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 42 events at this location

Sorted by title / date & time

Algiers

Sheffield two-piece playing indie rock inspired by Death Cab for Cutie and The Walkmen.

Fri 7 Feb 2020

£13.50 / 0141 222 2254

Amigo the Devil

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

Wed 5 Feb 2020

£12 / 0141 222 2254

Wed 6 May 2020

£11 / 0141 222 2254

Sun 2 Feb 2020

£11 / 0141 222 2254

Basement 108 Pres. The Journey Men, 30th Nov @ Stereo Glasgow

Basement 108 return with their own brand of Soulful,Deep & Classic House music with The Journey Men,making their Scottish debut

Sat 30 Nov

£11.25 / 0141 222 2254

Wed 4 Dec

£15 / 0141 222 2254

Bruno Major

North London-based singer-songwriter Major takes off on a UK tour, supplying his indie-edged pop and rock tunes live. The artist has earned an impressive 50 million streams to date having released a song a month for the last year, resulting in the collective album A Song For Every Moon which he plays tracks from this…

Sat 25 Jan 2020

£12.50 / 0141 222 2254

Thu 14 May 2020

£12 / 0141 222 2254

Columbia - The Sound Of Oasis, Stereo Glasgow

COLUMBIA - The sound of Oasis There we were, now here we are, Columbia an experienced oasis tribute band playing the stone cold classics and fan favourites of

Sat 23 May 2020

£7 / 0141 222 2254

Das Ding (LIVE)

Shoot Your Shot and Brain Dancing proudly present this Scottish debut… Das Ding (LIVE) Das Ding is Rotterdam’s most hidden gem. Starting off with his cassette label ‘Tear Apart Tapes’ in the 80’s, he’s been playing, designing and producing since. A few years ago great attention came to his early work through the…

Sat 23 Nov

£10 / 0141 222 2254

Delta Sleep

It's been a stacked 12 months for Delta Sleep. The band released the excellent 'Ghost City' (Big Scary Monsters) in August 2018, which saw them land at #1 on the Bandcamp Rock Chart and clock 5million Spotify streams by the close of the year. Since the records' release, they have tirelessly put in tens of thousands of…

Sat 14 Mar 2020

£14.85 / 0141 222 2254

Dogtooth

Some of Scotland's best up and coming bands play in Stereo, this will be a show to remember

Sat 22 Feb 2020

£7 / 0141 222 2254

Franc Moody

Electro dance.

Fri 28 Feb 2020

£12 / 0141 222 2254

Girl Ray

Indie-pop trio from North London.

Thu 20 Feb 2020

£11 / 0141 222 2254

Hayden Thorpe

Hayden Thorpe is the Kendal born, former frontman of Wild Beasts. Following the band’s split in 2017, Thorpe has crafted his first stunning collection truly all of his own vision. Diviner was recorded over the course of 2018 with close friend and long-time collaborator, Leo Abrahams (Jon Hopkins, Brian Eno, David Byrne).

Mon 25 Nov

£13.50 / 0141 222 2254

Help I Sexted My Boss: Bring On The D

A hilarious comedy podcast.

Fri 17 Jan 2020

Over-18s only

£12 / 0161 237 9753

Hollow Coves

Hollow Coves, Morning Midnight & Alex the Astronaut @ Stereo, Glasgow

Sun 24 Nov

£10 / 0141 222 2254

Honey

Honey is back with a big night for all the family.

Thu 21 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 222 2254

Jacques Greene

The acclaimed DJ and producer from Montreal celebrates his influences with a set dedicated to the best of house and techno.

Tue 4 Feb 2020

£11 / 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

Wed 25 Mar 2020

£14.62 / 0141 222 2254

Mon 4 May 2020

£9.90 / 0141 222 2254

The Last Internationale

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

Sun 22 Mar 2020

£11 / 0141 222 2254

Louis Cole

One half of electronic jazz duo Knower, Louis Cole stepped out in 2018 with an excellent solo record on Brainfeeder, Time. He returns to London after selling out the Jazz Cafe and Islington Assembly Hall, for his biggest UK show to date at Heaven. This is a 14+ event. Photo ID will be required.

Tue 10 Mar 2020

£18 / 0141 222 2254

Lowkey

Music from English rapper and political activist, Lowkey.

Wed 1 Apr 2020

£17.92 / 0141 222 2254

The Marley Experience Plus Support

The Marley Experience the No1 Tribute to the late great King of Reggae Music The Legendary Bob Marley.

Sat 28 Mar 2020

£11.25–£16.75 / 0141 222 2254

Mother Earth

AGMP presents MOTHER EARTH support Mother Earth released their debut album 'Stoned Woman' in 1992 on Acid Jazz Records quickly followed by their first single, a version of Santana's 'Hope You're Feeling Better'. The next album, 'The People Tree', was hailed as a masterpiece and featured Paul Weller, James…

Sat 29 Feb 2020

£16.50 / 0141 222 2254

Mother Earth

AGMP presents Mother Earth live at Under the bridge, London on Friday 21st March 2020…

Sat 29 Feb 2020

£16.50 / 0141 222 2254

The Mowgli's

American alt-rock ensemble from Los Angeles County, California.

Sun 19 Jan 2020

£12 / 0141 222 2254

Nieves

Following a sold out show here in February, Nieves are back with a pre Christmas headline gig.

Sat 21 Mar 2020

£11 / 0141 222 2254

The Night Before Christmas

'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house… Fear No Colours stage the Christmas classic.

Sun 8 Dec

£5–£8 / 0141 222 2254

Mon 9 Dec

£5–£8 / 0141 222 2254

Tue 10 Dec

£5–£8 / 0141 222 2254

Wed 11 Dec

£5–£8 / 0141 222 2254

A Night of Talking Heads

A club night dedicated to the music of Talking Heads with the best in new wave, indie and alternative.

Sat 18 Jan 2020

£5.50 / 0141 222 2254

Pongo

Pongo was born in the drunken haze of an Austin, Texas apartment closet in the winter of 2015. After numerous noise complaints and threats from police, they were forced to play music outside the confines of a stale, dimly lit apartment. This is an 18+ event.

Sat 30 Nov

£16.50 / 0141 222 2254

Sat 14 Dec

£10 / 0141 222 2254

Roadstars: Broken Witt Rebel and Bad Touch

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

Thu 5 Dec

£12 / 0141 222 2254

Skint & Demoralised

An SJM Promotions presentation Skint & Demoralised Kevin P. Gilday & The Glasgow Cross Victoria McNulty (Poet) Following a six-year hiatus, duelling Yorkshire duo Skint & Demoralised are back on the scene with a score to settle. Their new fourth album ‘We Are Humans’ presents a raw, political…

Fri 29 Nov

£10 (£8) / 0141 222 2254

Southside Solidarity : Joe [Hessle Audio] & Wheelman [DBA]

UK scene legends Joe & Wheelman show us how it's done in aid of the Against Malaria Foundation. Expect house, techno, garage, minimal, breaks & more

Fri 20 Dec

£6 / 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

Supersuckers

Venerable Seattle bar band Supersuckers recorded for Sub Pop throughout the grunge era but are just as comfortable playing scruffy country music. More impressively, they once backed Willie Nelson on The Tonight Show.

Wed 12 Feb 2020

£13.20 / 0141 222 2254

The Tea Street Band

Revol Music bring Liverpool band The Tea Street Band to Glasgow along with local acts Slouch & Ghostbaby.

Thu 12 Dec

£11.25 / 0141 222 2254

Torche

People are always trying to figure out which compartment we fit into. They wanna put us on a shelf. But in a world of Sabbaths, we get to be Van Halen. That's Torche guitarist and producer Jon Nuñez talking about his band's uneasy relationship with categorization. Over the last 15 years, Torcheled by the core trio of…

Sat 7 Dec

£16.50 / 0141 222 2254

Urban Voodoo Machine

Self-styled bourbon-soaked gypsy blues bop'n'stroll collective from east Londonshire.

Thu 21 Nov

£16.50 / 0141 222 2254

  • 19:00

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

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