Hogmanay New Year's Eve 2016 in Glasgow
Wondering where to celebrate Hogmanay this year? Glasgow's thriving clubs, pubs and bars are always on top form come New Year's Eve, and it's really no surprise that people flock from around Scotland and the UK to experience the atmosphere for themselves. From chic cocktail haunts to riotous basement nightclubs, fun-loving bars to stomping house party vibes - here's a few of our recommended places to spend New Year's Eve in Glasgow this year.
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Last updated on 10th October 2016
Want the VIP treatment without having to spend big this Hogmanay? Silly question, really. Revolution is where you need to be, welcoming a crowd that’s ready to party long into the night for shots, bottles of bubbly and buckets of beer in the heart of the city centre. Expect an unrivalled range of vodka cocktails as well as table and drinks packages that you can book in advance!
£3 Strawberry Mojitos? It’s a massive yes from us. Expect to find our favourite Bookclub in fine form come New Year’s Eve, with these flowing signature cocktails available alongside the range of craft beers, wines and delicious cocktails served up in gramophones. Charge your glass, play ping pong and retro computer games and generally throw some almighty shapes as the raucous Hillhead dance floor welcomes 2017 in a big way.
Prone to the odd bit of rock ‘n’ roll on a night out? Waxy’s annual Rock Lock-In is back for another raucous year, freezing tickets at just £10 per person for the eighth year running. Come along for a feel-good, no holds barred party with 2 rock DJs, a free drink upon arrival, a complimentary late-night buffet and the chance to win a Jack Daniel’s Epiphone Guitar if your air guitar skills are up to scratch!
It’s been another huge year for the legendary Sub Club, and you just know it’s going to go off for their New Year’s Eve celebrations. Still one of the most popular clubbing destinations in the UK, the crowds will flock to Jamaica Street come December 31st for a Hogmanay blowout that’ll feature big name DJs, huge beats and a pulsing party ‘til sunrise.
New Year’s Eve in Glasgow isn’t just about rowdy all-nighters, though. In the super elusive and downright stylish Panther Milk Bar, there’s a secret escape offering signature Leche de Pantera cocktails and stylish vibes to those in the know. Follow the neon signage in Tabac through the fire exit and into this hush-hush drinking den for an exclusive Hogamanay experience with a twist.
If an average club night or same-old house party just won’t cut it this year, this could be for you. The Hogmanay Dinner Dance is for those looking to cut loose and party in stunning style this year, with guests heading to the stunning House for an Art Lover to indulge in a four-course meal with matching wines, a live ceilidh band and further drinks and dancing until late.
Glasgow is known throughout the UK as one of the best cities to go clubbing, and that’s exactly because of venues like La Cheetah. Both a hotbed for new DJ talent and established names on the circuit, get down to this Merchant City basement for Hogmanay and revel in a club night featuring a killer Funktion One sound system, good vibes and an eclectic blend of electro, house, techno and dub tunes.
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SWG3 have welcomed the likes of Groove Armada, Julio Bashmore and The Game to their West End warehouse over the past few months - and you just know that they’ll have an exciting line-up of DJ talent coming your way for their Hogmanay celebrations. Join a vibrant crowd of party-goers for the biggest night on the clubbing calendar at this cutting-edge favourite.
Home of unrelenting, sweaty basement club nights where you could go out with a tenner and still come home with change (if you were quite stingy), Nice ‘n’ Sleazy is the place to be for a memorable Hogmanay that doesn’t cost the Earth. Get in early if you want tickets - they’ll most likely go quickly - and settle in for the final chapter of another awesome year for this wildly popular Glasgow club.
Head to The Corinthian Club this New Year's in Glasgow for one lavish Hogmanay party. A mixed bag of festivities means whether you're after a banquet, ceilidh, DJ party or a night at the blackjack table, The Corinthian Club will have it all, and then some. With one of the latest licences in the city, start 2015 as you mean to go on.
Flat 0/1 would be difficult to find if it wasn’t for the vibrations that come reverberating through its walls and along Bath Street. A place known for turning “council tax letter into paper aeroplanes and eviction letters into roach” forget any pretension or stuffy attitudes; this place is about cranking up the volume and hosting a house party of wall-to-wall debauchery this NYE.
The National Piping Centre holds a Hogmanay Hootenanny packed with tasty food, drinks and lots of merriment this NYE. The dress code is kilts and pearls (so be sure to look the part!) and the night gets started with a reception of canapes and ‘wee drams’. From there you can expect a four-course banquet, traditional live ceilidh and Celtic songs and DJs ‘til the early hours.