Stereo

Stereo
20–28 Renfield Lane, Glasgow, G2 5AR
  • Telephone 0141 222 2254
  • Bar open Mon–Wed 11am–1am, Thu–Sat 11am–3am, Sun noon–3am.
  • Food served Mon–Sun noon–9pm
  • Average price £7.20 (set lunch); £12.50 (evening meal)
  • Email
  • Website www.stereocafebar.com
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Chilled-out bar serving an entirely vegan food menu with a packed programme of live music and club nights in the downstairs venue.

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Many bars try to pull off a chilled-out vibe but Stereo’s blend of worn wooden benches and pillars plastered with gig posters is the real deal. The outwardly unassuming venue is frequented by a mix of gig-goers heading to the downstairs venue, vegans and city centre drinkers looking for somewhere with soul. The kitchen serves up soup and sandwich combos, tapas dishes and mains as well as a board of creative daily specials. Attention is paid not just to the flavour but to the texture of dishes – the shamuchan, a Turkish pizza wrap, is stuffed with spiced haggis and crunchy cabbage, while lightly battered cauliflower is a delicious veggie take on Buffalo wings. The food menu is completely free of animal produce and they’re aiming to have the same policy for their drinks, with several of the craft beers served already flying the animal-free flag.

  • High point: Creative specials board
  • Low point: Tables fill up quickly
  • Notable dish: Buffalo cauliflower
  • Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Gluten-free options, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Free wi-fi
  • Music on stereo: An eclectic mix including indie, funk, R&B and electro.
  • Live entertainment: DJs in the bar. Downstairs venue hosts club nights, gigs and spoken word.
  • Capacity: 75
  • Largest group: 25
  • Open since: 2007
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 5
  • House wine: £14.30 per bottle

Events at this venue

There are 33 events at this location

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Allman Brown

London singer-songwriter.

Mon 2 Oct

£7 / 0141 222 2254

The Bad Touch

Sleaze rock five-piece from Edinburgh.

Thu 23 Nov

£15.40 / 0141 222 2254

Big Boy Bloater & The Limits

Contemporary rhythm'n'blues and blues-rock from the London-based band.

Fri 6 Oct

£11 / 0141 222 2254

Brix And The Extricated

The five-piece outfit led by Brix Smith-Start and including Stephen Hanley, Paul Hanley, Steve Trafford and Jason Brown, all ex-members of The Fall, play classic material and original garage rock numbers.

Fri 24 Nov

£14.85 / 0141 222 2254

Chon

American math rock band from San Diego.

Fri 20 Oct

£12 / 0141 222 2254

City Calm Down

Indie-pop quintet hailing from Melbourne.

Wed 29 Nov

£8 / 0141 222 2254

Com Truise

Slow wave funk on synths and drums from this Ghostly International signing.

Thu 2 Nov

£13.75 / 0141 222 2254

Denai Moore

London-based folk and soul singer-songwriter.

Wed 4 Oct

£7.50 / 0141 222 2254

Downtown Boys

Bi-bilingual political dance sax punk party from Providence.

Sat 14 Oct

£8.80 / 0141 222 2254

Gang Of Youths

Hailing from Australia, the indie-rock quintet featuring Max Dunn, Jung Kim, David Le'aupepe, Joji Malani and Donnie Borzestowski have received global critical acclaim and are touted as one of the country's best live acts. On this UK visit the band performs tracks from its two albums The Positions and Let Me Be Clear.

Tue 17 Oct

£9 / 0141 222 2254

!!!

Awkwardly-named New York punk funk collective.

Tue 31 Oct

£14.85 / 0141 222 2254

Ghostpoet

Singer and producer Obaro Ejimiwe performs a mix of alternative hip hop and electronica, with dubstep and grime elements, from his album Some Say I So I Say Light.

Sat 28 Oct

Sold out / 0141 222 2254

Holloway Road

Award-winning country-pop duo Jack Cooper and Robert Gulston from Southend.

Mon 25 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 222 2254

Ibibio Sound Machine

African electro funk band fronted by Nigerian singer Eno Williams.

Fri 27 Oct

£15.40 / 0141 222 2254

Intervals

The Canadian band tour in support of their latest album The Shape of Colour.

Fri 3 Nov

£13.75 / 0141 222 2254

Jane Weaver

Formerly a member of the Britpop group Kill Laura, Weaver moved on to folktronica collective Misty Dixon before breaking out on her own around 2004. Now with a string of critically-acclaimed albums under her belt she performs alternative-folk in support of her latest offering, Modern Kosmology, which is sure to be another…

Sat 4 Nov

£11 / 0141 222 2254

Jockrock 20th Anniversary Gig

Scotland's longest-running music website celebrate 20 years of being online with performances from Ballboy, Mitchell Museum, Stoor and David MacGregor.

Fri 20 Oct

£10 / 0141 222 2254

Karl Blau

The indie-rock and folk musician who is based in Anacortes, Washington, brings his songs to the stages of the United KIngdom.

Sat 2 Dec

£13.75 / 0141 222 2254

Lapalux

The musician/producer plays electronica with deep textural sounds.

Thu 12 Oct

£11 / 0141 222 2254

London Calling - A Tribute To The Clash

Punk legends The Clash have their best-know tunes performed live.

Sat 10 Feb 2018

£13.75 / 0141 222 2254

Malcolm Bruce

Multi talented composer, singer and musician, playing guitar, bass and piano.

Thu 28 Sep

£12.50 / 0141 222 2254

  • 20:00 – 23:00

Mutation

Heavy metal noise trio fronted by Ginger (The Wildhearts).

Mon 30 Oct

£13.75 / 0141 222 2254

Nordic Giants

Brighton band playing gloomy, atmospheric alternative and post-rock.

Sun 5 Nov

£13.20 / 0141 222 2254

North Atlas

Electronic rock sounds influenced by Biffy Clyro and Nine Inch Nails.

Sat 7 Oct

£5 / 0141 222 2254

P.o.s

One Inch Badge Present P.O.S (Doomtree (founding member) + Marijuana Deathsquads) Stereo, Glasgow Friday 15th December 19:00 £12adv / £15otd 18+

Fri 15 Dec

£13.50 / 0141 222 2254

PINS

Jangley indie pop from Manchester's Pins.

Sun 12 Nov

£11 / 0141 222 2254

Remake Remodel

The Nations Saving Grace Of Alternative, Rock n Roll

Fri 29 Sep

£3.50 / 0141 222 2254

Roadstars: Broken Witt Rebel and Bad Touch

A double headliner tour from Broken Witt Rebels and Bad Touch.

Sat 21 Oct

£13.20 / 0141 222 2254

Sat 13 Jan 2018

£12.10 / 0141 222 2254

SWMRS

American punk-rock four-piece.

Sun 1 Oct

Sold out / 0141 222 2254

Tim Hecker

The Canadian-born musician performs his electronic and ambient original material.

Tue 3 Oct

£18.70 / 0141 222 2254

Together Pangea

American rock'n'roll combo.

Wed 8 Nov

£8 / 0141 222 2254

Wildwood Kin

Acclaimed indie/Americana trio from Exeter, comprising two sisters, Beth and Emillie Key and their cousin Meghann Loney.

Thu 26 Oct

£10 / 0141 222 2254

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Comments & ratings

2. Veggie16 Jul 2015, 5:08pm5 stars Stereo Report

A vegan pub serving great food. Take carnivores here, the food is so good they will not notice. Can be busy but they take reservations so do so. The test of a good veggie place is that they can do a good burger and this place does (David Bann take note!). Brownie with vegan ice cream not to be missed.

1. Claire Clydebank17 May 2011, 4:24pm5 stars Stereo Report

Caught Jo Mango's set at Studio, Glasgow on Sunday night. This bonnie lass gently draws you in to an ethereal world of beauty and musical simplicity. I have never attended a gig where such a peaceful hush descends on a room whereby everyone is transported to Jo's lyrical heaven a place which is so gentle it is heart liftingly stunni...ng. I defy anyone to try to perform with such seeming simplicity, they would fail. This is a standard Jo carries on her own. She connects beautifully with the audience between songs, for a girl who has travelled round the world and back with her music she retains her natural aura loveliness. This is a uniquely, gifted artist whose loses herself in concentration when singing and gives fully of self. Was a joy to hear her voice soar over the vocal harmonies during black sun. Sonically heavenly, visually pure

Average rating 5/5 from 2 reviews of Stereo.

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