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First visit and will definitely be back

intimate club, with well stocked bar, lovey staff and very talented musicians. Whats not to like... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Great night, classy venue

Had a great night in "swing " on the 7/9/18. . Went to see old Bohemia gig and wasn't... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
David M
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Swing is a unique underground bar and club located in the heart of Glasgow's city centre. An exciting blend of live jazz, blues, soul and funk bands, aerial acrobats and thrilling performance acts. Our intimate underground venue captures the...more
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183 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 2UL, Scotland
+44 141 332 2147
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Reviewed 2 days ago

intimate club, with well stocked bar, lovey staff and very talented musicians. Whats not to like? It was Friday night and the club was busy but not to the point of bursting which was a big plus for me. The staff were very friendly and...More

Thank glasgowcouple9
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Had a great night in "swing " on the 7/9/18. . Went to see old Bohemia gig and wasn't disappointed. From the warm welcome at the door to the friendly barstaff it immediately exuded class. I mentioned to my friends that the atmosphere was like...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a perfect intimate music venue, staff are friendly and welcoming. We had a great introduction to blues vocalist and bass player Charlotte Marshall who has an amazing voice and is also a fan of Jon Cleary! Charlotte then introduced other musicians throughout the...More

Thank Dylan65
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

A great atmosphere, tons of great music and musicians that are obviously in love with music. Great bar service! Too bad the lead singer was not too interested in leading the night so there was a lot of improvising that night. However, the bar is...More

Thank Lacri Lilly T
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This club is a must see if you ever have the opportunity to spend the evening in Glasgow. Every time I visit this city this place is always on my list. This 1920s jazz bar is something else. With live music and different entertainment all...More

Thank clairebridges2016
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner have been a few times and it's always a fantastic night! The staff are friendly and always put in so much effort to make sure it's a great night. The venue is great looking and the music is perfect for dancing!...More

Thank Fran_Stephen
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Visited with my friend on a Saturday night to see Taylor Smith and the Roamin' Jasmine and it was great! The wine was flowing and everyone was dancing. A fab atmosphere. Its one of a kind and would return again.

Thank Christina612
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Visited with friends for a birthday celebration on Friday night we were treated to Melissa Kelly - what a voice! And great range of songs. Cannot recommend this wee place enough. .. but don't tell everyone!

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Doors opened at 7pm where I was the very first to wander in, the manager Craig was very welcoming and attended to me, offered to take my coat and all and showed me to the best seat in the house! Had the house tap and...More

Thank imranismadi
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Don’t even bother trying to get served at the bar if you are not a man or a “friend” because the bar staff will just completely ignore you.

Thank Sharon F
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3 October 2018|
Response from anglerman50 | Reviewed this property |
Never tried the food. Prices are in the low night club range.
6 August 2018|
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Response from anglerman50 | Reviewed this property |
20 to late sixties
Gaynor H
27 November 2017|
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Response from Ellie P |
Mixed. A few people dress authentic 20s/30s style but most just go smart. Ties on men nice dress or trousers and sparkly top on women. X