King Tut's Wah Wah Hut

King Tut's Wah Wah Hut
272a St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RL
  • Telephone 0141 221 5279
  • Opening times Mon–Sat noon–midnight; Sun 6pm–midnight (show nights only)
  • Bar open Mon–Sat noon–1am; Sun 5pm–1am (closed Sun if no gig).
  • Food served Mon–Sat noon–8pm; Sun 5–8pm.
  • Average price £6 (set lunch); £10.50 (evening meal)
  • Email
  • Website www.kingtuts.co.uk
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Legendary rock venue with good-value lunches and early dining.

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Low-key lunch by day, iconic rock by night: was there ever such a drastic reinvention since Dylan went electric? Luckily, the food is no difficult second album so similar controversy is unlikely. Two mains for £12 through the week would make a goth grin from ear to ear and when it’s meatball fettucine in sweet tomato sauce, that's even better. Homemade veggie soup changes daily, while the burger buns come from just along the street at neighbouring bakery Seb and Mili’s – that’s local sourcing for you. By night, the bar feels like an entirely different beast when throngs of gig-goers pack the tables enjoying a West-brewed King Tut’s lager en route to the infamously intimate live venue upstairs.

  • High point: Good-value mains
  • Low point: Service-station espresso
  • Notable dish: Beef and ale casserole
  • Provides: Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
  • Music on stereo: Indie
  • Live entertainment: Gig venue upstairs. Regular acoustic sessions in bar, jazz quartet Saturday afternoon.
  • Capacity: 70
  • Largest group: 25
  • Open since: 1990
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 7
  • House wine: £14 per bottle

Events at this venue

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Air Traffic

Piano-led indie rock quartet from Bournemouth.

Fri 6 Oct

£10 / 0141 221 5279

All Them Witches

With a penchant for improvisations, this American rock collective are always a treat to see live as you never truly know what to expect. formed in Nashville, Tennessee the four-piece band combine hard rock, blues and psychedelic influences into their material, as heard on their latest album, Sleeping Through the War.

Tue 3 Oct

£10 / 0141 221 5279

Aquilo

The alternative duo - also known as Lancashire born pals Ben Fletcher and Tom Higham - originally met through rival bands. However, their mutual love of electro-pop convinced them to work together and they have subsequently released five EPs. Catch them as they cast a spell with their dreamy dream-pop songs.

Thu 28 Sep

£9 / 0141 221 5279

Arcane Roots

Post-hardcore trio from Kingston.

Sun 8 Oct

£14.30 / 0141 221 5279

Be Charlotte

Electro pop singer-songwriter from Dundee.

Wed 25 Oct

£9 / 0141 221 5279

The Blinders

Indie music.

Fri 2 Feb 2018

£8 / 0141 221 5279

Cold Specks

Sparse blues from the Canadian singer.

Mon 2 Oct

£10 / 0141 221 5279

The Coronas

Irish four-piece who have attracted comparisons to The Libertines.

Sun 15 Oct

£12.50 / 0141 221 5279

The Cribs

The Wakefield-born Jarman brothers performs their energetic brand of indie-rock, with its strong post-punk and garage-rock influences.

Sun 3 Dec

Sold out / 0141 221 5279

Mon 4 Dec

Sold out / 0141 221 5279

Tue 5 Dec

Sold out / 0141 221 5279

Wed 6 Dec

Sold out / 0141 221 5279

Dan Owen

The gravelly-voiced singer and guitarist plays country songs.

Wed 18 Oct

£9 / 0141 221 5279

The Dears

The acclaimed Montreal rock band plays a sweeping collection of orchestral pop/rock that is at once enlightening, angst-ridden and mesmerising.

Thu 12 Oct

£15 / 0141 221 5279

Dinosaur Pile-Up

Grunge rockers hailing from Leeds.

Tue 7 Nov

£10 / 0141 221 5279

Echobelly

Indie vibrations from the Britpop second division.

Fri 24 Nov

£15 / 0141 221 5279

Francobollo

Swedish indie band based in London.

Sat 28 Oct

£7 / 0141 221 5279

The Hoosiers

Perky quirky indie pop trio from London town.

Fri 3 Nov

£15 / 0141 221 5279

Huxtable

Riff rock guitar and drums duo from Kilmarnock.

Fri 29 Sep

£8 / 0141 221 5279

Inheaven

Loud rock sounds from Inheaven.

Sun 1 Oct

£8.80 / 0141 221 5279

James TW

The indie-pop singer-songwriter performs.

Tue 17 Oct

£13.20 / 0141 221 5279

Jesca Hoop

Carolina singer/songwriter who once nannied for Tom Waits.

Fri 8 Dec

£12.50 / 0141 221 5279

Jess & the Bandits

Country rock outfit from both sides of the Atlantic, fronted by Texan vocalist, Jessica Clemmons.

Sat 17 Feb 2018

£12 / 0141 221 5279

Joe Strummer Tribute Night

The now annual celebration of the life and music of the redoubtable Joe Strummer, raising money for Strummerville, a charity which funds music-orientated youth projects.

Fri 22 Dec

£10 / 0141 221 5279

Juanita Stein

The Australian guitarist and singer-songwriter, known as the lead vocalist in the indie-rock band Howling Bells, performs her solo material.

Mon 25 Sep

£10 / 0141 221 5279

Kerri Watt

Folk and Americana singer-songwriter.

Thu 30 Nov

£10 / 0141 221 5279

King No One

Indie-rock four-piece hailing from York.

Thu 21 Sep

£8.80 / 0141 221 5279

Lightyear

Ska punk from the newly-reformed Lightyear.

Sun 22 Oct

£12 / 0141 221 5279

Losing Ground

Punk folk sounds from the Kilmarnock five-piece.

Sat 4 Nov

£8 / 0141 221 5279

Marika Hackman

Brighton singer-songwriter in the nu-folk vein.

Sun 19 Nov

£12.10 / 0141 221 5279

The Men They Couldn't Hang

Political folk punks, first active in the 80s.

Sat 16 Dec

£15 / 0141 221 5279

The Mighty Oaks

The Berlin-based trio perform indie folk rock songs from their repertoire.

Wed 29 Nov

£11.50 / 0141 221 5279

Mr Jukes

Jack Steadman formerly of Bombay Bicycle Club presents his jazz/soul solo project.

Fri 22 Sep

£13.20 / 0141 221 5279

Nick Hakim

Now Wave present Brooklyn-based artist Nick Hakim in Manchester

Fri 10 Nov

£10 / 0141 221 5279

October Drift

October Drift take influence from My Bloody Valentine, The National and Smashing Pumpkins when crafting their melodic, fuzzy soundscapes.

Mon 16 Oct

£8.50 / 0141 221 5279

The Picturebooks

Blues-rock duo, comprising vocalist and guitarist Fynn Claus Grabke and drummer Phillipp Mirtschink.

Mon 9 Oct

£8 / 0141 221 5279

PP Arnold

Pat Arnold (born Patrica Ann Cole, on 3 October 1946, in Los Angeles, California), professionally known as P.P. Arnold, is an American born soul singer who enjoyed considerable success in the United Kingdom in the 1960s and beyond.

Thu 19 Oct

£22.50 / 0141 221 5279

Pretty Vicious

Contemporary rock sounds from the Merthyr Tydfil quartet.

Thu 5 Oct

£8 / 0141 221 5279

Pumarosa

Industrial rock outfit from London, whose sound incorporates electronic beats.

Sat 2 Dec

£9.90 / 0141 221 5279

Ryan McMullan

Northern Irish singer-songwriter.

Tue 19 Sep

£8 / 0141 221 5279

The Skids

The influential Dunfermline art punk rockers have been in the game over 40 years now.

Wed 10 Jan 2018

£30 / 0141 221 5279

Thu 11 Jan 2018

£30 / 0141 221 5279

Steven Page

Alternative rock from the Canadian guitarist of Bare Naked Ladies.

Wed 1 Nov

£25 / 0141 221 5279

Thu 2 Nov

£25 / 0141 221 5279

Stu Larsen

The Australian troubadour performs deep and soulful folk-rock with melodic alternative country and blues-rock.

Wed 22 Nov

£10 / 0141 221 5279

Superfood

Electro pop and danceable indie sounds from this New Zealand-based sextet.

Tue 10 Oct

£11 / 0141 221 5279

Tom Robinson

The veteran singer-songwriter, bassist and activist performs from Only The Now, his first album in 20 years.

Sun 29 Oct

£20 / 0141 221 5279

Tom Walker

Scottish singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.

Tue 21 Nov

£10 / 0141 221 5279

Tom Zanetti

House DJ and producer.

Fri 20 Oct

£11 / 0141 221 5279

Vigo Thieves

With their blend of alternative rock giving a nod to the likes of the Killers, U2 and Simple Mind, this five-piece band from Glasgow have been busy making their mark with sing-a-long choruses and soaring Scottish rock.

Sat 23 Dec

£12 / 0141 221 5279

The Winter Passing

Emo quintet from Ireland.

Mon 6 Nov

£7.70 / 0141 221 5279

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King Tut's

1 Oct 2008

Fiona McKinlay recaps on why the Wah Wah Hut is consistently voted one of the very best venues in the UK. Whether it’s Razorlight, My Chemical Romance or Manic Street Preachers, practically every band that’s become something in the past eighteen years…

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