Banging beers from across Scotland, delicious burgers courtesy of El Perro Negro and live music curated by the likes of Huey Morgan? You'll get all that and more at the Glasgow craft beer festival, which is ideal for couples who love the hoppier things in life.
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.
There's nothing sexier than stuffing your gob with all-you-can-eat chicken, right? So if you're not afraid of a little sauce on your face, take your date to one of Absurd Bird's bottomless wing nights, where you'll find unusual interiors and mouthwatering munch.
Take your beau out for a debaucherous evening of entertainment over at Slay, where Cauldron of Delights Kabaret is set to grace the stage. Dinah Dare and Luna Licious will be bringing their signature mix of burlesque, circus and pole for an unusual yet thrilling performance.
Trying to think of great date ideas in Glasgow's city centre? Chaophraya has got your back. Oozing with opulence and eccentric furnishings (think huge, golden statues and antique furniture), plus fronting scrumptious Thai cuisine, this spot is sure to put you in the good books.
Impress your date with a trip to one of the city's quirkiest boozers, Waxy O'Connor's. Boasting enchanted wood-like carpentry, stone walls and stained glass windows, it's a real feast for the eyes. Plod along for scrumptious Irish fare and quality pints of Guinness.
Fancy treating your other half to a good night out, but want to try something a little different? Bounce Bingo by Zandernation has got you covered, as it's heading to Buzz Bingo Possil Park for a raucous evening of live music, games and drinks.
If you're looking for fun things to do in Glasgow for couples, The Great Game Outdoor Treasure Hunt is a great way to spend some quality time together. You'll be given a map, a compass and a few puzzles to solve, which will take you on an extraordinary tour of the city.
Indulge in a quirky date night dinner in Glasgow over at Bar Soba, which has outposts in Merchant City, on Byres Road and on Mitchell Lane. Each and every one of these eateries is vibrant with quirky decor, from graffiti murals to neon lights, plus slings out enticing pan-Asian fare.
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.
From a pink buggy called 'Cartii B' through to fruity cocktails, Fore Play is doing mini-golf differently. A unique thing to do on date nights in Glasgow, this joint has a series of themed courses for you to have a whack on, as well as lip-smacking street food courtesy of Loaded.
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. A fun date idea in Glasgow, this Parisian-style bar is ideal for getting to know each other over a few drinks.
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.
Tequila, tacos and excellent DJs lead the way at this Mexican-inspired restaurant on Hope Street. Head down at the weekend for frozen margaritas and some of the tastiest eats in town, then stick around for late-night grooves and more of that all-important mezcal.
If you're a foodie couple looking to get your teeth into something a little different, Six By Nico showcases a new menu of sublime plates every six weeks. In the past, the fantastic team of chefs have crafted tasting menus based around childhood, the 70s and Route 66.
Take your date for a night of sky-high sipping at this gorgeous West End bar. Located on the top of the Radisson Red, the alfresco haunt promises views across the city and sublime cocktails to boot - if that doesn't impress 'em, we don't know what will.
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.
This speakeasy-inspired haunt is dedicated to all things juniper and is perfect for first dates in Glasgow. Not sure what tipple to go for? The mixologists at beGin will help you find your ideal serve. Or you can opt for a flight, with each sip showcasing a special aspect of mother's ruin.
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.
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.