Best Beer Gardens in Glasgow

Summer is slowly crawling its way towards Glasgow, and as the temperature SOARS (by our standards) into the mid to high teens for the best part of a week or two, many of the city’s inhabitants will be looking to go taps aff in their local beer garden. Due to our generally dreich climate, Glasgow doesn’t exactly boast the best selection of beer gardens, but there are still a good few gems right across the city, read on for our…

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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…

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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: Sloans, City Centre

Sloans, situated in the heart of the city, nestled between Argyle and Sauchiehall Streets and at the foot of the stretch of expensive ring emporia in the Argyle Arcade presents itself as Glasgow’s oldest bar and restaurant. Whilst probably not the longest-surviving booze pedlar in the town, this impressive (listed) building certainly retains some old-fashioned charm. From the beautiful mosaic tiles on the entrance steps to the fine details on each and every chair in the snug, this is a…

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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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