3 Alternative Spots to Visit in Glasgow

If you are looking for something a bit different to try on your next trip to Glasgow, Signature has you covered! Here are 3 places to visit, that are not your usual tourist attractions.

Hillhead Bookclub – A quirky pub in Glasgow’s West End. This establishment is full of charm, fabulous cocktails, and delicious food, all at reasonable prices. Meat-eaters and veggie lovers can eat together in harmony as they offer an extensive vegetarian and even vegan menu. From brunch, to lunch, to after dinner drinks, whatever time of day it is that you decide to visit Hillhead Bookclub, you are sure to be in for a treat! Hillhead also proves to be a great host and often holds a variety of events from vintage fairs to disco nights, to cheesy music evenings. If you are interested in more than food and drink, definitely have a look and see if something piques your interest. Click the photo to find out more.

Glasgow University – Let’s be completely honest, Glasgow University is not a hidden gem in the traditional sense, as it is one of the best universities in Scotland. However, it is not an immediately obvious tourist destination for visitors, and it should be! The Cloisters are a great example of the fantastic architecture that can be found at the university, which is actually one of the oldest universities in the world.Television and film fans may recognise them from their appearance in the television series Outlander, as well as the film Cloud Atlas. Tours are available subject to availability when booking, and there are several other attractions on campus to explore including The Zoology Museum, The Hunterian Museum, The Mackintosh House, the Gift Shop, as well as a few restaurants and cafes. Click the photo to find out more.

The Hidden Lane Tearoom – A charming tearoom located in Argyle Court, colloquially known as the Hidden Lane, in the Finnieston area of Glasgow. In a conservatory set amongst colourful, cute shipping containers and brightly painted bricked buildings lies  the Hidden Lane Tearoom. It is filled with vintage tea pots, tea sets and is decorated in, shabby chic style. It offers a great breakfast menu where you will find everything from avocado toast to Belgian waffles, and the lunch menu offers a great variety sandwiches, as well as several afternoon tea options, you will not be disappointed! Click the photo to find out more.

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