Best Live Music Pubs in Glasgow

Glasgow’s famous for its amazing live music scene, both for its nurturing of small local acts and for drawing in the big names too. To celebrate the launch of PRS for Music’s ‘Music Makeover’ competition, we’ve chosen our favourite pubs and venues for live music across Glasgow. The Rio Café Why not accompany one of Glasgow’s best plates of Macaroni with something altogether more cultured: a wee side of Jazz. The Rio, often a venue in the city’s Jazz Festival,…

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Best Restaurants in Glasgow City Centre

Glasgow is gradually establishing one of the best restaurant scenes in the UK, let alone Scotland, and while a few of the establishments in the list below may not be everyone’s idea of “fine dining”, they’re all serving up absolutely fantastic food which, whether you live in Glasgow or are just visiting, you need to try out! Every restaurant in the list below is within the City Centre of Glasgow (including the Merchant City) so are guaranteed to be accessible…

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8 Amazing Free Things To Do in Glasgow

One of the truly incredible things about Glasgow is that so many of the city’s cultural attractions are completely free of charge (to everyone!) and, as a result, there are so many amazing ways to spend your time in the city without spending a penny. Whether you’re visiting the city for a few days (if so, welcome!), or live here and are looking for something to do this weekend, we’ve compiled a collection of the best free things to do…

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Review: Connich Bar, City Centre

The foyer of a chain hotel is perhaps not an obvious first choice for dining, but the Connich Bar, situated in the Glasgow Hilton is as welcoming and cosy as any West End eatery. If you sit by the open fire or nestle into one of the comfy chairs in the corner, you can almost forget where you are. Dimly lit in just the right way and staffed by the friendliest folk I have encountered in a Glasgow restaurant for…

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Review: Home, Merchant City

Home has been a mainstay in the Merchant City for a good few years now, offering an inexpensive pub/dining experience compared to the rest of this expensive part of town. With its eccentric decor, amazingly cheap drinks and plenty of food to sop it up, can it really go wrong? The first thing that strikes you when you walk into Home is its warehouse-esque layout. It’s a huge beast with a mezzanine level against the back wall and raised DJ…

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