Quirky Things To Do in Glasgow

Looking for something to do that's fun but doesn't involve being dragged to a club and forced to dance in a circle with your pals 'til the wee hours? From burlesque shows to hidden bars, there's plenty of quirky things to do in Glasgow that offer something a little bit different to your usual. Take a look at our picks of the best quirky things to do in Glasgow and go try them out - you might just end up with a new hobby or undiscovered talent.

Last updated on 8th February 2021

Just because we're staying indoors, that doesn't mean we're missing out on The Glasgow Festival of Burlesque. They're taking a whole range of performance workshops online, offering insight into chair dancing, tassel twirling an plenty more from the comfort of home.

Anybody for drinks in some of the city's coolest hidden bars? From cabaret venues and down and dirty club venues, to sleek hideaways and boltholes well off the beaten track, we've lined up the secret bars in Glasgow for when you just want to escape it all.

Bar Varia

1 user review 5

Get some top-quality Germen bier in you and party like it's Oktoberfest at Bar Varia. Promising an all-singing, all-dancing, all-kinds of fun night out in Glasgow, it's one of the city's quirkiest and most beloved bars for it's delicious refreshments and unique charm.

The Golf Lounge

2 user reviews 4

One of the quirkiest bars in Glasgow, this fun and interactive golfing experience is letting you play some of the world's best courses without having to leave the city centre. Head over to the Golf Lounge for the chance to play and party until the early hours.

Riding Room

10 user reviews 3

When it comes to quirky events and unusual entertainment, Riding Room is up there. You'll never tire of the quirky activities on show here, with live sets, burlesque, side-shows and magic acts all taking centre stage as unusual cocktails are served in jam jars and silver kettles.