A Guide to the Glasgow Subcrawl

Last Updated: 30th January 2017 If you’re thinking about coming to Glasgow to study at one of the city’s universities, forget the prospectuses and course outlines, because here is all the essential information you’ll need to make your choice. The city is packed full of great pubs and clubs, which you will undoubtedly become familiar with pretty quickly. But, once you become bored of the standard night out routine, another option awaits you: the Subcrawl. The Subcrawl takes the conventional… 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

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: The 13th Note, King Street

The Merchant City is well known for its trendy “city slicker” scene around the Merchant Square. Now there’s nothing wrong with that, but for those who like their bars a little more alternative, a 3 minute walk to the south will take you to this little gem. On the corner of King Street sits The 13th Note. This is a pub which, for all intents and purposes, looks positively shabby; the sign is dilapidated, the windows dirty and the seats… Keep Reading

Review: Charlie Rocks, Byres Road

Ever since Charlie Rocks opened on Byres Road I’ve wanted to head over and see what it’s all about. Last week I finally made it to this American-style bar/restaurant and was met by a bit of a mixed bag. Read on to see what we thought. First impressions when you walk into this small place on Byres Road, in the heart of the West End, are great. When we turned up there were no tables free, but we were immediately… Keep Reading