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VEGA celebrates first year as one of Glasgow’s most popular venues, welcoming over 100,000 guests

Glasgow rooftop bar and restaurant Vega has welcomed over 100,000 guests

ONE of Glasgow’s most popular venues, VEGA celebrates its 1st birthday this weekend, kicking off celebrations with a series of promotions and eye-watering figures. Located on the top floor of YOTEL Glasgow, the venue revealed it has welcomed a staggering amount of guests in its first year – over 100,000 people. An entertainment destination like no other, VEGA’s offering includes private karaoke, disco brunches and a ten-pin bowling alley – with over 40,000 games of bowling played in one year. 

Euan Wilson, Manager at VEGA, said: “We’re thrilled to be able to look back on such an impressive first year for VEGA and huge credit must go to all of our staff who have worked so hard to make the venue’s opening year so successful. We’ve hosted guests from all over the world and have brought a new, vibrant energy to Glasgow’s buzzing nightlife scene. We’re grateful to all our customers for their support.” 

“We’re looking forward to celebrating in true VEGA style this weekend, by giving back to our customers with free birthday cocktails and a series of great deals and promotions. Glasgow has been the perfect home for VEGA – we’re a larger than life venue with big ambitions and we can’t wait to reveal what we have planned for the venue’s second year. Cheers!” 

To celebrate, the search is on for VEGA’s ‘birthday twins’ – guests who share the same birthday weekend (22, 23 or 24 July) as the venue can claim a free cocktail. Birthday promotions also include half price bowling, free sides with any main dishes and discounted cocktail offers. See below for full details and Ts&Cs of VEGA’s first birthday offers. 

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Friday 22nd July – 1 x free side with any main dish purchased (1 side per person)

Saturday 23rd July – £5 ‘Vegalicious’ birthday cake inspired cocktails 

Sunday 24th July – half price bowling (1 game per person)

All weekend – complimentary cocktail for anyone who shares VEGA’s birthday weekend PLUS free photos from VEGA’s brand new photobooth

Taking over the seventh floor of YOTEL Glasgow, VEGA opened in July 2021, welcoming guests from Glasgow and beyond for an events programme like no other. Aiming to bring out of this world experiences to the city centre VEGA’s programming has included monthly Disco Brunches featuring roller skaters and build your own bellinis, sets from the city’s best DJs every Friday and Saturday night, a brand new photobooth and even a launch party for Scotland’s biggest festival, TRNSMT. 

The venue’s cosmic offering includes cocktails and mocktails crafted by expert bartenders, as well as a delicious food menu including snacks and sharers like Haggis Bon Bons and Jalapeno Cream Cheese. VEGA’s brunch menu runs every weekend, with dishes including Huevos Rancheros or Buttermilk Fried Chicken and Waffles. 

VEGA also boasts floor to ceiling windows, guaranteeing stunning views of the city as the sun goes down. A highlight for every guest, VEGA’s immersive disco lift has featured in countless selfies and is a surefire way to start, or end, your night on a high.

Named after one of the brightest stars in the universe, VEGA has brightened up Glasgow’s night time economy with 13,700 square feet of rooftop space and a capacity of 282. The venue has welcomed over 100,000 guests to its unique space over the past year, and guests have played 40,000 games of bowling…VEGA’s future looks brighter than ever. 

Ts&CS: Guests must provide photographic ID to prove their birthday falls on either Friday 22nd, Saturday 23rd or Sunday 24th July. Over 18s only. Prize is not transferable. 1 complimentary cocktail per person, with up to 250 distributed across the weekend. 

For more information or to make a booking at VEGA, visit or email 

For more information or to make a booking at YOTEL Glasgow, visit 

To learn more about YOTEL Glasgow and VEGA, follow: @yotelglasgow and @vegaglasgow.

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