Budget Friendly Hogmanay New Year's Eve 2017 in Glasgow

Let's look at the cold facts - all too often NYE can be a bit an expensive let down. If you're sick of rammed venues ramping up their drinks prices and generally looking to cash in, this guide could well be for you. It would be a huge shame if this put you off going out and experiencing Glasgow's world-renowned Hogmanay celebrations, so we've put together this list of the best budget-friendly and free Hogmanay events in Glasgow for 2017. Go out and smash it at these top pubs, bars and clubs!

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Last updated on 20th July 2017

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Revolution Glasgow

3 user reviews

If you want a good-quality, fun-loving cocktail bar in Glasgow city centre that doesn’t break the bank, you want Revolution. You’ll find them racking up the shot sticks and pouring out those bottles of bubbly this Hogmanay, with an unrivalled selection of vodka cocktails to see you right. Check out their table and drinks packages that you can book in advance if you’re after the VIP treatment this year.

Happily Affordable ££
Argyle Street Area

Love rock music and love Hogmanay but don’t want to pay all that money? Don’t worry, at Waxy O’Connor’s you can get all that at their lock in, as well as a welcome drink, late night buffet and an air guitar competition.

Fun Time Partying, New Years Eve Party
Rock n Roll
Merchant City
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Hillhead Bookclub

9 user reviews

Serving up £3 Strawberry Mojitos as part of a whole array of other boozy delights, Hillhead is our favourite type of Bookclub. Expect a raucous party atmosphere from the DMN public’s ‘Best All-in-One venue’, as they stage a budget-friendly Hogmanay event featuring retro computer games, ping pong and a buzzing party playlist ‘til late.

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West End

Flat 0/1

2 user reviews

Renowned throughout Glasgow for their breathless, unashamedly raucous house parties in a secret flat on Bath Street, you can count on Flat 0/1 to deliver the goods when it comes to Hogmanay. A place where “council tax letters become paper aeroplanes and eviction letters are turned into roach”, come for cheap drinks and killer DJ sets at one of the hottest house parties of the year.

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Sauchiehall Street Area

The Garage

6 user reviews

Now, we’re speculating here, but we reckon The Garage would stay open all day and throw a party every minute if they were allowed. There’s certainly no holding back at 490 Sauchiehall Street, where raucous club nights are held every night of the week encompassing everything from foam parties to DJ sets from world-famous names. Expect to find a student-focused clientele out in force to take advantage of the cheap booze and vibrant atmosphere come NYE.

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Sauchiehall Street Area

Nice 'N' Sleazy

5 user reviews

It’s because of venues like Nice ‘n’ Sleazy that Glasgow is considered one of the greatest cities to go clubbing on a budget. Throughout the year, many club nights are £3 (free for students) and you can expect to find their basement space absolutely rammo with the usual carefree hedonists come Hogmanay. Come for top DJ sets and a sweaty, all-night rave; this is a great place to set the standard for the rest of 2018.

Happily Affordable ££
Sauchiehall Street Area

With pocket friendly prices and an atmosphere that is easy-going at its core, go for McChuill’s if you’d prefer New Year’s Eve to feature live music, an international array of beer and a friendly ambience. A venue with a loyal clientele, come and get in amongst it on the High Street at this traditional boozer and gig space.

Happily Affordable
Argyle Street Area

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