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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” (227 reviews)
“won ton” (27 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 21 November 2017 via mobile

First time visitor. Nice restaurant with good ambience. Food was excellent with a great choice of Dim Sum. Will be going back next time we’re in Town.

Thank Ian O
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

This is our second visit to Opium and it did not disappoint. Food just perfect (it a simple dish but Hot and Sour Soup does not get better. Staff attentive and the cocktail maker where did he come from he knows what to do. Only...More

Thank E4235NEdaveh
Reviewed 15 November 2017

As a lover of Chinese/Thai food I am always keen to find great tasting Asian cuisine. Opium didn't disappoint. Whereas this is not the cheapest restaurant in town, the quality of the food is up there with the best. I will definitely be returning to...More

Thank Ronald G
Reviewed 13 November 2017

popped in for the lunch menu last week, 2 courses at £13.50. Surprised by the high quality of all the food, and they do a very decent glass of gruner veltliner which complemented well the Asian flavours. Will return soon!

Thank SandersG
Reviewed 6 November 2017

At a weekend conference in Glasgow and happened upon this place near our hotels. It was around 8pm on a Saturday night and we thought we'd struggle to find anywhere easily. But we passed Opium and went in. It was busy and we hadn't booked...More

1  Thank Douglas04
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

The dim sum prices are 30-40% more expensive than other nearby restaurants. I thought the quality might be high as the interior deco seemed decent. But I was wrong. The portions are abysmally small; there was a fishy taste and odour to the mini pork...More

2  Thank nineblooms
OpiumRestaurant, Owner at Opium, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Hello Nineblooms, it's unfortunate no places you have reviewed in Scotland has suited you. It seems that you've reviewed all our fellow restaurateurs like Butterfly & The Pig, Taste of Italy in Edinburgh and even the new Ramen Dayo in a similar negative fashion. However,...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017

My partner's son told us about this little gem, so we decided to give it a go for a late Saturday afternoon lunch. The menu promised lots and boy did it deliver. The standard of the food and its presentation were amazing, the service quietly...More

1  Thank Andrewsept2014
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Tasty food! The restaurant was packed and we where lucky to get a table. We sampled a soup and two dim sum, one steamed one fried. All were fabulous, the butternut squash dumpling was a revelation! We had a satay and slow cooked beef pot....More

Thank Hellybelly224
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

My friend and I sampled the lunch menu. There was a choice of 5 starters and 5 main dishes and everything sounded so delicious it was difficult to choose. We shared crab meat and chive dumplings and Kung pao wonton then we both had beef...More

Thank Chrisky3
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Had just attended a marathon near Glasgow. And wanted a light snack. Decided to pop into opium for a meal. Wonderful staff on hands with everything and the food was 100% delicious

Thank Aizaz A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
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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