For a truly unique first date in Glasgow, mosey down to Swing. This underground club host live jazz three times a week and serves some delicious cocktails, ideal for a suave night out of drinking and dancing to break the ice.
Best for First Date in Glasgow
Where to take your first date is a decision that could seriously affect your relationship chances. But fear not, for if you've got a first date in our city, there are oodles of great places to choose from. With buzzing restaurant bars that will keep conversation flowing, cosy pubs for something low key but romantic, and fun bars if you're looking for something a little more lively; the choices for a first date in Glasgow are endless.
For a quirkier first date, Waxy O'Connor's is the place to go. Although the bar sprawls over three floors, six bars and nine spaces, it manages to maintain a warm feel with its cosy furnishings, hearty food and drink, and stunning carpentry that acts as a bonus talking point.
Not only is the fun interior of colourful furnishings at Horn Please the perfect backdrop to a first date, but it'll really impress when you chomp on plates of the signature new concept Indian cuisine. If you need a bit of Dutch courage, then wash it all down with some cocktails.
With relaxed and stylish interiors, Gusto automatically sets the mood for a classy first date in Glasgow. Throw in the delicious Italian food and great mix of cocktails, wines and gin and tonics available at the bar, and you're set to sweep them off their feet.
Brel dishes up the perfect marriage between cosy, intimate venue and beautiful outside space so you can make the transition between Winter-warming date and alfresco Summer session. The lush green garden and a gorgeous menu is sure to keep you and your date busy.
What could be more romantic than locking eyes across a table filled with delicious sharing plates? Spanish restaurant Cubatas serves mouth-wateringly good tapas and an excellent selection of authentic wines and cocktails, all at reasonable prices.
Sometimes you need a vibrant venue to get that first date conversation flowing, so look no further than Thaikhun. Channelling the atmosphere from Thailand's capital city Bangkok, the venue serves delicious and authentic food, while the interiors provide a laid-back setting.
Liquid courage can sometimes save an awkward first date and Gin71 is definitely a place to help you out. It's a liquor laden parlour of cocktail tricks and specially infused spirits, with more than just a dabble in your usual drinking affairs.
A room with serious wow factor is a great choice for a first date, and Teller's Bar has the wow factor and then some. Lavish surroundings will instantly impress, while the great food and stylish cocktails will make the night feel really special.
Looking for a venue that'll keep you on your toes? Take your date to Hillhead Bookclub where you'll be amazing by the menu of delicious, wholesome eats at an affordable price. Alongside this, there's a roster impressive events that are guaranteed to inspire.
If you're looking to do some serious schmoozing, The Butchershop Bar and Grill is just the place to impress. Incredible food, amazing cocktails, and in an unfussy, unpretentious setting, this is the perfect place in Glasgow for a grown up date that's still heaps of fun.
You're a casual duo and you don't want anything stuffy when it comes to a bar on a first date. Cue Super Bario. One of the most cool and relaxed haunts in the city, head on down for craft beers and stick around for the arcade game selection.
Dark, mysterious and clad in a seductive style, Tabac forms the perfect backdrop for your first date if you're looking for something a little atmospheric and less bright eyes and doughy. Drinks come in all shapes and sizes with palatable plates to match, should your date be going well.
As both a bar and a restaurant, Chinaskis is ideal for a informal drinks date, a more serious dinner date - or both. The premier secret bar in Glasgow is stylish, chilled out and has great conversation-starting features making a chic venue that will impress any potential suitor.