- Telephone 0141 553 2400
- Opening times Mon–Thu 11am–midnight; Fri/Sat 11am–1am; Sun noon–midnight
- Bar open Sun–Thu 11am–11pm; Fri/Sat 11am–1am
- Food served Mon–Sun noon–9pm.
- Average price £11.50 (lunch); £11.50 (evening meal)
- Website www.monocafebar.com
Long-established music bar with live bands, a record shop and vegan-friendly dining, plus fizzy pop brewed in-house.
Music is strong at Mono, evidenced as soon as you enter, with stage on the right and Monorail record shop on the left. The connection to the Glasgow music scene makes this place something of a Glasgow institution and, along with places such as Saramago and Stereo, it helps to make the city a very vegan-friendly place. On the animal-free menu you will find fava dip, to-fish'n'chips, and seitan (or 'wheat meat') burger with hand-cut chips. For dessert, the chocolate fudge banana split ice-cream sundae is surprisingly good and they are rightly proud of their home-brewed ginger beer, and raspberry and rose lemonade – made on the premise in large, shiny brewing vats. There’s lots of space for the regular gigs, DJs and art events, which also makes it popular with families, particularly when the baby disco is on.
Don't mistake the slender couple of shelves in the back room of vegan venue Mono for a lightweight enterprise. Owner and muso Stephen Pastel has been setting Glasgow's hipster pulse from here for years.
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- Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Gluten-free options, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
- Music on stereo: Alternative music
- Live entertainment: Bands and DJs - occasional art events
- Capacity: 60
- Largest group: 40
- Open since: 2002
- Number of wines sold by the glass: 10
- House wine: £14.50 per bottle
Events at this venue
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The great Throwing Muses singer on a rare solo tour.
Tue 19 Mar
£22 / 0141 553 2400
The 'prefab four', satirical creation of Neil Innes and Eric Idle, starred in Rutland Weekend Television and the 1978 mockumentary The Rutles: All You Need is Cash. The group – that's Dirk McQuigley, Ron Nasty, Stig O'Hara and Barry Wom – play parodies of Beatles songs so intricately realised that you'd be forgiven for…
Sat 25 May
£22 / 0141 553 2400
Peter Ashtray, Giorgio Zampirolo and Mikey Chestnut make up the punkatronica, art wave dropout trio.
Mon 11 Mar
£12.10 / 0141 553 2400
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