East End

Not quite sure where to explore in Glasgow's East End? Take a look at our list below, compiled from the suggestions of Glasgow locals!

PEOPLE'S PALACE AND GLASGOW GREEN

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You'll find The People’s Palace in the beautiful settings of Glasgow Green - it's home to a collection of historical artefacts, photographs, prints and film, painting a picture of how 18th -20th century Glaswegians lived, worked and played.

EMIRATES & SIR CHRIS HOY VELODROME

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The Emirates Arena and adjoining Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome played host to the cycling and badminton events of the 2014 Commonwealth Games. These state-of-the-art facilities are open to all, so get yourself along for a great sporting day out. 

COIA'S CAFE

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The Coia family opened their first café in Dennistoun in 1928, and ever since then Coia’s Café has been a favourite meeting place for locals. You'll find their distinctive exterior on Duke Street - a perfect stop off for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

WEST BREWERY

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The West Brewery, Bar & Restaurant sits perfectly at home in the Templeton building. This beautiful iconic building, modelled on the Doge’s Palace in Venice, was home to a world renowned carpet factory until the 1950s.

CELINO'S

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A bustling café during the day and relaxed restaurant by night, Celino's in Dennistoun offers high quality food whenever you decide to pop in.
 

TOLLCROSS INTERNATIONAL SWIMMING CENTRE

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Following a £14m redevelopment for the 2014 Commonwealth Games, the Tollcross International Swimming Centre was the scene of many dramatic moments in the Glasgow 2014 Swimming competitions!

DRYGATE

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Drygate is the UK's first experiential craft brewery and has received a warm reception from beer lovers in the city and beyond - a must visit if you're on the look out for something a little bit different.

TENNENT'S BREWERY

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Home to more than 450 years of brewing tradition and award winning beers, Tennent's Brewery is the oldest ongoing commercial operation in Glasgow. 

BRIDGETON LIBRARY

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Located in a newly refurbished iconic building, Bridgeton Library provides a wide range of services and activities, including Arts and Heritage events and an Early Years activity programme for the young ones.

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Check out our previous features on the West EndMerchant CitySouthsideSauchiehall StreetCity Centre and Finnieston.

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