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
Photo of Stereo

Jump to times, articles or comments (2)

Chilled-out bar serving an entirely vegan food menu with a packed programme of live music and club nights in the downstairs venue.

Eating & Drinking Guide

The 2019 edition of The List's Eating & Drinking Guide is out now – only £5.95 (+p&p).

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
  • Average price: £7.20 (set lunch); £12.50 (dinner)
  • 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 30 events at this location

Sorted by title / date & time

Amigo the Devil

Folk musician also known as Danny Kiranos, rooted in the storytelling tradition.

Wed 5 Feb 2020

£12 / 0141 222 2254

Bang Bang Romeo

Sixties influenced indie rockers from South Yorkshire.

Fri 4 Oct

£8 / 0141 222 2254

Black Lips Pit Party

Fluffer Pit Parties present the finale to the 2017 Pit Party series. Black Lips will be performing in the round at the iconic Old Coronet Theatre in Elephant & Castle, London to celebrate the launch of their new LP Satan's Graffiti or God's Art? ft. Saul Adamzeswki, Yoko Ono and produced by Sean Lennon.

Tue 12 Nov

£20.35 / 0141 222 2254

Chastity Belt

Tongue-in-cheek fourpiece, listing their influences as 'sex, violence and Nickelback'.

Thu 17 Oct

£13.20 / 0141 222 2254

Creed Bratton

Star of The Office US and former member of the Grass Roots plays his solo folky songs.

Tue 24 Sep

£15.12 / 0141 222 2254

Mon 14 Oct

£11 / 0141 222 2254

Dario Rossi

Dario Rossi makes his UK club debut.

Sat 24 Aug

£10–£14 / 0141 222 2254

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Dz Deathrays

Shane Parsons and Simon Ridley make up this Australian dance-rock coupling.

Sat 5 Oct

£13.50 / 0141 222 2254

Sun 22 Sep

£10 / 0141 222 2254

Heavy Rapids

Alternative Punk/Rock band.

Fri 27 Sep

£9 / 0141 222 2254

Sun 24 Nov

£10 / 0141 222 2254

Jay Som

On her first proper album as Jay Som, Melina Duterte, 22, solidifies her rep as a self-made force of sonic splendor and emotional might. If last year's aptly named Turn Into compilation showcased a fuzz-loving artist in fluxchronicling her mission to master bedroom recordingthen the rising Oakland star's latest, Everybody…

Tue 26 Nov

£14.62 / 0141 222 2254

Lankum

Four-piece traditional folk group from Dublin.

Sat 16 Nov

£18 / 0141 222 2254

Mark Mulcahy

Miracle Legion main man coming to Leicester

Thu 5 Sep

£16.88 / 0141 222 2254

Massive

High octane full throttle hard rock from Down Under.

Tue 20 Aug

£11 / 0141 222 2254

Melt Banana

Influential, experimental Japanese gonzo punks.

Sat 19 Oct

£16.87 / 0141 357 6200

Michael Ray

When rising country singer Michael Ray made his first exploratory trip to Nashville, he got a life-changing piece of advice from an industry insider. Go home. “He said, ‘Don’t move. The way the music industry’s going to become, you’re not going to be able to get a record deal just doing a showcase anymore. You’ve…

Sun 27 Oct

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0141 222 2254

Oasis podcast live with Tony McCarroll& Columbia

celebrate 25 years of Definitely Maybe with Tony McCaroll, The oasis podcast and Columbia

Fri 1 Nov

£13.45 / 0141 222 2254

Pip Blom

Slacker grunge artist from the Netherlands.

Fri 11 Oct

£11 / 0141 222 2254

Sat 14 Dec

£10 / 0141 222 2254

The Specials Ltd.

Tribute to 2-Tone legends, The Specials.

Fri 25 Oct

£16.50 / 0141 222 2254

Steve Gunn

Brooklyn-based folk and blues singer-songwriter.

Wed 28 Aug

£13.75 / 0141 222 2254

Striking Matches

Country numbers from the Nashville-hailing duo, consisting of Sarah Zimmermann and Justin Davis.

Mon 28 Oct

£15.95 / 0141 222 2254

The Substitutes Live at The Old Hairdressers

THE SUBSTITUTES are a “sound-a-like” tribute to the classic rock band THE WHO, aiming to replicate their instantly recognisable and iconic live soun

Sat 23 Nov

£9.05 / 0141 222 2254

Swim Deep

Birmingham four-piece with a sun-kissed sound.

Sun 13 Oct

£11 / 0141 222 2254

Tue 15 Oct

£9 / 0141 222 2254

Why?

Berkeley hip-hop/indie outfit, fronted by Yoni Wolf, who are part of the Anticon stable.

Wed 23 Oct

£17.60 / 0141 222 2254

Wildwood Kin

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

Mon 2 Dec

£15 / 0141 222 2254

The Zone

Creative minds in Scotland, creating lasting memories in The Zone.

Sat 17 Aug

£8 / 0141 222 2254

Reviews & features

Best bars for live music in Glasgow

31 May 2018

The city's best spots for good grub and good tunes

From quirky vegan hangouts hosting sessions with local musicians to late night music bars with good food offerings, Glasgow has a whole range of restaurants and cafés playing live music at all hours.

Eating & Drinking Guide Awards 2018: Glasgow winners

17 Apr 2018

The List proudly presents the Glasgow recipients of the 2018 Eating & Drinking Guide Awards

The List's annual Eating & Drinking Guide has announced the winners of its reformatted Eating & Drinking Awards for 2018. To mark the guide's 25th anniversary edition, the new style for the Eating & Drinking Awards provides a single, exclusive list…

Student Guide 2016: LGBT – out and about

23 Sep 2016

Explore Glasgow and Edinburgh's thriving LGBTQIA+ scene

Heading off to university is both exciting and a little scary, and even more so if you identify as LGBTQIA+. On the one hand, you're moving to a new place and leaving old support networks behind, but on the other hand, you get to decide who you are, on…

Hogmanay Clubs: Glasgow 2014

4 Dec 2014

Featuring Animal Farm, I-F, Dixie Avenue, Boot & Tax, Whilst, Chez Damier, The Revenge, I AM

Wondering where to throw those shapes you've being saving up for Hogmanay? We've got you covered. Check out The List's pick of the parties to celebrate New Year in Glasgow...

The best restaurants in Edinburgh and Glasgow for cheap eating in January

9 Jan 2012

Dining out options that won't break the bank

EDINBURGH The Mosque Kitchen Now relocated from its former al fresco spot outside Edinburgh’s mosque, the café-style Mosque Kitchen still serves a fine range of halal meat and vegetable curries in no-fuss polystyrene dishes for under £5 including…

Take three: Where to get your health kicks

8 Jan 2009

● Grassroots 20 Woodlands Road and 93-97 St Georges Road, Glasgow, www.grassrootsorganic.com Glasgow’s premier wholefoods location, with an excellent deli, takeaway and nearby sit-in café-diner that offers a mix of vegetarian and vegan food with…

Eat - Stereo

4 Jan 2008

The worlds of music and quality food shouldn’t be, on the face of it, ones which ever collide – think of the musician’s late night world of burgers and takeaway pizza, or even a simple liquid diet. But Stereo, the latest in a series of ventures from the…

Comments & ratings

2. comment removed
User account closed.
1. comment removed
User account closed.

Post a comment

RSS feed of these comments