Best Bars in Glasgow’s West End

A short while ago, we took a look at 10 of the best bars in Glasgow City Centre. This time, however, we’re aiming our sights squarely on the West End. It may not be very big, but The West End of Glasgow certainly delivers a big punch in cultural terms. This area is densely packed with restaurants, shops and bars. Often seen as a very middle class area, the West End does tend to have slightly higher prices than the… Keep Reading

Best Food in Dennistoun Glasgow

Telling someone you live in the East End of Glasgow often comes with mixed feelings and looks of concern (especially from family members who already assume moving to a big city means you’re going to get mugged and have your handbag stolen within hours of arriving). But, given a chance, the East End of the City Centre – Dennistoun – is actually a great place to live (and not just because flats are a fraction of the cost of those… Keep Reading

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… Keep Reading

Review: Squid & Whale, Great Western Road

The Squid & Whale opened its doors to the public just a couple of weeks ago. Previously Bar Gambrino, the new owners are hoping to do a whole lot more than the bog-standard pizza and beer shack which it was before. Serving up traditional Southern-USA cuisine, from the pots and pans of a chef who spent many years working in Georgia, I just had to get along and try it out. The first thing you notice when you step in… Keep Reading

Review: Curlers Rest, Byres Road

Curlers has been a Byres Road staple for a very long term, certainly as long as I can remember. Back in the day it was always a great place for a super cheap pint and a bite to eat (seriously, you could get a burger and a pint for £3.99 back then!). More recently (although about 2 years ago now) they changed their image overnight, added the word “Rest” to their title and doubled their prices. Now, it might sound… Keep Reading