that you agree the price matches our high standards. Don't make it too long until your next visit and thank you for you review. Opium

Reviewed 12 July 2015

Really enjoyed our visit here last week. We ordered a variety of dim sum to start with and then a couple of different mains. The chilli beef and kung pao chicken was really yummy. We had banana fritters to finish which was nice but quite...More

Thank Christa_Joy26
OpiumRestaurant, Owner at Opium, responded to this review

Hello Christa_Joy26, thanks for the review. It's nice to see you ordered a range of things to eat and you enjoyed everything. Can't wait to see you on your next visit. thanks for coming! Opium

Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Great food, salt & chilli ribs soo good. Cocktails are lovely too. Staff very professional. Im not really a fan of chinese food but will definetly be going back

Thank Anglee3005
OpiumRestaurant, Owner at Opium, responded to this review

Hello Anglee3005! I'm glad that even though you're not a fan of chinese food you still came in, tried it and enjoyed it! We'll see you when you're back and convince you until chinese food is your favorite! Thanks again, Opium

Reviewed 6 July 2015

I don't normally obsess about food but do try the Kung Pao. I had it more than a year ago and think about it every day, at work, in bed, in other restaurants etc.More

Thank Sladjana K
OpiumRestaurant, Owner at Opium, responded to this review

Hello Sladjana K! Thank you for reviewing! We too think of our food constantly, it is a daily struggle to leave the restaurant knowing that all that Kung Pao chicken is in the kitchen and not in our homes. But rest assured, when you are...More

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JohnFAyr_Ayrshire
Can I book a table for 6 on friday 10th feb for about 8pm.
8 February 2017|
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Response from shambles21 | Reviewed this property |
I would phone the place directly. But they are very accommodating so good luck!
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john g
Cost of pre theatre meal
28 December 2016|
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Response from Cel544 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry unsure but we had 3. Purses very reasonable outwith pre theatre time
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Kate M
How far from the velodrome?
30 October 2016|
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Response from Michelle B | Reviewed this property |
It's 15 mins in a car from the velodrome .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
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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Description
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.