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10 Things To Do for New Year's Day 2018 in Glasgow

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Freelance Journalist
Updated: 25 November 2017
If you are stuck for what to do for New Year’s Day 2018 and want to explore the diversity and vibrancy of the new year, then why not take your pick from one of these ideas from the heart of Glasgow. Glasgow has an array of events and things to do on New Year’s Day, so why not take a look at our top 10?

1. Go for Afternoon Tea at The Cup Tea Lounge

Curly Wurly Caramel Chocolate Cake?! Eh yes please! 🤤🍫🍰 Available at Cup on Renfield Street!

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Why not enjoy a spot of afternoon tea at one of Glasgow’s popular afternoon tea rooms, The Cup Tea Lounge? Located in central Glasgow, you can enjoy some authentic Scottish tea and delicious cakes to start off the new year. The lounge is decorated in beautiful vintage decor and is based in the heart of the city.

Cup Tea Lounge, 71 Renfield Street, Glasgow, Scotland

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2. Cook and Indi’s World Buffet

You can pile all this up just for one! Enjoy.

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If you want to treat yourself to international cuisine, there is no better place to visit on New Year’s Day then Cook and Indi’s World Buffet. This place serves up cuisine from all over the continent; you can choose from a whole host of options. There are also international desserts from authentic Indian sweets to a good old scoop of your favourite ice cream, the choice is yours!

Cook and Indy’s World Buffet, 251 Paisley Road, Glasgow, Scotland

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3. Go out with your loved ones to Kelvingrove Cafe

Kelvingrove Cafe was once a ice cream parlour but is now one of the most stylish places to go and sip coffee. Why not start the new year refreshed and have a good cup of coffee or something to eat at this luxury cafe in the heart of Glasgow city centre.

Kelvingrove Cafe, 1163 Argyle Street, Glasgow, Scotland

4. Pamper yourself at PURE Spa and Beauty

What better way to kick off the new year then to have a pamper session to forget the hustle and bustle of life. PURE Spa and Beauty, located in the city of Glasgow, has a range of spa treatments for you to choose from. Go and treat yourself or a loved one!

PURE Spa and Beauty, Silverburn 763 Barrhead Road, Glasgow, Scotland

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5. Start the new year with a healthy run in the park

Sunday walks with a cup of soup in my fav place in Glasgow 😊 #pollokpark #glasgow #autumn #sundaywalk

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What better way to start the new year then by going for a run or mountain biking at Pollok Country Park. This scenic park is located in the heart of Glasgow in tranquil and peaceful surroundings. Start the new year and make it a healthy one by visiting the park and getting some much needed exercise.

Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Rd, Glasgow, Scotland

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6. Chinaskis on Sauchiehall Street

Why not wander into the centre of Glasgow and check out Chinaskis restaurant? The decor is subtle and understated, and you can relax while you have a drink.

Chinaskis, 239 North Street, Glasgow, Scotland

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7. Hit the Shops

What better way to start off the new year then with a new you! Try heading down to Silverburn Shopping Centre in Glasgow which has an array of shopping outlets from your high street favourites to more luxury brands such as Swarovski.

Silverburn Shopping Centre, Barrhead Road, Glasgow, Scotland

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8. Book a hotel stay in Glasgow at Village Hotel and Spa

Why not treat yourself to a hotel stay at the Village Hotel and Spa. If you want to have a relaxing stay just after Christmas to unwind then you may want to spend the day at this beautiful hotel which boasts an array of spa treatments.

Village Hotel and Spa, 7 Festival Gate, Glasgow, Scotland

9. Dine in or catch a live event at Oran Mor

Admiral Fallow Live

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Oran Mor is a luxury venue in Glasgow that offers a first-class dining experience, events and live music. Located in the heart of Glasgow’s vibrant West End, enjoy a night out or afternoon lunch at the Oran Mor!

Oran Mor, Byres Road, Glasgow, Scotland

10. Visit Glasgow’s First Cycling Cafe

If you want a healthy start to the new year, you may want to check out this unique cycling cafe called Siempre Bicycle Cafe. Situated in the heart of Glasgow’s West End, it offers workshops, fresh food and advice on cycling.

Siempre Bicycle Cafe, Byres Road, Glasgow, Scotland