Friday Nights in Glasgow
You made it. Congratulations. It's Friday. End of the week. Two whole days of work-free bliss ahead of you. Let's celebrate. Glasgow has some incredible bars, pubs and clubs for your Friday night festivities. If you're letting your hair down in a city centre club, having some chilled after work cocktails in Merchant City or going on a date in the West End, then there's a bar in Glasgow for you. As a wise woman (Rihanna) once said, "Cheers to the freakin' weekend". Here's our pick of the best nights out in Glasgow on a Friday.
Last updated on 31st October 2017
If you've been living for the weekend, then what better place to dance away your work week stresses then at one of Scotland's best clubs? Sub Club has banging club nights every Friday guaranteed to get ravers set up for the weekend. With Return To Mono on once a month as well as other guest and resident nights every week, this basement club is a select spot to take your Friday night in Glasgow to the next level.
Refuse to be bogged down by the boring with a Friday night in Glasgow to remember. Heralded with the young and the fun in the city, join Revolution every Friday night for the very best in drinks deals, confetti, a roster of DJs, dancing and plenty more.
Fancy adding some Vegas-style fun to your Friday nights? Then look no further than Alea Glasgow Casino, open until 6am there's everything you need for a night out. Play blackjack, roulette and poker, feast on Indian food or take part in one of their party nights.
Join the biggest 1920s night and cabaret as you enjoy singers, dancers and burlesque acts, while sipping on speakeasy cocktails that you have to hide from the police! Meanwhile, throw dice with gangsters and you might just win a prize.
There's nothing quite like that first drink on a Friday evening, and if it's half price and in cocktail form, even better. Fridays at Hummingbird on Bath Street are always hopping. With free nibbles, half price cocktails, and shoulder rubs - yes shoulder rubs - it's the perfect spot in Glasgow for shaking off the shackles of the week.
Put a little step into your Friday nights in Glasgow with the regular Ceilidh event at Sloans. Whether you know how to Ceilidh or it's set to be your first crack at the dance, head on down as they promise a fun filled night of traditional dancing, drinks and more.
Everyone in Glasgow knows that when it comes to the most affordable, alternative club night in Glasgow, it's pretty much Propaganda that has you covered. Veritably loud and boasting the best in indie hits, head on down for a late Friday in Glasgow at the O2 ABC.
DJ Jim ‘Haji’ Haggerty takes to the decks every Friday night in Glasgow for a pure and proper party well on into the late hours. From cocktails and dance floor favourites down to food should you want it, head on down after work for drinks to remember.
Merchant City harbours one of the best worst kept secrets in Glasgow, and it's the Riding Room that provides some of the very best Friday night entertainment in the city. The perfect location for the end of the week, head on down for cabaret, cocktails, burlesque and plenty more.
Sometimes there's a clear contender for some of the best Friday nights in Glasgow, and sometimes it's clear that it's Hillhead Bookclub. Whether you're heading down for ping pong, tables of food or a roster of creative cocktails in a quirky space, they sure do make for a perfect end to the week.