Waxy O'Connor's is so much more than just an Irish pub, it is also a twisty, turny, brilliantly intricate venue, featuring incredible decor throughout its three floors. Head there for a fresh pint of Guinness, some hearty dishes and some seriously unique surroundings.
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.
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.
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 with a cool immersive experience while tucking into a delicious meal, these are your guys.
If you're a fan of the macabre, you will not want to miss out on this unique online experience. Scotland's Darkest Secrets is an immersive virtual tour that'll uncover some of the darkest moments in this country's history and telling stories of cannibals witches and ghosts en route.
Fancy a bit of ping pong, or a few rounds on the Super Nintendo? Maybe you want to drink cocktails out of an old gramophone, play bingo or join the sewing club? Hillhead Bookclub is a hive of offbeat activity where folk congregate for a quirky night out.
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.
As well as offering sultry dinners, hearty lunches and boozy brunches, 226 Gallowgate is a hub for creatives seeking a different kind of hangout. Against a backdrop of art-lined walls, dark furnishings and a piano that's waiting to be played, patrons can tuck into seasonal scran and refreshing bevs.
Looking to do something a little different with your partner on a Wednesday night? Check out what Boteco have in store for you both at their regular salsa night. You'll get to learn new moves in a vibrant setting with delicious food and drink to reward your efforts.
Loud, grand and oh so unique, enjoy all things German at this Bavarian inspired beer house in Glasgow. From its wooden interiors down to steins and schnitzels, there's barely anywhere else like it in the city and it's begging for a visit from those who are fans of the quirkier things in life.
Looking for a unique night out in Glasgow? Your visit simply would not be complete without a trip to Fore Play Crazy Golf. Combining mini golf, booze and delicious street food for something a little different on date nights, group outings and special occasions, it's an all-round winner.
As if the grand surroundings weren't enough, the adjoining casino at Teller's Bar in the Corinthian Club certainly gives you something a little different on your Glasgow night out. Open until 6am, this is the most happening hang out after hours with great cocktails and a lively crowd.
From Mortal Kombat II to Ridge Racer, Super Bario really pulls it out the bag when it comes to unique nights out in Glasgow. Of course, this arcade bar has a fully stocked bar with beer from across the globe, alongside coffee and American sodas to really make you feel like you're across the pond.
Those of you that fancy trying something a little different 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.
Bar Varia is an all-singing, all-dancing, all-kinds of fun themed bar that's perfect for quirky nights out in Glasgow. A classic bier halle with a mighty stock of brews, it pairs its wide array of brews with an equally-impressive menu of currywurst, goulash and legendary sausage suppers.
This restaurant offers something a little different for diners 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.
We're suckers for themed bars, so The Tiki Bar and Kitsch Inn was always going to be a winner. A fruity, fun bar on Bath Street, the cocktails come in ceramic jars straight from the South Pacific, the chairs are made of rattan and the DJ booth is actually a beach hut.
What could be cooler than a bar that looks like a pawn shop from out front? Instead 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 for those seeking something different.
Cabaret stars and cage style booths; The Riding Room is definitely one of the wildest venues in Glasgow. Whether you're out on a quirky date night or having a drink in Merchant City, The Riding Room's eclectic roster will certainly give you something new to try.