PLANNING A GLASGOW PROPOSAL?

Got the proposal jitters? No wonder; asking your partner to marry you is no small deal and you’ll only get one good shot at it, so the stakes are high. From choosing the right ring and how to pop the question, to getting groomed, fit and dressed for the occasion, there’s a lot to think of.

But rather than stressing about it, make sure you’re prepared and ready to wow. Our guide maps out some of Glasgow’s finest hotels, restaurants, clothes stores, barbers, beauty spots, iconic landmarks and more, to help you plan for the perfect proposal – and hopefully a resounding ‘Yes!’

Just click on the locations on the map to see more details about each one.

Glasgow proposal guide map
Blythswood Square

Blythswood Square

11 Blythswood Square, Glasgow, G2 4AD
T: 0141 248 8888

Blythswood Square is an award-winning, five-star luxury spa hotel. A chic restaurant, stunning salon with garden views, and private dining rooms, alongside delicious food, fizz, cocktails and an unassailable afternoon tea, makes it the perfect place to propose and celebrate.

Tip: “Why not surprise your partner with a romantic film experience in our private cinema, right before getting down on one knee. The happy tears will be flowing!”

Cail Bruich

Cail Bruich

725 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 8QX
T: 0141 334 6265

Influenced by both classical and modern cooking techniques, Cail Bruich serves contemporary Scottish Cuisine in the heart of Glasgow’s West End. Awarded three AA Rosettes, this stylish eatery provides a relaxed fine dining experience, serving food that is seasonal, inspirational, and above all delicious.

Tip: “Prepare to toast the celebrations with a bottle of the finest bubbly recommended by Cail Bruich’s Head Sommelier, as you ready yourself to popping the big question. The answer will be 'Yes'!”

Cameron House

Cameron House

Loch Lomond, Alexandria, G83 8QZ
T: 01389 310777

Situated where the Highlands meet the Lowlands, and only a short drive from Glasgow, five-star luxury spa hotel Cameron House is an escape from everyday life; hidden, exclusive, yet accessible. The unique setting on the banks of Loch Lomond makes it a very special place for a romantic proposal.

Tip: “With a glass of champagne on a private deck, a cruise on the Celtic Warrior is what proposal dreams are made of.”

The Club Gym

The Club Gym

56 Glassford Street, Glasgow, G1 1UL
T: 0141 548 6780

At The Club Gym, workouts are fused with live DJ sessions to offer you a truly unique exercise experience. It’s Glasgow’s first boutique gym, and 'no beige' is their number one rule; expect DJ-fuelled training sessions, experienced personal trainers, stunning facilities and top-quality equipment.

Tip: “Nervous about proposing? Calm yourself down and lower stress levels with a relaxing Ibiza Sunrise session before you pop the question.”

Cruise

Cruise

180 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1DN

As a leading UK luxury retailer, Cruise specialises in designer clothing, footwear and accessories for men and women, from iconic international designers to directional casual brands. Their philosophy is to offer you exceptional service and exclusive style, whether you’re shopping in their stores or online boutique.

Tip: “Feeling nervous? Let one of our personal stylists worry about how you look, and help you out with the perfect outfit that she can’t say no to!”

The Gannet

The Gannet

1155 Argyle Street, Finnieston, Glasgow, G3 8TB
T: 0141 204 2081

The Gannet is an independent neighbourhood restaurant in Glasgow's West End. Being Chef-owned, it prides itself on sourcing the best seasonal produce Scotland has to offer.

Tip: “Our relaxed style of service would put anyone at ease before popping the question. Have a glass of champagne, bend the knee and start planning for a wonderful future.”

Glasgow Film Theatre

Glasgow Film Theatre

12 Rose Street, Glasgow, G3 6RB
T: 0141 332 653

What began as a single screen cinema over 40 years ago, has become the most diverse and best publicly attended independent cinema in Scotland, with Glasgow Film Festival one of the top three film festivals in the UK. Glasgow Film Theatre is a national centre for film and moving image media where audiences and filmmakers experience and debate cultural practice and ideas through diverse, unique and quality programmes that transform the way people see the world, through film.

Tip: “Hire one of the three screens for a private screening of your partner’s favourite film, with a personalised on-screen message to help you pop the question. You can also enjoy a celebratory glass of prosecco as you toast to a happy future in one of our beautiful auditoria.”

House for an Art Lover

House for an Art Lover

Bellahouston Park, 10 Dumbreck Rd, Glasgow, G41 5BW
T: 0141 353 4770

Set within the magnificent grounds of Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park and inspired by the designs of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, House for an Art Lover is a truly breathtaking location. It combines a stunning venue and beautiful gardens with many other features including an art gallery and exhibition space, café, artists’ studios and play park.

Tip: “Pick the perfect moment, in the perfect location, with the dream ring and say it from the heart.”

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AG
T: 0141 276 9599

For art lovers and history fans, where better to pop the question than the beautifully restored Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum? With 8,000 objects on display across 22 galleries, from natural history to internationally revered art, opportunities to propose in an original setting are endless.

Tip: “Set the tone with a romantic stroll in Kelvingrove Park, or an open air concert at the Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre.”

Brian Maule at Le Chardon d'Or

Brian Maule at Le Chardon d'Or

176 West Regent Street, Glasgow, G2 4RL
T: 0141 248 3801

Brian Maule at Le Chardon d’Or combines seasonal, locally sourced produce with traditional French techniques to create truly exquisite fare. The restaurant boasts a stunning dining room of polished floorboards, crisp white linen, striking modern art, and simple yet stunning flower displays. The feel of the room is often referred to by guests as luxurious and comfortable - the perfect venue for your special proposal.

Tip: “The biggest faux pas a person can make when popping the question, is doing so without a ring! Make sure you’ve left it with us before your meal, so we can present it with your partner's desert, adding to that surprise and 'wow' factor!”

The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse

11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow, G1 3NU
T: 0141 276 5365

Formerly housing The Glasgow Herald, The Lighthouse was the first public commission completed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Home to Scotland's Centre for Design and Architecture, The Lighthouse acts as a visitor centre, exhibition space and events venue situated in the heart of Glasgow, just off the Style Mile.

Tip: “This impressive building offers a warm welcome whether you’re here to see one of our vibrant exhibitions, visit the Mackintosh Interpretation Centre, or to sample the menu at the Doocot Café Bar, located on the fifth floor of the beautiful tower.”

Ox and Finch

Ox and Finch

920 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G3 7TF
T: 0141 339 8627

Ox and Finch is a popular Kelvingrove restaurant with a relaxed, sharing concept of contemporary dining; simple, seasonal and ingredient-led menus, which combine big, bold flavours with global influences. Add to this a great wine list and friendly, attentive service.

Tip: “Pop the cork, then raise a toast to a bright future with the one you love, in the vibrant atmosphere of one of the most talked-about restaurants in Glasgow.”

Rebel Rebel Barber

Rebel Rebel Barber

101 Union Street, Glasgow, G1 3TA
T: 0141 248 2818

Rebel Rebel Barber is a quality barbershop with a contemporary twist. In addition to traditional services, including hot towel shaves, their talented barbers cut both male and female hair, offer colour treatments, and even create hair tattoos.

Tip: “To look your best when you propose, don’t skimp on product quality. Good haircuts are only possible with the right products, and at Rebel Rebel we only use the top, environmentally friendly products.”

ROX

ROX

42-45 Argyll Arcade, Glasgow, G2 8BG
T: 0141 221 0550

As an award-winning luxury jeweller, ROX has built an enviable reputation for offering diamond engagement rings that are second-to-none. Each ring contains the most exquisite, handpicked diamonds, and is designed entirely in-house, making it unique and exclusive to ROX.

Tip: “Picking an engagement ring is a special and memorable moment. Don’t stress out; with the help of our experts you’ll enjoy finding the perfect ring for your partner.”

Royal Exchange Square

Royal Exchange Square

A stand-out urban landmark with its neoclassical Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow’s Royal Exchange Square is surrounded by stylish designer boutiques and trendy bars. If your partner prefers sexy city scenery to romantic parkland, this is the ideal place for some post-proposal fizz to mark the occasion.

Tip: “Feeling flush? Treat your bride- or groom-to-be to a designer engagement gift from one of the many luxury outlets around the square.”

Blythswood Square

Blythswood Square

11 Blythswood Square, Glasgow, G2 4AD
T: 0141 248 8888

Blythswood Square is an award-winning, five-star luxury spa hotel. A chic restaurant, stunning salon with garden views, and private dining rooms, alongside delicious food, fizz, cocktails and an unassailable afternoon tea, makes it the perfect place to propose and celebrate.

Tip: “Why not surprise your partner with a romantic film experience in our private cinema, right before getting down on one knee. The happy tears will be flowing!”

Cail Bruich

Cail Bruich

725 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 8QX
T: 0141 334 6265

Influenced by both classical and modern cooking techniques, Cail Bruich serves contemporary Scottish Cuisine in the heart of Glasgow’s West End. Awarded three AA Rosettes, this stylish eatery provides a relaxed fine dining experience, serving food that is seasonal, inspirational, and above all delicious.

Tip: “Prepare to toast the celebrations with a bottle of the finest bubbly recommended by Cail Bruich’s Head Sommelier, as you ready yourself to popping the big question. The answer will be 'Yes'!”

Cameron House

Cameron House

Loch Lomond, Alexandria, G83 8QZ
T: 01389 310777

Situated where the Highlands meet the Lowlands, and only a short drive from Glasgow, five-star luxury spa hotel Cameron House is an escape from everyday life; hidden, exclusive, yet accessible. The unique setting on the banks of Loch Lomond makes it a very special place for a romantic proposal.

Tip: “With a glass of champagne on a private deck, a cruise on the Celtic Warrior is what proposal dreams are made of.”

The Club Gym

The Club Gym

56 Glassford Street, Glasgow, G1 1UL
T: 0141 548 6780

At The Club Gym, workouts are fused with live DJ sessions to offer you a truly unique exercise experience. It’s Glasgow’s first boutique gym, and 'no beige' is their number one rule; expect DJ-fuelled training sessions, experienced personal trainers, stunning facilities and top-quality equipment.

Tip: “Nervous about proposing? Calm yourself down and lower stress levels with a relaxing Ibiza Sunrise session before you pop the question.”

Cruise

Cruise

180 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1DN

As a leading UK luxury retailer, Cruise specialises in designer clothing, footwear and accessories for men and women, from iconic international designers to directional casual brands. Their philosophy is to offer you exceptional service and exclusive style, whether you’re shopping in their stores or online boutique.

Tip: “Feeling nervous? Let one of our personal stylists worry about how you look, and help you out with the perfect outfit that she can’t say no to!”

The Gannet

The Gannet

1155 Argyle Street, Finnieston, Glasgow, G3 8TB
T: 0141 204 2081

The Gannet is an independent neighbourhood restaurant in Glasgow's West End. Being Chef-owned, it prides itself on sourcing the best seasonal produce Scotland has to offer.

Tip: “Our relaxed style of service would put anyone at ease before popping the question. Have a glass of champagne, bend the knee and start planning for a wonderful future.”

Glasgow Film Theatre

Glasgow Film Theatre

12 Rose Street, Glasgow, G3 6RB
T: 0141 332 653

What began as a single screen cinema over 40 years ago, has become the most diverse and best publicly attended independent cinema in Scotland, with Glasgow Film Festival one of the top three film festivals in the UK. Glasgow Film Theatre is a national centre for film and moving image media where audiences and filmmakers experience and debate cultural practice and ideas through diverse, unique and quality programmes that transform the way people see the world, through film.

Tip: “Hire one of the three screens for a private screening of your partner’s favourite film, with a personalised on-screen message to help you pop the question. You can also enjoy a celebratory glass of prosecco as you toast to a happy future in one of our beautiful auditoria.”

House for an Art Lover

House for an Art Lover

Bellahouston Park, 10 Dumbreck Rd, Glasgow, G41 5BW
T: 0141 353 4770

Set within the magnificent grounds of Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park and inspired by the designs of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, House for an Art Lover is a truly breathtaking location. It combines a stunning venue and beautiful gardens with many other features including an art gallery and exhibition space, café, artists’ studios and play park.

Tip: “Pick the perfect moment, in the perfect location, with the dream ring and say it from the heart.”

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AG
T: 0141 276 9599

For art lovers and history fans, where better to pop the question than the beautifully restored Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum? With 8,000 objects on display across 22 galleries, from natural history to internationally revered art, opportunities to propose in an original setting are endless.

Tip: “Set the tone with a romantic stroll in Kelvingrove Park, or an open air concert at the Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre.”

Brian Maule at Le Chardon d'Or

Brian Maule at Le Chardon d'Or

176 West Regent Street, Glasgow, G2 4RL
T: 0141 248 3801

Brian Maule at Le Chardon d’Or combines seasonal, locally sourced produce with traditional French techniques to create truly exquisite fare. The restaurant boasts a stunning dining room of polished floorboards, crisp white linen, striking modern art, and simple yet stunning flower displays. The feel of the room is often referred to by guests as luxurious and comfortable - the perfect venue for your special proposal.

Tip: “The biggest faux pas a person can make when popping the question, is doing so without a ring! Make sure you’ve left it with us before your meal, so we can present it with your partner's desert, adding to that surprise and 'wow' factor!”

The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse

11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow, G1 3NU
T: 0141 276 5365

Formerly housing The Glasgow Herald, The Lighthouse was the first public commission completed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Home to Scotland's Centre for Design and Architecture, The Lighthouse acts as a visitor centre, exhibition space and events venue situated in the heart of Glasgow, just off the Style Mile.

Tip: “This impressive building offers a warm welcome whether you’re here to see one of our vibrant exhibitions, visit the Mackintosh Interpretation Centre, or to sample the menu at the Doocot Café Bar, located on the fifth floor of the beautiful tower.”

Ox and Finch

Ox and Finch

920 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G3 7TF
T: 0141 339 8627

Ox and Finch is a popular Kelvingrove restaurant with a relaxed, sharing concept of contemporary dining; simple, seasonal and ingredient-led menus, which combine big, bold flavours with global influences. Add to this a great wine list and friendly, attentive service.

Tip: “Pop the cork, then raise a toast to a bright future with the one you love, in the vibrant atmosphere of one of the most talked-about restaurants in Glasgow.”

Rebel Rebel Barber

Rebel Rebel Barber

101 Union Street, Glasgow, G1 3TA
T: 0141 248 2818

Rebel Rebel Barber is a quality barbershop with a contemporary twist. In addition to traditional services, including hot towel shaves, their talented barbers cut both male and female hair, offer colour treatments, and even create hair tattoos.

Tip: “To look your best when you propose, don’t skimp on product quality. Good haircuts are only possible with the right products, and at Rebel Rebel we only use the top, environmentally friendly products.”

ROX

ROX

42-45 Argyll Arcade, Glasgow, G2 8BG
T: 0141 221 0550

As an award-winning luxury jeweller, ROX has built an enviable reputation for offering diamond engagement rings that are second-to-none. Each ring contains the most exquisite, handpicked diamonds, and is designed entirely in-house, making it unique and exclusive to ROX.

Tip: “Picking an engagement ring is a special and memorable moment. Don’t stress out; with the help of our experts you’ll enjoy finding the perfect ring for your partner.”

Royal Exchange Square

Royal Exchange Square

A stand-out urban landmark with its neoclassical Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow’s Royal Exchange Square is surrounded by stylish designer boutiques and trendy bars. If your partner prefers sexy city scenery to romantic parkland, this is the ideal place for some post-proposal fizz to mark the occasion.

Tip: “Feeling flush? Treat your bride- or groom-to-be to a designer engagement gift from one of the many luxury outlets around the square.”