What could be better than fried chicken, quirky cocktails and fun-loving vibes on your birthday? Luckily for you Absurd Bird is doing all this by the bucket-load (for a purse-friendly price), with its menu if Southern-fried chicken that's sure to blow you away on your big night.
Fun Birthday Ideas in Glasgow
Your birthday's coming up and you fancy taking a step in the dark to try something new. From boisterous burlesque nights to nostalgic nights out in Glasgow, there are loads of different avenues for you to wonder down in this metropolitan city. To help add a bit of quirk to your next birthday celebration, we've compiled a list of quirky activities and brillaint bars. So without further ado, here are some fun birthday ideas in Glasgow for you to pick from.
If you love your Italian food, a trip to Gusto is all you need for a fun birthday treat. Specialising in delicious, fresh and authentic dishes with an ample range of seafood and meat dishes, this place pairs its flavoursome fare with hand-crafted signature cocktails for extra impact.
Defined by there dazzling burlesque shows, stunning magical acts and easy going live music, the Riding Room offers Glasgow's revellers a racy, flirtatious way to spend a birthday. Give in to the bar's seductive allure and celebrate in style with a plethora of quirky performances.
Like to feel as though you're in-the-know? Head on over to Tabac, and revel in a night of sultry cocktail sipping in one of Glasgow's best secret bars. If that's not enough to lure you in, they're also home to hidden pop-up bars and live DJ nights, simply inquire within.
Escape rainy Glasgow and transport yourself to a tropical paradise for your birthday celebrations. The Tiki Bar and Kitsch Inn will be popping off with sun-soaked vibes, luscious libations and a soundtrack from some of Glasgow's top DJs... so why not hula on over?
Test out your luck and celebrate your birthday in the opulent fumes of a 1920s cocktail bar at the Cotton Club Casino. From roulette to black jack, guests at this suave spot is a world of high stakes and rolling dices, where euphoria and devastation are separated by hair's width.
The Kelvingrove Cafe in the West End draws its customers in with an enticing cocktail menu, delicious dishes and an elegant ambiance. Add some quirk to your celebrations this year and delve into their signature mixes for a fun (if a wee bit boozy) way to honour your special day.
What if you're looking for something fun, but with a little extra edge? The Poetry Club is a sure winner, with its roster of underground talent and cutting-edge performers, cool vibe and decent drink selection. From live music to quirky club nights, get stuck in on your special day.
Are you a sucker for retro gaming? Super Bario is a haven for all things vintage console-related. Take your mates for birthday festivities and get stuck into a wide array of games, from Mortal Kombat II to Ridge Racer, while knocking back drinks (loser gets the next round?).
A bar, restaurant and music venue, Bloc+ is a fiercely independent venue that caters to every niches and a stellar choice when it comes to birthday partying. Live acts and DJs make up the bill seven nights a week, so there's always something waiting to be experienced.
Got a hankering for fine red wine, tasty plates of paella and a dash of Spanish flare? Take your birthday dining to Merchant City's Arta, where the drinks are always flowing, the food is made to share and the party is always in full swing (you may even catch one of their famed live shows).
Looking to practice your swing? This extremely fun birthday activity will putt your mini golfing skills to the test. Head in over to Fore Play on your birthday and enjoy the quirky courses, creative cocktails and delicious street food while celebrating.
Not your usual club night, but certain to add some edge to your next birthday party, head to the Hillhead Bookclub and dive head first into Ball Drag Bingo. Whether you've got two little ducks or are holding onto two fat ladies, you definitely won't forget this frivolous birthday experience.
St Luke's is a lively, multi-purpose venue in the ever-expanding East End. Check out the ever-changing roster of cutting-edge talent that graces its stage, head over and get a cocktail from the pulpit, then dance long the night at one of the best bars for a birthday in Glasgow.