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
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 2019/20 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 24 events at this location

Sorted by title / date & time

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the information displayed here is accurate, always check with the venue before attending (especially during the Coronavirus pandemic, more advice).
URGENT: You must stay at home except for shopping for basic necessities, daily exercise, any medical need and travelling to and from essential work.

Fri 31 Jul

£11 / 0141 222 2254

Danny Worsnop

English singer-songwriter who's also the lead vocalist for Asking Alexandria and We Are Harlot.

Wed 25 Nov

£15 / 0141 222 2254

Dorian Electra

Rising pop star Dorian Electra (pronouns: they/them/theirs) makes music that defies gender norms. In the past year, their work has gained a queer cult following and led to them being named a must-know talent by Buzzfeed and one of PAPER Magazine’s "100 Women Revolutionizing Pop." Not only that, but Electra has also…

Thu 8 Oct

£13.75 / 0141 222 2254

Dry Cleaning

London-based four-piece peddling post-punk, scuzzy indie goodness.

Fri 23 Oct

£13.50 / 0141 222 2254

The Howl & The Hum

A dark and melodic indie-psych performance by the York-based, three-piece band.

Wed 17 Feb 2021

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 222 2254

Jimothy Lacoste

Viral rapper and musician from North London known for his bedroom pop grooves and DIY videos filmed around the capital.

Thu 15 Oct

£12 / 0141 222 2254

Tue 3 Nov

£9.90 / 0141 222 2254


Indie-rock four-piece from Manchester.

Sat 5 Dec

£13.20 / 0141 222 2254

The Last Internationale

New York rock band known for their anti-establishment lyrics.

Sun 25 Oct

£11 / 0141 222 2254

Loup GarouX

Featuring the Mercury Prize-nominated solo artist and producer Ed Harcourt, Richard Jones of The Feeling, and Gorillaz / Senseless Things drummer Cass Browne, newcomers Loup GarouX share their official debut single 'I Know The Truth About You', together with its official video. The single has today been premiered byMatt…

Tue 8 Dec

£13 / 0141 222 2254


Music from English rapper and political activist, Lowkey.

Tue 15 Sep

£17.92 / 0141 222 2254

Lunar C

Parish Events presents… Lunar C Tuesday 11th December 2018 Brudenell Social Club, Leeds Doors 7.30pm // 14+ with Adults // £15 advance  Hailing from Bradford, Lunar C has come a long way since becoming the UK's most infamous battle rapper, following his undefeated run on the UK's #1 battling league, Don't Flop. Charlie…

Sun 18 Oct

£13.50 / 0141 222 2254

MacMuse / Majesty - Muse/Ghost Tribute Event

Scotland's Tribute to Muse, playing classics from Showbiz to Simulation Theory. Supported by Majesty - Church of Ghost, fabulous tribute to Ghost

Fri 15 Jan 2021

£10.15 / 0141 222 2254

Nadia Reid

Folk singer-songwriter from New Zealand.

Fri 11 Sep

£13.62 / 0141 222 2254


Sydney five-piece performing a selection of catchy pop songs.

Sat 12 Sep

£14.19 / 0141 222 2254

Sun 13 Sep

£14.19 / 0141 222 2254

Red City Radio

Be Sharp Promotions / Umlaut Records / Disconnect Disconnect Records / Kick The Crutches bring you another Sunday punk rock party at New Cross Inn…. £8 adv / £10 door / 5pm-10pm Red City Radio If, as the saying goes, life is less what happens to you and more how you deal with it, RED…

Thu 27 Aug

£13.75 / 0141 222 2254

The Rifles

Leeds indie rockers with mod leanings.

Fri 16 Oct

£16.50 / 0141 222 2254

Mon 27 Jul

£10 / 0141 222 2254


Grunge and post-punk group from London.

Fri 20 Nov

£10.12 / 0141 222 2254

Steve Bugeja: Summer Camp

The Edinburgh Fringe sell-out, who describes himself as "the kid the geeky kid at the front of the class used to bully", has built a career out of his failed attempts to build an alpha male persona. Here he recounts the tale of his ill-advised stint working at an American kids' camp.

Thu 29 Oct

£16.50 / 0141 222 2254

R.E.M. by Stipe

A tribute to R.E.M fronted by Rick Southern. The band have performed for Michael Stipe himself, live on the BBC1's The One Show.

Sat 7 Nov

£11–£13.75 / 0141 222 2254

This Will Destroy You

Instrumental post-rock quartet from Texas.

Mon 24 Aug

£23.06 / 0141 222 2254


Named by Rolling Stone as one of the stand-out acts at this year’s Country2Country festival, recently signed to global major label BMG and with acclaim for her extraordinary, storytelling songs snowballing, Twinnie is finally ready to put out her debut album and reveal her real self. “I’m a great believer in fate and…

Sun 22 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 222 2254


The band from 1990s, re-formed with four of the original members, return to perform their indie-rock originals, old and new.

Mon 5 Apr 2021

£16.50 / 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, 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