"Scotland's most famous comedy club has a branch in both Edinburgh and Glasgow, and both are rated among the best comedy venues in the UK."
Looking for... whisky, the 'water of life'?
Head to... Ben Nevis
With over 180 different types of the stuff, it's safe to say that whisky is something of a speciality at Ben Nevis. Teamed with regular live folk music, this is a bona fide Scottish experience for those looking for the real deal.
Where? 1147 Argyle Street
Info: thebennevis.com, 0141 576 5204
Looking for... rock royalty
Head to... King Tut's Wah Wah Hut
Something of a legendary gig venue in Glasgow - and indeed across the UK - King Tut's Wah Wah Hut has seen some of rock and roll's biggest names over the past 21 years including Beck, Pulp, the Manic Street Preachers and Travis to name but a few. Most famous as being the place where Oasis were spotted and signed back in 1993, this is the place to head to hear the next big thing.
Where? 272a St Vincent Street
Info: kingtuts.co.uk, 0141 221 5279
Looking for... glam cocktails
Head to... The Corinthian Club
Situated in a stunningly elaborate Victorian building, The Corinthian Club is a melting pot of fabulous interiors, chintzy décor and people-watching heaven. There are numerous bars to choose from - from the cosy Mash & Press rooms in the basement to the glam Tellers Bar or funky Charlie Parkers - so you're sure to find a spot to suit and a drink to whet your appetite.
Where? 191 Ingram Street
Info: thecorinthianclub.co.uk, 0141 552 1101
Looking for... somewhere todance
Head to... Sub Club
If your night out isn't complete without hitting the dance floor, Sub Club is the place for you. Glasgow's premier clubbing institution has been going strong for over 20 years and still pulls a loyal crowd of revellers for late night moves at the mercy of the DJ.
Where? 22 Jamaica Street
Info: subclub.co.uk, 0141 221 1177
Looking for... amusing antics
Head to... The Stand Comedy Club
Scotland's most famous comedy club has a branch in both Edinburgh and Glagow, and both are rated among the best comedy venues in the UK. There's live stand-up every night of the week, and March sees the club become one of the main venues for the Magners thestand.co.uk,0844 335 8879