Quiz Nights in Glasgow
Let's get quizzical people. Is there anything finer of an evening than a bit of trivia down the pub? Sitting down your local, huddled around the table with a bunch of your pals, vying for the title of Most Discreet Smart Phone Googlers. Add in some novelty rounds, spot prizes ad maybe even a rollover cash jackpot, and you have yourself one great night out. From the straight up pub quiz for die hards to the quirky variety for students, from Merchant City to the City Centre, the West End to the South Side, if you're looking for something a little different from your night in the pub, a quiz night is a top choice. But there are bucketloads of quiz nights is Glasgow, so here's are selection of some of the best.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
A fun start to the week is guaranteed at The Flying Duck with their weekly quiz night. Master of proceedings, Rooney puts a whole new spin on general knowledge. Cheap drinks, quirky prizes, lots of laughs; a great Monday night out in Glasgow.
Head south on Tuesday nights for The Bungo's weekly pub quiz. Sir James hosts a great night out in Glasgow with novelty rounds, spot prizes and a weekly rollover jackpot. Admission is just £1 but be warned, some of the folks here are pub quiz die hards. Pens at the ready...
The prize is a £100 cash prize this time, with spot prizes dishes out for the best team name or the funniest joke - you'd best sharpen your wit, as this is your time to shine. Attracting a wide variety of partakers, this pub quiz in Glasgow is charming way to spend a Tuesday evening.
Every Monday, try your hand at The Sparkle Horse pub quiz: ever competitive, and known to be frequented by one or more BMX Bandit and Stuart Murdoch of Belle & Sebastian, this is quite the star spangled affair. There is a £75 bar tab up for grabs, as well as tasty grub from the kitchen and ever refreshing drinks - what's not to love?
Time for all of your film buffs to get swotting - there is a £50 bar tab to be won, should you prove your film knowledge worthy. It's only apt that the quiz should be film related, considering The Lane Bar's enviable location in Glasgow's Grosvenor cinema, so surprise surprise, these guys are all about the movies. A top choice for a quiz night in Glasgow.
Monday night is quiz night at The Butterfly and The Pig on Bath Street. Their Quirky Quiz is just that, with quiz master Michael keeping proceedings lively. Kicking off at 7pm, loot includes cash prizes and vouchers. A top choice for a quiz night in Glasgow.
A devious venue nestled quietly beneath a side street off Great Western Road, The Lansdowne Bar and Kitchen hosts a regular Monday night pub quiz, offering a cash prize and a crate of beer to he or she who reigns victorious. Plus, if you arrive between 6-9pm, you can get your hungry hands on their two-for-one burger offer. Delightful!
If you're craving a quizzy start to your weekend, The Oran Mor pub quiz takes over the Whiskey Bar every Thursday. Join host Sandy Stevenson from 9pm for an evening of tough trivia, sweet prizes and great banter. A laid back night out in the West End.