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Solid Rock Cafe

) #364 of 1,945 Restaurants in Glasgow $ , British,
19 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AB, Scotland
+44 141 221 1105
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (16 reviews)
“rock metal” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, International
19 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AB, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 174 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Went last night for the fist time to the pub quiz and had a great laugh. Food was cheap but great and drinks were flowing. Loved the atmosphere and staff were really helpful. Highly recommended.

Thank sarahdon1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was there before the Maiden gig In May, and also before another gig on August, cool little bar with a rock theme

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for some pre drinks for a birthday and we weren't impressed. The bar downstairs had only one set of lights on, the smell in the bar was overwhelming and beer selection has totally dwindled. This isn't the solid rock we remembered music...More

Thank Elvisgirl68
Robert A, Owner at Solid Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi ElvisGirl68, I was very disappointed to read your review - The bar downstairs has always been lit to a lower level for a more relaxed lounge feel - our beer selection is more varied than it has been at any point in our 30...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017

We visited here last week. This is what I expect a rock bar to be like belting music, beer and a dimly lit bar. If I have to pick a fault it's that there are television screens in there and you can't help but watch...More

Thank Nic G
Reviewed 3 July 2017

When you come in to this bar, you will not be thinking that they serve food. It is pretty dark inside, they have a pin-ball machine and hard rock is coming out of the speakers. We ordered ot different sandwiches/subs. Mine was with steak and...More

Thank Sihanoukville
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Everytime I've visited in the past few months there has been a really string smell of sewer throughout the bar. It's outputting sitting in it and will certainly put you off your food. What's going on?? I used to love visiting here but it feels...More

Thank Shona M
Robert A, Owner at Solid Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Hi Shona, Please be assured we are doing everything within our power to deal with this issue - we are now fairly sure it is from the main sewer/drain in Hope Street which is very close to our ladies toilet below street level - unfortunately...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

I was a regular to the Solid Rock Cafe in my teens many moons ago & although I hadn't been in for a while I wasn't disappointed. This place actually doesn't change much... And in this case that's a good thing. Good food, good beer...More

Thank Tommy-tt
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for a quick beer on Saturday afternoon. Place was quite quiet, good music playing in the background but there was a small lack of atmosphere. It's still worth a visit right enough.

Thank Bobby T
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Walking pass and growing up on Rock music had to pop in to see...Interesting place, full of memorabilia, interesting characters and playing music you expect to hear. Downsize was smell coming from toilets......

Thank Sarrie1876
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic place great food great beer brilliant music great rock bar just our place love it...... Hubby loves it here always a laugh u can ask for any song to be played........

Thank Shanijo44
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Scott A
27 February 2017|
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Response from Dolphduncan | Reviewed this property |
Yes a fine selection of beers lagers and spirits
30 June 2015|
Response from Robert A | Property representative |
Hi Kimmy, Unfortunately we are strictly over 18's only at all times. Regards, Robert
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$10
Bar, British, Pub, International
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 6AB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 221 1105
  • E-mail
The Solid Rock Cafe is Glasgow's original (and best) rock and metal venue, established in 1987 and evolving with the vibrant rock scene here ever since. Offering competitively priced and filling bar meals as well as a wide selection of beers, spirits and cocktails, as well as anything music wise from AC/DC to ZZ Top.
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