Claire Byrne 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. 

Vodka Wodka - Glasgow Bar Review

Vodka Wodka - Glasgow Bar Review

Vodka Wodka is a shot-taking, cocktail-swigging, vodka-loving party bar on Ashton Lane and one of our favourite spots to wile away an evening in the West End.  The Venue A cool cavern on Ashton Lane, Vodka Wodka is a fun spot for cheap cocktails and mighty banter. Enter from the lane through stable…

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…

The Pot Still - Glasgow Pub Review

The Pot Still - Glasgow Pub Review

The Pot Still is a renowned yet unassuming City Centre pub, buzzing with regulars and visitors with a serious hankering for whisky. The Pot Still is bustling every evening with after-work regulars.  The Venue On entering the Pot Still, it looks like your average boozer, well-worn seating, dark…

New Irish Pub in Glasgow

New Irish Pub in Glasgow

The home of great live music, live sport and delicious homemade pub grub, Malones is Glasgow's authentic Irish pub. An Irish owned and run bar offering genuine Irish hospitality in an atmosphere you would only find at home and decorated, the new Glasgow pub will cram in live music and sport, with…

Cup Tea Lounge - Glasgow Bar Review

Cup Tea Lounge - Glasgow Bar Review

Cup Tea Lounge is a charming tearoom turned cocktail tavern in the heart of Glasgow City Centre, peddling baked goods, bubbly, and the occasional cup of tea. While Cup Tea Lounge has lots of individual cakes on offer, afternoon tea is what it's all about.   The Venue Cup Tea Lounge is rather…

Exciting New Cabaret Bar in Merchant City

Exciting New Cabaret Bar in Merchant City

Wild Cabaret and Wicked Lounge is an entertainment and arts venue which combines fine dining, boutique beverages and world class performance art, a unique offering and something utterly different to anything you've seen before in Scotland. 

Celtic Connections Festival Preview

Celtic Connections Festival Preview

More than 2000 musicians will descend on Glasgow this month as Celtic Connections kicks off once again from 16th January to 2nd February. One of the largest celebrations of Celtic music in the world, over 18 days, Glaswegian musos can avail of 300 events in 20 venues across the city, from concerts and…

The Old Hairdresser's - Glasgow Bar Review

The Old Hairdresser's - Glasgow Bar Review

The Old Hairdresser's is a slapdash little watering hole tucked away down Renfield Lane. It's a prime spot for a quiet drink, a chilled hangout or a rambunctious session upstairs.  The Old Hairdresser's is a shabby little joint on Renfield Lane. The Venue The Old Hairdresser's is a little ramshackle…

Our 7 Nightlife Predictions for 2014 in Glasgow

Our 7 Nightlife Predictions for 2014 in Glasgow

2013 was a great year for Glasgow bars, it was a year that saw West Regent Street flourish, carnivores well-fed, and the city's clubbing scene continue to prove it's the best in the country. Yep, it's all starting to come up Glasgow. Take a look at our predictions for the top trends for the year ahead…