Drygate Brewing Co.

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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

The 2018/19 edition of The List's Eating & Drinking Guide is out now – only £7.95 (+p&p).

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 10 events at this location

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Aidan O'Rourke & Kit Downes

Aidan O'Rourke & Kit Downes return to Drygate to perform volume 2 of their 365 Project.

Wed 8 May

£14 / 0141 212 8815

Authority Zero + Goodbye Blue Monday + The Overbites

Drygate is proud to announce Authority Zero's only Scottish date as part of their 2019 tour with Goodbye Blue Monday and The Overbites.

Thu 18 Apr

£11.25 / 0141 212 8815

Authority Zero + support

Arizona legends Authority Zero play their only Scottish date at Drygate.

Thu 18 Apr

£11.25 / 0141 212 8815

Brew Haha!

A special WMGICF edition of one of Glasgow’s newest monthly comedy nights.

Sun 24 Mar

£5/£7 on door / 0141 212 8815

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Brew Haha! - GICF Special

Two Special editions of Drygate's monthly comedy night Brew Haha! as part of the Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Sun 24 Mar

£6 / 0141 212 8815

Phil Kay: A Happening

Phil’s unique blend of energy, improvisation and leaps of imagination are guaranteed to take you on a comedy joyride.

Sun 31 Mar

£16.50 (£15.40) / 0141 212 8815

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Royal Sounds + Empress Imani

London's Royal Sounds perform with special guest Empress Imani + support from Irie Yo-Yo and Hectorrr.

Fri 17 May

£10.70 / 0141 212 8815

Sajad Ayub and Matt Watson: One of us isn’t From Here

Sajad Ayub and Matt Watson…One of us isn't from Here.

Sat 30 Mar

£11 / 0141 212 8815

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Smoove & Turrell

A seductive take on Motown, funk and acid jazz from this Geordie vocal duo.

Fri 7 Jun

£16.75 / 0141 212 8815

Webster & the Voices

Webster & The Voices are delighted to announce their first live gig of 2019. Folk, indie and jazz from one of Glasgow’s newest bands.

Wed 3 Apr

£5 / 0141 212 8815

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