Something A Little Different in Glasgow

There are tonnes of fun bars in Glasgow, but sometimes you want a bit more from your after-work drinks or birthday night out than simply a quiet pint or some good tunes. Enter: our 'Something a Little Different' section, stocked full of quirky hangouts and alternative bars to offer you an evening out with a certain je ne sais quoi. 

Last updated on 7th February 2020




Innis & Gunn

19 user reviews 5

Ashton Lane taproom Innis & Gunn may be better known for its impressive selection of craft beer on tap, but they also just happen to play host to some of the quirkiest events in the city. Taking on a different theme each month, their 'versus' dinners challenge ticketholders to feast on a range of dishes, from Scottish haggis to gin-infused food and all American burgers, washed down with a whole lotta' beer.

Whodunnit Events

59 user reviews 5

Whodunnit host murder mystery events across Glasgow, bringing an extra dash of entertainment to your usual dining experience. If you're in the mood to test your brain while tucking into a delicious meal, these are your guys. 

Shilling Brewing Co.

3 user reviews 4

When it comes to a unique night out in Glasgow, you certainly shouldn't be bogged down by the boring, and that's where Shilling Brewing Co. come in. Join them not only for delicious serves of authentic, Italian pizza, there's a roster of brilliant craft beers to boot. 

WEST On The Green

40 user reviews 4

When it comes to looking for a little extra from your pint, West Brewery has certainly got it sorted. What better place to enjoy a cold brew than within the same walls it's made? This brewery meets bar is a stylish hangout, with cracking beers, tasty grub and a friendly feel. 

Tabac

2 user reviews 5

Those of you that fancy trying something unique in Glasgow will be hard pushed to give this place a miss. Sultry, sexy and sophisticated with markedly speakeasy inspired interiors, Tabac is a wonderland of cocktails and mixes that will keep you heading back for more. 

Riding Room

10 user reviews 3

Cabaret stars and cage style booths; The Riding Room is definitely one of the wildest venues in Glasgow. Whether you're out on a debaucherous date or having a drink in Merchant City, The Riding Room's eclectic roster will certainly give you something new to try.

SWG3

3 user reviews 3

With nights ranging from all-night raves to intimate live performances at The Poetry Club, epic Bongo's Bingo events to LGBTQ+ partying, SWG3 is a hub of all things nightlife in Glasgow. Explore their varied event schedule and find something fabulously quirky. 

Thaikhun

1 user review 4

A restaurant like no other in Glasgow, Thaikhun is bringing a level of Thai authenticity that can hardly be matched. From the kitsch interiors down to the affordable plates and classic flavours, it's fun and it's most certainly unique.

The Berkeley Suite

5 user reviews 4

What could be cooler than a bar that looks like a pawn shop from out front. Indeed of selling off your granny's pearls, step inside into one of the city's hidden gems. A stunning bar and ballroom, The Berkeley Suite is one of fiercest clubs in Glasgow.