Best Bars in Glasgow’s Merchant City

New in town? Read our Complete Introduction to Glasgow’s Bar & Pub Scene! Our third major bar guide, this time looking at the often-requested and ever-popular Merchant City! The boundaries of this part of the city always seem to be shifting, however the generally accepted (by me) definition is that it is bordered by Royal Exchange Square/Queen Street to the west, Cochrane Street to the north, Argyle Street to the south and High Street to the east. As ever, I… Keep Reading

Best Burger Restaurants in Glasgow

In case you hadn’t noticed, burgers are all the rage in Glasgow at the moment, with more Americana-style eateries popping up than you can shake a well-seasoned patty at. We’re no stranger to a burger here at GOG, having reviewed more than a few of the following list in the past, so if you’re hankering for a great burger in Glasgow, try out one of these (which are listed in no particular order) and you won’t be disappointed! Click here… 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: Dakhin, Candleriggs

Glasgow certainly has no shortage of Indian cuisine. In fact, I wouldn’t be surprised if there were more Indian restaurants than almost anything else in the city. In such a saturated market, how does an establishment truly excel and not just become part of the scenery? We visited Dakhin, in the Merchant City’s Candleriggs, to see if their promise of unusual Indian cuisine would impress. The first thing which strikes you when you walk into Dakhin is the stylish modern… Keep Reading

Review: Bobar, Byres Road

Bobar’s never had much of a good name. Accused in the past of being too expensive, too corporate, too bland – I really went in with pretty low expectations. These didn’t last long. The atmosphere, granted, was poor. On a Thursday night the majority of West End bars will be bustling with a vibrant crowd. This place is big, with no dividing walls (and therefore nowhere to hide) and there were only at best 3 tables full in the entire… Keep Reading