Thanks to our very active treasurer we have created many interesting new partnerships this academic year in addition to older ones, which brings you, the ESN card holder, numerous discounts! So if you are not sure where to go for a night out or predrinks with your new pals, definitely consider these places:
The most recent partnership is the one with Record Factory - a very popular bar located on Byres Road. Are you tired of Glaswegian bars closing at midnight? Then you should definitely try this one, as it is open until 2am!
Placed between vintage shops and restaurants, it is predestined to take the inspiration for its design and style from the underground bars of New York. As its name might suggest, it is a place not only for eating, drinking and meeting your friends, but also nice venue for gigs and dancing.
Discounts for ESN card holders: £2 vodka, £2.50 cider, £2 Budweiser, £3 House Lager
The Kelbourne Saint
Did you know that despite the fact that the plot of the movie Trainspotting is supposed to happen in Edinburgh a few scenes were shot in places here, in Glasgow? And The Kelbourne Saint is one of them! So if you have seen the movie and would love to check the venue where infamous Begbie pint-throw was shot, or you haven't seen it and you are looking just for a nice place where to eat and meet your friends, definitely try The Kelbourne Saint.
It is a restaurant where you can get delicious food in a nice atmosphere of a family bussiness under a blue sky no matter what weather it is outside. If you really prefer outside though, they also offer deck chairs and heated huts in their spacious back garden.
Discounts for ESN card holders: 20% off a la carter all week, £2.50 spirits mix and a can of red bull, £3 margherita cocktails, £5.50 burger Monday to Thursday lunch, 20% off group bookings
The Left Bank
The Left Bank is a bar & restaurant conveniently located just down the hill from the Stevenson Building (the gym).
It was named the Best Urban Restaurant 2009 by Scottish Restaurant Awards and The List, The Lonely Planet and The New York Times all recommend to visit this place where you can enjoy home cooked food.
Discount for ESN card holders: 10% discount on food for ESN card holders
The Idle Man
The Idle Man is an online based shop mainly for menswear, but also for other products concerning lifestyle.
Discount for ESN card holders: £5 discount which can be claimed by a link we send you after you purchase your ESN card.
The Buff Club
The Buff Club is a night club located in the city center. It is opened on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11pm-3am. If you'd like to hit the streets earlier though, you can try its sister venue - The Butterfly and The Pig.
Discounts for ESN card holders: FREE entry before 12 on every night the club is opened, £2 entry after 12; drinks (Sourz, Vodka, Pint of Carling) for £1 only every night of the week; FREE booth hire for any night of the week
The Butterfly and The Pig
The Butterfly and The Pig is a pair of restaurants situated in the city center and in Southside. As mentioned above, it is also a sister venue to The Buff Club.
It is a nice place where you can catch up with friends eating a delicious burger, steak pie or fish & chips in a welcoming interior full of mismatched furniture and live music every day of the week. They also host a pub quiz every now and then.
Discount for ESN card holders: 25% off meals
These are only a few of our existing partnerships! Be sure to check the older ones like the one with Ryanair or Uber here.