Sloans

Sloans
62 Argyll Arcade, Glasgow, G2 8BG
  • Telephone 0141 221 8886
  • Bar open Mon–Thu 11.30am–midnight; Fri/Sat 11.30am–1am; Sun 12.30pm–midnight.
  • Food served Mon–Sun 11.30am–10pm.
  • Average price £13.50 (lunch); £13.50 (evening meal)
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  • Website www.sloansglasgow.com
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Long-running mac 'n' cheese haunt found in the city centre down a cobbled lane.

Eating & Drinking Guide

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Every city needs a place famed for its mac’n’cheese and in Glasgow, it’s Sloans. The pub, set down an atmospheric cobbled lane off Buchanan Street and reputed to be among the oldest in town, is even home to Scotland’s Macaroni Appreciation Club (yes, it’s a thing) as if further proof is needed of its local speciality pasta pedigree. Set back from the main thoroughfare of Buchanan Street, it excels in good, affordable pub grub done right – mac ’n’ cheese, obviously, with various toppings including parmesan and blush tomatoes, an excellent steak pie, or hog roast bap and apple sauce. What's more, a cap is doffed to locality in its sourcing, with bread from popular bakery Tapa and there is also a range of entertainment during the week that keeps punters and staff busy, including a pub quiz, musical bingo, a folk night and film nights.

  • High point: Outdoor seating for al fresco dining
  • Low point: Gets noisy on quiz nights
  • Notable dish: Mac 'n' cheese with parmesan and tomato topping
  • Average price: £13.50 (lunch); £13.50 (dinner)
  • Private dining: Up to 300 covers
  • Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
  • Music on stereo: Pop/80s tunes
  • Live entertainment: Tue - movie night (2 film tickets and two meals for £13.95); Wed: folk night; Thu - pub quiz; Fri - ceilidh; Sun - musical bingo;
  • Capacity: 40
  • Largest group: 300
  • Open since: 2007
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 4
  • House wine: Sun–Thu £12.20; Fri–Sat £15.20 per bottle

Events at this venue

There are 3 events at this location

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All the Young Nudes

A relaxed life drawing club with music and a bar to aid the flow of inspiration.

Mon 2 Mar

£6 / 0141 423 8699

Mon 9 Mar

£6 / 0141 423 8699

Mon 16 Mar

£6 / 0141 423 8699

…and 6 more dates until 27 Apr

Mac 'N' Laughs: Lunchtime Comedy Club

Mac 'N' Laughs presents a special lunchtime Comedy Club as part of the Glasgow International Comedy festival.

Fri 13 Mar

£16.50 / 0141 221 8886

Sun 15 Mar

£16.50 / 0141 221 8886

Fri 20 Mar

£16.50 / 0141 221 8886

…and 2 more dates until 29 Mar

World Outlander Day Gathering At Sloans

Join together with other Outlander fans for a post-Peaker, pre-conference World Outlander Day Gathering at Sloans in the heart of Glasgow. Featuring music and chat from Adhamh O Brin, Gillebrde MacMillan, Andy The Highlander McAlindon and some more to be announced. Join us for an evening of music, tales and banter.

Mon 1 Jun

£15 / 0141 221 8886

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