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Hard Rock Cafe - Glasgow, Glasgow, SCT
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Hard Rock Cafe - Glasgow

4.2
4.2
2051 reviews
£25 and under
American
Hard Rock Cafe Glasgow is located in the heart of Glasgow’s historic Style Mile in the restored, renaissance-inspired Athenaeum Theatre. Established in 1893, this striking theatre has musical history of its own: originally a music school, it later became the home to the Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama. With historic musical memorabilia gracing every wall, Hard Rock Cafe Glasgow fits right into the historic charm of the area and honors the history of the Athenaeum Theatre.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 31 times today

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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    American

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Thu, Sun 12:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 12:00 pm–12:00 am

  • Phone number

    0141 353 8790

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Catering

    Our fantastic menu is freshly prepared on the premises. The Hard Rock Cafe menu stays true to form, with American-style smokehouse specialties such as the hickory-smoked ribs topping the list, along with the local legendary burger, which is unique to each branch. Alcoholic twisted shakes and hot fudge brownies are favourites for pudding.

  • Private party facilities

    There is more to Hard Rock Cafe Glasgow than fantastic food. We are also a full-service event planning venue for all type of private events from birthday parties to business meetings and everything in between. Forget boring business meetings and lame after parties – Hard Rock Cafe Glasgow will make your next event truly special.

  • Private party contact

    Lauren McKenzie: 0141 353 8790

  • Area

    Glasgow

  • Parking Details

    Street Parking

  • Public Transit

    Next to Buchanan Street SPT Subway Station and one minute to Glasgow Queen Street Railway Station.

  • Additional

    Gluten-free Options, Patio/Outdoor Dining

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What 2,051 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.2
4.2 based on recent ratings
  • 4.2Food
  • 4.3Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 3.9Value

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Diners' Choice Awards

  • Glasgow/Lanarkshire

    Great for creative cocktails

  • Glasgow/Lanarkshire

    Hot spot

  • Glasgow/Lanarkshire

    Lively

  • Glasgow/Lanarkshire

    Most Booked

  • Glasgow

    Great for creative cocktails

  • Glasgow

    Hot spot

  • Glasgow

    Lively

  • Glasgow

    Most Booked

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  1. MT

    MikeT

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We booked online for a table at 16:00pm as we had a show to go to after, we were promptly seated and welcomed by front of desk staff. The restaurant was a little quiet when we arrived, but soon began to fill when the shops had closed. Jill our waitress was superb from start to finish and provided excellent service and banter throughout. All of the staff in the restaurant had a very friendly happy vibe, with the exception of who I assume was the manager, she would appear occasionally and had a face like thunder and instantly would snipe at staff make them clearly uncomfortable. I appreciate management have the right to address any issues with staff, but it’s my opinion this should be done in private or with a little more discretion.
  2. B

    Beth

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, great atmosphere and my server Ellie was outstanding
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Glasgow

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Birthday celebration
  4. MB

    MatthewB

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall1food1service3ambience3
    The food was terrible ..burger meat was dry and charcoal in texture. The hot fudge pudding ice cream was vanilla scoops not proper ice cream as the picture shows . Awful service started the meal at 545 left at nearly 8pm due to delays in food. We will never eat here again
  5. LA

    LorraineA

    Ayrshire

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall1food1service3ambience3
    Both mine and husbands main meals were cold, then they had cheek to try and charge us full price.
  6. LH

    LisaH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My server Jill was amazing, lovely girl and tended to our every need - food as always was delicious, live music really set the tone, can’t wait to go back *****
  7. M

    Mark

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    2nd visit here and not the last. Food and service is very good. I also bought a T Shirt and keyring from the shop. Good selection but a bit pricey.
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 January 2023

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Service was great. An issue with one starter but was more than rectified when the main came. NY Strip was the most tenderest steak that husband ever had…and we’ve had a lot of steak elsewhere. Steak Salad was amazing. Don’t know how you seasoned the salad but the way the flavours complemented each other was something else. Cocktails were fab. Really good value compared to other places we’ve eaten, where the service was abysmal and food nothing to shout about : So we’ll be back!
  9. LJ

    LauraJ

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and drinks were great, quick and great customer services had no issues! Love going to the hard rocks and would go back anytime!
  10. SC

    SadieC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Server was really friendly and attentive, food was great, and atmosphere was fun. Great birthday night! :)
  11. AC

    AshleyC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very attentive staff. Always love the atmosphere. Great food and cocktails
  12. CB

    ChristopherB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    First time in Hard Rock for dinner. As soon as we walked up the customer service was excellent from the guys on the door, to being seated and our server Lane was brilliant. A very happy welcome from everyone. both my partner and I got burgers and they were outstanding. Cocktails were brilliant too. Overall an amazing experience and will 100% come back for dinner again.
  13. AB

    AshleyB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Myself and my friend attended last night and had an amazing time 👌 Laine brought us our food and drinks and was such a kind and friendly guy who made such effort to ensure we enjoyed our experience! The food was amazing and we didn't wait long 👏👏!! Cocktails were delicious and the food and drinks was brilliant value. We will definitely be back and recommending to friends and family!
  14. CA

    CathyA

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 January 2023

    overall3food3service4ambience3
    Bathroom extremely cold Food not very hot Expensive for what we received Table of 4 , brought 3 meals out and waited a while for the 4 th meal . Wouldn’t rush back
  15. DC

    DarrenC

    Glasgow

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on 11 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Brilliant as usual The improved menu is much better
  16. SW

    StephanieW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our server was Jill and can honestly say she is an asset to ur venue. Was very good at checking on us having some banter and just all round oovely woman who made our experience amazing.
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Douglas was very friendly and funny and helpful
  18. G

    Gina01

    Glasgow

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 8 January 2023

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    The waiter John was great, so friendly! Food was lovely
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Orlando

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 8 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was great and the manager was brilliant with my food allergy.
  20. DC

    DavidC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 January 2023

    overall4food4service3ambience2
    The food we had was very tasty, and kids portions were very generous. Also, nice touch to hand out kids activity packs to keep them busy. However there was little atmosphere in the restaurant and most of the staff looked a little worse for wear. One of our dishes was forgotten about and had to be cooked from scratch and delivered to table when most other had already finished their meal. Not a terrible experience but not great either.
  21. KL

    KyleL

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 January 2023

    overall4food5service3ambience5
    Slow service
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Ayrshire

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 January 2023

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Server was great (refill jill) - very attentive and enthusiastic. Drinks were good and plenty refills. The main courses were all delicious and polished off quickly. Really enjoyed the twisted Mac n cheese. The fudge brownie sundae looked amazing but the brownie part wasn’t good … it was a wee bit tasteless and brick hard. Only thing that could have been better ! Ice cream was good. We’d still return though
  23. Z

    Zoeeeeee

    Orlando

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 January 2023

    overall3food3service2ambience2
    We arrived and sat at our table we weren’t told that there was no hot dogs to which the kids were all gutted about. Once picking other food options we waited an hour for it to come. My partner ordered chicken fajitas which had no salsa sauce so was extremely dry he couldn’t really eat it. I had bbq ribs which was good size portion but also a bit dry with no extra sauce for them and really dry homemade coleslaw. While we all got served food my son was waiting for about 7mins while we were all half way through our meals. It was just a kids max cheese so wasn’t sure why I wasn’t ready with everything else. We waited another 20 mins just for kids ice creams to come. Doubt we will be back. Music was so loud. Cocktails were nice tho
  24. VS

    VickiS

    Glasgow

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 7 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent service as usual. Daughter is coeliac and staff couldn’t be more helpful and knowledgeable. Feel very comfortable and safe eating here.
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Ayrshire

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 6 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Easy to book at time wanted. Arrived early, friendly helpful meet and greet. Server very friendly and efficient, we were well looked after during our visit. Fun time, good burger and delicious cocktails.
  26. AB

    AlisonB

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 January 2023

    overall2food1service1ambience2
    Service was not only slow, but completely devoid of information. On leaving and trying to pay our bill, we had to wait for our server which meant hanging around in the thoroughfare. The food was greasy and cold.
  27. DM

    DebbieM

    Glasgow

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 6 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Perfect as always
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Glasgow

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 January 2023

    overall3food3service4ambience1
    It was very loud could hardly hear each other speak and good was not hot just warm
  29. A

    Andrew

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 January 2023

    overall3food1service3ambience4
    Had a table of 7, all 7 of us got a burger for our main and everyone’s burger was dry. By far the worst burger we have ever had at a restaurant. Was charged £30 for service aswell which we weren’t keen on paying after the way the food was. Will definitely not be back
  30. VW

    VickiW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 5 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Server was fantastic and couldn’t do enough for us.
  31. R

    Rachel

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    An overall great experience for dinner. Great value for money - especially the happy hour drinks menu!
  32. KM

    KarenM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had brilliant time lovely atmosphere. Staff so happy and cheery!
  33. VS

    VictorS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 December 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was fine. Highly recommended ! Good cocktails, beer and burgers
  34. AB

    AndreaB

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 December 2022

    overall3food2service3ambience4
    Amazing location, the food wasn't great tho. Staff friendly but imprecise.
  35. CP

    ChiaraP

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 December 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience5
    Great food, amazing friendly staff. Had to wait around 30 minutes for our drinks however couldn’t fault the experience.
  36. RM

    RossM

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 December 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience5
    Chicken from the smokehouse bbq combo was dry, other than that it was a good night.
  37. NW

    NatalieW

    Glasgow

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 December 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    Food not as good as last visit. Overpriced. Very loud.
  38. B

    Bebe

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 December 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great good, fantastic service and great atmosphere.
  39. GC

    GordonC

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 December 2022

    overall1food2service2ambience2
    Overpriced, small burgers. Poor selection of beer.
  40. TD

    TheresaD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 December 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food. Great service and lovely restaurant.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waiting staff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff temperature check required
    • Contact tracing information collected

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Hard Rock Cafe - Glasgow using the Order Online button. Hard Rock Cafe - Glasgow also offers delivery in partnership with Deliveroo, Just Eat and Uber Eats. Hard Rock Cafe - Glasgow also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at 0141 353 8790.

Hard Rock Cafe - Glasgow is rated 4.2 stars by 2051 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

19:00


Booked 31 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online
  • Logo image for Deliveroo
  • Logo image for Just Eat
  • Logo image for Uber Eats
Google Map for Hard Rock Cafe - Glasgow

179 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, SCT G1 2JZ

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Area

    Glasgow

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Thu, Sun 12:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 12:00 pm–12:00 am

  • Cuisines

    American

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking Details

    Street Parking

  • Public Transit

    Next to Buchanan Street SPT Subway Station and one minute to Glasgow Queen Street Railway Station.

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Gluten-free Options, Patio/Outdoor Dining

  • Phone number

    0141 353 8790

  • Catering

    Our fantastic menu is freshly prepared on the premises. The Hard Rock Cafe menu stays true to form, with American-style smokehouse specialties such as the hickory-smoked ribs topping the list, along with the local legendary burger, which is unique to each branch. Alcoholic twisted shakes and hot fudge brownies are favourites for pudding.

  • Private party facilities

    There is more to Hard Rock Cafe Glasgow than fantastic food. We are also a full-service event planning venue for all type of private events from birthday parties to business meetings and everything in between. Forget boring business meetings and lame after parties – Hard Rock Cafe Glasgow will make your next event truly special.

  • Private party contact

    Lauren McKenzie: 0141 353 8790

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