The Baby Grand

3-7 Elmbank Gardens, Glasgow, United Kingdom, G2 4NQ
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7am-12pm Monday to Thursday
7am-1am Friday
9am-1am Saturday
9am-12pm Sunday

Breakfast served 8-11.45 weekdays and 9-4pm at weekends

Facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About The Baby Grand

The Baby Grand is a well known and respected Glasgow restaurant and piano bar, often referred to as a Glasgow institution due to its excellent reputation spanning over the past 30 years. This classic piano bar and eatery is often compared with the renowned Bradley’s Jazz Bar – New York – due to its similar friendly ambience, delicious food and dedication to keeping classic jazz alive.

This well hidden Glasgow gem sits across from Charing Cross railway station and is ideally located for The Kings Theatre (less than 5-minute walk away). There is a reasonably priced carpark located behind the train station and the newly opened Scottish Hydro can be walked to in under 20 minutes.

Cuisine: Bistro, Piano Bar, Set Menu
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Friday, 17 May 2019

It's a very busy little place but well worth trying out. The food is amazing the chicken is delicious and the sticky toffee pudding wonderful. The staff are hard working. The waiter we had went above and beyond to make sure our visit was perfect.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 May 2019

Lovely meal and wine but felt a wee bit squashed in. Would still recommend to a friend and very handy for the theatre 🎭 😁

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Visited On Saturday, 11 May 2019

Had a great time for my friends birthday. Staff were so friendly and helpful in every way.

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Visited On Friday, 10 May 2019

Excellent service professional well mannered staff who ensured we had an amazing experience from start to finish. Thank you its a gem 💎 of a restaurant.

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Visited On Sunday, 05 May 2019

We came here for breakfast. Staff were very cheerful and friendly. We had the eggs benedict and the baby grand vegetarian breakfast, both were was fresh and tasty. All in all a great experience.

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Visited On Saturday, 27 April 2019

Staff were very welcoming, friendly & helpful. Thank you.

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Visited On Saturday, 27 April 2019

Superb pre theatre meal, staff were terrific

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Visited On Saturday, 27 April 2019

Great location for heading to the theatre. Came here for something a bit different to eat - the chicken schnitzel sandwich was delish and the Latkes were amazing! Excellent service, staff so friendly. Will def be back!

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Visited On Saturday, 20 April 2019

Excellent, only marked down value for money as drinks were quite pricey but value for money for food quality was excellent.

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Visited On Friday, 29 March 2019

Great place to go before a gig or the theatre.

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Visited On Saturday, 30 March 2019

Wonderful food, superb staff who were extremely knowledgeable and very helpful. A lovely restaurant for lunch.

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Visited On Saturday, 23 March 2019

Really nice place for a meal with the Magnificent Mitchell Library as a backdrop

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Visited On Saturday, 23 March 2019

The young man who initially served us was brilliant. We ordered the fritters and another starter, the other starter was to come with apple sauce instead it was on my starter plate. We both then ordered the steak, mine was amazing but my boyfriend had to stop eating his, with most of it left on his plate, no one asked during our main course if everything was alright, then the young girl clearing the plates didn’t ask either- just are you finished. I was so looking forward to going and regrettably it was quite disappointing.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 March 2019

Great value Pre-Theatre menu! Wide choice of dishes. Selection of wines of good quality, and also fairly priced. Good service - nice atmosphere.

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Visited On Friday, 15 March 2019

Food was delicious again!

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Visited On Saturday, 16 March 2019

My main meal was disappointing. A sea bass dish. Fish was fine. Veg had a burnt taste. The sticky rice tasted like boil in the bag rice. And I could barely make out the flavour of the ginger infused sauce. It was unpleasant. Waitress asked if everything was okay. I said no .. explained what I felt was wrong. She asked if I wanted to choose another meal. I said no but the added that I might have a dessert instead. My partner finished his meal and we weren't approached again by waiting staff. No dessert menu. No one asked if we wanted coffee. No one cleared away my partner's empty plate. We eventually just asked for the bill which was brought by a different waiter. Cost of my meal was deducted from the bill. Pleased it was but I wasn't told It would be and the waiter bringing the bill knew nothing about it. Not that waiter's fault but all in all a really disappointing evening. Food awful and service just as bad. I wouldn't recommend it and I'll never eat there again.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 March 2019

Good value as a pre-theatre venue.

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Visited On Monday, 25 February 2019

Will definitely be back. Great value for money and the food was great.

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Visited On Saturday, 23 February 2019

Good atmosphere, good food, good service. The directions link from the website, however, takes you to completely the wrong place - Uddingston - so you'll never get there to enjoy it!

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Visited On Saturday, 23 February 2019

Friendly service, lovely place and the food is great too. Would highly recommend visiting here for a cosy lunch.

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Visited On Thursday, 14 February 2019

Thoroughly enjoyed the meal. Interesting pre-theatre menu, rather than just the usual suspects ... food was lovely. Service was efficient and friendly and we did enjoy the live music.

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Visited On Thursday, 07 February 2019

Hadn’t been for some time and had forgotten how much I like this place and the staff were very friendly and interactive. Bravo

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Visited On Wednesday, 30 January 2019

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Visited On Thursday, 31 January 2019

Excellent as usual. Hadn’t been for a while and really liked the newly extended restaurant.

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Visited On Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Rather noisy and cramped for dinner. Booked for dinner before going to theatre at 6pm. Pre theatre menu all 3 of us opted for rotisserie chicken. WAitress came back to say only 1 portion left. Only option was fish, vegetarian option or pay £4 supplement for steak. Opted for fish. When it came it wasn’t the biggest slice of fish and was left still feeling hungry. The rotisserie chicken however was moist, tasty and a decent portion. Felt disappointed that on a Wednesday night full pre theatre options not available. Because of this wouldn’t return.

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