I Flowin’ at Bam Bou. ‘)pm—1am. Free. Weekly. JP and P Styli. provide more bounce to the ounce with their weekly fix of soulful to scratchy hip hop and R&B. I UrbannHangSuite at Bann's.

1 lpm-3am. Free. Weekly. l.ight Vegetarian snacks seryed to a mellow hip hop and breaks soundtrack from assorted guest DJs.


I C.C. Blooms at (‘.(’. Blooms. 10.30pm » 3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. Take a step back in time to 60s. 70s. 80s and early ‘)0s tunes at this gay club.

I Motherfunk at the Honeycomb. 10.30pm— 3am. Free. Weekly. This fortnight (2‘) Jan). John Stapleton (Blowpop. Bristol)joins Messrs Gino. Fryer and Spectrum at their consistently rammed ftutk and soul night. As this weekly shindig regularly fills to capacity. early arriyal is recommended to guarantee entry.

Chart 8 Party I Fairy Liquid at l.oca. 10pm—3am.

£tbc. Weekly. Brand new weekly gay night featuring uplifting commercial chart and dance.

I Shagtag at (iaia. 10pm—3am. £4 (£2). Weekly. .»\lcohol-fuelled flirting (aided and abetted by drinks promos) yia the infamous number-based introductions system. If. on the other hand. you‘d rather take the piss than flirt your way to a cheap shag. why not gather a posse of your mates and reek hayoc. using the message boards to publicly insult the freaks that are hoping to get lucky.

I Smarty Pants at Subway West lind. 7pm»--3am. £2 (£1 with student ID or flyer). Weekly. Shameless chart and party mix-up with DJ Aka.


I Ad-Lib l l 1 Hope Street. 248 6645. I Air Organic 36 Kely'ingroye Street. 564 5201.

I Alasksa 142 Bath Lane. 248 1777. I Archaos 25 Queen Street. 204 318‘). I The Arches Midland Street (ot'r Jamaica Street). ()‘)()1 ()22 0300.

I Asylum 70 (‘owcaddens Road. 332 0681.

I Babaza 25 Royal Exchange Square. 204 0101.

I Bennet’s 80 (ilassford Street. 552 5761.

I Blacktriars 26 Bell Street. 552 5924.

I Bonkers Hope St. 248 5884.

I Brel 3‘) Ashton Lane. 342 4966.

I Budda 142 St Vincent Street. 221 5660.

I Caledonian University Student Union (Asylum) 7t) (‘owcaddens Road. 332 ()681.

I The Cathouse 15 L'nion Street. 248 6606.

I Cleopatra’s 508 Great Western Road. Kely'inbridge. 334 0560.

I Club Budda 142 St Vincent St. 221 2213.

I The Cran 1038 Argyle Street. 248 6881.

I Cube 34 Queen Street. 226 8‘)‘)().

I Cul De Sac Ashton Lane. 334 889‘).

I Eat Drink Man Woman 34—44 King St. 552 ‘)227.

I Firebird 1321 Argyle Street. 334 0594.

I Fury Murry’s ‘)6 Maxwell Street.


I The Subway at The Subway. ‘)pnt—3am. Free for students with matriculation card: £1 otherwise. Weekly. See Thu.

Edinburgh Wednesdays


I Beluga at Beluga. 8pm—Jam. Free. Weekly. Bob (‘airns and Dom Flanagan select the best in global jazz grooves for the local drinking hordes.

I The Departure Lounge at PopRokit. ‘)pm-rlam. Free. Weekly. (‘aptain Harry Ainsworth and Dave ‘Jesus Christ!‘ Strong (‘Perrier Newcomer Award‘ winners 2001 ) invite you to hop aboard an interstellar excursion into quizland. The gift of booze awaits those with adequate knowledge at a night that's fun for all the family. although your nan might blush a little at the bawdy blue humour. I Excursions at Iguana. ‘)pm~-1am. Free. Weekly. Rotational residents (i- Mac (Manga). (iary Mac (Sublime). Colin Millar and Adam Bray (Headspin) demonstrate their astounding decksterical versatility in the fields of drum & bass. hip hop. funk and breaks. I Headzeint at EH1. ‘)pm--lam. Free. Weekly. Hip hop. funk and electrobeats courtesy of Michael and Gary.

I Monkey Boy’s Afro Lounge at Piy‘o. ‘)pm—1am. Free. Weekly. (‘heeky ‘Monkey Boy" Mark lidmondson plays funky phatback grooves and afro soul. I Oxygen at ()xygen. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. The popular pre-club plays host to rotational residents (iino. Fryer (Motherfunk) and Chris Flexon and the musical styles of funk. hip hop and soul. Arrive early to capitalise on two-for-one drinks offers.

I The Garage 4‘)(l Sauchiehall Street. 332 1 120.

I Glasgow School of Art l67 Renfrew Street. 332 ()6‘)1.

I Glasgow University Union 32 University Ayenue. 33‘) 8697.

I The Griffiny 266 Bath Street. 33‘) 8697.

I Groucho St Judes 190 Bath Street. 331 5171.

I 92 474 Sauchiehall St (behind the Garage). 353 3111.

I Havana 5() Hope Street. 248 4466. I Lite (basement of Corinthian). 1‘)! Ingram Street. 552 1101.

I The Lighthouse 56 Mitchell Street. 221 6362

I The Living Room 5 Byers Road. 33‘) 851 l.

I MAS 2‘) Royal Exchange Square. 221 7080.

I Moloco 1287 Argyle Street. 334 4813.

I Nice ‘n’ Sleazy 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 ‘)637

I O’Henry’s Drury Street. 248 3751. I Polo Lounge 84 Wilsott Street. 553 1221.

I Queen Margaret Student Union 22 University Gardens. 33‘)


I Beds. 375 Sauchiehall Street. 331 1635.

I Riverside Club Fox Street. 56‘) 7287.

I Rocksy’s Basement 4() New Sneddon Street. Paisley. 552 5791.

I The Shack 193 Pitt St. 332 7522. I Soba 1 1 Mitchell Street Lane. 204 2404.

I Spy Bar Bath Street. 221 7711.

I Tchai-Ovna 42 ()tago Lane. 357 4524.

I 13th Note 260 (‘lyde Street. 243 2177

I Trash l‘)7 Pitt Street. 572 3372.

I The Tunnel 84 Mitchell Street. 204 1000.

I Together at Batu Bou. 8pm 1am. Free. Weekly. Bass buggin'. dirty discoid ftmk with your hosts (irant .\lacdonald and Alan Paul (Mtr/iki/um).

I UrbannHangSuite at Bann‘s.

1 1pm 3am. Free. Weekly. l.ight \egetarian snacks sery ed to a mellow hip hop and breaks soundtrack from assorted guest DJs. including DJ Dolphin Boy (Tummy Touch). I Workers Wednesdays at the ()uthouse. 8pm lam. Free. Weekly. .-\n opportunity for the graflers w ho work weekends in pubs and clubs to pump the party at this sneaky session. l’t'oy ide proof of pesky employment and you'll get drinks promos a plenty.


I C.C. Blooms at (‘.('. Blooms. 10.30pm—3am (bar from 6pm). Free. Weekly. .-\ spot of midweek house action at this consistently busy gay club.

I Kero-Scene-K2 at Studio 24. 11pm—late. £1.50. Weekly. Increasingly popular alternatiye night which sees l.eaf. Wally. lqy and 1.11 play death. doom. heayy metal and extreme tunes.

I Low Gravity at The liquid Room. 10.30pm 3am. £3 (£2 )1 free with Sublime membership. Weekly. .\ night geared towards turning the mid-week messy with nu-skool breaks and cheap boo/e. It‘s a heady combo and it comes courtesy of Felix. Beany and (iary Mac. the back room boys frotn Sublime.

I MZK at (iaia. 10pm 3am. £4 (£2 :. Weekly. linioy the Mudd ('lub. an all-new alternatiye indie night on the main floor and Disco 2000. a self-explanatory night of dancelloor disco in the upstairs lounge.

I Partnership Benefit at the Bongo ('lub. 10pm 3am. £3. 3() .lan only. lidinburgh l‘niyersity 's fundraiser for the homeless featuring liye funk and hip hop


I Variety Bar 4()1Sauehiehall Street. 332 444‘).

I The Velvet Rooms Sauchiehall Street. 332 ()755.

I The Woodside Social Club 32‘) North \Vootlside Road. 337 1643.

I Yang 33 Queen Street. 248 8484.


I The Ark 3 Semple Street. 22‘) 77:133.

I Bam 300 66/67 South Bridge. .556 0200.

I Bann UK 5 Hunter Square. 226 1 112.

I Baracoa 7 Victoria Street. 225 5846. I Bar Union 253/258 ('owgatc. 557 2780.

I La Belle Angele l I llasties(‘1ose. 225 7536.

I Beluga 30a (‘hambers Street. 624 4545.

I The Bongo Club 14 .\'ew Street. 556 5204.

I Cavendish West 'l‘olleross. 228 3252.

I C.C. Blooms 2.3 24 (ireenside Place. 556 ‘)33 1.

I The Citrus (irindlay Street. 622 7086.

I The City Cafe Blair Street. 22() ()125.

I Club Java (‘ommercial Street. l.eith.

555 5622.

I The Cocteau Lounge (Ego), Picardy Place. 478 7434.

I Cuba Norte W2 Morrison Street. 221 ()4‘)‘).

I Ego Picardy Place. 478 7434.

I Bh‘l 197 High Street. 221) .5277.

I El Barrio 104 West Port. 22‘) 8805. I Eros/Elite Fountainpark. Dundee Street. 228 1661.

I Gaia King Stables Road. 22‘) 7086. I Gilded Saloon 2.3.3 ('owgate. 22‘) 3633.

I The Honeycomb I5 I7 .\'iddry Street. 530 5540.

I The Human Be-ln 2/8 West (‘t‘osscauseway‘. 662 8860.

I Red at Po \a .\'a. l lptn —3am. Free. Weekly. DJ Harry l.ets (io (Tribal Funktion/Boombox) pttts the eclectic into electric at this stylish souk bar.

I Slap & Tickle at ('1th Mercado. 10pm 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. DJ Tully supplies the funky beats and breaks while drinks promos. competitions and themed dress nights combine to keep things interesting.

Chart 81 Party

I Kinky at Rcy'oltltion. 10pm 3am. £4 (£3). Weekly. Pumped-up party tunes for the frisky students out there. plus massiy'e giyeaways and outrageous drinks promos all night long.

I Planet at the (‘ayendish

10pm 3am. Free with Snapfax before 10.30pm; £2 (with student 11)). Weekly. Student only night featuring three floors of unbridled antics. Iinjoy up-to-tlate dance on the first floor. retro chart on the middle floor and a selection of games and karaoke in the upstairs lounge.

I Shark at liros/lilite. ‘).3()pin 3am. £3 (£2) before 1 lpm; £4 (£3) after. Weekly. ‘Scotland's biggest student night' supplying the obligatory chart pap.

I Skint at the Ark. 10pm 3am. £2 (free with proof of oyerdraft ). Weekly. The undisputed king of student nights not only supplies the fittest chart anthems bttt also cares enough to

proy ide drinks at £1 all night and free entry to oyertlrawn students.

I Smooch at Subway West lind.

7pm 3am. £2 (£1 with student ID or flyer). Student soirec with tasty Sambuca £1 a shot all night long.

I The Subway at the Subway.

‘)pm 3am. Free for students with matriculation card: £1 otherwise. Weekly. See 1111].

I Iguana 41 1.othian Street. 22() 4288. I The Liquid Room ‘)c Victoria Street. 22.5 2.564.

I Loca 225 ('owgatc. 225 5413.

I The Mambo Club West Tollcross. 447 33‘) 1.

I The Meadow Bar (Moo Bar) Buccleuch Street. 667 6007.

I Club Mercado 36 3‘) Market Street. 226 4224.

I Noa. 3 Queensferry Street l.ane. 467 7126.

I North Bridge Bar Scotsman Hotel. 20 .\'oth Bridge. 556 1558.

I Opium 71 (‘ow gate. 225 8382.

I The Outhouse Brottghton Street l.ane. 557 668.

I Oxygen 3-5 Infirmary Street. 557 ‘)‘)‘)7.

I PlVO 2 6 ('alttttl Road. 557 2925.

I Po Na Na 26 Frederick Street. 226 2224.

I The Pond 22 24 Bath Road. 467 3825.

I PopRokit 2 1’icat'dy Place. 556 4272.

I The Potterrow Bristo Square. 65() ‘)l‘)5.

I 0 Bar 5/11 l.eith Street. 557 5830. I Revolution 31 l.othian Road. 22‘) 7670.

I Rush 3 Robertson's ('lose. 557 3768. I Studio 24 (‘alton Road. 558 3758. I The Subway ('owgate. 225 6766. I The Subway West End l.othian Road. 22‘) ‘)1‘)7.

I The Union lleriot Watt t’niy-ersity. Riccat'ton. 451 533. .

I The Venue ('alton Road. 557 3073. I The Wash The Mound. 225 61‘)3. I The Watershed 44 St Stephen Street. 221) 3774.

I The Wee Red Bar lidinburgh ('ollege ()f.-\rt. l.auriston Place. 22‘) 1442.

I Time 24a Frederick Street. 220 1226. I Why Not? 14 (ieorge Street. 624 831 l.

I Yo Below 66 Rose Street. 2206040.

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