Best Cold Weather Hangouts in Glasgow

Oh the weather outside is frightful. But these bars are so delightful. Yep, Glasgow was plunged into winter this week, snow obviously didn’t get the memo that’s it’s still only November. But just because it’s baltic out there, it doesn’t mean you’ve got to hibernate. Make the most of this nippy weather, duck, dive and slip your way out of the wind, rain and ice and head to one of these toasty joints instead. Primed places, that are just right… 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: 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: 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… Keep Reading