If you’ve just been asked to perform the duty of Chief Bridesmaid or Maid of Honour, planning the ultimate Glasgow hen party can be a daunting prospect, but it needn’t be a chore with some of these hen party ideas. Glasgow has so much to offer, retail therapy on Glasgow’s style mile, something to nibble while you sip your cocktails on Bath Street, quirky sights and hangouts in the West End or sight-seeing across the city. Even if you are a true Glaswegian there are always new things to do and see in this vibrant city. Glasgow has it all! Whether you’re in hen partying in Glasgow just for the day or you’re staying for a few nights for a hen party weekend, there is plenty to choose from. From the conservative bride or the true wild party girl.
Retail therapy does not get any better than shopping at Glasgow’s Style Mile! The clue is in the name. Located around Buchanan Street, there are shops upon shops – over 1,500 in fact – in beautiful ornate buildings, ranging from designer brands to everyday high street stores. There is something for everyone and it will certainly keep your hen party group busy for a few hours. Especially if you need t0 fill sometime between your hen activities in Glasgow such as: Ocho spa treatments and creating your very own wedding garter. Plus, if you make this one of the first things you do you have a perfectly good excuse to buy a new outfit before the hen party really starts!Get More Party Game Ideas
If your hens are the adventurous types there is so much to offer in Glasgow! Rally your rowdy group together and sort the adrenaline junkies from the tranquil beauties with some cliff jumping and river tubing. Maybe challenge your hens to see who is able to take the leap, with dares on your night out for those who don’t! Once you’ve released the urge to jump off a cliff, your hen party can float down the river in convoy taking in the scenery and planning which pub gardenyou’ll spend the afternoon in.Hire a Butler in the Buff
If you just fancy a relaxing day that won’t be breaking the budget, why not start the day with champagne and pastries, served to you wherever you may be…by a gorgeous half naked Butler in the Buff! Butlers aren’t just for evening fun, have a chill out morning whilst being waited on hand and foot. He’ll even do the washing up for you! Follow this by a stroll around the streets of Glasgow, or take one of the open top city tours if you had a heavy night on your feet!
If you have a very debonair group of hens who like the finer things in life and appreciate the surroundings of a night out and not just the atmosphere, the Berkley Suite is the perfect place. Its hidden location and un-flashy exterior are the perfect rouge to any unknowing passersby. The Berkley Suite boasts top DJ’s in a swanky setting. Think velvet dance floor seating, a marble staircase and candelabra lighting! This place is definitely on the Glasgow hen party list if your bride wants some serious style. If you want to go somewhere before hand, just as hidden but not pretentious, try Chinaskis next door. It’s just as understated with its no signs, blinds drawn look and is the place for a catch up over food and cocktails before dancing your Jimmy Choos off at the Berkley Suite! Perfect for the Bride who wants to don her finest and have a good girly hen party evening without being squashed like a Scottish sardine. Try The Flying Duck though if you want something a little edgier with more of an indie vibe, but still without the whole of Glasgow waiting to get in. The event space is open seven days a week and offers a variety of things to do from life drawing, films, cheap food and drinks and a club in the basement!
Missoula is a must for the hen party looking for a good night out without dipping into the red of your bank account! Right in the city centre and below Reflex (yes, that means you can get your 80’s groove on until 3am) it offers a great menu of food and drinks on a budget. With two meals for under £10, £3 cocktail deals and a bottle of wine for under £8, your Glasgow hen party cannot go wrong with this place! You can also book a VIP area or booth in advance so you know you will have a place for all your hens to drink together.
To really get your night started without paying extortionate prices the Hummingbird is a fantastic venue, with uniquely designed smaller venues inside! The Hummingbird has seven different rooms under one roof; Glitter room, Penthouse,Posh room, Diskoteka, Mezzanine, Studio and the Main bar. This venue also offers specific hen party packages taking all that further stress of scrambling your way to the Diskoteka to find it is full of Diskotek-ers! You could book a party pod for 2 hours with a buffet, wine, karaoke and dressing up box or 3 hours with a 3 course meal and wine. The Glitter room fits up to 14 people (it even has a buzzer linked to the bar so they can have your drinks waiting for you) or if you have more guests the Posh room holds up to 40 for a buffet and dancing with dress up box, i-pod dock and many other extras. You could always visit the Hummingbird in the day and have the Tea Party, sandwiches and sweet treats complete with limitless tea or coffee. Just be sure to take note of their hen party policy…strictly no fancy dress or balloons allowed! Not to worry though, after your afternoon tea you can head back to your Glasgow hen party lodgings and prepare for an evening in with a couple of cheeky butlers and plenty of fancy dress and balloons to boot!
Merchant city is home to Sugar Cube, an affordable party ‘till you need to take your heels off kind of place! It houses four decadently styled rooms and is a good way to end your night, playing more commercial chart pop, R&B and hip hop that all your hens can boogie to. If your hens prefer more of a rave atmosphere you could try o2 ABC. The venue itself has been through some quite dramatic changes, from a casino, a circus, a cinema and various other event spaces and is now a large warehouse nightclub offering a taste of rock, electronic and lives music. If you and you hen party want to try somewhere truly different, Hillhead Bookclub in the West End is that place. Serving food and drink along side, ping pong tables, gramophones, lots of bunting and fairy lights and a consistently strong crowd it will definitely quench your quirk-thirst! Maybe a place to start the night for a couple of drinks, before experiencing more of the West End. For the perfect mix of fun and frolics, try an evening at the Riding Room, (complete with hard liquor cabinet) it offers the ultimate alternative evening. This venue offers nightly events, whether its burlesque, cabaret or magic, all served with a side of liquor, including the dangerous absinthe and overproof rum! You may not want to plan on going anywhere else after a visit to the Riding Room. If some of your hens are a little shy, the venue offers draped and gated booths to hide away for a good natter.
Oran Mor is a church like no other. This venue has an array of events going on all week long, so whether you’re only in Glasgow for one day or for the whole weekend there is something to see here. With restaurants, whisky bars, private dining, live music and a night club, it can’t disappoint. Their Club O is perfect for an alternative night out or their famous ‘A Play, A Pie and A Pint’ is a great way to spend the afternoon if there is something that takes your fancy, especially if you are nursing that hangover from the night before!
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