The Hippo Taproom

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This funky basement bar is tucked away under Glasgow's city centre and is a great place to kick back and enjoy a few drinks with friends or to take your partner for a laid back night out. It is also packed full of the best craft beers you will find. They have 10 keg lines, 3 cask lines and approximately 70 bottles/cans in their fridges all dedicated to craft beer and real ale. They don't sell any mainstream beers - that just isn't their thing! Alongside that they have a great selection of boutique spirits and wines.

The decor is urban chic with exposed brick walls but with a modern edge and the atmosphere is relaxed and informal. Casual is definitely the dress code. They play a selection of alternative, indie, blues, rock and soul as well as making a point to try and give exposure to up and coming local bands and artists. 

As a truly independent craft beer bar they sell only the best beers they can get their hands on. They have no ties to any breweries or other organisations so they bring you only what they think are the best beers we can get. They offer a range of light bites and nibbles including hand crafted pies and artisan cheese as well as high quality crisps and nuts. Alongside their high quality food and artisan wines and spirits they have everything to offer you a great night out or relaxing, chilled out afternoon.



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The Hippo Taproom
323 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3HW

Glasgow City Centre

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Drink Prices Price
Pint of Lager £4.10
Pint of Real Ale £3.60
Bottle of Cider (568ml) £4.50
Spirit and Mixer (50ml double shot and mixer) £6.20
Glass of Wine (175ml measure Large ) £5.50
Bottle of House Wine £16.50

This venue serves Bar Snacks food.

A word from the chef:
Our bar snacks and nibbles are all sourced from the highest quality suppliers and are a cut above your typical pub offerings. They include hand crafted pies, artisan cheese, organic bread as well as high quality crisps and nuts.

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Great service, atmosphere, beers, and a growing selection of games. Located down a narrow staircase on Sauchiehall St, you really feel like you and your group of friends have found somewhere special. They also have a really good selection of beers, and staff that know them well.

Reply from The Hippo Taproom

Hey JJ! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Hippo Taproom. We try our best to keep our beer selection a few steps ahead of anywhere else in the city centre and are constantly hunting for new ways to keep our customers entertained. Hope to see you and your friends here again soon. Kind regards Craig Bullions Bar Supervisor
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