Visiting Merchant City is always great fun. There's so much happening, and there are so many places to enjoy. One of the most striking buildings in this area of Glasgow is [Ramshorn Theatre]. Part of Strathclyde University, it provides an intimate venue for amateur and professional shows.
Concerts and plays take to the stage here. Close to so many fab bars and restaurants, its important to choose the right places. Getting it right adds so much to your Ramshorn evenings.
Whether you're looking for a top spot for some romantic Ramshorn Theatre pre theatre dining, or a funky bar for a laugh with friends, here are some quality places worth taking a look at.
Enjoy your evening at Ramshorn Theatre.
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If you're getting excited about the Ramshorn show and you're going along with friends, its always a good idea to get the party started early. Some lively Ramshorn Theatre pre-theatre dining fun may be just what you're ready for.
Hiding in the lower ground floor of St Andrews in the Square, Cafe Source /Browse/Restaurant/Cafe_Source(reveal best table deals?) glows golden warm and welcoming. With a few al fresco tables to enjoy, there's much to look forward to here. Hearty portions and lots of funky soup and sandwich suggestions will keep the party on track. Have fun here...
The Spanish got it right when they came up with tapas dining. All that sharing with friends. All those exotic dishes. All that garlic! Head for Barca /Browse/Restaurant/Barca_Tapas_and_Cava_Bar(reveal best table deals?) for some of the best tapas in Glasgow. Sitting at the top of stylish Princes Square, you're in for great party times here. Enjoy...
If your evening at Ramshorn Theatre is part of an important date, its important to make sure you find an intimate Ramshorn Theatre pre-theatre meal.
Very close to your theatre, City Merchant /Browse/Restaurant/City_Merchant(reveal best table deals?) serves top quality Scottish cuisine. With an emphasis on fish and other Scottish game, this charming restaurant has been one of the leaders of the pack in terms of Glasgow's rise in culinary glory. Your Ramshorn Theatre pre theatre meal is a sure fire winner at City Merchant.
Also close to Ramshorn Theatre, Gandolfi Fish /Browse/Restaurant/Gandolfi_Fish(reveal best table deals?) keeps the quality meals and service as high as the original Cafe Gandolfi. Experts in the creating of mouth watering fish dishes, they really understand how to deliver the best Scottish fishy cuisine. And the huge windows let the light flood into this lovely restaurant, keeping it airy and feather-light.
Getting excited before your show? Having a drink beforehand helps to get the party started. And s drink after a thrilling show is sure to keep everyone happy.
Part of stylish Brunswick Hotel, Brutti Ma Buoni (tel: +44 (0) 141 552 0001) remains a party place for the laid back style crowd. Round the corner from Ramshorn Theatre, it has al fresco tables to enjoy, relaxed yet busy staff, and a large stuffed bar. Great fun, any time of year...
Across Brunswick Street from Brutti Ma Buoni, the stately old Sheriff Court Building is home to the glorious Citation (tel: +44 (0) 141 559 6799) . A head spinning cocktail list and al fresco tables on the ground and 1st floor make this place tops for hanging out with friends in the party mood.
Merchant City is home to a couple of classy old gents who seem to own this area of the city. Both hidden from view, they are the very essence of style and laid back charm that makes Merchant City so special.
With its own cute little beer garden, and more whiskies that you can shake an empty glass at, Babbity Bowster feels like a rural pub. A roaring fire in winter, and doors open to the beer garden in summer mix with a warm welcome to great effect. Small wonder this local secret gem has been charming locals since opening in the 1980s. Bliss...
Off the main drag of Glassford Street, Rab Ha's (tel: +44 (0) 141 572 0400) has a huge shining bar, creaking wooden floor and more draughts on offer than just about anywhere else in the city. Perfect for a relaxed chat with friends or your date, its only a short stroll from Ramshorn Theatre. Have a laid back end to your evening here.
With any luck, you'll have some time on your hands, as part of your visit to Glasgow. Why not take the time to grab your camera and head out for some tourist exploring?
Along Ingram Street from Ramshorn Theatre, Gallery of Modern Art stands proudly, in one of the most stunning buildings in the whole city. Often home to travelling exhibits, you can never be certain exactly what will challenge you in here. Free to enter, you can't say fairer than that. Enjoy...
A stay over in Glasgow might mean some pampering and luxury. Glasgow has several well worth thinking about. They're nearby Ramshorn Theatre. Perfect...;-)
Actually ON George Square, 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?) makes a perfect central spot for staying in the city. Lovely rooms and a brasserie overlooking the square mean you can relax and enjoy a great meal and the luxury of watching busy central Glasgow spin by.
Along Ingram Street from Ramshorn Theatre, Ramada Jarvis Hotel http://www.laterooms.com/en/p8275/hotel-reservations/13240_ramada-hotel-glasgow.aspx(reveal best room deals?) sets up warm and welcoming luxury stays in Glasgow city centre. Well used to keeping business guests happy, there is a relaxing charm to the top service found here. Sweet dreams...
Rightly known as one of the most friendly cities to visit, Glasgow makes sure all visitors have fab, comfy nights.
Hiding from bustling Glassford Street in Merchant City, Merchant Lodge http://www.laterooms.com/en/p8275/hotel-reservations/149905_the-merchant-lodge-glasgow.aspx(reveal best room deals?) makes the very best of its classic, restored building. Cosy and snug, expect a warm welcome and a dreamy stay here. Close to everything in Merchant City and city centre, you've chosen an ideal place to explore Glasgow. And its a short walk to Ramshorn Theatre.
Beyond George Square from Ramshorn Theatre, Buchanan Hotel (reveal best room deals?) sits close to Queen Street Station and Buchanan Street underground. For all city centre amenities (and all those quality shops!) you're right at the heart of the city centre action in this dynamic little hotel. Sweet dreams...
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