Birthday Party Ideas in Glasgow

It only comes but once a year, but birthdays are an excuse to get out, get rowdy, and not pay for a single drink alllllll night. Don't let the stress of organising your birthday party in Glasgow stop you from celebrating - centre the night around how you want to mark the occasion, and find yourself the perfect venue for a birthday party in Glasgow. Whether you're hoping to hearken back to years past, or even opt for a more mature approach with a cocktail masterclass, we've lined up some birthday party ideas in Glasgow to deliver that much needed flash of inspiration in stressful times. 

Last updated on 15th May 2016

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Hillhead Bookclub

8 user reviews

Celebrate your birthday in Glasgow in true kitsch style and surround yourself with bunting, Nintendo consoles, ping pong tables and all sorts of peculiar furnishings. Hillhead Bookclub boasts quite the cult following in Glasgow: serving up a hearty selection of unique cocktails and hosting regular live acts and BYOB nights, Hillhead Bookclub should not be overlooked when searching for birthday party ideas in Glasgow.

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West End

Flat 0/1

1 user reviews

Relive the grand age of youth at Flat 0/1 and forgedda about life as a grown up. Hearkening back to raucous house parties and those evenings spent sipping on discount drams on street corners, this wonderfully nostalgic venue serves up £1 helpings of supermarket cider, cherry Lambrini and other such tipples as Mad Dog 20/20. Everyone's favourite house party and the ultimate nostalgia trip, Flat 0/1 is wonderfully unique choice for birthday party ideas in Glasgow.

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Sauchiehall Street Area

Occupying a space somewhere in between a gentleman's billiard room, a speakeasy and a saloon bar, Steampunk Cafe is decked out with dark wood, gilded mirrors, chandeliers, aged Chesterfeilds and vintage pool tables. If you're on the hunt for something a little different this birthday, head to Steampunk Cafe for a healthy smattering of cabaret, bespoke cocktails, magic shows, fortune telling and DJ sets.

Happily Affordable ££
Glasgow City Centre


4 user reviews

A slice of Italian delight in the middle of Glasgow. Friendly, cosy and boasting something of a neighbourhood feel, Vespbar is a cool and relaxed spot and a serious option when pondering birthday party ideas in Glasgow. Prosecco is served on tap and pizza by the metre, whilst Tutti Bar offers a fun and versatile space that is available for private hire. Expect a soundtrack of kicking soul, funk and disco tunes, as well as a much coveted ping pong table.

Happily Affordable ££
Argyle Street Area

Looking for something a little unusual for your birthday party in Glasgow? Housed alongside Glasgow's Grosvenor Cafe and Cinema, The Lane Bar boasts an impressive cinematic heritage and stands as Glasgow's only exclusively vinyl music bar. Try your hands at DJing at their ever popular Bring Your Own Vinyl night, or even channel your own Mr Tambourine Man at their open mic night. A favourite among music aficionados and film buffs alike, The Lane Bar is a top choice when it comes to birthday party ideas in Glasgow.

Happily Affordable ££
West End

Tellers @ The Corinthian

2 user reviews

Known to be one of the boozier cocktail masterclasses in Glasgow, Tellers Bar at The Corinthian will teach you and your pals how to shake, stir and sip on spectacular mixes in an even more spectacular setting. Craft the perfect cocktail and chow down on canapès, as you sit beneath sky high embellished ceilings and a glass dome that appears to reach up as high as the heavens. What a stunning choice for a birthday party in Glasgow.

Happily Affordable ££
Merchant City

The Golf Lounge

1 user reviews

Test out your swing on fifty of the world's best golf courses without stepping a foot outside of Glasgow's City Centre. Always a popular venue for birthday parties in Glasgow, The Golf Lounge offers packages to include tee time or tuition, as well as drinks and dinner. The Golf Lounge offers something a little different and is a grand choice for birthday party ideas in Glasgow; you won't cease to be amazed as six simulators with full swing space transport you from Gleneagles to Pebble Beach. 

Happily Affordable ££
Sauchiehall Street Area

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