Tron Theatre Bar & Kitchen

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Tron Theatre Bar & Kitchen
63 Trongate, Glasgow, G1 5HB
  • Box office 0141 552 4267
  • General enquiries 0141 552 8587
  • Opening times Tue–Sat 10am–midnight; Sun 11am–midnight; Mon 10am–6pm, later for shows.
  • Bar open Mon–Sat 10am–midnight; Sun 11am–6pm; Mon 10am–6pm (later on show nights)
  • Food served Mon noon–5pm; Tue–Sat noon–8pm; Sun noon–5pm
  • Website www.tronbarandkitchen.co.uk
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An open and welcoming space where you can dine and drink in contemporary style at reasonable prices

Eating & Drinking Guide

The 2019 edition of The List's Eating & Drinking Guide is out now – only £5.95 (+p&p).

Small plates dining caters to the contemporary love of sharing, tasting and grazing and is well suited to a pre-theatre meal or an extended evening of snacking, chatting and drinking. The new menu at the Tron Bar and Kitchen designed by the head chef caters for a wide range of tastes and preferences. Into the mix add incredibly reasonable prices, an informal setting, outstanding events and performances and an extended children’s licence and you have a venue with endless appeal. Soups are prepared daily and served with interesting sandwiches at lunchtime. However, inventive small plates such as the luscious Ayrshire chicken croquettes served with a flavoursome cock-a-leekie pearl barley risotto or the zingy spiced lentil potato cakes with kale slaw and tomato and chilli chutney are the real winners. Desserts include toffee apple with a sea salt and thyme caramel parfait and a pecan crumble or the cake of the day accompanied by good coffee. Of further interest is the Scottish craft gin menu and a new range of Thistly Cross organic ciders.

The List's rating
8.4

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Jane Allan visited Tron Theatre Bar & Kitchen on 29 March 2019
  • High point: Freshly prepared interesting small plates menu
  • Low point: Tables for two a little small for all those small plates
  • Notable dish: Ayrshire chicken croquettes with cock-a-leekie pearl barley risotto
  • Average price: £6 (set lunch); £15 (dinner)
Glasgow Larder

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  • Private dining: 80, 65 seated
  • Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Gluten-free options, Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
  • Music on stereo: Easy listening
  • Live entertainment: Theatre Productions. Jazz once a month and a singer/songwriter night
  • Capacity: 65 (12 outdoors)
  • Largest group: 80 (in the Vic Bar)
  • Open since: 1998
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 6
  • House wine: £18 per bottle

Events at this venue

There are 8 events at this location

Sorted by title / date & time

The Chosen

  • 4 stars

World premiere tour of Chordelia's moving dance piece that expresses how we experience the time left to us.

Thu 19 Sep

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0141 552 4267

Fri 20 Sep

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0141 552 4267

Cinderfella

A fun twist on the classic pantomime.

Wed 27 Nov

£12–£23 (£15–£18; Children £15–£18) / 0141 552 4267

Thu 28 Nov

£12–£23 (£15–£18; Children £15–£18) / 0141 552 4267

Fri 29 Nov

£12–£23 (£15–£18; Children £15–£18) / 0141 552 4267

…and 30 more dates until 5 Jan 2020

The Drift

Spoken word show by Hannah Lavery, exploring the experience of being 'mixed' in Scotland.

Fri 11 Oct

Changing House

£11 (£8.50; Children £8.50) / 0141 552 4267

Sat 12 Oct

Changing House

£11 (£8.50; Children £8.50) / 0141 552 4267

Fallen Fruit

Solo show about Bulgarian history after the fall of the communist bloc, told through the point of view of a seven-year-old girl, an unravelling couple and an 80s game show host.

Thu 17 Oct

Changing House

£11 (£8.50; Children £8.50) / 0141 552 4267

Fri 18 Oct

Changing House

£11 (£8.50; Children £8.50) / 0141 552 4267

Sat 19 Oct

Changing House

£11 (£8.50; Children £8.50) / 0141 552 4267

Glasgow Knit 'n Stitch

Welcome to the Glasgow Knit 'n Stitch Group. We sit, we knit, we crochet, we stitch, we spin, we chat, we laugh, we eat & drink in venues all over Glasgow. Why not check out our Pages link to find out more about us? Membership: FREE. Sponsored by https://oldmaidenaunt.com/

Tue 24 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 552 4267

Tuesday Night at the Tron

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Tue 8 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 552 4267

Tuesday Night at the Tron

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Tue 22 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 552 4267

Tuesday Night at the Tron

  • 18:00 – 20:00

The LGBTI+ Elders Social Dance Club

Free monthly social dance club for lesbian, gay, bisexual, gender diverse and intersex elders and allies.

Sun 20 Oct

Free / 0141 552 4267

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sun 17 Nov

Free / 0141 552 4267

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sun 12 Jan 2020

Free / 0141 552 4267

  • 14:00 – 16:00
…and 3 more dates until 19 Apr 2020

New Focus Duo

Konrad Wisniewski (sax) and Euan Stevenson (piano) present their New Focus project in an intimate duo setting.

Sun 10 Nov

Victorian Bar

£10 / 0141 552 4267

Noah Gundersen and Support

on valentines day, 2019, i was in bed with my girlfriend, in a hotel room in seattle, tripping on mushrooms. i was showing her bits and pieces of the album in its then unfinished form. at the time it was going to be called “i hope you meet everything you fear.” i guess it still could be. but as i was hearing the songs…

Sat 18 Jan 2020

£18.70 (includes booking fee) / 0141 552 4267

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