"A bar crawl of the student bars" Sauchiehall Street Tip by vichatherly

Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow: 8 reviews and 3 photos

The pubs and clubs in Sauchiehall Street can be very difficult to get into on certain nights when they only open up for students of the local university. You'll have to show your cards to get past the bouncers.

On our first trip to the street we were lucky enough to be accompanied by two female friends who were still students. One of them was the sister of one of our party who took umbrage to us calling her brother "Fat Boy" even though it is one of his nicknames and we just naturally call him that.

Anyhow with the help of the girls we did manage to get into many bars and had a great time until the early hours.

On our second trip in November 2006 we had more difficulty and so ended up in a sports bar. The bouncers on the door looked at us and mumbled something about maybe being able to squeeze us in in a few minutes time. They let us in eventually and to our surprise the place was not even half full. The bar actually turned out to be not too bad as it had seemed. It had one of those robotic bulls in one port of the bar and so after a few drinks one of our crew took the plunge and took to the saddle. Needless to say he was thrown off rather quickly but managed to pick himself up for another go. Now I would have normally had a go but I had just spent vast amounts of money at the chiropractor and so stood down on medical grounds.

Another good thing about the bar was that it was offering 1 price for any drink all night. Needless to say we were here until they chucked us out.

Dress Code: Pretty casual

Address: Sauchiehall St
Directions: starting on the top end of Buchanan Street, slap bang in the City Centre
Theme: Eating and Drinking
Website: http://www.rampantscotland.com/know/blknow_sauchie.htm

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  • Written Jun 27, 2007
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