Claire Byrne

 

   An Irish writer with a penchant for cocktails, passion for food and a love of cool bars; on the hunt for the very best in Glasgow nightlife. 

Lebowskis - Glasgow Bar Review

Lebowskis - Glasgow Bar Review

Lebowskis a is one cool dude of a bar on Argyle Street, providing mean White Russians, monster burgers and mega banter to bad-ass Glaswegians. Lebowski's is a cool setting with lots of movie-themed adornments.  The Venue Themed on the big movie of the same name, Lebowskis is a cool diner-style…

Chinaskis - Glasgow Bar Review

Chinaskis - Glasgow Bar Review

Cool, moody, atmospheric and awesome, Chinaskis is a bar on the edge of a motorway, that feels like a bar at the edge of a dark cult classic, it's Glasgow's worst kept secret, so we figured we'd head down and spread the word even more.  The Venue Of course the most famous thing about Chinaskis…

Vespbar - Glasgow Bar Review

Vespbar - Glasgow Bar Review

Vespbar is something of a hidden gem in Glasgow, everyone who knows it, adores it, though for many it's just another bar, down just another lane, near the station. To show the world what they're missing, we wander down said lane, into said bar, and found a cracking little spot for dinner, drinks andparties…

Champagne Central - Glasgow Bar Review

Champagne Central - Glasgow Bar Review

Champagne Central is a palatial bar in the Grand Central Hotel, offering a decadent backdrop for quaffing cocktails and sipping Champagne. Never ones to turn down a flute, we dressed in our finest, and totted on down.  The lavish - and well stocked - bar in Champagne Central, a rather splendid…

A bar, a club, a canteen; a new West End wonder

A bar, a club, a canteen; a new West End wonder

Brand new to Glasgow's West End, open until 2am, seven nights a week. Faktory serves cold beer and cocktails with student discounts every night. Live music plays every Saturday, with club nights at weekends, and sport shown throughout the week. For special occasions, booths and party packages can…

Glasgow Oktoberfest

Glasgow Oktoberfest

Can't afford a plane ticket to Munich for Oktoberfest? Don't sweat it! Let the beer-swigging, bench-dancing and wurst-eating come to you. Glasgow Oktoberfest will pitch its travelling beer hall in Glasgow Green this October, running for two weekends, from Thursday 17 to Sunday 20, and Thursday 24 toSunday…

Burger Meats Bun Meets Glasgow

Burger Meats Bun Meets Glasgow

If you want a burger that'll blow your box, you're in the right place. At Burger Meats Bun, our passion lies in fusing attention to detail, pride and a constant drive for quality in all that we do. We focus on quality of choice rather than quantity. Juicy burgers, heavenly wings & awesome fries.Throw…

The Berkeley Suite - Glasgow Club Review

The Berkeley Suite - Glasgow Club Review

The Berkeley Suite is a cool, secret club just a few minutes walk from the main hub of Sauchiehall Street bars and club. But unlike it's counterparts nearby, The Berkeley Suite is more about the top DJs and epic tracks than the gimicky club nights and the drinks promos.  The Venue From the outside…

The Flying Duck - Glasgow Bar Review

The Flying Duck - Glasgow Bar Review

The Flying Duck is cool and quirky semi-secret bar in Glasgow, with some of the kookiest club nights and most offbeat events in Glasgow, it's the ideal place for open-minded folks, looking for something a bit different.  The Venue The Flying Duck is kind of, sort of, very almost, a secret barin…

Changing Minds with Techno

Changing Minds with Techno

Ravers in Glasgow will be clubbing for a cause this weekend as legendary Glasgow nightclub, The Arches teams up with Mental Health Foundation to create Changing Minds. With the help of megastar DJ Felix Da Housecat, Changing Minds hopes to do just that, with an event to bring awareness and challengepreconceptions…

New Club Night at Club V

New Club Night at Club V

A new Glasgow club night at Club V is hoping to Re-light your passion for mid-week clubbing. Re-light is a club night that promises fun and frolics with mid-week parties and cheap nights out. The mantra of the new Club V party is "Because Normal is Boring", so we're hoping for something…

Fake Ecstasy Pills

Fake Ecstasy Pills

So we don't usually do this sort of thing - we normally tend to keep things light - but after news this week related to fake ecstasy tablets, we feel the need to issue a warning. Tragically, seven recent deaths in Scotland have occurred as a result of peole taking these pills and a lot more have been…