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Three Judges

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Type: Bar, Eatery

141 Dumbarton Road
Glasgow, Scotland, G11 6PR
United Kingdom

+44141 337 3055 | map

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Ratings: 8 |  Reviews: 6
Photo of frasergrove
4.28/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of Honeybourne
4.61/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of EatsTacos
4.6/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Warm and friendly atmosphere that is loud and full of standing people. Mostly older people, my fiancee noticed, and mostly men. These two points were fine with me, but at 23 we were the youngest people in the bar.

Ales were all served at proper cellar temperatures or otherwise. Quality of the beers on cask were all great.

Service is very good; friendly and happy to discuss beer. On a weekend it gets quite busy and the service suffers of course.

Ten cask ales were being served on a rotating basis. The bartender was more than happy to allow me to sample the beers before I made my decision.

Pints were between 2.50 and 3.00 pounds.

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Photo of Stephen63
3.94/5  rDev -9.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

One of the must visit pubs if you happen to be in Glasgow. Has about 10 cask ales which change regularly. The atmosphere is typical for an older age group, sports TV and no music. On reflection a good place to appreciate the fine beer selection they have. Bar staff can be surly, don't expect them to strike up any conversation.

Definitely a lot less grubby that when I started coming here ~15 years ago although the toilets could do with an overhaul, very compact! However this place is all about the beer and you won't be disappointed if you make the effort to check it out.

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Photo of charlatan
3.86/5  rDev -11.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5

It happens I live very close to one of the two Glasgow pubs most favoured by the CAMRAmen. It won't surprise you to learn that the pub's strength is its cask ales. They usually have seven or eight ales on cask and one cider, and they do a good job of rotating their selections, so much so that if you like something it will probably have disappeared a week later. Unlike nearby pub Tennents most of the cask ales are ones I hadn't heard of before I darkened the pub's doors, so each visit tends to be something of a voyage of discovery.

Service? This is the UK. They don't seem the type to spit in your beer, but then they don't seem the type to smile unless absolutely necessary. What were you expecting?

Food? There's a basket with packs of crisps in it.

The atmosphere is distinctly old man which I quite like (I'm getting to the age where feeling like a whippersnapper in the pub is more reassuring than awkward), and the place is very beige indeed, mainly because of the lightshades they use. It definitely has a number of regulars, although I feel I would have to go there for a number of years before I could conceivably be considered a regular.

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Photo of foamer
4.78/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

This is a fabulous pub a stone's throw from the Kelvinhall underground station (for those of us without cars). It's a classic corner tenement pub and the name, I've heard, comes from the fact that this place used to be popular with locals watching the boxing matches.

They have nine beer engines and they are all guest beers that rotate as soon as they're done. They are all from UK microbreweries although, from my experience, Scottish micros have been under-represented. Ocassionally they'll have a real cider on cask as well.

The service is quite friendly and the older man who's served me (the owner?) is extremely friendly and knowledgable and will more than happily answer the question "so what's good?"

The atmosphere is nice as it is a local pub and they make up the majority of the clientele. There is no piped in music but there are TVs so it could get busy during football matches.

All in all a fabulous pub. If you go to one pub in Glasgow, go here.

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Photo of francisweizen
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Another awesome pub I visited whilst in Glasgow. This is another typical pub in Glasgow, although this place has a nice dark wood atmosphere with awesome mismatched tables, and big old victorian-style chairs. The quality of the food and ale here is phenomenal, this place carries 8+ local beers on cask, and the food is fresh with a roatating menu that changes as quick as the days do. The service was fast and friendly, with another host of great locals chatting us up, and talking beer. As I said the food here is ridiculous. My Dad and I each got a HUGE entree for 6pounds total! With four pints the total bill was under 20 pounds and we had huge dinners! My Dad had an awesome steak and ale pie, with chips, and a big bowl of soup. I had awesome peppered mackeral, with the same sides, the portiona were freaking huge, I couldnt even finish mine on an empty stomach...the people of Glasgow sure know hot to cook! Yes, this place rocks, totally recommended whilst in Glasgow!

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Photo of Clembo1957
4.3/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

If you're on a visit to Glasgow (or even living there) the Three Judges is well worth a visit. Situated in the Partick area of Glasgow the pub is a welcome relief from the city centre theme pubs and anaemic Wetherspoons outlets.

There are up to 9-10 real ales on offer with plenty of interesting Scottish beers to choose from. The pub has won numerous CAMRA awards over the last decade.

The Three Judges is a stones throw from Partick Railway Station and Kelvinhall Station on the "clockwork orange" (Glasgows Underground system).

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Three Judges in Glasgow, GB6, United Kingdom
Place rating: 4.36 out of 5 with 8 ratings
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