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 Selected Comments in Renfrewshire

Megan Hunt
 Frosty staff and dirty toilets
Went for drink after work. staff wanted to chat rather than serve us. Made to feel that this was a local pub or locals only. toilets were smelly and no loo paper. won't be returning
Tuesday, November 18, 2014Rating: No rosettes

Alastair Barter
 Golden Gloves
I've been researching pubs for a few years in Scotland. Within 2/3 weeks I was checking Paisley pubs. I found out that the Golden Gloves has been closed for a long time. It became the Caledonia Bar - but that now has been closed too for a long period. I found that out on the internet,especially the Pubs Galore website. I'll go back to Paisley soon since there are still 2 plus this one to check out. Very interesting hobby :)
Saturday, April 12, 2014Rating: rosettes

Maggiemayhem
 A crackin wee pub ,excelent clientel.
Its that good the wallace mob have moved in , but theyr not takin over..only kiddin the more the merrier, you be hard pushed to find a cleaner, more welcoming watering hole than the 19th hole, the local yokels are a great bunch of folk to mix with,barstaff are beesknees, and the boss is ace too. al say anything for a free swally.x
Thursday, December 6, 2012Rating: rosettes

andy
 burgh bar seedhil
yor hivin a laugh aint yey ,come tae the burgh bar seedhill fir the atmosphere that you can cut wae a knife,and yae better take wan wae ya cause youll need it tae get outa seedhill alive wit a pit full of junkys and giro cashers
Sunday, October 14, 2012Rating: rosettes

Mike Tolan
 could do with a make-over
like my mrs it is in need of a face-lift.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012Rating: rosettes

Clare Tolan
 PULL IT DOWN ITS A HAVEN FOR BULLIES,THE STAFF!!!
Wednesday, June 13, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Boaby Fett
 
good pub, good jukebox, nae posuers or idiots
Wednesday, July 28, 2010Rating: rosettes

David Baxter
 Service poor, food poor
Had visited pub before and enjoyed real ale. Recent visit saw no real ales available, told to wait 20 minutes before could take food orde (when place half empty), then belatedly served very poor quality food. My advice is stay away from Houston Inn.
Wednesday, June 16, 2010Rating: No rosettes

Samantha
 Great night out
I am from Glasgow and love a good night out but my brother had his 18th in cafe borgia and it was great we had such a good night and the guy behind the bar gave us a free bottle of cherry sourz cos' we had everyone up dancing and singing. I suppose it's who you go out with not where you go that counts us glasweigens are well known for making the best of a bad situation!!
Tuesday, June 8, 2010Rating: rosettes

shona lafferty
 best an cheapest by miles
the burgh bar is a great wee pub if u value a beautiful pint for a great price, the staff are friendly and go out their way to make u feel welcome and their entertainment is absolutley brilliant Their restuarant offers the best quality food from a range of indian ur traditional to ur mexican and its for a great price. The managress Julie is fair and has a good feel for what her clientele require, so pop in to the burgh for the best pint in Paisley
Sunday, April 4, 2010Rating: rosettes

Joseph Dolan. Port Glasgow
 service
i have been using the pullman for several years, i take my partner every other week and we have a great time,the locals are down to earth and very pleasant as is the staff who are always very helpful, on some occasions i go on my motorbike and meet some other friends there and we have a coffee and i can assure you the staff are always very pleasant and helpfully no mater what i am wearing suit or bike jacket.
Saturday, January 23, 2010Rating: rosettes

Greenock Weekend Drinker
 What a pub
Positives:
Cracking establishment & atmosphere. Great craic and talent.

Negatives:
Now no Sunday karaoke. No music on, on a Saturday night.

Its the weekend !!! Keep the fitba on if ye must, jist turn it doon and stick the tunes on while its on!!

Cheers
Wednesday, February 4, 2009Rating: rosettes

David
 Quite good
A respectable village pub, albeit rather overdone in its recent refurbishment. Good choice of beers, good seating, coal fire, restaurant is pleasant looking with food being average to good.

Notably, however, the Houston Inn is in HOUSTON, not Johnstone as this page would suggest.
Saturday, August 23, 2008Rating: rosettes

jont
 Dont serve food outside
Have had two strange visits to this pub. The most recent July 2008, a cracking sunny day. Ordered food, wanted to eat outside were told they have a new policy to not serve food outside.
No explanation at all. Probably wont be going back again.


When I visited as a cyclist (this is at the end of a cycle route), got the impression cyclists not that welcome. I suspect the cycle parking facilities are left over from a previous owner.
Monday, July 21, 2008Rating: No rosettes

Alastair Morris
 Brilliant pub
Great prices and deals. Food`s very tasty and value for money. Boss Graeme is friendly and cheery. If I stayed nearby it`d be my local for sure. Clientele are friendly and the choice of Saloon and Lounge gives a variety of atmospheres. Good jukebox and a DJ or Karaoake at the weekends.
Friday, February 23, 2007Rating: rosettes

Al Morris
 Great watering hole
Great pub with great atmosphere. Staff are always ready to help. Good food and entertainment. Hat`s off to the boss!
Friday, February 23, 2007Rating: rosettes

Al Morris
 Great all round establishment
Friendly, clean and cheery. Staff are helpful and resourceful. food`s very good, it combines a choice of Traditional and Indian flavours. Management are friendly and fair. Great entertainment at weekends, including a DJ and Live Acts. Prices are competitive and caters for all ages and families. Recommended at all times.
Friday, February 23, 2007Rating: rosettes

Jack
 Re: DJ in here
Was in here just before Xmas. Was a little bit quiet. There was a DJ on and have to say selection and quality of music was A1. Not too loud and able to supply karaoke at a nod. Looking to find out who this was, got a birthday coming up and hope to book this guy.
Saturday, February 17, 2007Rating: rosettes

Ryan
 PAISLEY SUCKS
Ric, your spot on, paisley is a total reck these days, cant walk about without watching your back, as for Borgia, ok if you like people who care more about being a big fish in a very small pond than actually going out with friends to enjoy yourself and meet new friends. My advice, pay the extra 10 for Glasgow.
Tuesday, January 23, 2007Rating: No rosettes

THE NIK
 SUPER
SUPER EYE CANDY. SAVE YOURSELF 10. STAY HERE, GLASGOW CAN WAIT.
Tuesday, January 23, 2007Rating: rosettes

Graeme Robertson
 Great Pub..... Worth a look
well priced , friendly staff
Thursday, January 11, 2007Rating: rosettes

Ashley
 Paisleys sucks
Couldn't agree more with ric, was in Paisley this pub Borgia last week and couldn't believe the amount of possers there were, when in fact they were just old, out of shape losers, honestly. They all think Being popular in Paisley is a big thing, take them on a train up to Glasgow and they'll be screaming for thier mums n dads..GET to Glasgow for a good night.
Friday, November 10, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Ric
 It
Cafe Borgia is ok, but remember folks, it is Paisley after all. If you pay an extra 10, you can head up to Glasgow for some many bigger and better pubs, plus a much better atmsophere. Paisley is full of wannabe pop stars who get a nose bleed at the mear mention of leaving.
Friday, November 10, 2006Rating: rosettes

Gerry
 Fantatsic Live Music in Paisley
My girlfriend and I were out in Paisley last night (Monday) and found a brilliant accoustic night. A young guy (think his name is John Rush) just sits and plays some of the best vocals we've heard in a long time. He covered everything from Oasis classics, Beatles and even Gary Barlow (I know that sounds weird and freeky but the guy actually carried it off brilliantly) Worth a visit on a Monday night.
Tuesday, October 17, 2006Rating: rosettes

Louise
 Best pub in Paisley
My 4 friends are I visited Paisley last weekend, we all live in Shawlands but asked the taxi driver where the best pub in town was, he suggested Cafe Borgia Paisley ? we thought well why not go for one but we had such a great time that we stayed until closing time. The music was great and we danced all nite long. The male talent was pretty hot too, its definately worth a visit, maybe you'll meet the Shawlands girls :-) xxx
Tuesday, October 17, 2006Rating: rosettes

John
 Same Old Place
You would have thought the new owner would go to the bother of cleaning this boggin' place. Was dead the time i was in although this was during the week. At least the toilet has been done up. When it was Connelly's you wouldn't wanna go near the place. But the new people ought to brighten this place up - it looks dark and dirty when it has the potential to be cosy and friendly.
Thursday, October 12, 2006Rating: rosettes

Stevie Adams
 Gorgeous barmaids & Great music
Just read the latest comment on Borgia and couldn't agree more. We were in 3 weeks ago and had a fantastic night.
The barmaids are trully gorgeous but the customers are pretty fit too, it seems to be 'the' place to go in Paisley.
The crowd is a little older (21+) but that keeps the nuggets out, which only adds to a better night, roll on pay day, we'll be heading back up to Paisley next week.

Wednesday, September 27, 2006Rating: rosettes

Craig Anderson
 Best Kept secret in the West of Scotland
September weekend so some of my mates and myself decided to leave the big smoke and head into Paisley for a night out.......and what a night it was !!

The staff in Cafe Borgia are fantatstic a bevvy of 9 beautiful barmaids on the Saturday night we were there, every one of them were stunning.

The pub itself had a really great vibe about it, really friendly and a fun place to be in, sounds cheesy but actually felt like a holiday pub night out.

We will defo be heading back over to Paisley for another nite at Borgia.
Wednesday, September 27, 2006Rating: rosettes

Christine
 Formally Connellys Now SLANJ
Connellys has taken a turn for the better NOW SLANJ (scottish for cheers) has the same atmosphere as it's american counterpart cheers. Friendly lovely staff always there to pour you a cold pint and brighten up your day nomatter how bad it's been. Mags is always on hand to whip you up the best pub lunch you'll ever taste and Jinty will slide you a pint accross the bar, Deff the best place in Greenock to date!!
Tuesday, September 12, 2006Rating: rosettes

jg
 local
local pub under new management, good pub grub , live music jam sessions on thurs eve, karaoke sat
Friday, July 7, 2006Rating: rosettes

billy steele
 5
a good pub ran by mags(not margret or maggie)and good staff except when the the footie is on,goodentertainment evry second friday ie, karakoe etc,good and the
meals are qite reasonabquite reasonablely priced
Friday, June 16, 2006Rating: rosettes

lousie green
 best restaurant and bar in town
the best place in town by far cheapest prices, nicest staff and defientely the best food by a mile. forget the over priced fox and hounds and get youself to where it is really happening, i highlyrecommend the chefs home made pate folloed by a delicious stake!!
Sunday, May 21, 2006Rating: rosettes

Robert Macphee
 DO NOT BOOK A PARTY HERE!!
Attended party 11th march 2006. We were told to leave and stand outside in the snowstorm that had started 2-3 hours earlier. Staff were very unfriendly and uninterested in our safety. They refused to allow us shelter even though they were still inside. Not a good village pub to visit. We live 10 miles away and waited for over an hour on a taxi. We werent looking for anything other than shelter. Amazingly they treated the Person who had booked the party the same way. A shocking disregard for peoples safety was shown here. Def one too miss.
Sunday, March 12, 2006Rating: No rosettes

J Macdonald
 Great Pub
Gabriels Pub is my local because, the bar staff are all friendly courteous & pleasant. In the restaurant the food is great, tastey, always piping hot and there is always loads on your plate, the staff always serve you with a warm and friendly smile and a great bit of banter. i always know that if there is one of the big games on i can go there to watch it there and there is never any hassle from anyone. They also serve real ales there too.
Sunday, February 19, 2006Rating: rosettes

Elvis Snodgrass
 Top boozer
A wonderful little pub. Don't be fooled by the Irish name and expect it to be a Celtic pub, it's populated by St Mirren fans and ageing punk rockers.
Sunday, February 12, 2006Rating: rosettes

rhona vise
 was there a stripnight on
hi there just wonding if we missed the strip night tonight were u having male strippers on the 25/11/05 plz let us know if the date is right thanx xxx
Friday, November 25, 2005Rating: rosettes

roger
 Opening this Friday
Cafe Borgia is re-opening under new management this Friday, and I for one cannot wait. I work fairly close to the bar and the work going on looks tremendous. the flyers that have been given out promise lots of great nights.
Monday, October 17, 2005Rating: rosettes

davie
 Love this pub
Went in for a 2 minit pint. heard thae freenly folk singin an playin a' sorts. Stayd for 3 oors and still got hame fur ma tea. Ta Jane an pals furra music. Mary an yer staff yur dolls. Ahm smilin yit.
Monday, October 10, 2005Rating: rosettes

Tommy
 Great friendly pub. Staff are stars!!!
Best in the west. Live music that disnae blast yir ears.
Monday, October 10, 2005Rating: rosettes

Drew
 great
great pub good food friendlly surroundings go back anytime
Sunday, August 14, 2005Rating: rosettes

rob corbitt
 immense pub
was well wantin a boxin match
Monday, August 8, 2005Rating: rosettes

charley gee
 could do with more music on during the day to much
give the place a lick of paint bigger tvs more music rock country liven the place up shirley hen c'mon fur f**cks sake eh!
Wednesday, July 13, 2005Rating: rosettes

wee jimmy
 fab
very very fab
Saturday, July 2, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Carole Swan
 Great wee pub
I went there with my Mum and Husband for a quick Sunday lunch yesterday and was delighted with the standard of the food. Very welcoming wee pub and the staff/management are very friendly. I would highly recommend it!
Monday, June 20, 2005Rating: No rosettes

$$$$
 nothin
nothin
Sunday, June 12, 2005Rating: rosettes

Nora
 Best pub in the world
Check out the pub quiz on the thursday, its AMAZING.
Wednesday, April 13, 2005Rating: rosettes

Sarah gilmore
 great pub
the pub has a very friendly atmosphere with great staff.they do there very best to help in every way possible.it has karaoke 5nights a week with great presenters offering lively entertainment
Wednesday, March 16, 2005Rating: rosettes

stevie mc
 gone but not forgotten
It warms the cockles of my heart to see the commendations afforded il chat noir. Living in India at the mo' i miss the happy super sundays spent enjoying a small libation with comrades in arms - AND the many attractive ladies who frequent this tennents delivering establishment. BRAVO!
Wednesday, March 9, 2005Rating: rosettes

Ian Kennedy
 Great place for food, live music and quiz.
This pub is trying very hard to provide the over 25s with something that little bit better than the run-of-the-mill trendy pubs in Paisley town centre. The staff are extremely friendly and there's loads of room for private parties etc. A seprate function room is available for anyone wanting a more secluded environment for that special occasion. Quizzes on a Monday and an Open Mike night every Tuesday. There's a beer garden too for those summer days!
Thursday, February 17, 2005Rating: rosettes

derek stitt
 Great Boozer
Great Boozer with great punters good plasma screen and great prices
Saturday, January 8, 2005Rating: rosettes

theresa
 cant find any info
looking for some menus
Monday, November 29, 2004Rating: No rosettes

craig mcintyre aussie
 top atmosphere
Excellent pub - top atmosphere with great staff - led by owner graham who made us feel welcome
Tuesday, November 23, 2004Rating: rosettes

Girls
 Best Talent in Town
We are a group of young ladies who have visited the Black Cat once or twice. I tell you, the talent in here IS second to none. Ladies, when you make your way up the back to visit the very posh facilities, there is always a group of gorgeous, very polite young gentlemen who are just waiting to sweep you off your feet with a bottle of the the Cat's finest chardonnay.
Saturday, November 20, 2004Rating: rosettes

Gash
 Tis all good
What can i say that hasn't already been said by the handsome clientele? Many a lazy efternoon spent in the self styled 'best pub in the toon' watching Jeff Stelling and the boys updating us way the scores, getting Wullie Gorman to play cracker songs and looking at Tony Soprano necking his ale. Happy days.
Monday, October 4, 2004Rating: rosettes

Chad
 A bit special
Well what can I say, the place is Reet good. Ye can leave yer fancy shirts and slacks in the hoose there not required here. Greenocks elite can booze in their jeans and T-shirts any night oh the week and there is always something happening frae entertainment tae the occasional scuffle between owe drunken men. One hings fur sure ye will never get bored in the chat noir....
Thursday, September 30, 2004Rating: rosettes

celticjock
 greenocks finest
A finer establishment you wont find,smashin boozer and some quality entertainment,top notch.
Monday, September 27, 2004Rating: rosettes

Roy moyes
 a sure -fire winner on a sunday afternoon
The cans of tinnints are ice-cold.......what a place
Monday, September 27, 2004Rating: rosettes

mark mcewan
 smashing boozer
its cracker...ye kin fall asleep on puggies an get blootered.loads o famous lookalikes too.
Sunday, September 26, 2004Rating: rosettes


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