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’s West End

The West End of Glasgow certainly isn’t short on things to do, and it has a wealth of amazing bars and restaurants to match. We’ve previously looked at our favourite pubs and bars in the area, but what if you fancy something to eat? We’ve taken suggestions from all of our contributors and reached out to almost 5,000 Twitter followers to bring you this list of what are, quite simply, the best restaurants in Glasgow’s West End! Stravaigin 28 Gibson…

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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: Nice ‘N’ Sleazy, Sauchiehall Street

I’ve been going to Sleazy’s for years. A regular student haunt, it’s always been a brilliant pub, but used to offer cheap food with quality to match. In more recent times things have gone significantly uphill with the introduction of “Meathammer Ltd” in the kitchen. I’ll be honest, I’ve looked into this and can’t for the life of me figure out if this an external company or just the one team giving the kitchen a fancy name, but frankly I…

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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…

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