Cheap Nights Out in Glasgow
Going out can be expensive. Drinks, dinner, door charges; it all adds up. So whether you're a cash-strapped student in Glasgow, an economical raver or a thrifty young professional, we want you to get more bang for your buck on your next night out. From dinner deals in top restaurants to rock bottom prices in undergrad clubs, check out this selection of cheap nights out in Glasgow.
Last updated on 1st March 2018
Revolution Glasgow has all the shots and cocktails you could need, but it’s too expensive, right? Wrong! Chip in a few quid for one of their ‘Rev’s cards’ and you’ve got yourself some amazing offers on food, cocktails and shots. So why not enjoy the big atmosphere and delicious drinks for less?
Don't be fooled by the fancy credentials and best club in Scotland buzz, Distrikt is actually a very affordable option on a Friday Night. Head over to Pretty Sweet for £1.50 drink deals, free entry before 12am and all the best tunes from DJ Grantos.
Sometimes the trick to affordable dining in Glasgow is fast dining. Head to Dixie Chick as you start the night on affordable fried chicken and cans of craft beer before heading downstairs to Vodka Wodka for cut-price cocktails.
Republic Bier Halle is another bar that oozes cool rather than cut-price. But head down at dinner time for two-for-one pizzas, making this spot a popular one with in-the-know students. If you'd rather an evening on the sauce instead, order a stein of beer and bag yourself a free bratwurst. A merry night out on not much money in Glasgow.
The Garage has been serving empty-pocketed undergrads for nearly 20 years. With drink promos and guest list offers seven nights a week, if you're looking for a frugal party palace, The Garage is a Sauchiehall Street go-to.
While this chic New York style grill bar may not seem like the place to take a cheap date, head down on Tuesdays and you'll bag yourself an upmarket night out at downmarket prices. Watch out for their offers on food and drink that can see the finest steak reduced to very affordable prices, making for a different class of night on a budget.
If you're looking for an after work drink in Glasgow of a Friday, Hummingbird on Bath Street will sort you out. The stylish Glasgow bar boasts early evening drinks promos to get you in the mood for Friday night festivities. Half-price cocktails set the tone for a fun weekend in Glasgow.
With One Dolla Thursdays every week at Bamboo, along with great offers every other night, this party club is one thrifty tavern in Glasgow City Centre. Students, make sure you bring your ID cards along, for extra undergrad discounts.
Flat 0/1 probably has the most cut price drinks in Glasgow. This Bath Street party pad does its best to resemble a house bash, and that includes some majorly marked-down drinks. With free entry and cut down prices on drinks like cider and supermarket stubbies, if you're looking for a frugal flat party in Glasgow, Flat 0/1 knows how to throw a bargain bash.
A West End student-friendly nightclub with a cool crowd and fun vibes. Viper offers special deals on drinks with some known to come in as low as £1, which means having a tipple or two on your night out in Glasgow need not be such a pricey affair.
Easy going by nature and pocket friendly in price, McChuills is as laid-back pubs in Glasgow come. Nurturing a love for all things live music of the folk persuasion, head down to this lively bar for a bit of gigging fun and some international beers from their bar well stocked in old, new and independent labels that make for one cheap night out in Glasgow.
Eating and drinking out in Glasgow shouldn't feel like a strain on your credit rating. Boasting regular deals on courses, you can snag two plates from SoHo Pizzeria for as little as £13.50 with a whole host of affordable beers.
Nothing says cheap and cheerful in Glasgow like ramen, and there's one place to stop off if you're looking for a bowl of the good stuff. Themed from door to plate, Ramen Dayo is small, it's cute, and it doesn't want to bleed your wallet dry.
Campus is Sauchiehall Street's very own frat house. This bar and club serves the student masses with cheap as chips, eh, chips along with other thrifty eats throughout the week. Always-on drinks promos make for low cost clubbing, while occasional offers give free entry and complimentary munchies at events. A marked-down madhouse for students in Glasgow.