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Claiming the title of Glasgow's oldest bar and restaurant, Sloans is a great, multi-purpose venue on Argyle Street. From its snug to its grand ballroom, this Central Glasgow bar is flooded with character. Nestled down a lane off Buchanan Street, Sloans is inviting from the outset, with old stone whitewashed walls and tables spilling out onto the street. Inside, three floors are lovingly maintained with antique features befitting the 200 year-old bar, old wooden pub decor in the snug bar, vintage light fittings in the restaurant and to parquet flooring in the ballroom. 

With a long history of hosting celebrations, Sloans cater for everything from birthday parties to weddings, but be sure to make it down on a Friday night - the weekly ceilidh is legendary. Live sport, music sessions, pub quizzes, weekend markets and movie nights all fill out the schedule at this bustling Glasgow bar. The crowd here are a lively bunch, looking for a comfortable, friendly place, to meet friends. Food at Sloans covers a broad spectrum with brunch offers, bistro classics and gastro pub goodies too, while the bar is fully stocked with spirits, wines and beers. 

What's on

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The Friday Ceilidh

The Friday Ceilidh

Every Friday

For something really different to do in Glasgow, immerse yourself in traditional Gaelic culture with the Friday Night...

Mrs Sloan's Cake Salon

Mrs Sloan's Cake Salon

Every Sunday

Sunday is a day to indulge yourself, and what could be more decadent than treating you and your girlfriends to...

All the Young Nudes

All the Young Nudes

Every Monday

But pen to paper and drink to mouth simultaneously, with something altogether different of a Monday night in Glasgow....

Eat Film

Eat Film

Every Tuesday

Tuesday night is movie night at Sloans. Eat Film is a fun weekly film screening at the Glasgow bar. From 6.30pm,...


No door charge
No queues normally
Happily Affordable ££
Argyle Street Area
Children are welcome during the day


Day Open Close Notes
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11:30 01:00
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62 Argyll Arcade 108 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G2 8BG

Glasgow City Centre

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This venue serves British and Gastro food.

A word from the chef:
Bistro delights, burgers and brunch; a wide selection of fine Scottish and international fare. (Scotch pie £5.95, Cullen Skink £7.45, carbonara £9.45)

Our Review

Sloans - Glasgow Bar Review

Sloans - Glasgow Bar Review

Glasgow's oldest bar, Sloans, is a little piece of history just tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Argyle Street. Serving gastro classics and known for their weekly markets and ceilidhs, this Glasgow bar is so much more than a watering hole...

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Controversial, but I have left time and time again being disappointed by the food and have found it overpriced..much better locations dotted across the city. The 'famous' Mac N cheese left me disappointed. For drinking, I have thoroughly enjoyed the cozy atmosphere of the bar, filled with locals and tourists alike, however I have struggled to get served a few times. Sloans seem to take great pride in encouraging various events and stalls on the weekend..certainly worth a wee visit. I've still to attend the Ceilidh though, which sounds incredible! Go for drinks and craic, but go for food, go elsewhere.
15 Jul 2016 by magsatron

Went for a fantastic birthday lunch in Sloans and couldn't fault it. The food was delish, had a couple of drinks, i had a really enjoyable day and would happily recommend.
06 Nov 2013 by Kate
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I adore this bar, the market at the weekend is great and so are their Eat Film nights. I've only been to the ceilidh once but it was one of the funnest nights I've had in Glasgow. Great food too, as I said, I adore this bar!!!
26 Jul 2013 by sarah777

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