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The Waterloo

The Waterloo

Waterloo Bar, Argyle Street, Glasgow, UK

Scotland's oldest gay bar is still going strong 50 years after opening. It history and no-frills approach to gay nightlight draws in crowds of locals for cheap drinks and a good time. It's won multiple awards for its quality entertainment and overall good venue, and it continues to impress its regulars and tourists. This is a place to have a laugh and feel safe with great people.

Older Crowd, Pub Vibes

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Glasgow

Underground
Underground has Dive Bar vibes, and offers a more relaxed approach to the gay scene. It's popular with locals and tourists, attracting bears and older men. People of all ages are welcome to come in for a chat and a pint in a venue where everyone looks out for each other. In the heart of Glasgow's Gay Triangle, this is a bar where you can find cheap drinks and good company in a laid back yet colourful pub atmosphere.
The Waterloo
Scotland's oldest gay bar is still going strong 50 years after opening. It history and no-frills approach to gay nightlight draws in crowds of locals for cheap drinks and a good time. It's won multiple awards for its quality entertainment and overall good venue, and it continues to impress its regulars and tourists. This is a place to have a laugh and feel safe with great people.
Katie's Bar
Since this basement bar opened in the heart of Merchant City in 2013, it's been a hit with the local gay community. Well priced food and cocktails draw people here, and they stay for the great entertainment. Katie's Bar hosts events every week, including quizzes, karaoke, drag shows, live DJs, and live sport screenings so there's always a party for anyone's taste. Dance tunes, good drinks, and a cool atmosphere promise a great night out.
Merchant Pride
This is the place to go if you just want a simple pint surrounded by friendly gay people. It's a traditional pub with a bar-like atmosphere thanks to it's host of live entertainment including karaoke, cabaret, and house DJs, making it great for a casual group night out. Merchant Pride is a place for locals and any tourists wanting to get a taste of Glasgow's homely community.
Speakeasy
Speakeasy is a place where anything goes and everyone is welcome. They're the perfect drinking den with a great drinks selection, private booths to book, live entertainment and even the odd spot of sport. Here you can expect good food and a modern twist on classic cocktails. It's also the home of the legendary Trophy Room, bringing you unapologetic pop, eighties bangers, sleazy disco and high power ballads.
Delmonicas
Delmonicas first opened its doors way back in 1991. Since then it's became a firm favourite in the Glasgow LGBT+ scene with entertainment every night of the week including drag nights, games, quizzes, DJs, and karaoke. There are drinks promotions every day and service with a smile. Its neon pink interior is loud and proud, so while you're topped up with cheap but premium drinks, you're sure to have an extravagant night out.
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