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  • Whatever you do in Glasgow, do NOT ever go to the Garage Club. The music is rubbish, the bouncers will turn down anyone if they look like they don't fit the right demographic, I even know someone whose drink was SPIKED by the barstaff! Avoid the Garage at all costs!
  • Sub Club, Cube nd Cathouse for goths nd rockers... don't go near the Savoy though.
  • Being <18 Cathouse - punk/rock/indie... good up until the age of 14 Trash - 'mazing til it burnt down Cube - hip-hop/rab/r'n'b Sub Club - pop/r 'n' b not many good places...
  • Electrobix @ Buddha's Backyard, Albion St. Glasgow's newest underground venue. A clothes shop with a kick-ass basement. Nice but very naughty at the same time. Spinning everything from 80's italo-disco, new-wave, synth-pop and electro breaks to modern electro beats and techno. Very friendly clientelle and always right good fun. No under-agers but.
  • cathouse, for the goths nd moshers out there, tunnels, outhouse, shed, etc, they all feed off of cathouse though, go to the unders at the cathouse on a saturday night, members cos 3 to get in 5 for non members but its well worth it :cough: There WAS an old club behing Tunnels, but its gone now, long gone, years ago it was, they sold drink to like 15 year olds lmao :cough:
  • Friday 25th March Felt @ the Q Club Rock, Indie and Alternative sounds 11pm - 3am, Virginia Place, Glasgow - next to the Corinthian Entry - 5. Drinks promos available
  • Rufus T Firefly, great rock pub. Beer garden
  • Keep your eyes open for FELT at the Q Club. This night is on once a month and is becoming the best night out in Glasgow. Good mix of Rock, Indie and Alternative sounds. Keep yer eyes open for the flyers and posters to find out times but this club is magic.
  • The Garage and Union are the main places for cheap and nasty students like myself go. You've got a handfl of other hip hop/dance clubs opposed to their (sell out) indie style such as Blanket, Archaos etc. With the Cathouse you have a rather scary but cheap night out, mainly goths and so forth. With the Sub Club and the Art School, you're meant to have a more thoughtful and on the edge experience, but the cheap and limited booze in these places mixed with the same people, doesn't make them much different.
  • Can anyone suggest a good pub and club to go to in Glasgow for people over 35...... {{Please dont say Club30}} Am fed up noo hard up!!! Cheers
  • Maist thim . Wans a goat tae wir Gallie .Dance bettur thin thi tellie . Gaun fur it .
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  • listen to www.radiomagnetic.com a glasgow based internet radio station really catches the vibe of the city. Plays live broadcasts from the best clubs plus reliable listings. Sub club, art school, club 69 in paisley for underground techno, warehouse partys also frequent in summer.
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  • Well you've got you basic sleazy crappy clubs: The garage (tops the list) The Shack,Blanket,Cube,The Tunnel,Trash(exactly what it says on the tin)and thos e obscure bar/clubs.fanncy somewhere uncontrived and diffrent then I would have said the art school but things change.try Woodside Social in North Woodside Road.If u have neddy tendencies then MAS or Archaos is the place for you.
  • Well midgets that go into clubs might like the CatHouse, Shack, Archoas and the Subby (if they still do it?!?). I've heard many a girl on the bus get excited (that's another story!) about going to the Shack. [Oh! My! God! That Him! You Know!?! Him Fae Last Week! Oh He's A Pure Winch! But Am Gonna Have His Pal The Night! - Oh Naw! He's Seen Us! Thats PURE MBARRESIN MAN! Oh NAW Ave goat a beemer! (Cries) Am Away Hame! Naw!! Yous kin go and take a flying laphroaig #laphroaig is entered here as opppose to fuck# to yersels!! (Head goes down, cries somemore, pals tell her she's beautiful, everything then alright! - Simple animal politics reall!)
  • Best club has to be a certain warehouse above the garage at the end of Kelvinhaugh Street - the clientele have come straight out of Bonkers. 14 Yr olds at the end of the street trying to sell you 'Eccies', the bar where you have to buy tokens, then exchange them for cheap bottles of warm WKD, and the raving Wegie schemies in the Chill-Out area snorting coke off the tables. Best of all though, is the pieces of string tied across the ceiling to simulate lasers! Loved it when my mate, off his face, jumped on the table in the chill-out area, kicked over the candles, and started grabbing the string 'lasers'! The dopy wegie birds were in awe - "Check that guy. How's he doing that? He's bending the lasers!!!". Thick or what? Also, Bonkers - good for getting slashed in, The Tunnel - for posers, Cleopatras (Clatty's) - good for catching an STI in, Victorias - full of tarted up schemies trying to pull a 'footballer'.
  • The Tunnel on a friday night is great for 18-20 year olds and the shack, and the cube are pretty good.
  • THE SHACK THE SHACK THE SHACK NO MENTIONED THE SHACK ITS BETA THAN GARAGE!!! IF U GO TO GARAGE UR A FREAK SHACK HAS MUCH BETA LOOKIN GUYS THAN GARAGE N THEY ALSO HAV GOOD LOOKIN GIRLS TOO. THE SHACK ON PITT STREET OFF SAUCHIEHALL STREET OPENS AT 10:30 EVERY NITE I LIKE EVERY NITE AS GOING TO THE SHACK IS ALWAYS A FUN NITE FOR ME. TIP THURS FRI N SAT R THE BUSIEST NITES AND ITS USUALLY QUED ROUND THE CORNER BY 11 SO GO EARLY! DRINKS R CHEAP N STUDENTS GET FREE WITH SNAPFAX B4 12!!! PLUS STUDENT DISCOUNT THERE AFTER! HAV FUN....
  • CAT HOUSE!!
  • If it was 15 years ago , you could have went to the old Calton Club in Green Street in Calton ,,,,,,,,,but the powers that BE decided that the Calton should suffer till eternity...........well get our own back .......don,t worry. N.B
  • Parkers , but you need to get the express bus to Kilmarnock for that one .
  • There's a goth place at the bottom of Union Street, it's like a vampires night out there. They look pathetic all trying to look 'individual' and 'rebellious' and end up looking the same. Meh!!
  • Trash! amazing and no neds, you are turned away with a sovereign on or a collar up. goog music - hip hop, r n b old school rap MASS- SHITE! ned heaven
  • The cathouse is one of the best clubs in Glasgow. Unders nights are better than the normal club nights, livlier, but still it vvvvvv.good
  • DEATHKILL4000 is a new club night and is by far the best in the city. A Seriously Rocking night playing a physco mix of stuff. From ACDC to AKUFEN. This happens at the Woodside Social once a month and they also do stuff on Fridays at the Barfly from Time to time. There is always one excellent band on from about 11pm. An insane night that is becoming insanely popular. OPTIMO is also top trumps and Club 69 in Paisley can be amazing.
  • List of Under 18 night clubs (No alcohol served when under agers are present) Trash: By far the best unders in Glasgow 3 rooms.(197 Pitt Street is next to a club called the Shack.) Dresscode=casual/street eg combats funky tops etc Archaos: Its on Queen Street and has a sky bar for VIPs, Watch out though as it has a large intake of NEDs (thats non educated delinquents to you and me) Dresscode=smart/no sneakers The subclub: Never been myself heard its a good night and does get a bit wild. Dresscode casual/smart PS These clubs usually open at around 7-11pm as they are used for over 18s later on.
  • Best RnB club is CUBE
  • trash,for the more trendie inclinced off you, and for the "Mad Wee Gothic Goths" its the cat house for you - both are in the town.
  • The Cathouse is being taken over by neds, but is still pretty decent for music. Trash is a more hip hop oriented club. Theres The Garage, King Tuts and strawberry fields, which are all ok. Cathouse wins though.
  • trash for hip hop, cathouse (but dont go upstairs GOTH CENTRAL!!)
  • privillage has started a unders. so sorry Lorraine Kelly go elsewhere
  • School of Art and the parties thrown by The Unit
  • students: the garage (sauchiehall st) neds: bonkers, archaos. godamn punk kids: the cathouse. (used to be good, now filled with skaters and people who think that slipknot=heavy metal)
  • Meat-Markets: The Moon in Sauchiehall Street, The Hive in Glasgow University Union in Gibson Street, as well as anywhere in nearby Paisley. 13th note, a block away from argyle street, and the Cathouse in Union Street are rockier, gothy clubs
  • Theres not really any point in putting this down cos every1 knows about it, but since Ive started I may as well... -The Cathouse really is the place to be for the little moshers and goths of Glasgow, it saves them having to wander the streets in their pvc/hoodie gear getting cold! -it costs a fiver to get in, (I once escorted a group of young lovelies) -which I feel is rather expensive but the cathouse still have to make a profit without having drink -alcoholic- for sale... Once u get in,(after having swam through a load of 12 year olds wearing white make up and pvc at teh top of the stairs) theres a crowd of ickle un's attempting to get 'down' in the mosh pit... -it all looks quite amusing from the elders point of view :0) For the over 18 variety of people, teh "unders" -as its come to be known, is a place to be avoided, although, can provide alot of amusemnt if ur bored enough 4 it!
  • UNDERS-Went to Archaos once and it was rubbish. Full of neds and guys trying to get you into a toilet cubicle. Head to Bootylicious at the Tunnel for a great laugh, great music and great talent. Trash is quite good too.as for the OVERS- I wouldn't know!
  • How can you have a whole website dedicated to Glasgow and not mention The Garage. Fair enough, the vodka and cokes are no longer 60p and the "cheesy" music has progressed from Tiffany to Aqua, but it's still the most fun place to go and get shitfaced. I think my grandparents even went there back in the 40's.
  • Fury Murrays has some very loose women, thats all im saying, Trash and Velvet Rooms are good for RNB. The Garage is full of muppets.
  • Destiny , see all the neds.
  • Cathouse and Trash are the only ones I have heard of.
  • Bonkers iz the ultimate place for neds to go ...it iz an over 18's and they lets lots of people in underage!!!!!! usually 15 year olds!!!!! for the under 18's 'YOUTHS ' go to Archaos where they get a bevvy...'mad dog' buckie' cheep cider and other cheap booze..before going to the 'dancin'
  • Clatty's, fur a wee dirty when yer too pished tae be fussy.
  • Hardcore tartan techno clubs - aw the raves man!!!
  • THE GARAGE! 9 bars, 4 floors, pool table, chill out, get PISSED, open, safe, cheesy music, dance, R'N'B, Karaoke with the lovely Nichola, and best of all cheap and cheerful!
  • Cathouse- Brief description, dingy damp shithole filled with leather clad miserable gits who are too cool to dance. They all just stink and pose.FUCk off and DIE.
  • if you want a good club get on a train and go 2 liverpool coz glasgow clubs are either full of neds or in the case of the cathouse full of 'look at my leather pants they are far superior to ur feather boha types'
  • garage shack trash anything down sauchihall st way
  • Well this obviously has to be Archaos, just walk down Queen Street and you compare the queues to Cube and Archaos yourself. It's been "refurbished" and i do admit it looks a bit jakey and young inside, what with those sparkly cushion chairs and ultra-violet fibre glass things, but hey! thats life! oh and they check the WHOLE lining of your duffle coat if u happen to have a hole in the pocket.
  • The Arches - what a venue and full of the friendliest happiest, up for it crowd of folk you could meet! Same too goes for the Boulevard, Clydebank on a Sunday Night - Excellent way to wind up the weekend!
  • The Art school and the Sub Club offer some of the best club nights in Britain. The Arches is great too but is suffering from a recent increase in ned population. Avoid places such as Destiny, The Garage (used to be good), Bonkers and Archaos.
  • The Cathouse on Union Street. Brilliant! :)
  • My Machines, Saturday night at the Glasgow School of Art. Jonny and Hamish play the most innovative hardcore dance music in the whole of Scotland (the only Scottish club night listed in Sleaze Nation). That's upstairs: downstairs there is Andrew Devine's Northern Soul night and also the Hip Hop room, both of which - I'm told - are excellent (not for me, though). Friendly, cheap drink, great bouncers (I mean that!!)... you need a student card to get in. Don't go if you're not going to dance.
  • ok so BoNkErS fair enough its got fights an stuff but not all the time the office party is shit hot wif all the cheap drinks ( 50p 4 a bottle then goes up graddually till 8 then the prices go back 3 normal) its got 3 floors theres the main bar wif good music an poles 4 the wannabe pole dancers of the future and theres flappers that plays all the cheesy music and chart music then theres the club wif all the house music u can wish 4 (along wifthe occasional fighting) and it has the best chinkys outside mmm good after a night or dancing
  • indigo in kilmarnock road in the southside is very very cheap
  • the arches has become horribly, ridiculously priced, but if you get in on the guest list then you will find that, despite the crapness of some of the new ned punters flashing their cash, it is not overrated. saturday night at the art school is a place where no weirdo will ever feel out of place (though maybe underdressed). top tip for getting into the shitehole that is the garage (they play some decent indie upatairs) is to go in through the back door, where the bouncers never utter that immortal phrase 'how much have you had to drink, hen?'
  • Cathouse, Union Street-Aye, awright it is full wae people in leather and stuff but trust me its the easiest place in the city to pull. If you're an under check out voodoo on a saturday night at 6:30-10:30 (4 entry). There are some really nice people to talk to and stuff. Just hang about for long enuff and somebodys bound to talk to you! But aw the wee neds man, wi yur hats and yur socks man, the no-necked bouncers will advise no tae go in man, cuz yir likely tae get yir arse kicked man, know whit am sayin? Music: SKA, metal, punk. Drinks (Nae Bevy): 1
  • Bonkers, Clatty Pats, Victorias- these are all favoured by the undiscerning patron! And fitba players. The Garage is best for student-inspired hi jinks. But watch out for the pissed- cannae hold their Hooch- first years. Good for a laugh, mind.
  • Mas is the latest to open in the old Apartment at Royal Exchange Square.Planet Peach for Under-agers is good, but if u wanna meet easy girls and hundreds of ned's theres only one place to go.BONKERS!!! Thats what it is.I warn u go only if u are desperate please try to avoid!!
  • Havana is pish and so is Destiny so GET A LIFE! Best clubs in Glasgow - the Garage (and it always will be!) and the Soundhaus but please don't go if you're a ned. Thank you.
  • Something for everyone - Archaos, Arches are the biggest. Most are open until at least 3am. Many are open near enough 6 days a week-The Garage on Sauchiehall St is open 7 days a week 52 weeks a year. Cheap booze, good music and plenty of up-for-it clubbers.
  • Club-30!! If you are over 25 the place to go. The women have tatoos on their tatoos and are 5ft by 5ft by 5ft!! The music is brilliant. Good fur a lumer! Women 'nip' the men! The Savoy on a Wed night - 70s night with the daddy cool disco!! - or next door on a Wed. Bennets on a Tues night - straight night or any other night if you are no so straight! Havanna (next to central station) for Latin and Latin classes - hi Sandra! Clattie Patties on a Mon - as it is one of the few places open. If you are an aspiring young ned, why not visit Rooftops? Music is the best in Glasgow - as is the dancing - and the fighting! Carlton club if you want a shag!
  • Sub club is closed at the moment, temporary at Planet Peach, Queen Street with the uterly brilliant Optimo on Sundays - a trully unmissable night.!!!!!!
  • Planet Peach is good but archoas is better if you want a bottle over your head or smacked in the face with a shoe
  • EVERYONE WILL SAY THE SAME CLUBS TO VISITORS TO TRY OUT, DON'T GET ME WRONG THEY ARE VERY IMPRESSIVE, THERE'S THE TUNNEL, ARCHAOS, THE ARCHES (ONLY AT THE END OF THE MONTH WITH COLOURS) etc. I'D SAY TO PEOPLE WHO HAVE TRYED ALL THESE TO GO TO DESTINY ON A SATURDAY NIGHT, IT'S DOESN'T HAVE THE SAME CLICHE AS THE BIGGER CLUBS AND WILL NEVER HAVE ANY OF THE BIGGER DJ'S BUT IT REALLY DOES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BE THE BEST CLUB FOR AN UN-GLASGOW NIGHT OUT??. IT REALLY FEELS LIKE A MASSIVE HOLIDAY SPOT - O.K THE MUSIC ISN'T YMCA AND COME ON EILEEN, WHICH IS A GOOD THING, BUT THE HOLIDAY ATMOSPHERE'S THERE!
  • Archaos is up the toon and most famous i like it there is wan fur the under 16and all the neds go to that it is a tenner to git in and there is wan fur the adults tae
  • The Savoy an old yin but great for the slappers, best nights are fridays
  • The Cathouse: if you like leather, bouncers who have no necks and some worrying looking women, go there. It rocks!! If you're a student, go to the Garage - the music is crap, except for upstairs but, the drink is cheap and you are guaranteed a good night. Optimo is a night that was previously on at the fire- damaged sub club. Now on Sundays at Planet Peach. Go there for excellent electro-weirdy music, and to see the bloke from Arab Strap looking like a dodgy fat tramp...
  • Best club for students is Fury Murrays behind the St Enoch centre
  • The Tunnel is the best club to go to - class music, class people. The Temple is for neds and if you like getting bottled on a Saturday night.
  • sub club is closed 'till february because of a fire .
  • The SLAM weekly finished years ago - BUT DJs Stuart and Orde have residencies all over the place: Freelance Science at Alaska; Pressure at The Arches; Never Get Out The Boat at the Renfrew Ferry. AND there's now a Slam radio show Fridays at 10pm on Beat 106
  • The Garage in Suchihall Street. A very very nice club indeed. Several floors of different kinds of music and famous. Frequented by many start including Chris Evans! :) Archaos. Fairly new club in Queen Street. Aimed at "younger" clubber. Wimen in cages and stuff. Bizzarre, but nice too.
  • Sub Club on Wednesdays, "Pure"-regularly held at the Barrowlands. Arts School, Volcano. Rhapsody "trendy place with good music". Thursday night at Archaos.
  • Best clubs include Volcano, Bennets (gay and sraight nights) and the new Archaos, also in Queen Street for mime artists, jugglers, transvestites/drag queens and other assorted ne'er-do-wells.
  • Slam at the Arches (fortnightly?) on Fridays with the veteran DJs Stuart McMillan and Orde Meikle is the one of which non-Glasweigans will have heard. Recommended.
  • Trash has good nights for hip hop and R n B, Arches & Subbie best for techno/house, Garage best for cheap pulls Don't go to Victoria's, Renfrew Ferry, Rooftops, or Bonkers
  • Volcano is now gone, and leaves only a great bunch of memories. Many confused clubbers of yesteryear can still be found standing at the sit, deep in thought. Archaos has just expanded, and looks like enveloping Queen Street whole. Red's unjustly closed done for having nearly double the legal limit of people. Garage was caught but not closed and continues to sqeeze as many students in as it can (with the help of some really horrific door staff) 13th note on Clyde Street is now taking off for those who don't like queueing for hours to pay too much to be squashed into a room full of neds.
  • The legendary Sub Club. What can be said. Saturday night, a basement, 400 friendly and up for it punters, getting down to some wonderful house tunes provided by Harri and Domenic.
  • The Cathouse, the only club that you can go to in Glasgow where you don't feel as if everyone is trying to outdo everyone else. Downstairs= punks and office parties. Upstairs= lots of black, piercings and leather.

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