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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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.
Acclaimed acoustic finger-style guitarist and YouTube sensation shows off his skills.
Angelos and Barry
Entirely improvised silliness from two of the world's deepest thinkers.
Grammy, CMA and AMA nominated US country artist.
Eric Davidson's cheeky satire on the Scottish independence campaign.
The internationally renowned Glasgow songstress presents a heartfelt and lively set.
Gavin Mitchell stars in this adaptation of the classic film.
If you missed the lady herself's London performances, perhaps this'll do in case she waits decades between performances again.
A night of country, pop, Americana and honky tonk blues.
Tribute to new wave punks Blondie.
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.
The vocalist and instrumentalist from the Faroe Islands performs her unique brand of experimental folktronica.
The Elephant Sessions
The five-piece from Inverness featuring Euan Smillie, Mark Bruce, Greg Barry, Alasdair Taylor and Seth Tinsley, were nominated for the Live Act of the Year at the MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards 2016. The collective blends its traditional roots of searing fiddle melodies with funk, ska and blues influences.
Fischer-Z With Flies On You
John Watts’ 39-year career as Fischer-Z includes 19 albums and 3000 concerts worldwide with success spanning continental Europe and album sales in excess of two million. Peter Gabriel, Steve Cropper and Dexy’s Midnight Runners’ Brass Section have all contributed to recordings. Fischer-Z have performed to crowds of 167,000…
From Shore To Shore
Accompanied by a two-course meal, From Shore to Shore features a cast of seven actor-musicians and blends English, Mandarin and Cantonese to tell the stories of Chinese communities in the UK today.
From the Jam
Now featuring only one member From the Jam. Bruce Foxton is joined by Russell Hastings and drummer Steve 'Smiley' Barnard.
Teen singer-songwriter who found success with her cover of Frankie Goes to Hollywood's 'The Power of Love'.
US singersongwriter, seen on American Idol, and on tour with Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox.
Veteran new wave singer-songwriter.
I Love You, In Danish (Jeg Elsker Dig)
Dave Anderson's new musical tells the story of star crossed lovers as they hope for a happy ending. Part of the mini musicals season.
James Acaster: The Trelogy
Stand up from the 2015 Chortle Best Show winner, as he presents Recognise, Represent and Reset on tour.
The Jersey Notes
The Jersey Notes' treat you to an evening of nostalgia as they magically recreate the style and sounds of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. Featuring their biggest hits the boys take you on a musical trip down memory lane. No matter what your age, you will recognize the songs and won't be able to stop yourself from…
Limmy: That's Your Lot
Join Limmy for a night of storytelling and chit chat as he introduces his second book, That's Your Lot, featuring stories that are dafter and darker than before.
Luisa Omielan: Am I Right Ladies?
The comedian with a follow-up to her What Would Beyonce Do? show.
Martin Stephenson & The Daintees
Now resident in Scotland, the respected Geordie songwriter performs with his band The Daintees.
Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives
If you were to give country music an address, you might say it's at the corner of sacred and profane, two doors up from the blues and folk, and just across the street from gospel, R&B and rock 'n' roll. And on a deeper emotional and spiritual level, it resides where Saturday night meets Sunday morning. No one…
Dramatic singer/pianist influenced by Frida Kahlo, Philip Larkin and Arthur Russell.
Neil Hilborn slams poetry, just what you'd expect from a College National Poetry Slam champion.
Nick Helm: There Is Nothing You Can Do To Me That I Haven’t Already Done To Myself
Self described 'human car crash of light entertainment' puts on a belter of a show.
Fri 13 Oct
North Mississippi Allstars
Blues outfit comprising of Luther and Cody Dickinson, due to release their LP, Prayer For Peace, in June.
UK prog rockers fronted by Anne-Marie Helder.
The Irish indie-rock outfit performs self-penned works.
Why wait for Christmas to have a panto? In this adults-only show Pinocchio has rebranded himself as a comedian.
The singer-songwriter who hails from London and is best known for the hit Cuddly Toy, plays his pop and soul originals.
Over-14s show. Sublime Canadian songwriter with a plaintive touch to his easily melodic songs.
Exiled King Maximilian X of Octavia shares an attic flat off the Dunbarton Road with his son and heir the Crown Prince Pauli. He’s been there 50 years but still dreams of going home. Pauli just wants to be rich and successful and get laid. They should be careful what they dream.
The Stevie Nimmo Trio
Blues and roots.
Third Eye Blind
American rock band formed in 1993 and known for singles 'Semi-Charmed Life', 'Blinded' and '10 Days Late'. Their most recent album Dopamine was released in 2015.
Tosca: The Henchman's Tale
Mini musical of Puccini's Tosca, a dramatic masterpiece where love and politics collide, and murder takes place at the highest level.
Urban Voodoo Machine
Self-styled bourbon-soaked gypsy blues bop'n'stroll collective from east Londonshire.
Wee Free! The Musical
Reviews & features
Neighbourhood Watch: Great Western Road, Glasgow19 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, Glasgow17 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 strand9 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.