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
  • 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 46 events at this location

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Amy Wadge

English singer and songwriter who has co-written tracks with Ed Sheeran, including 'Thinking Out Loud' for which she won the 2016 Grammy Award for Song of the Year.

Thu 9 Dec

£10 / 0141 222 2254

Bambara

Post-punk three-piece hailing from Brookyn.

Sat 16 Apr 2022

£11 / 0141 222 2254

Beans on Toast

Sounds from the English 'drunk folk singer'.

Thu 3 Mar 2022

£16.87 / 0141 222 2254

Black Marble

Black Marble is an American music project formed in 2012 in Brooklyn, New York. It is led by electronic musician Chris Stewart and formerly featured Ty Kube of Team Robespierre.

Thu 28 Oct

£16.10 / 0141 222 2254

Bloxx

Alternative rock and indie-pop performing foursome from Uxbridge.

Sun 24 Oct

£12.10 / 0141 222 2254

The Bros Landreth

Canadian country quartet featuring two eponymous brothers, nominated for Best International Act in the UK Americana Awards.

Sun 13 Mar 2022

£21.85 / 0141 222 2254

Coco and the Butterfields

English indie pop band.

Sun 9 Oct 2022

£15.75 / 0141 222 2254

Cro-Mags

Pioneering hardcore punk and metal crossover band.

Tue 21 Jun 2022

£28.75 / 0141 222 2254

Dohnavùr - The Flow Across Borders Live

Ali O’May and Frazer Brown met in early 2018 while performing with their respective bands at an Electronic Music Open Mic (EMOM) gig in Edinburgh. With obvious common interests, further discussions lead a few months later to Ali passing Frazer a USB drive filled with stems recorded directly from Ali’s vast modular system.

Fri 18 Mar 2022

£12 / 0141 222 2254

Eliza & The Bear

The London-based four-piece plays jangly indie rock.

Thu 25 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 222 2254

Fucked Up

Experimental hardcore outfit from Canada.

Mon 4 Apr 2022

£20.13 / 0141 222 2254

The Garden

Punk group from California, primarily consisting of twin brothers Wyatt and Fletcher Shears.

Sat 9 Apr 2022

£14.30 / 0141 222 2254

Girli

London-based pop and hip hop singer.

Tue 30 Nov

£11.25 / 0141 222 2254

Greentea Peng

Aria Wells (known as Greentea Peng) is a neo-soul and self-described 'psychedelic R'n'B' singer and songwriter from London.

Wed 24 Nov

£17.25 / 0141 222 2254

Hacktivist

Milton Keynes rap/rock outfit who combine downtuned thrash guitars with grime vocals, like a latterday Senser.

Tue 7 Dec

£15 / 0141 222 2254

Higher Power

Having just completed an epic tour supporting Every Time I Die & Comeback Kid, we bring Higher Power back to headline Asylum2 on 13th February! Having already supported Basement, Terror, Trapped Under Ice, Broken Teeth, Madball and many others, its time to have them headline! Expect a stacked bill as always and get…

Wed 10 Nov

£12 / 0141 222 2254

Iceage

Danish quartet, currently touring their new album Seek Shelter.

Fri 25 Mar 2022

£17.25 / 0141 222 2254

Imperial Triumphant

American experimental metal band.

Sun 14 Aug 2022

£12 / 0141 222 2254

The Jesus & Mary Chain

Psychedelic noise rock from the Scottish band formed by brothers Jim and William Reid.

Sat 13 Nov

£30 / 0141 222 2254

The KVB

Electro-style shoegaze duo.

Sun 23 Jan 2022

£13.50 / 0141 222 2254

The Last Internationale

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

Tue 26 Oct

Cancelled / 0141 222 2254

Laura Veirs

A haunting, sparse mix of deadpan folk and blues from US singer-songwriter Laura Veirs.

Thu 16 Jun 2022

£23.65 / 0141 222 2254

Los Bitchos

London-based four-piece playing rock and Latin tunes.

Fri 18 Feb 2022

£11.25 / 0141 222 2254

The Lovely Eggs

Quirky DIY lo-fi duo from Lancaster.

Fri 27 May 2022

£14.76 / 0141 222 2254

Lucero

American country-rock outfit.

Sat 22 Jan 2022

£18.98 / 0141 222 2254

The Lucid Dream

Carlisle is the home town of these four purveyors of psychedelic pop.

Fri 29 Oct

£11.50 / 0141 222 2254

La Luz

Only La Luz could conjure up Floating Features’ Leone-on-LSD vibes, and the album finds the L.A. band at the height of their powers.

Mon 25 Apr 2022

£13.50 / 0141 222 2254

Matt Maltese

Mellow indie singer-songwriter.

Wed 9 Feb 2022

£13.75 / 0141 222 2254

Metz

Toronto noise merchants.

Wed 6 Apr 2022

£15.89 / 0141 222 2254

The Mouse Outfit

Hip hop and rap nonet featuring Dr Syntax and Sparkz.

Wed 27 Oct

£16.87 / 0141 222 2254

Nicky Murray // Stereo, Glasgow

Scottish singer-songwriter Nicky Murray has been writing, recording and performing music for around 8 years. 2014 saw his debut album 'Plenty More Weeping' released which helped to put him on the map to some degree. After several singles released in 2017, Nicky wrote his latest sophomore record 'Wintermore' in Autumn…

Thu 21 Oct

£11 / 0141 222 2254

Orchards

Alt-pop four-piece from Brighton.

Tue 1 Mar 2022

£8 / 0141 222 2254

Pongo

Angolan-Portuguese musician who makes powerfully personal pop.

Wed 17 Nov

£16.50 / 0141 222 2254

Wed 27 Apr 2022

£21.28 / 0141 222 2254

Red Snapper

The electronic band celebrate the 20th anniversary of the release of their debut album Prince Blimey by performing it in its entirety.

Fri 26 Nov

£19.68 / 0141 222 2254

Rhythm of the 90s Live at Stereo, Glasgow

Remember when rhythm was a dancer and groove was in the heart? When tie-dye and centre partings were acceptable? Then you probably grew up in the 90s, when dance music was fun, uncomplicated and infectious. Since forming in 2012 - Rhythm of the 90s have taken the UK and Europe by storm. This is not just your standard…

Fri 1 Apr 2022

£15 / 0141 222 2254

Salem

Michigan band considered one of the pioneers of the witch house genre.

Mon 25 Oct

£10 / 0141 222 2254

Still Corners

Haunting alt.pop from this London outfit.

Tue 26 Apr 2022

£17.25 / 0141 222 2254

Sunflower Bean

Lo-fi psychedelic punk from Brooklyn.

Sat 2 Apr 2022

£17.25 / 0141 222 2254

Svalbard

English hardcore punk band from Bristol, formed in 2011.

Mon 22 Nov

£13.50 / 0141 222 2254

Tricot

The threesome from Kyoto, Japan, brings its alternative and experimental rock material to the stage.

Sun 3 Apr 2022

£15.75 / 0141 222 2254

TV Girl

American Indie-pop band TV Girl, live in 2022

Fri 13 May 2022

£16.87 / 0141 222 2254

We're All Going To Hell

Let our spins inspire your sins! Queer Theory is proud to present our Halloween Queer Sinners club night spectacular! You have to come, dahling - as Wilde said, I can resist anything but temptation! See you in hell;)

Fri 29 Oct

£5 / 0141 222 2254

The Wytches

Brighton-based alt.rock trio.

Mon 1 Nov

£15.18 / 0141 222 2254

Young Knives

Post-punk duo from Leicestershire featuring the eccentrically-named bassist House of Lords who count Tom Vek, The Futureheads and Gang of Four among their fans.

Sat 20 Nov

£14.85 / 0141 222 2254

Sun 6 Mar 2022

£18.56 / 0141 222 2254

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