Best Live Music Pubs in Glasgow 2017

Last Updated: 30th January 2017 Glasgow’s famous around the UK for its amazing live music scene, both for its nurturing of small, local acts and for drawing in the big names too. I’m sure you already know the popular gig venues, so we’re not going to look at those here – instead, read on for a list of some of the best pubs and bars to listen to some great live music while you enjoy a pint or two. The… 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: 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

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