• Guide to Glasgow for couples

Glasgow has so much to offer visiting couples. It’s romantic yet immensely fun with great activities for all hours of the day from restaurants to bars and even some truly unique events. Of course, it is also important to find the correct place to stay. We have all this covered and more in our Couples Guide to Glasgow!

  • Dream
  • Dine
  • Drink
  • Discover
  • Do
  • Dream

    • Maldron Hotel Glasgow City

      50 Renfrew St, Glasgow G2 3BW

      +44 141 340 9720

      First things first, if you’re planning on a romantic getaway then you need the correct base of operations and our hotel in Glasgow city centre is the perfect choice for any couple. Centrally located and less than twenty minutes from Glasgow Airport, the hotel includes comfy 4-star bedrooms and Grain & Grill Restaurant serving fresh flavours.

  • Dine

    • Mini Grill Steakhouse

      244A Bath St, Finnieston, Glasgow G2 4JW

      +44 141 332 2732

      Sometimes the best place to go for a romantic night is to a steakhouse. Meat lovers will find a happy home at Mini Grill Glasgow with a wide variety of starters ranging from chicken liver parfait to their haggis trio. For main course, it’s a tough choice between either a mouthwatering, premium burger or one of four delicious cuts of steak. There are also larger sharing portions and a whole host of sauces, sides and toppings to choose from.

    • The Ivy

      106 Buchanan St, Glasgow G1 2NB

      +44 141 378 1200

      The epitome of sophistication and refinement, The Ivy is the perfect treat on your romantic escape. A delicious menu covering a wide range of cuisines, the food is always exquisitely prepared. The Ivy will cater to your needs no matter what time of the day with breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner all served.

    • La Lanterna

      35 Hope St, Glasgow G2 6AE

      +44 141 221 9160

      If Italian is your thing then La Lanterna is the destination for you. Founded in 1970, La Lanterna is Scotland’s oldest family-run Italian restaurant and regularly wins prestigious awards, including Scotland’s Best Italian Restaurant in 2021. The menu is extensive and delicious, ensuring a happy couple come the end of the meal.

  • Drink

    • The Spiritualist

      62 Miller St, Glasgow G1 1DT

      +44 141 248 4165

      Home to Glasgow’s most “innovative” cocktails, The Spiritualist is the perfect spot to grab a drink in the city. They’re huge range of cocktails offers so many delicious and quirky cocktail options, from their S’more themed vodka cocktail topped with marshmallows to their “Up In The Air” cocktail which is served with a candy floss mountain, there’s something fun for everyone to try. 

    • Blue Dog

      151 W George St, Glasgow G2 2JJ

      +44 141 229 1712

      There are two things to know about Blue Dog: live music and cocktails. Established in 2003, it is the perfect place to relax, unwind and sip a cocktail while enjoying some great music. With a large selection of signature and classic cocktails, Blue Dog is a great place for couples to spend a couple of hours.

    • Metropolitan Bar

      60 Candleriggs, Glasgow G1 1LE

      +44 141 553 1488

      The Metropolitan bar is one of Glasgow’s most stylish spots to grab a cocktail. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing post-shopping cocktail or a boogie with their resident DJ at night. You can also enjoy some food in their restaurant and sip on a delicious post-dinner cocktail whilst sitting on their balcony overlooking Merchant Square. 

    • Bar Soba Merchant City

      79 Albion St, Glasgow G1 1NY

      +44 141 237 1551

      If you’re a trendy couple then Bar Soba is the place for you. Serving a great mix of Asian Fusion street food, cocktails and music from local and international DJs. It sounds even better considering all lunch main courses are only £6!

  • Discover

    • Walking Tours in Glasgow

      204-206 Bath St, Glasgow G2 4HW

      +44 141 474 0746

      What better way to get to know a city than being guided through its buildings, monuments and history by an expert? Walking Tours in Glasgow offers this exact service and has not one, but four different tours to choose from! The tours range from £12 to £35 and you can choose from walking in the city centre, going on a street art tour or even a whiskey tasting experience!

    • The Wee Food Tour

      272 Bath St, Glasgow G2 4JR

      +44 141 345 3663

      Calling all foodies, this is the perfect tour for you. The Wee Food Tour takes you on a walking food adventure through Glasgow. You will experience tastings in six different establishments around Glasgow and try twenty different tasters! The tour is £90 with £5 of each tour donated to local food banks.

    • Kings Theatre

      297 Bath St, Glasgow G2 4JN

      +44 333 009 6690

      Enjoy a performance in one of Scotland’s oldest theatres. Opened in 1904, Kings Theatre has played host to the world’s biggest stars while also providing amateur performers a world-class stage. And if you’re there around Christmas you can check out their famed pantomime!

    • Football

      Glasgow is home to two of Scotland’s biggest football teams, Celtic and Rangers. Their stadiums, Celtic Park and Ibrox, are must-visits and you might even be lucky enough to see a match! With passionate and dedicated fans, it is an incredible experience. It’s even better if you can see them play each other in the Old Firm Derby, in what is one of the most famous sporting rivalries. 

  • Do

    • Fore Play Crazy Golf

      124 Portman St, Kinning Park, Glasgow G41 1EJ

      Cheekily named Fore Play Crazy Golf, this is a fun experience for couples in Glasgow. Combining crazy golf, drinks and street food, it’s sure to be an unforgettable experience. Fore Play Crazy Golf is the only one of its kind in Scotland so what are you waiting for?

    • R-Cade

      146 Saltmarket, Glasgow G1 5LB

      For something a little different, why not go retro and head to R-Cade? A £6 one-hour pass allows you to play as many different consoles and games as you wish. Gamers and non-gamers alike will love this blast from the past.

    • Waverley Excursions

      36 Lancefield Quay, Glasgow G3 8HA

      +44 141 221 8152

      Glasgow has plenty of unique experiences but none more so than the Waverly Excursions. Enjoy a trip on the world’s last seagoing paddle steamer. Built on the Clyde she made her maiden voyage in 1946. Though much has changed in the world since then, this steamer has kept going strong.

    • Escape Reality

      Basement Unit 1 Basement inside of Merchant Square, Glasgow G1 1LE

      +44 141 237 4250

      Are you a puzzle master? Love escape rooms? Then this is the activity for you. Escape Reality is Glasgow’s number one escape room.You’ll have sixty minutes to “solve puzzles, overcome challenges and defeat your doubts”. Are you up to the task?


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