Counting House (JDW) | Glasgow,
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Counting House (JDW)
Good based on 15 ratings
Type: Bar

2 St. Vincents Place
Glasgow, Scotland G1 2DH [ print map ]
0141 225 0160

jdwetherspoon.co.uk/home/pubs/the-counting-house-glasgow

Hours: 9AM to midnight


Mayor: mr_h (37) | Taps: 18 |


Counting House (JDW)

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Beer Available At Counting House (JDW) (arranged by most recent)
Lancaster Rum and Raisin , Titanic Festive Thirty-Five , Rogue American Amber Ale 90, Sixpoint Sweet Action 78, Sixpoint The Crisp , Orchard Pig Truffler 55, Adnams Jack Brand Crystal Rye IPA 78, Lagunitas Wet Hop IPA 96, Everards / Fork & Brewer Low Blow 75, Exmoor Antler 33, Tring Hazy Hoedown 38, Mordue Americana 77, White Horse Camarillo 39, Oakleaf Blake’s Gosport Bitter 84, Butcombe Crimson King 41, Brewster’s Brewer’s Dozen 64, Banks’s / Two Birds Golden Ale 50, Titanic Hop Abroad 47, Innis & Gunn Edinburgh Pale Ale (Cask) 31, Loch Lomond Silkie Stout 91
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15 reviews for Counting House (JDW)
 Ambiance  63%
 Service  55%
 Selection  74%
 Food  53%
 Value  78%
 Overall  67%
 Rating  71%
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey  (424) Croydon, England | October 6, 2014
The Counting House is Glasgow’s flagship Spoon’s. It is a truly gigantic establishment. It has an almost opulent feel about it due to the ceiling. The beer selection matches the size of the place - 18 cask ales in all, as well as some keg options, numerous bottles and bag in-box cider. I opted for some 7% Scottish cask ale action, as well as a bottle of Lagunitas IPA. As you might expect this place offers great value. I imagine it gets rather busy, but it was fine when we visited during the day. One of the best options for ticks in Glasgow.
96
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
Erzengel  (62) Wuppertal, Germany | September 30, 2014
My favourite pub in the Glasgow centre. Around 30 taps with always rotating brews - if you are a few days in town, you’ll find new beers nearly every day! Absolutely nice service and great food as well. They have 6 real ciders, but they were served out of a bag-in-box. And the old bank building creates a great atmosphere. Quite cheap compared to other Glasgow pubs!
70
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 4/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
wimpyjoe  (1380) Hebden Bridge, England | February 17, 2014
Largest and grandest of the city centre Wetherspoon pubs in a fine bank conversion in the south west corner of George Square. It’s a fine place to drink with the ambiance of the building hitting home if you spend some time here, and there’s usually a high number of ales on offer too.
72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
Beershine  (779) The Sunshine State, Florida | September 2, 2013
A crackin Spoons! Architecturally and interior sublime historic building, with a huge (and interesting!) array of taps. Just don't arrive too hungry cos u might be staying for several rounds. And lord knows u do not want to eat at a Spoons!
14
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 1/10   SELECTION 2/15   FOOD 1/10   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 3/20
witthatsbier  (13) glasgow, Scotland | June 28, 2013
busy staff seem disinterested therefore service slow.quality of cask ales variable
44
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 10/20
WeissGary  (18) Glasgow, Scotland | December 28, 2012
Quite a busy bar, can sometimes be a problem to get served or find a seat however it has a very big selection of ales which makes it a worthwhile look in from time to time. Reasonably priced beer. A must visit during the JDW Ale Festival with always a good few finds!
76
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
JohnRMurdoch  (306) Glasgow, Scotland | September 30, 2012| Updated October 5, 2012
Very busy Wetherspoons on George Square close to Queens Street Station. Large number of Real Ale Taps - 3 banks of 6 but some of the beers appear on all 3 banks. Beers well cared for. Service can be slow. Often has brewery sponsored promotions and is getting more interested in real ale. Tweets beer list most days.
60
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 10/20
Rune  (432) Tromsø, Norway | April 24, 2012
Gets a rather high score because of the amazing line-up of 18 hand-pulled cask ales, a few of them overlapping each other, though. A huge place, the flagship among the many JDWs in Glasgow, located next to the Queen railway station right in central Glasgow. OK service. Very crowded and noisy early on a Thursday afternoon. I left after four halves even if I could have stayed for a few more (visited, 12.04.2012).
70
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh  (499) Tampere, Finland | March 2, 2012
Very busy JDW bar. Nice big hall kind of setting. Otherwise very typical JDW.
62
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 3/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 10/20
Big_Dunc  (6) Glasgow, England | March 1, 2012
A typical weatherspoons. Cheap and cheerful. A large beer selection however lots of taps were off with no replacements.

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