Head downstairs to find a subterranean den of 1920s leanings. Swing is one of Glasgow's best kept secrets, with three weekly live music performances, cabaret nights, and a dancefloor for when the night really gets going.
Quirky Date Ideas In Glasgow
Whether you're stuck in a rut or hoping to impress after your dating app chat, it's time to spruce up your dating habits and leave the cinema and popcorn behind. And in a city like Glasgow, that's not hard, with something cool around every corner. From wacky golf bars through to endless chicken wings, we've rounded up the quirkiest date places in Glasgow.
Whether the night before has stretched into the morning after or you're looking to mix up your dinner plans, Stack & Still has got unusual date written all over it. Along with being the UK's largest pancake house (it has 10 million pancake combos), it also has Glasgow's first self-dispense bar.
From a pink golf buggy called 'Cartii B' through to fruity cocktails, Fore Play is doing golf differently. A great option for a date night, the space has a a series of questionably named holes to have a whack on. After, refuel with street food courtesy of The Prague Shack.
This Speakeasy-style bar is dedicated to all things juniper and is perfect for any gin lovers. Settle at the bar where the bar tender will figure out your perfect serve, or go for a flight of three, each package showcasing an unusual aspect to mother's ruin.
Slinky and sexy, The Riding Room is getting even the most date-nervous out of their shell. Step into a world of fun and glamour, as nightly performances include cabaret, burlesque, and magicians - perfect for adding a bit of magic to your dating game.
A former Victorian ice-cream parlour has been transformed into one of Kelvingrove's coolest cocktail joints, serving up bags of style and slick tipples. Grab a space in the Parisian-style bar and order the Popping Candy, a mix of Grey Goose, poppy seed liqueur, lemon juice, KC Raspberry and peychauds.
Looking to impress your date with some quirky knowledge on Glasgow's drinking history. The Wee Bar at Ubiquitous Chip is for you, as well as being the first bar on Ashton Lane, it's also the smallest in Scotland.
Pretty ridiculous but also pretty hilarious, this bar is bringing Oktoberfest to Glasgow year-round. If you like your dates rowdy, try this joint for whopping steins of beer, an Oompah band, and German classics such as bratwurst. Plus, it's located above the ski centre, meaning you can even hit the slopes beforehand to really turn the notch up on the offbeat date vibes.
Twiddle your thumbs over at Super Bario, the chilled arcade bar on King Street. The cool spot is great for a first date, with old-fashioned arcade games making a great talking point, along with a bar full of craft beer.