Live entertainment can be found at a number of Paisley locations, including those below. Check their web pages or Facebook pages for forthcoming acts:
The Old Swan
20 Smithhills Street Ph: 0141 8896492
The Comedy Club
42 New Street, Paisley
Last Thursday of every month 8pm-11pm
The Anchor Bar
23 Gauze Street Ph: 0141 889 5666
45 High Street Ph: 0141 561 7105
Saporito High Street
38 High Street Ph: 0141 8892727
Live music Fri and Sat night from 9.30pm
The Bar & Grill
13 Causeyside Street Ph: TBA
Paisley's very own purpose-built live music venue
Shuttle Street Ph: 0141 889 9976 www.thebungalowonline.com
The Tartan Rose
2 Broomlands Street Ph: 0141 887 1800 www.facebook.com/pages/Tartan-Rose/28370113878443
7B New Street Ph: 0141 8871169
The Tea Gardens Tavern
69 Causeyside Street Ph: 0141 889 5196
This map shows the locations of the venues listed above:
PAISLEY ARTS: - Paisley has an active arts scene. Events and locations include The Spree, Paisley Arts Centre, Paisley Town Hall and film screenings.
For a list and details of forthcoming events, please see boxoffice.renfrewshire.gov.uk where tickets can be purchases. Please note events can be booked out in advance, so advance purchase of tickets is recommended.
SHOWCASE CINEMA Paisley, Griffen Avenue, Phoenix Business Park, Paisley, PA1 2BH, Ph: 0871 220 1000. This 14 screen multiplex offers free parking, and is located is 2.5 miles/ 4km west of Paisley. A regular bus service to Linwodd passes by the cinema. A taxi will cost approximately £6.00 each way. Please see www.showcasecinemas.co.uk for a full listing and details. Businesses in the same business park include Ben & Jerry's, KFC, McDonalds, Pizza Hut, Phoenix Park (pub) and The Bobbin Mill (pub).
BRAEHEAD SHOPPING CENTRE is one of Scotland's largest shopping centres and retail parks. The shopping centre is open late Mon-Fri until 9pm. For full details of shops, please see www.braehead.co.uk. McGills operates a bus service (for Govan). Service 21 departs from Central Way, by the Paisley Piazza, about every 15 minutes, and takes around 25 minutes. A taxi will cost approximately £7.20 each way.
intu Braehead - is regarded as Scotland's Ultimate Entertainment Destination, and it located next to Braehead Shopping Centre. You will find an indoor real snow slope, rock climbing, adventure golf, bowling, laser games, a 12-screen Odeon cinema, 14 restaurants & cafe's and a selection of the best urban, clothing and adventure retailers. For full details please see soar.intu.co.uk.
CLUBS AND BARS
Paisley has a good selection of bars catering for all tastes, whether young or not-so-young, loud or quiet, live music, karaoke, sports, or just somewhere to soak in some local Scottish colour. Web sites, where applicable, are listed below. These will help you make a decision for a memorable night in Paisley town centre.
A few years ago local website www.paisley.org.uk conducted a survey with the people of Paisley. It wanted to establish Paisley's best pubs, based on the views of people of Paisley. Below are the results.
Saporito Wine Bar
The Last Post
The Tile Bar
The Old Swan
The Brewers Tap
The Bungalow Bar
Viennas & Vinyl
The Bull Inn
The Wee Howff
The Club Bar