Best Cold Weather Hangouts in Glasgow

Oh the weather outside is frightful. But these bars are so delightful. Yep, Glasgow was plunged into winter this week, snow obviously didn’t get the memo that’s it’s still only November. But just because it’s baltic out there, it doesn’t mean you’ve got to hibernate. Make the most of this nippy weather, duck, dive and slip your way out of the wind, rain and ice and head to one of these toasty joints instead. Primed places, that are just right… Keep Reading

Best Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in Glasgow

While it might not be readily apparent to outsiders, Glasgow is actually one of the most vegetarian and vegan friendly cities in the UK (in fact PETA, in 2013, named it the most vegan friendly city in the UK) and, while the city is very veggie-friendly in general as even many meat-heavy places go out of their way to cater, today we thought we would compile a list of the best strictly vegetarian or vegan restaurants around town – these… Keep Reading

A Complete Introduction to Glasgow’s Bar & Pub Scene

The city of Glasgow is famous for many things, but perhaps none more so than its love of a good drink (or “bevvy” in the local tongue). If you’re coming to Glasgow as a tourist for the first time or perhaps moving to the city to study or work, becoming familiar with Glasgow’s pub culture will likely be a big part of getting to know this city. Look no further than this guide for for the dummy’s introduction to the Glasgow… Keep Reading

Review: Ingram Wynd, Merchant City

I have this fear of eels. It comes from watching the brilliant film The Princess Bride and suffering through the scene with the ‘shrieking eels’. Shudder. So when a restaurant’s website features the phrase ‘new Victorian Dining experience’ I immediately think of jellied eels. I should probably go and speak to someone. Ingram Wynd sits comfortably in the Merchant City, surrounded by some other great restaurants and bars. The exterior is dark and striking with the smouldering appeal of Alec… Keep Reading

Review: The Old Hairdressers, City Centre

There are lots of bars in the city centre. However if, like me, you like to be able to have a conversation on a Friday or Saturday night and not have to scream at the top of your lungs, not many of them are any good. The Old Hairdressers is a breath of fresh air in this environment with its stripped back aesthetics, relaxed environment and great music played at a sensible volume. Tucked away down Renfield Lane, directly across… Keep Reading