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 your dating habits and leave the cinema and Spoons trip behind, and in a city like Glasgow, that's not hard, with something cool around every corner. From wacky golf bars through to unique tasting menus and cutting edge creative hubs, we've rounded up the quirkiest date places in Glasgow.
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.
Burgers, booze and a big bowling theme are the trademarks of this Argyle Street bar. Fronting a meat-heavy menu of massive patties, lively weekend DJs and no less than 25 different types of White Russians, it's one for the dairy lovers as much as The Dude-lovers.
One of the funnest bars in Trongate, R-Cade is proving that the couples who play together, stay together. Get stuck into a range of games from past and present, including Pac Man, Super Mario and even Halo, and re-fuel with a range of tasty Asian street food options, including dumplings and instant noodle pots.
One of the city's best date nights activities, Eat Film is a must visit for those looking to the dinner and a movie with a difference. Kick back in the gorgeous Sloans screening room for a session with your favourite flick and some delicious food to boot.
Take your date for a night of sky-high sipping at this gorgeous West End bar. Located on the tip top of the Radisson Red you'll be able to enjoy views across the city, and sip on some sublime cocktails to boot - and if that doesn't impress then they're a lost cause.
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.
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.
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.
Tequila, tacos and excellent DJs lead the way at this Mexican-inspired restaurant on Hope Street. Head down at the weekend for frozen margs and some of the tastiest tacos in Glasgow, and 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 offers a new menu of sublime plates every six weeks. In the past the crack team of chefs have crafted tasting menus based around childhood, the 70's and Route 66.
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.
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.