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 18 events at this location

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Adam Holmes and Clare Sands

One of Scotland's finest singer-songwriters, Edinburgh singer and songwriter Adam Holmes four albums, Heirs and Graces, Brighter Still, Midnight Milk and Dreamweaver have cast an impressive shadow across the UK Folk Scene and gained him Scottish Album of the Year Nominations (in 2014, 2017 and 2018) and BBC Radio 2 Folk…

Fri 4 Feb 2022

£16.50* / 0141 212 8815

Andy Shauf

Canadian indie folk troubadour from Regina, Saskatchewan.

Wed 11 May 2022

£17.43 / 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 Síomha

In the words of Bab L’Bluz frontwoman Yousra Mansour: “More than anything, we’re a rock band.” Instead of guitar and bass, however, the Moroccan/French quartet wield the guembri, a traditional three-stringed lute, while their musical roots lie in the trance-like grooves of Gnawa music, a centuries-old amalgam of ancestral…

Sat 29 Jan 2022

£15.40* / 0141 212 8815

Battle of the Folk Bands

Established by folk development agency Hands Up for Trad to encourage and support new or emerging Scottish acts, Battle of the Folk Bands returns to the live arena as another four hopeful line-ups, selected from an open submission process, fight it out before a panel of expert judges, with recording and gig opportunities…

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

Celtic Connections, Kacy and Clayton, Hannah Read, Kokoroko, Ryan Bingham, Pictish Trail, Rozi Plain, Avi Kaplan

Throughout his career Pictish Trail – aka Johnny Lynch – has resolutely furrowed his own path, steadily creating a unique catalogue of recordings and performances through his own labels (Lost Map / Fence Records) while eschewing the blueprint of the predictable singer-songwriter in favour of something untidily intriguing.

Fri 21 Jan 2022

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 212 8815

Sat 22 Jan 2022

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 212 8815

Thu 27 Jan 2022

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 212 8815


Subversive rock outfit led by Vancouver native Dan Bejar.

Wed 12 Oct 2022

£19.68 / 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

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 Unoma Okudo

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

She Drew The Gun

Dreamy, lyrical psych-pop.

Sat 12 Feb 2022

£16.87 / 0141 212 8815

Simone Felice

The American singer-songwriter performs his folky indie-rock originals.

Wed 23 Feb 2022

£22.50 / 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 27 May 2022

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 212 8815

An Tobar 25 Years

Over the past 25 years Gordon Maclean established An Tobar on Mull as one of the smallest but happiest venues on the Scottish touring circuit. So many great musicians have played in that tiny room over a quarter of a century including Robin Williamson, John Renbourn, Michael Marra, Martyn Bennett, Frightened Rabbit, Phil…

Sun 23 Jan 2022

£16.50* / 0141 212 8815

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