Òran Mór

Òran Mór
Òran Mór
731–735 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 8QX
  • Telephone 0141 357 6200
  • Opening times Mon–Sat 9am–3am; Sun 12.30pm–3am
  • Bar open Mon–Sat 9am–3am; Sun 12.30pm–3am
  • Food served Mon–Sat 9am–9pm; Sun 12.30–9pm
  • Website www.oran-mor.co.uk
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A strange blend of your granddad's local, your parents' favourite beer garden and your wee sister's late-night club of choice, the Òran Mór also wears a rather fetching entertainment venue hat. A stalwart of the Celtic Connections festival, it is also home to the A Play, A Pie & A Pint theatre series and offers the occasional raucous rock gig or intimate acoustic love-in.

  • Private dining: Up to 30 covers
  • Provides: Gluten-free options, Wheelchair access, Free wi-fi
  • Music on stereo: nothing
  • Capacity: 140
  • Largest group: 25
  • Open since: 2004
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 9
  • House wine: £10.25 per bottle

Events at this venue

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The 4 of Us and Lizabett Russo

Nearly 30 years after rocketing to fame with Irish No.1 single ‘Mary’, and a double-platinum debut LP, The 4 Of Us came full circle with 2016’s sixth studio album Sugar Island. Revisiting their early acoustic based sound, founding brothers Brendan and Declan Murphy also went back to childhood, in gorgeously melodic…

Sat 27 Jan 2018

£15 / 0141 357 6200


Calling all dancing queens for a night on the tiles bopping to the Swedes' biggest hits.

Fri 1 Dec

Free / 0141 357 6200

Sat 2 Dec

Free / 0141 357 6200

Sat 9 Dec

Free / 0141 357 6200

The Americans and support

Cast-iron credentials don’t come much cooler than The Americans’. Even aside from having played Reese Witherspoon’s wedding, and supported Nick Cave, Tim Robbins, and Lucinda Williams, the LA trio were picked as house band for American Epic, the four-hour PBS/BBC TV special produced by Jack White, T Bone Burnett and…

Sun 28 Jan 2018

£15 / 0141 357 6200

And So I Watch You From Afar

Rock from the Belfast-based four-piece, consisting of Rory Friers, Niall Kennedy, Johnny Adger and Chris Wee.

Sat 25 Nov

£17.05 / 0141 357 6200

Arcane Roots

Post-hardcore trio from Kingston.

Sun 4 Mar 2018

£14.30 / 0141 357 6200

Aston Merrygold

This Peterborough-born singer first came to the nation's attention as a member of JLS in a 2008 audition for The X Factor. The band went on to great success with a string of MOBO awards and four studio albums. Now stepping out in his own right, the affable performer presents pop with a R&B influence.

Mon 9 Apr 2018

£19.25 / 0141 357 6200


New wave country sounds from the singer-songwriter.

Mon 23 Apr 2018

£13.20 / 0141 357 6200

China Crisis

Scouse duo from out of the 80s specialising in wistful pastoral pop.

Sat 16 Dec

£19.25 / 0141 357 6200

Cinderella 2: I Married A Numpty

Comedy sequel to the classic fairy tale.

Mon 27 Nov

£15 / 0141 357 6200

Tue 28 Nov

£15 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 29 Nov

£15 / 0141 357 6200

…and 25 more dates until 30 Dec

Craig Hill: Someone's Gonna Get Kilt!

High camp buffoonery from the kilted comedian.

Fri 9 Mar 2018

£18.15 (£16.50) / 0141 357 6200

Sat 10 Mar 2018

£18.15 (£16.50) / 0141 357 6200

The Deslondes

Surf rock meets country and gothic folk in the hands of this New Orleans quintet.

Wed 24 Jan 2018

£15 / 0141 357 6200

With Underhill Rose.

  • 19:30

Dirty Harry

Tribute to new wave punks Blondie.

Sat 21 Apr 2018

£14 / 0141 357 6200

Doctors of Madness

"If you have never heard the Doctors of Madness, you should. Musically they are the Velvet Underground, New York Dolls with shades of glam, hippie, prog and punk all rolled into one, yet are still totally original. Vastly underrated, they should have been huge. Pure genius" Vic Reeves (Comedian and Artist) The…

Wed 28 Mar 2018

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 357 6200

With Supports: Lily Bud and Sister Paul.

Duke Special

AKA Peter Wilson from Belfast, who has impressed the White Stripes and the Hives with his gramophone-backed after-hours balladeering and jaunty piano pop.

Fri 24 Nov

£17 / 0141 357 6200


The Dublin-based electronic music producer and singer-songwriter, also known as Jonathon Ng, performs.

Wed 25 Apr 2018

£12.50 / 0141 357 6200

Eric Bibb

Well-travelled musical hobo showing off his wide ranging influences from the Mississippi Delta blues through Europe to Africa.

Tue 17 Apr 2018

£30.25 / 0141 357 6200


The German krautrock band, originally formed in 1971, performs a selection of music from throughout its career.

Tue 28 Nov

£19.25 / 0141 357 6200

The Go! Team

Sonic Youth meet the Jackson 5 plus all points in between pop up during the Mercury Music Prize-nominated Go! Team's celebratory patchwork set.

Fri 9 Feb 2018

£16 / 0141 357 6200

Hogmanay at Oran Mor

Bring in the bells with DJs and live entertainment.

Sun 31 Dec

£15 / 0141 357 6200


TICKETS ON SALE 9AM 28TH JULY. At the end of 2015, Irit Dekel left her home in Tel Aviv to head for London. The big idea was to have a musical adventure, hopefully making an album at the end of that particular rainbow. Intent on soaking up every musical influence she could find along the road Irit mixed her…

Thu 22 Feb 2018

£11 / 0141 357 6200

Jess Robinson: Here Come The Girls

The award-winning vocal gymnast, who has appeared on ITV's Newzoids and Rory Bremner, performs more musical and celebrity impressions.

Thu 1 Mar 2018

£18 / 0141 357 6200

Fri 26 Jan 2018

£14 / 0141 357 6200

Kathryn Williams & support

Over nearly 20 years since her debut album Dog Leap Stairs, Liverpool’s Kathryn Williams has dodged pigeonholes even more adroitly than most contemporary singer-songwriters – despite the blandishments of a Mercury Prize nomination for her second album, Little Black Numbers, and her prolific recorded output since. With…

Fri 2 Feb 2018

£15 / 0141 357 6200

King No One

Indie-rock four-piece hailing from York.

Thu 8 Mar 2018

£11 / 0141 357 6200

Lankum with Stick in the Wheel

Far removed from conventional perceptions of ‘pure-drop’ authenticity, both of tonight’s acts rekindle folk music’s primal rawness, grit and anti-establishment spirit. The darkly compelling, wholly distinctive sound of Dublin quartet Lankum (formerly Lynched) draws together music-hall songs, shanties and street ballads…

Sat 20 Jan 2018

£14 / 0141 357 6200

The Lions of Lisbon

Ian Auld and Willy Maley's play about a group of Celtic supporters who head to Lisbon in 1967 for the European Cup.

Mon 27 Nov

£15–£16 / 0141 357 6200

Little Comets

The Newcastle-based three-piece plays a mix of indie and pop-rock.

Wed 11 Apr 2018

£15 / 0141 357 6200

Lord Huron

Indie folk incarnation of LA-based musician Ben Schneider, paying tribute to his Michigan roots with the Lord Huron moniker.

Sat 27 Jan 2018

£16 / 0141 357 6200

Los Pacaminos

Tex-Mex and Americana music, with none other than Paul Young (yes, that one) on vocals.

Wed 7 Mar 2018

£20 / 0141 357 6200

Maggie's Christmas Music

Kaye Adams hosts an afternoon of festive fun with Maggie's Singing Group, Connect Choir and Glasgow Light Opera Club.

Sun 10 Dec

£15 Includes mince pie and mulled wine (Children £5) / 0141 357 6200

Mo Gilligan

Highly-energetic stand-up from the actor, comic and social media star.

Thu 17 May 2018

£15 / 0141 357 6200

Moulettes & Nizlopi

Prog folk-rock ensemble Moulettes join forces with folk/hip-hop duo Nizlopi for a co-headline tour.

Mon 4 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 357 6200

With Rachel Newton and Kate in the Kettle.

Natalie Imbruglia

She first came to our attention as Beth Brennan in the Australian soap opera Neighbours in the 1990s, however it was Imbruglia's 1997 cover of Torn which really cemented her in the nations hearts. The singer performs pop with dance and synth influences tonight, as well as works from her back-catalogue.

Tue 13 Feb 2018

£33 / 0141 357 6200

Nearly Dan

A tribute band covering Steely Dan's hits note for note.

Sat 7 Apr 2018

£16 / 0141 357 6200

Nick Heyward

The singer-songwriter and guitarist performs highlights from his back catalogue and new material.

Thu 7 Jun 2018

£22.50 / 0141 357 6200

Nick Heyward: Woodland Echoes Tour

A tour from Nick Heyward to support his critically acclaimed album Woodland Echoes.

Thu 7 Jun 2018

£22.50 / 0141 357 6200

  • 19:00 – 23:30

A Play, a Pie and a Pint: The Weir Sisters

Margaret and Grace are preparing a little party for their long lost sister, Dorothy. They’ve dressed up, they have food she likes, and they’re even prepared to suffer the music of Dorothy’s favourite songstress, Vera Lynn. But there are a couple of flies in the ointment.

Fri 24 Nov

£12.50–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Sat 25 Nov

£12.50–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Robyn Hitchcock

The ex-Soft Boys frontman returns to the stage to perform tracks from his vast back catalogue.

Thu 24 May 2018

£17.05 / 0141 357 6200

Sam Outlaw and support

With a sound self-styled as ‘SoCal country’, LA singersongwriter Sam Outlaw made quite a splash with his 2015 debut Angeleno, imbuing classic country idioms with sun-soaked hues of vintage West Coast rock, allied to sharply contemporary songswriting and dashes of acerbic wit. Having won such high-profile fans as Ry Cooder…

Sat 3 Feb 2018

£16 / 0141 357 6200

Songhoy Blues

The group from Mali, led by guitarist Garba Toure, performs its desert blues material.

Sun 3 Dec

£16.50 / 0141 357 6200

Stella's Christmas Cabaret Cracker

Vocalist Stella Litchfield performs show tunes and Christmas classics with the help of the Gordon Cree Trio. Featuring 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas', 'Jingle Bells', 'Santa Baby', 'It's Beginning to look a lot like Christmas' and a selection box of cabaret favourites. May contain strong language.

Fri 15 Dec

£15 / 0141 357 6200

Steve Rothery Band - Ghosts And Garden Parties 2018

The Steve Rothery Band return to play some tracks from the Ghosts of Pripyat album and a selection of classic Marillion tracks. Support by Italian band Ranestrane.

Mon 14 May 2018

£16.50 / 0141 357 6200

The Style Councillors

Tribute act to Paul Weller's pop soul outfit.

Fri 13 Apr 2018

£16.50 / 0141 357 6200

Sun 13 May 2018

£15 / 0141 357 6200

Tom Misch

The producer, multi-instrumentalist and DJ supplies hip hop, jazz and electro beats.

Sat 3 Mar 2018

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 357 6200

With special guests.

Tom Walker

Scottish singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.

Thu 29 Mar 2018

£11.50 / 0141 357 6200

Reviews & features

Neighbourhood Watch: Great Western Road, Glasgow

19 Dec 2011

Including The Captain's Rest, The Belle and Lupe Pintos

What’s it like? One big road full of pubs, cafés and little shops. Flats are mostly old tenements above the bars, restaurants and stores which go up most of the road. Where’s it, like? In the West End, a stone’s throw from Woodlands and Byres Road.

Neighbourhood Watch: Byres Road, Glasgow

17 Oct 2011

A rough guide to the trendiest road in the West

What's it like? One big road with many little offshoots to appeal to the culture vulture in you. Where's it, like? Off Great Western road if you hang a left at the Botanic Gardens, and just up from Partick. Take the tube to Hillhead station (soon…

Òran Mór launches new music strand

9 Aug 2007


It introduced a whole new audience to theatre with its popular A Play, A Pie and A Pint series. Now Òran Mór is preparing to set its stall for something more sophisticated.

Comments & ratings

1. Sparky2414 Mar 2013, 2:53pm Report

Definitely go to here if you love short-sleeved shirted, bald, older male humans! This sub-species is also notable for copious 'banter' tiresome to most deeply hilarious to themselves. There are many to be seen here, it's like their headquarters and wotnot.

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