Something a Little Different for Hogmanay New Year's Eve in Glasgow 2016

Let's face it, all too often New Year's Eve is a bit of a let down. Packed-out venues, jacked-up prices, and the same old events. Well, for something truly unique, Scotland is renowned all over the world for its Hogmanay celebrations. If you're looking to do something a little different this New Year's Eve, why not check in at Glasgow's coolest clubs, quirkiest bars and most offbeat Hogmanay parties? See out the year with a twist, as we bring you some left of centre ideas for Hogmanay antics. Watch this space as we keep you updated on all you need to know for very different New Year's Eve in Glasgow. Check back for more listings in November 2016.

Last updated on 15th May 2016

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Riding Room

5 user reviews

Pegged as a “vibrant, unusual cocktail and cabaret bar”, The Riding Room is a charming little tribute to a bygone era of hedonistic socialising. Take in a hybrid of live shows, burlesque performances and music at their Hogmanay bash, where the cocktails come served in jam jars and the hard liquor cabinet is waiting to be unlocked...

Happily Affordable ££
Merchant City

Hillhead Bookclub

8 user reviews

A melting pot of ping-pong tournaments, Nintendo showdowns, £3 strawberry mojitos and vinyl-inspired playlists, the Hillhead Bookclub is one quirky little number well worth checking out this Hogmanay. Get started on those discounted mojitos and don’t look back from there; the Bookclub offers comfort food, keep calm & cardamom cocktails and infectious party anthems to see you over the line and into 2016 in style.

Drinkonomical £
West End

29 Private Members Club

2 user reviews

If it’s a glamorous NYE feast at one of Glasgow’s leading Private Members Club’s you’re after, call off the search. 29 Private Members Club hosts a Black Tie dinner from its elegant Merchant City base, with a champagne reception, a four-course banquet, DJs, performers and a live piper all in line to make this a Glasgow Hogmanay party to remember.

Splash the Cash £££
Merchant City

Blythswood Square

2 user reviews

Luxurious excess is the name of the game at the five-star Blythswood Square this Hogmanay. A front-runner of the clutch of venues offering a sophisticated Hogmanay party in Glasgow, take full advantage of the all-inclusive Hogmanay packages. Coming in at £438 per room, enjoy a festive feast, luxurious overnight accommodation, entertainment and a full Scottish breakfast to get your 2016 off to a belting start.

Splash the Cash £££
Sauchiehall Street Area

Boteco Do Brasil

1 user reviews

Ever spent Hogmanay at a traditional Brazilian boteco? Rio is closer than you’d think. A wonderfully colourful and vibrant neighbourhood bar in Merchant City, head to Boteco do Brasil for a New Year’s Eve party packed with urban street-food, DJs and a constant stream of caiprinhas.

Happily Affordable ££
Merchant City

Oran Mor

2 user reviews

If you're looking for something a little different for Hogmanay in Glasgow, Oran Mor has it with an atmospheric party. You'll find yourselves dancing until the wee hours of the New Year, to the tune of a bell chorus at midnight. A raucous New Year's Eve party in an old church, this is set to be a cool and quirky way to bring in Hogmanay in Glasgow.

Happily Affordable ££
West End

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