Quirky Date Ideas In Glasgow

Whether you're stuck in a rut or hoping to impress a new beau, it's time to spruce up those dating habits. And in a city like Glasgow, it's not hard to leave those cinema and Spoons trips behind, with something unique around every corner. From wacky golf bars to unusual tasting menus and arcade hangouts, we've rounded up all the quirky date places in Glasgow.

Last updated on 27th July 2022

The Brunch Club

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Well-known for their wacky day parties, The Brunch Club host some really fun activities in Glasgow for adults. Try their Ibiza classics boozy afternoon on for size, which sees you scoffing down tasty grub, sinking themed drinks and boogying to 90s rave classics.


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On the hunt for cool things to do for couples in Glasgow city centre? YO! is hosting a sushi school every Wednesday, where you can make all your favourite rolls with guidance from a talented chef. You'll also get tuck into them when you're done, plus enjoy a glass of fizz or beer.

Whether the night before has stretched into the morning after, or you're looking to mix up your dinner plans, Stack & Still is as quirky as they come. On top of being the UK's largest pancake house (with 10 million tasty combos), it also has the city's first self-dispense bar.


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Burgers, booze and a big bowling theme are the trademarks of this Argyle Street spot. Fronting a meat-heavy menu of massive patties and no less than 25 different types of white Russians, as well as lots of live music, it's a fantastic date night restaurant in Glasgow.


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One of the coolest around, R-Cade is proving that couples who play together, stay together. Offering the ideal date night activity in Glasgow, this place lets you get stuck into a range of games from past and present, including Pac Man, Super Mario and even Halo.

Super Bario

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Super Bario is a chilled-out arcade that's great for a first date, boasting old school games (think Ridge Racer and Mortal Kombat) and a bar full of craft beer. It's definitely up there as one of the most fun things to do in Glasgow's city centre for couples.

Bar Varia

1 user review 5

This hangout is bringing Oktoberfest vibes to Glasgow year-round. If you like your dates rowdy, try Bar Varia for whopping steins of beer, live Oompah bands and German grub. Plus, it's located above a ski centre, meaning you can even hit the slopes beforehand.

Questo offers something a little different with its romantic outdoor escape game. This guides you through Glasgow, where you'll become the main character of your own movie, with curious clues, beautiful backdrops, unexpected interactions and fun dialogue.