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Nearby The Polo Lounge

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84 Wilson Street
Glasgow G1 1UZ
+44 (0) 141 553 1221 (main)

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A visit to The Polo Lounge in Merchant City sets visitors up for lots of fun. There's so much to see and do in this part of the city. Hidden from view, near bustling Glassford Street, this buzzing gay venue opens its doors for party times to get going... and if you arrive early enough you get in free.

A luxurious ground floor bar has a mezzanine area that's perfect for spotting your next date! Lots of squashy armchairs and sofas, lamps and ornate mirrors give an almost baronial feel to The Polo Lounge.

Head downstairs to both dance areas. One has all the latest tunes, and the smaller ones keeps disco and camp old classics live and well, thank you very much.

Much loved and always a lively attraction in Glasgow's gay scene, The Polo Lounge makes a top choice for a night on the tiles.

lively polo lounge pre theatre...

glasgow sharing with friends at lively pre-theatre

Excited about your evening at The Polo Lounge? With a bunch of friends, some buzzing pre theatre with energy and 'up' vibe might be just right.


  • Part of Tron Theatre, Tron Victorian Bar (tel: +44 (0) 141 552 8587) offers one of the most unique dining spaces in the city. The bar really is from Victorian times, and shine proudly to one side. The menu has its eye on Scottish cuisine, maybe throwing in a surprise or two along the way.
  • Serving us top meals in a dining room that mixes pop art with Granny's country kitchen (trust us it works perfectly!) locals in the know are in love with Guys /Browse/Restaurant/Guys(reveal best table deals?) . Classics with macaroni cheese and fish and chips sit comfortably with European dishes. Full of its own special charm, your night on the town starting here will be a fab one...

romantic polo lounge pre theatre...

glasgow smooth and sensual at romantic pre-theatre

If your night out is part of a celebration, or a Big Date, some posh nosh will get be perfect. Choose the best, nearby The Polo Lounge...


  • A leading light in the restored Merchant City,City Merchant /Browse/Restaurant/City_Merchant(reveal best table deals?) has been winning dining fans since the 1980s. With its eye on the best Scottish fish and game dishes, the dining room here is tranquil and tasteful. Enjoying delicious pre theatre dining nearby The Polo Lounge will make sure you have a fantastic date.
  • Perfectly poised in glamorous Merchant Square, the one and only Arisaig /Browse/Restaurant/Arisaig_Restaurant(reveal best table deals?) brings its very own charm and quirky bits to Scottish cuisine. You'll understand when you read their superior menus. On top of their amazing meals, you can sit 'outside' in Merchant Square at any time of year, which is a lovely advantage in the winter months. Perfection... and it really is nearby The Polo Lounge.

energetic party drinks...

glasgow head-spinning drinks at fun nights out

The buzz of the city centre and the fun to be had in Merchant City probably has you in the party mood. Great!


  • The style crowd and the happy Merchant City party animals have made Brutti Ma Buoni (tel: +44 (0) 141 552 0001) their own. Part of the stylish Brunswick Hotel, this hip cafe-bar knows its own good taste, and shares it generously with all.
  • On performance nights, the buzz in Tron Bar feels like it might take the roof off! One glass wall lets the light flood in - or you can sit there in the evening and watch this cool part of Merchant City float by.

relaxing with a quiet drink...

glasgow fab cocktail choices at relaxed nights out

Nearby The Polo Lounge are old Merchant City gents. To locals in the know, these bars are real charmers. And they're perfect for a relaxed drink...


  • The feel of a rural country pub is the amazing vibe at Babbity Bowster . Down a quiet Merchant City street, it has its own little beer garden. With a roaring winter fire, and doors open to the garden in summer, it has more whiskies behind the bar that you can shake an empty glass at...;-) Super cool and relaxed, The Babbity makes for very relaxing drinks...
  • With a huge polished bar, almost too many draught taps to count, and creaking wooden floors, take a seat in Rab Ha's (tel: +44 (0) 141 572 0400) and enjoy a relaxing chat with your friends. Just off Glassford Street, this Glasgow gem is really nearby The Polo Lounge. Perfect...;-)

tourist adventures...

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Spending time nearby The Polo Lounge, you're in a handy spot for exploring Glasgow city centre. So get your camera, and go have some adventures...


  • Nearby The Polo Lounge, Gallery of Modern Art gazes proudly along Ingram Street. Housed in one of the most stunning buildings in the whole of the city, it has plenty of art on show, to make you stop and think. Free to enter, you can't say fairer than that. Enjoy...

restful merchant city slumber...

glasgow lap of luxury at top class stays

Nearby The Polo Lounge you'll find some of the classy hotels Glasgow is famous for.


  • A stay in Merchant City might mean a stay at the Millennium Hotel /Browse/Restaurant/Brasserie_on_George_Square(reveal best table deals?) http://www.laterooms.com/en/p8275/hotel-reservations/83721_millennium-hotel-glasgow-glasgow.aspx(reveal best room deals?) . Looking over George Square, this beautiful Hotel is full of energy and quiet style. And their restaurant, Brasserie on George Square affords diners the chance to watch the comings and goings in elegant George Square.
  • Just off George Square and nearby The Polo Lounge, Ramada Jarvis Hotel http://www.laterooms.com/en/p8275/hotel-reservations/13240_ramada-hotel-glasgow.aspx(reveal best room deals?) offers excellent city centre rooms. Within sight of Polo Lounge, and close to both major city centre train stations, this hotel has a lot going for it - service and quality rooms at the top of the list.

stay merchant city on a budget...

glasgow comfort and style at budget stays

Friendly old Glasgow makes sure that all visitors are make comfy, whatever their budget.


  • An overnight stay that includes a night in The Polo Lounge might feel right at home in Merchant Lodge http://www.laterooms.com/en/p8275/hotel-reservations/149905_the-merchant-lodge-glasgow.aspx(reveal best room deals?) . Hidden from view off Glassford Street, the lovely restored building houses smart rooms with just about all the services you need. Lovely, value accommodation indeed, literally across the street from The Polo Lounge.
  • Euro Hostel Glasgow http://www.laterooms.com/en/p8275/hotel-reservations/84484_euro-hostel-glasgow.aspx(reveal best room deals?) on the river Clyde works very well for the true budget traveller. Once part of the University of Strathclyde student halls, it knows how to look after the younger traveller group. Facilities provide just about everything you could need for a secure overnight stay in Glasgow. Have fun...

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84 Wilson Street,
Glasgow G1 1UZ
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Glassford Street)

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Mo 12:00 - 01:00
Tu 12:00 - 01:00
We 12:00 - 01:00
Th 12:00 - 01:00
Fr 12:00 - 03:00
Sa 12:00 - 03:00
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