- 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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Local hero electro-poppers of yore (the mid-90s) return.
Sun 13 Oct
£11.20 / 0141 553 2400
Vancouver multimedia collective to some, many-headed BEAST to others. This (at the moment) seven-person-strong collective produce punk dance anthems that they use as a means of therapy for addiction. Restless punk and and explosive hip-hop narrative that's gonna go off live. This is an 18+ event.
Wed 4 Sep
£12.37 / 0141 553 2400
Alt. rap trio Injury Reserve head to Manchester. Their album has guest appearances from Vic Mensa and Cakes da Killa and with their track-record for creating golden age hip-hop with a unique experimental edge, you don't wanna miss this.
Sat 2 Nov
£11.25 / 0141 553 2400
The three-piece combo emerged from the humid heat of Atlanta, Georgia, but their sound displays surprisingly little influence from southern rock. Instead, the trio perform a choppy, funk-fused agit-pop that draws its inspiration from the artier end of post-punk. Like-minded support comes from Calgary collective Crack Cloud.
Thu 28 Nov
£15.75 / 0141 553 2400
Country crooning king Orville Peck is the outlaw outsider of everyone's dreams. He's making music to soundtrack horseback rides through the badlands of North America or to liven up your dreary commute to work with Americana-style nostalgia. Throw caution to the wind, pull on your favourite boots, grab your best cowboy hat…
Wed 23 Oct
£12.37 / 0141 553 2400
Saramago presents… The Raincoats + very special guests Within a minute, they seem to have trashed every female stereotype in rock and roll I was amazed Griel Marcus, 'Rolling Stone' 1980. The Raincoats, seminal post-punk band, 'godmothers of grunge' and inspiration to a generation of riot grrrls, are celebrating…
Sat 16 Nov
£19.80 / 0141 553 2400
Named after William Burrough's book The Soft Machine, the group were forerunners in the prog rock and underground movements.
Sun 10 Nov
£22 / 0141 553 2400
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