Kick it old school with a competitive evening of putting at Fayre Play. Up there for quirky couples activities in Glasgow, this funky bar in Southside offers a night of antics, alongside great street food and killer cocktails inspired by fairground flavours.
Best Things To Do For Couples In Glasgow
Dinner and a movie is nice and all, but sometimes the same old format can get a little repetitive -don't you think? Fortunately for you lovebirds, this city is filled with fun and quirky activities for two, offering everything from themed bars and hilarious events to romantic restaurants and hands-on happenings. Discover all these and more in our pick of the best things to do in Glasgow as a couple.
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From the all-show pass to specific performances, The Glasgow Festival of Burlesque is great chance to see the most sultry of treats for a bargain ticket price, with tickets costing just £14. Your better half is sure to feel swept off their feet.
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Whether comedy nights, drag shows, tribute acts, murder mystery dinners or something else takes your fancy, get over to Arta with your partner for a whole load of fun. Better yet, tickets start at just £10 each, and you can nab a delicious meal here too.
Ever wanted to find out how YO! make their sushi? Well, now you can. Every Wednesday at its venue on West George Street, they're hosting a sushi school where you can create four different types of the good stuff, as well eat them alongside gyoza, edamame and fizz or beer.
The Corinthian Club is one of Glasgow's most striking five-floor buildings that's sure to impress your date. They host some pretty romantic events here too, from monthly speakeasy jazz nights with a two-course meal to live pianists playing while you sip cocktails.
For something a little quirky come date night, Alston Bar and Beef has one of the best gin masterclasses in the city. The 'Ginoisseurs' will take you through the history of the spirit as you sample 6 different gin pairings and finish with a complimentary cocktail. Delish.
WEST on the Green is one of the best pubs in Glasgow for couples. Housed inside a former carpet factory, the beer hall and restaurant is pouring up some of the freshest sips around for craft pint fanatics inside and out on its extensive terrace, thanks to its on-site brewery.
Fancy a fun date with your better half? Want to see who reigns supreme at darts? Head to Flight Club's Brunch Social and enjoy everything the venue has to offer, from bottomless pizza slices to a whole bottle of fizz each and a fun few rounds of the game.
When you need something a little different to enjoy as a couple, or alongside others for a big group night out, Sloans' Friday Night Ceilidh throws open its doors each week. Expect to be burling round the dancefloor to your favourites.
Spend an evening with your sweetheart tucking into a Mediterranean spread of traditional and innovative tapas at Cubatas, the city's finest Spanish restaurant. Even better, most of their dishes come in at under a tenner - great if you're on a budget. To drink? A selection of wines, beers, cocktails and sangria, of course.
Sundays mean only one thing: All Bar One's cocktail school, where you'll learn a whole lot about whipping up tasty concoctions. Take your partner to treat them to three classic drinks made by themselves, alongside a welcome bellini of their choice, for £35 per person.
Competitive couples rejoice; Level X Glasgow is a great pick for your next date night. Not only can you get stuck into VR arena gaming, arcades, bowling, golf and more, but there's also private karaoke pods to book too if you fancy yourself a bit of a singer.
Treat your other half to a night of wining and dining at a romantic restaurant. Housed in the converted Stirling Library, The Spiritualist boasts a back bar with over 300 spirits, while food comes in the form of seafood sharing platters and various specialities.
Mezcal is serving up a winning combo of tacos, tequila and techno from its central abode. The quirky cantina will have you and your partner swooning over delicious Mexican dishes, classic cocktails and a wicked party soundtrack courtesy of live DJ sets.
When the sun decides to show its face? The season of outdoor dining well and truly commences. Cue The Finneston; a gin den, pub, speakeasy and seafood restaurant in one. Ideal for summer date nights, it's also got a gorgeous foliage-covered courtyard area.
Witty one-liners and humorous anecdotes are the order of the day at The Stand Comedy Club. A must for fans of a good laugh, this event is bringing together some of the freshest talents and finest names on the circuit for a hilarious evening.
Fun date ideas in Glasgow's city centre? Get your game on with a trip to this quirky arcade bar. Sip on a great selection of local and international beers as you challenge your partner to a competition of Mortal Kombat II, Ridge Racer or one of Super Bario's many other retro offerings.
Head on over to The Ivy for a romantic date night with your partner. Taking pride of place on Buchanan Street, the lavish restaurant and bar fronts botanical decor, handcrafted cocktails and fine dining that's sure to sweep your love off their feet.
If your idea of a great date night in Glasgow involves juniper-laced drinks - and whose doesn't? - then you've come to the right place. Specialists in artisan spirits, homemade tonics and botanical cocktails, Gin71 is also bringing the wow-factor for looks.
Boteco Do Brasil is your one-stop shop for fun things for couples to do in Glasgow. Not only does this bold bar and restaurant blast a playlist of Latin American grooves, but its food and drink offerings are just as vivacious, as hearty Brazilian plates come paired with punchy rum cocktails.
Looking for something a little different? Wee Food Tour is giving you a taste of truly authentic Scottish cuisine as it takes you around some of this city's top spots. You'll be trying 20 different bits and bobs along the way and getting an inside look at Glasgow's culinary scene.