Drygate Brewing Co.

Drygate Brewing Co.
85 Drygate, Glasgow, G4 0UT
  • Telephone 0141 212 8815
  • Opening times Mon–Sun 11am–midnight
  • Bar open Mon–Sun 11am–midnight
  • Food served Mon–Fri noon–10pm; Sat/Sun noon–10pm
  • Average price £8 (lunch); £17.50 (evening meal)
  • Website www.drygate.com
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Drygate Brewing Co.

An industrial-sized cornucopia of craft beer on the East End of town, proving daily that seeing truly is believing with its own viewable working brewery. Drygate Brewing Co. includes a bar, kitchen, brewery and an events space.

Eating & Drinking Guide

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So many places across town claim to be the official aficionados of craft beer, yet few can boast a working brewery into which you can actually witness the next batch being produced, laboratory style, as you relax and sample their latest creation. And if being able to see the full beer-making process from cradle to grave isn't interesting enough then sampling Drygate's wares will certainly ensure a eureka moment. While Seven Peaks Mosaic IPA is a delicately citrus-infused session beer, the spirit of collaboration within Drygate Brewery boasts other such wonders such as Up Front Brewing's dark, malty and mysterious Ahab Stout. Given their approach to beer it seems reasonable that the food options would be equally as innovative, and in fact it alters every few months. Some staples still abide, however, so make sure to sample the simply delectable pork, black pudding and chorizo burger.

  • High point: Child in a sweetshop experience for beer lovers
  • Low point: Despite being brewered onsite, beer is expensive
  • Average price: £8 (lunch); £17.50 (dinner)
  • Private dining: Up to 550 covers
  • Provides: Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
  • Music on stereo: Light house and indie music.
  • Live entertainment: Gigs, local label showcases, Celtic Connections Late Night Sessions, Open Mic, Spoken Word
  • Capacity: 120
  • Largest group: 50
  • Open since: 2014
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 17
  • House wine: £18 per bottle

Events at this venue

There are 21 events at this location

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Andy Shauf

Canadian indie folk troubadour from Regina, Saskatchewan.

Wed 11 May 2022

£17.43 / 0141 212 8815

Ashley Henry

Hip hop and jazz pianist from South London. We are delighted to welcome South London pianist Ashley Henry with his trio. One of a new generation of musicians that have been raised with a wide range of influences, Ashley is clearly influenced by hip-hop but has his roots firmly in jazz. Having recently embarked on world…

Fri 5 Nov

£16.87 / 0141 212 8815

Astrid and Ewan Macfarlane

In February 2020 astrid released the first single from their Storm Sessions EP. It was an acoustic re-working of one of their popular early singles 'Distance'. A cover of Jeff Bridges’ 'Falling ">Storm Sessions EP in full.   Ewan Macfarlane’s burgeoning reputation is of a musician whose experience matches his many miles…

Thu 27 Jan 2022

£16.50* / 0141 212 8815

Bab L' Bluz and support

Bab L’ Bluz are reclaiming the blues for North Africa. Fronted by an African-Moroccan woman in a traditionally male role, the band are devoted to a revolution in attitude which dovetails with Morocco’s ‘nayda’ youth movement – a new wave of artists and musicians taking their cues from local heritage, singing words of…

Sat 29 Jan 2022

£15.40* / 0141 212 8815

Battle of the Folk Bands

Battle of The Folk Bands are back in person in 2022 at Celtic Connections. Four bands will fight it out for the title previously won by Tom Campbell Trio, Séamus Ó Baoighill & Kenny Rankin, The Canny Band, Eabhal and Dosca. It’s always an exciting concert full of energy with the bands’ fans all wanting their…

Sat 29 Jan 2022

£11.00* / 0141 212 8815

Black Uhuru

Derrick "Duckie" Simpson the "Gong Gong Gullie" is the founder and leader for reggae's BLACK UHURU. They have remained to be one of the most recognised and prolific reggae band for over 45 years. The Group's line up is Duckie Simpson, Andrew Bees, and Elsa Green. The roots of BLACK UHURU were formed in Kingston Jamaica's…

Fri 1 Jul 2022

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 212 8815

Bob Reynolds

Brudenell presents American jazz tenor saxophonist and Grammy-award winning member of Snarky Puppy, Bob Reynolds

Tue 9 Nov

£19.68 / 0141 212 8815

Drygate Comedy Lab

and headliner SUSAN RIDDELL (as seen on Jonathan Ross' Comedy Club and BBC's The Comedy Underground).

Tue 19 Oct

£3 / 0141 212 8815

Festive Drag Bingo With The Bingo Babes

Drygate have invited our friends the Bingo Babes to help you get into the festive spirit this year with an alternative to the usual boring work night out with an evening full of laughter, music, dancing, drinks, amazing prizes, and - of course - Drag Bingo!!

Thu 2 Dec

£15 / 0141 212 8815

Thu 9 Dec

£15 / 0141 212 8815

Thu 16 Dec

£15 / 0141 212 8815

Geraint Watkins Band and Emma Jane

A musician’s musician of nearly five decades’ standing, Welsh-born singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Geraint Watkins has recorded and performed with numerous major stars including Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Bill Wyman, Van Morrison, Mark Knopfler and Status Quo, while his songs have been covered by the likes…

Fri 21 Jan 2022

£16.50* / 0141 212 8815

Heir of the Cursed & friends

Beldina Odenyo is a vocalist, guitarist, poet and writer creating work between the fields of music and theatre. Her work attempts to explore the differences and kinship between her dual Kenyan and Scottish heritage through words, music and visual art. Under her other-worldly moniker Heir of the Cursed, Odenyo is utterly…

Fri 28 Jan 2022

£14.30* / 0141 212 8815

JD Twitch presents: Bucky Skank Tribute to Lee Perry

Jd. Twitch Presents His Legendary Bucky Skank. A Night Of Jamaican Music Which Will Feature A Substantial Number Of Lee ''scratch'' Perry Productions And Tunes, In Tribute To The Mighty Upsetter And Visionary Master Of Reggae.

Fri 22 Oct

£8 / 0141 212 8815

The Langan Band / Drygate / 20.11.2021

The Langan Band live at Drygate, Glasgow

Sat 20 Nov

£13.39 / 0141 212 8815

Late Night Sessions

If you’d prefer a more relaxed evening away from the raucous atmosphere of the Festival Club, then enjoy our Late Night Sessions throughout the festival at Drygate Brewery. The line-ups will feature just as many talented musicians as the main Festival Club and the bar will be open late. Be sure to get there early to…

Fri 21 Jan 2022

£8.80* / 0141 212 8815

Sat 22 Jan 2022

£8.80* / 0141 212 8815

Thu 27 Jan 2022

£8.80* / 0141 212 8815

…and 5 more dates until 5 Feb 2022

Matthew E White

Country-soul from the American singer-songwriter.

Sat 26 Mar 2022

£19.25 / 0141 212 8815

Mdou Moctar

Tuareg guitarist hailing from Abalak, in the Azawagh desert of Niger.

Sun 10 Apr 2022

£13.50 / 0141 212 8815

Neal Francis and support

Building on rave reviews for his 2019 debut Changes, Chicago-based singer-songwriter and pianist Neal Francis unveils music from his sophomore album In Plain Sight, released in late 2021. While Changes’ vintage New Orleans stylings saw Francis hailed as “the reincarnation of Allen Toussaint” by Craig Charles on BBC Radio…

Sat 22 Jan 2022

£15.40* / 0141 212 8815

Steg G's Live Today & The Air In Between

The Top of Scottish Hip Hop from MCs Steg G, Empress, Solareye, Freestyle Mastur and CCTV, backed by The Glasgow Barons with instrumentals from Aidan Teplitsky and Kevan O’Reilly: conductor Paul MacAlindin.

Fri 29 Oct

£10 + Eventbrite booking fee / 0141 212 8815

Susan Cadogan Backed By the Friendly Fire Band

We are excited to welcome back legendary Jamaican singer SUSAN CADOGAN to the Drygate in Glasgow as we celebrate the return of live reggae music

Fri 22 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 212 8815

Fri 27 May 2022

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 212 8815

Tom McGuire & The Brassholes

Eight-piece high energy, funk, blues jazz and soul band from Glasgow.

Sat 6 Nov

£16.87 / 01382 228496

Too Many Zooz

Brass house from NYC.

Mon 8 Nov

£20.25 / 0141 212 8815

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