MacSorley's Music Bar

MacSorley's Music Bar
42 Jamaica Street, Glasgow, G1 4QG
  • Telephone 0141 248 8581
  • Opening times Mon–Sat 11am–midnight; Sun 12:30pm–10pm
  • Pre-theatre times Tue–Thu 5–7pm
  • Average price £12.50 (lunch); £12.50 (evening meal)
  • Pre-theatre price £10
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Macsorely's Music Bar
  • Average price: £12.50 (lunch); £12.50 (dinner)
  • Private dining: Up to 40 covers
  • Provides: Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Pre-theatre menu, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
  • Music on stereo: Eclectic mix / Live music
  • Live entertainment: Live bands - acoustic, rock, pop, americana, folk, ragtime jazz, reggae
  • Capacity: 90
  • Largest group: 40
  • Open since: 1899
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 13
  • House wine: £14 per bottle

Comments & ratings

1. Thunderbadger30 Aug 2013, 1:49pm5 stars MacSorley's Music Bar Report

Found this pub through the internet and was a bit apprehensive on going through the doors as the decor is Victorian, dark wood, white & bronze ceiling & tiled floor, a bit 'spit & sawdust', and it was almost empty, but my nerves were soon soothed by the friendly, helpful staff.

The food here is pretty damn good, with a menu that looks like it came from an expensive restaurant, except the prices are very cheap and the food lives up to all expectations. Try the Stovie as a starter or to accompany a pint of Guinness on it's own, it's hot & tasty. The fish & chips wrapped inside newspaper & served on a slate (Welsh slate of course!) is the best I've tasted in a long while, but leave some room for the desserts, which are gorgeous.

The Guinness is cold, they have a decent selection of whiskies, and live music almost every night. I found myself coming back here after a day's sightseeing just for the atmosphere. And a whisky of course.

Try it, it's miles better than the modern plastic pubs that are everwhere nowadays. Whether you're looking for drink, food or music, you'll find all three here.

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