Absurb Burd (Glasgow) : Review

3 Stock Exchange
Nelson Mandela Place
Glasgow G2 1QY

V: 18th July 2018      T:  +44 141 378 5001  W: www.absurdbird.com

Child Friendly: Yes (well behaved kids)      Accepts: Cash & Card


Absurb recently opened in Glasgow, around 2 weeks at the time I am typing this up.

I spotted an offer on itison for 2 mains and a beer or wine for £16, this was a great deal so I couldn’t pass on this plus I wanted to visit Absurb and see what it was like.

On entering its good a cool vibe, and I was greeted by the restaurant manager. I had a booking for a time and was a little early so I sat at the bar which is in the centre of the whole restaurant.

The decor is very interesting, it’s like its split in to little rooms….some look like a retro diner and some like an American dining room.

So while I waited for my table I spoke to the barman and asked him for a nice sweet rum-based cocktail, and he made me a rum-based (not vodka) Espresso Martini


It was £5.95 which is a good price, plus it was very good.

Now time to eat..

The Food…

So this is what I ordered…


I thought let’s try the restaurants own beer to see what it was like.

This was actually a nice beer, very light and worked perfectly with the rest of the meal.

DIRTY PULLED CHICKEN (normally £11.60)

BBQ pulled chicken, topped with sour cream, guacamole & jalapeños

Visually when it arrived it was like wow and mmm, so now it was time to dig in and see if it tasted as good as it looked.

First impression was the pulled chicken could be a little warmer, it was just warm enough (not sure if it was meant to be this way so continued).

This was very nice every bite very good, nice tastes and textures. I would defo have this again…well once I try the other waffles and also the burgers.

Portion Size : 5
Flavour : 5
Presentation : 5
Value for Money : 5


Overall my first visit here was very good, I could see the staff just clicked and worked well together even though its newly opened there was a sense of family and closeness with them.

The staff were all very friendly and helpful, and the food and atmosphere was very good.

Guys and gals if you do like fried chicken, you must take a visit here. If your not to sure get the deal, and give it a shot.

Absurb I will see you soon to try the burgers.

Review Scores – 

  • Atmosphere : 5
  • Staff : 5
  • Menu Choice : 5
  • Service : 5
  • Food : 5
  • Value for Money: 5
  • Overall : 5


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Author: krismunro

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