Bavaria Brauhaus (Glasgow) : Review

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30 Bothwell Street,
Glasgow
G2 6NU

V: 21st May 2017      T:  0141 457 7100      W:  www.bavariabrauhaus.com

Child Friendly: No as a bar      Accepts: Cash & Card


I had only been in here for drinks prior to this visit, so I was looking forward to seeing what here had on offer.

On entering and taking a look about, you see a lot of metal beer brewing chambers and some funky decor.

 

The Food :

Alpine Cheese Burger £9.50

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I have been trying more burgers recently, so I thought lets sample one from this menu. Today I went for the Alpine Cheese Burger, as it sounded nice…though the one under this on the menu sounded good to….but I opted for this one.

Presentation was good, and it comes with chips which is always a bonus (as some places its just burger only).

This was a very filling burger, and the taste was OK but I felt it had a slightly bland taste and the cheese was what was helping with the flavour.

 

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 4
Presentation : 5

Hofbräu Beer : £4.90

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Overall :

Overall my first visit was good, and I even got to hear a band play which really added to the atmosphere.

The food was good, though I would try a different burger as the one my girlfriend had had a little more flavour.

The beer was really good, and I would have this in the bigger glass next time 🙂

Review Scores – 

  • Atmosphere : 4
  • Staff : 5
  • Menu : 4
  • Service : 4
  • The portion sizes & taste : 4
  • Value for money: 5
  • Overall : 4

Bucks Bar (Glasgow) : Review

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111 W Regent Street
Glasgow
G2 2RU

V: 1st May 2017      T:  0141 221 2327     W: www.bucksbar.co.uk

Child Friendly: Yes      Accepts: Cash & Card


I have had Bucks Bar on my list to visit for a while, as I heard a few people say it does amazing chicken and also seen this on social media sites.

On entering its a little dark, but has a nice cosy feel to it. You can sit at tables or booths, and the decor was very nice.

Before going please do note that the menu is VERY chicken heavy, so if your not a fan of chicken maybe this place isn’t for you.

The Food :

Salt and Chilli Chips £3.00
Chinese takeaway style

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These for me where nice but not very “Chinese Takeaway Style”, I have had this style of chips from many and these were not close.

They were more just chilli style chips, as the salt was a bit lacking for me.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 3
Presentation : 3

Chicken and Waffles £8.95
3 pieces of buttermilk fried chicken on a freshly pressed waffle served with maple syrup

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This didn’t disappoint.

The waffle was soft and fluffy, and the chicken was tender and the coating well seasoned and crispy. The chicken had no bones, so this was good.

My only issue was I could have done with a little more maple syrup to add, but hey that’s just me and my sweet tooth kicking in.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 4
Presentation : 4

Overall

My first was overall good, I enjoyed the food and had a nice time.

Tonight when I visited there was a pub quiz, am not the type of person that likes these. I would prefer to sit and chat to whoever I am with. This for me put a little damper on the atmosphere for me, but then again there wasn’t much before it even started.

Review Scores – 

  • Atmosphere : 3
  • Staff : 4
  • Menu : 4
  • Service : 4
  • The portion sizes & taste : 4
  • Value for money: 4
  • Overall : 4