Best Bars in Glasgow West End 2017

Last Updated: 30th January 2017 A short while ago, we took a look at 10 of the best bars in Glasgow City Centre. This time, however, we’re aiming our sights squarely on the West End. It may not be very big, but The West End of Glasgow certainly delivers a big punch in cultural terms. This area is densely packed with restaurants, shops and bars. Often seen as a very middle class area, the West End does tend to have… Keep Reading

Best Restaurants in Glasgow City Centre

Glasgow is gradually establishing one of the best restaurant scenes in the UK, let alone Scotland, and while a few of the establishments in the list below may not be everyone’s idea of “fine dining”, they’re all serving up absolutely fantastic food which, whether you live in Glasgow or are just visiting, you need to try out! Every restaurant in the list below is within the City Centre of Glasgow (including the Merchant City) so are guaranteed to be accessible… Keep Reading

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… Keep Reading

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… Keep Reading

Review: The Sparkle Horse, Dowanhill Street

The Sparkle Horse opened its doors about 9 months ago, replacing The Dowanhill which stood there before it. Now angling itself much more towards the trendy West End market, we went along to sample the food, drink and atmosphere of this new Partick staple. The interior of the bar has been left relatively unchanged from its predecessor, simply given a freshening up with a lick of black paint on the walls and a bit of reupholstering. The bar has a… Keep Reading