The Pipers' Tryst at The National Piping Centre

The Pipers' Tryst at The National Piping Centre The National Piping Centre is located at the top of Hope Street. We offer a cosy home from home for pipers, visitors to Glasgow, locals, wedding and event guests.

The Piper's Tryst Restaurant can seat up to 40 and is available for breakfasts, lunch, pre-theatre and a la carte dining. We serve the very best in Scottish food with a modern twist! Our cosy hotel has 8 bed rooms right in the heart of the city offering the best possible location, only two minutes from the main shopping thoroughfare of Sauchiehall Street. We can cater for Weddings, Civil Partnerships, Corporate events, Birthday Parties, Retirement Parties for up to 120 seated guests and 150 evening guests. So why not take a wander up Hope Street to explore everything we have to offer.

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General Manager: Natalie Davidson & Caitlin Houston

Culinary Team: Eddie Shaw

Attire: Casual

Its a gorgeous day here in Glasgow, and what could be better on a sunny Friday than Fish and Chips! Ours is now Gluten F...
12/07/2019

Its a gorgeous day here in Glasgow, and what could be better on a sunny Friday than Fish and Chips! Ours is now Gluten Free with Tempura Battered Fraserburgh Haddock served with handcut chips and mushy peas. Call 141 353 5551 to book a table for tonight now!

Did you know we had an 8 bedroom hotel here at The National Piping Centre? Its ranked as no.4 hotel in Glasgow on Trip A...
11/07/2019
Stay - The National Piping Centre

Did you know we had an 8 bedroom hotel here at The National Piping Centre? Its ranked as no.4 hotel in Glasgow on Trip Advisor and one guest's review said "Brilliant hidden little gem. Spotlessly clean, great food. Good nights sleep. Great location at the top of Hope Street. The staff go way above what you would expect, nothing was too much bother. From check in to check out they were a delight. Outstanding value and we will definitely be back."

So what are you waiting for? Book now for your overnight stay in the heart of Glasgow!

Promoting the study and history of piping in Scotland.

Our blackboards were getting a refresh for Summer yesterday with Maverick Designs, we love our new Wedding board. If you...
10/07/2019

Our blackboards were getting a refresh for Summer yesterday with Maverick Designs, we love our new Wedding board. If you are planning a wedding, find out more about having it here with us -> www.thepipingcentre.co.uk/weddings

The Gin Tasting is back for 2019 at Piping Live! with the ginnoisseurs from Alston Bar & Beef showing you some great Sco...
08/07/2019
Piping Live! Scottish Gin Tasting with Alston Bar and Beef

The Gin Tasting is back for 2019 at Piping Live! with the ginnoisseurs from Alston Bar & Beef showing you some great Scottish gins and what to pair them with. Book your tickets now for this fantastic event on Thursday 15th August. #drinkaware

Scottish Gin Tasting with Alston Bar and Beef Learn the history behind the worlds most illicit and yet most eclectic spirit. Sample a variety of gins and learn how best to pair them with selected garnishes and mixers from the Ginoisseurs from Glasgow’s Alston Bar and Beef. Voted Scotland’s both ...

In case you missed it - on our wedding blog this week, we want your piping memories! Whether it was a piper at your wedd...
06/07/2019
Share memories of your wedding piper with Piping Live! - The National Piping Centre

In case you missed it - on our wedding blog this week, we want your piping memories! Whether it was a piper at your wedding or other special event, we would love to hear from you! If you are planning your wedding, pop in tomorrow, Sunday 7th July, from 12noon - 3pm, to ask about our venue, hiring a piper and more!

At The National Piping Centre, we've been hosting weddings for a number of years now. Get expert wedding advice from our experienced team of wedding co-ordinators in our wedding blog section.The National Piping Centre is a wedding venue in the heart of Glasgow with an experienced team on hand to cre...

Its time for summer fruits and our desserts are crammed with them! We have a beautiful Eton Mess with layers of strawber...
05/07/2019

Its time for summer fruits and our desserts are crammed with them! We have a beautiful Eton Mess with layers of strawberries, meringue and cream or the even more luxurious Cranachan, with oats,cream, raspberries and a little whisky. Come in this weekend to try them out!

Our Meet the Piper tours are on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturdays this Summer until the end of August! Due to a pri...
04/07/2019
Meet the Piper - The National Piping Centre

Our Meet the Piper tours are on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturdays this Summer until the end of August! Due to a private event though, this Friday at 2pm there will be no public tour. So check out our web page, which is updated with all the news and plan your visit this Summer!

Promoting the study and history of piping in Scotland.

This #WeddingWednesday, we want to hear from you! Piping Live has just launched their #SoundsofaLifetime campaign, which...
03/07/2019
Share memories of your wedding piper with Piping Live! - The National Piping Centre

This #WeddingWednesday, we want to hear from you! Piping Live has just launched their #SoundsofaLifetime campaign, which is asking fans to submit their fondest memories of piping, whether it was watching a fantastic performance at the festival or hearing a favourite tune performed at a graduation or wedding. If you have your own story to share, we’d love to hear from you – read the blog to find out more:

At The National Piping Centre, we've been hosting weddings for a number of years now. Get expert wedding advice from our experienced team of wedding co-ordinators in our wedding blog section.The National Piping Centre is a wedding venue in the heart of Glasgow with an experienced team on hand to cre...

Our Meet the Piper tours are on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturdays this Summer until the end of August! Due to a pri...
02/07/2019
Meet the Piper - The National Piping Centre

Our Meet the Piper tours are on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturdays this Summer until the end of August! Due to a private event though, this Friday at 2pm there will be no public tour. So check out our web page, which is updated with all the news and plan your visit this Summer!

Promoting the study and history of piping in Scotland.

Piping Live! is coming soon and if you want to join in, but food and drink is more your thing then this is for you! We h...
02/07/2019
whisky | Piping Live!

Piping Live! is coming soon and if you want to join in, but food and drink is more your thing then this is for you! We have a series of Whisky Tastings with a piping twist. Try whiskies from 5 of the most iconic piping locations in Scotland under the guidance of Willie MacDougall, who over 30 years has worked for some of the most well known whisky brands in Scotland. Find out more and book tickets at the link. Please drink responsibly.

Piping Whisky Tasting 2019 – Wednesday Tour 5 of the most prominent piping locations in Scotland through their Single Malt Whiskies. Join Willie MacDougall, who has worked at some of the most famous distilleries in the world, as you take a unique look at some of piping’s most famous venues and l...

From the blog - we look back at our top tips for Bridal Makeup, especially with this hot weather, how to keep your look ...
29/06/2019
Top Tips for Brides: Wedding Make-Up - The National Piping Centre

From the blog - we look back at our top tips for Bridal Makeup, especially with this hot weather, how to keep your look in place all day! If you want more wedding advice, join us next Sunday, 7th July for our Wedding walkaround. Pop in from 12noon - 3pm to chat to one of our wedding coordinators!

At The National Piping Centre, we've been hosting weddings for a number of years now. Get expert wedding advice from our experienced team of wedding co-ordinators in our wedding blog section.The National Piping Centre is a wedding venue in the heart of Glasgow with an experienced team on hand to cre...

What a scorcher again in Glasgow today! We know its Friday, but if you want to cool off we have a fantastic range of ice...
28/06/2019

What a scorcher again in Glasgow today! We know its Friday, but if you want to cool off we have a fantastic range of iced coffees - perfect for sitting in our outside seating and enjoying the sunshine!

It is a balmy 24degrees in the Dear Green Place today... but our cooling drinks and outside seating will let you enjoy t...
27/06/2019

It is a balmy 24degrees in the Dear Green Place today... but our cooling drinks and outside seating will let you enjoy the sunshine to the fullest! #pleasedrinkresponsibly #wearsuncreamtoo

Planning a special event this summer? Come and speak to our team of dedicated event planners who can help you create the...
25/06/2019
Events - The National Piping Centre

Planning a special event this summer? Come and speak to our team of dedicated event planners who can help you create the most memorable night for you. From special dinners to spectacular parties, we can cater for your event. Find out more here:

Promoting the study and history of piping in Scotland.

Have you heard about our Winter Wedding package? This package has everything you need to host the perfect winter wedding...
24/06/2019
Winter Wedding Package - The National Piping Centre

Have you heard about our Winter Wedding package? This package has everything you need to host the perfect winter wedding. It based on 50 guests and comes with a world class piper & red carpet arrival, as well as the full support of our experienced wedding coordinators and more! Book today for dates between November 2019 - February 2020. Find out more at the link below:

Having a piper at your wedding can be a big part of the day! One of the most famous tunes they play is "Mairi's Wedding"...
22/06/2019
The Story Behind the Song: Mairi’s Wedding - The National Piping Centre

Having a piper at your wedding can be a big part of the day! One of the most famous tunes they play is "Mairi's Wedding", a jaunty tune to leave the church to! In our blog, find out more about this tune and its history - an interesting tale!

At The National Piping Centre, we've been hosting weddings for a number of years now. Get expert wedding advice from our experienced team of wedding co-ordinators in our wedding blog section.The National Piping Centre is a wedding venue in the heart of Glasgow with an experienced team on hand to cre...

Its the end of another working week and we are excited for #FoodieFriday! This weekend our go to dish is the Crab and Av...
21/06/2019

Its the end of another working week and we are excited for #FoodieFriday! This weekend our go to dish is the Crab and Avocado Salad - its the longest day of the year and allegedly its going to get warmer soon! This lovely summery starter will set you up for a great Scottish meal. Call 0141 353 5551 to book your table now!

Did you know that we offer a Gluten Free Menu at The Pipers' Tryst? Featuring delicious dishes ranging from Curry Cruste...
20/06/2019

Did you know that we offer a Gluten Free Menu at The Pipers' Tryst? Featuring delicious dishes ranging from Curry Crusted Monkfish and Moroccan Chickpea Stew to this Butternut Squash Curry, there's something for every taste! thepipingcentre.co.uk/eat

Its #WeddingWednesday and we wanted to let you know about our next Wedding Walkaround! If you are just beginning to plan...
19/06/2019
Wedding Walkaround - The National Piping Centre

Its #WeddingWednesday and we wanted to let you know about our next Wedding Walkaround! If you are just beginning to plan your wedding, then drop into our informal session where you can see around our building and chat to one of our wedding coordinators in a relaxed atmosphere - no appointment necessary! Our next event is Sunday 7th July from 12noon - 3pm, here at The National Piping Centre. Find out more:

Our Meet the Piper Tours are still on for a great Summer of Music. But unfortunately due to some minore work in the Muse...
18/06/2019
Meet the Piper - The National Piping Centre

Our Meet the Piper Tours are still on for a great Summer of Music. But unfortunately due to some minore work in the Museum of Piping, they will not be available this Friday, 21st June. Check out our website and make sure you come along to see our Meet the Piper tour before the end of August when they are on!

Promoting the study and history of piping in Scotland.

Its #FoodieFriday here at The Pipers' Tryst! We are serving up some fantastic food for you this weekend, from our award ...
14/06/2019

Its #FoodieFriday here at The Pipers' Tryst! We are serving up some fantastic food for you this weekend, from our award winning head chef (have we mentioned that before!?!). Our Summer menu has some amazing dishes including this Barnsley Lamb Chop - that's the name of the cut - with dauphinoise potatoes, minted peas and pear. Call 0141 353 5551 to book a table now!

It’s one of the best-loved Scottish tunes of all time, and ever popular at weddings. But what was the inspiration behind...
12/06/2019
The Story Behind the Song: Mairi’s Wedding - The National Piping Centre

It’s one of the best-loved Scottish tunes of all time, and ever popular at weddings. But what was the inspiration behind ‘Mairi’s Wedding’? Our latest blog explores the song’s history... #WeddingWednesday

At The National Piping Centre, we've been hosting weddings for a number of years now. Get expert wedding advice from our experienced team of wedding co-ordinators in our wedding blog section.The National Piping Centre is a wedding venue in the heart of Glasgow with an experienced team on hand to cre...

Treats for Tuesday anyone? We have some fantastic desserts on our menu, including our homemade Sticky Toffee Pudding. It...
11/06/2019

Treats for Tuesday anyone? We have some fantastic desserts on our menu, including our homemade Sticky Toffee Pudding. Its all made at The National Piping Centre to our secret recipe, and if you try it, you'll love it!

In case you missed it! Our most recent wedding blog post looks at our top tips on how to narrow down your choice of date...
08/06/2019
How to Choose Your Wedding Date - The National Piping Centre

In case you missed it! Our most recent wedding blog post looks at our top tips on how to narrow down your choice of date for your big day! It can be tricky to get it just right, so here's how we can help.

At The National Piping Centre, we've been hosting weddings for a number of years now. Get expert wedding advice from our experienced team of wedding co-ordinators in our wedding blog section.The National Piping Centre is a wedding venue in the heart of Glasgow with an experienced team on hand to cre...

It's #NationalFishandChipDay and we have the perfect thing to help you celebrate! Our new Fraserburgh Haddock Supper is ...
07/06/2019

It's #NationalFishandChipDay and we have the perfect thing to help you celebrate! Our new Fraserburgh Haddock Supper is gluten free and served with hand cut chips, mushy peas and tartare sauce. What better dish to kickstart your weekend? #FoodieFriday

It’s one of the biggest decisions you’ll make when planning your wedding: which date should you set it on? Here’s our gu...
05/06/2019
How to Choose Your Wedding Date - The National Piping Centre

It’s one of the biggest decisions you’ll make when planning your wedding: which date should you set it on? Here’s our guide to some of the top things you should consider when making up your mind…#WeddingWednesday

At The National Piping Centre, we've been hosting weddings for a number of years now. Get expert wedding advice from our experienced team of wedding co-ordinators in our wedding blog section.The National Piping Centre is a wedding venue in the heart of Glasgow with an experienced team on hand to cre...

Have you tried our Summer A La Carte menu yet? New additions include this delicious Smoked Fraserburgh Haddock, served w...
04/06/2019

Have you tried our Summer A La Carte menu yet? New additions include this delicious Smoked Fraserburgh Haddock, served with creamed leeks and mashed potato. Book your table now and discover a new favourite on your next visit... www.thepipingcentre.co.uk/eat

How was your weekend? We hope you managed to make the most of it, despite the weather! Why not pop in and treat yourself...
03/06/2019
About the Restaurant - The National Piping Centre

How was your weekend? We hope you managed to make the most of it, despite the weather! Why not pop in and treat yourself to lunch or dinner to carry on the weekend vibes...

Promoting the study and history of piping in Scotland.

Its Friday, its 5pm... its Cocktail Time! We have a great cocktail menu for you to try... so come in, escape the rain an...
31/05/2019

Its Friday, its 5pm... its Cocktail Time! We have a great cocktail menu for you to try... so come in, escape the rain and sit awhile with us! Then you can try our new summer menu too! Call 0141 353 5551 to book your table! #drinkaware

Its a bit dreich in Glasgow today, so come on in and take refuge in our cozy restaurant and we'll make you a delicious c...
30/05/2019

Its a bit dreich in Glasgow today, so come on in and take refuge in our cozy restaurant and we'll make you a delicious coffee!

Its Bank Holiday Monday and we are open as usual! Pop in and try something from our new Summer menu, including our new, ...
27/05/2019

Its Bank Holiday Monday and we are open as usual! Pop in and try something from our new Summer menu, including our new, gluten free, Tempura Battered Fraserburgh Haddock and Chips!

With an all British football final tonight, and another next Saturday, there might be some clashes for wedding guests! I...
25/05/2019
Dealing with an Unexpected Clash - The National Piping Centre

With an all British football final tonight, and another next Saturday, there might be some clashes for wedding guests! In case you missed it, here is our guide to unexpected events on your wedding day!

Promoting the study and history of piping in Scotland.

Its another bank holiday weekend! Lucky you if you have a long weekend, why not book a table and spend it with us. Our f...
24/05/2019

Its another bank holiday weekend! Lucky you if you have a long weekend, why not book a table and spend it with us. Our fantastic new Summer Menu is getting rave reviews, and our award-winning Chef has some real treats lined up - like this Hummus and Red Pepper open sandwich... which is so good, the Head of Piping Studies for our Degree Course, Finlay MacDonald, was caught stealing a chip! Call us now on 0141 353 5551 to book your table and find out why it was so irresistible!

Our Piper Host Tours are back for the Summer! Join us on Mondays, Thursday and Friday at 12noon and 2pm and then on Satu...
23/05/2019
Meet the Piper - The National Piping Centre

Our Piper Host Tours are back for the Summer! Join us on Mondays, Thursday and Friday at 12noon and 2pm and then on Saturdays at 12noon throughout the summer for a fantastic Scottish experience! You can tour our newly refurbished Museum of Piping and then try the bagpipes for yourself under the guidance of our piper.

Promoting the study and history of piping in Scotland.

You’ve had your wedding date set for months, if not years. But just before your big day, an unexpected, life-changing ev...
22/05/2019
Dealing with an Unexpected Clash - The National Piping Centre

You’ve had your wedding date set for months, if not years. But just before your big day, an unexpected, life-changing event creates a significant clash of interests. Disaster! It’s a challenge one couple in Liverpool are having to face this weekend, as the Champions League final coincides with their wedding reception. What would you do in this situation? Our latest blog guides you through the options… #WeddingWednesday

Promoting the study and history of piping in Scotland.

Foodie Friday Alert! Our Fraserburgh Haddock Supper is now Gluten FREE! We have updated our classic dish, so that the fi...
17/05/2019

Foodie Friday Alert! Our Fraserburgh Haddock Supper is now Gluten FREE! We have updated our classic dish, so that the fish now comes in crispy tempura batter, so is suitable for those on a gluten free diet... and its still as tasty. So come in this weekend and try it out! See our fantastic new Summer Menu here -> http://bit.ly/PipersTryst

16/05/2019
Piper Host 2019

Our Piper Host Tours are back for the Summer! Join us on Mondays, Thursday and Friday at 12noon and 2pm and then on Saturdays at 12noon throughout the summer for a fantastic Scottish experience! You can tour our newly refurbished Museum of Piping and then try the bagpipes for yourself under the guidance of our piper. Here are a few tunes to show you what its like!

Glasgow is currently in the midst of a mini-heatwave and a sunny, summer day is a great backdrop for any wedding! Howeve...
15/05/2019
Top Tips for Brides: Wedding Make-Up - The National Piping Centre

Glasgow is currently in the midst of a mini-heatwave and a sunny, summer day is a great backdrop for any wedding! However, warm weather also runs the risk of a make-up meltdown... #WeddingWednesday

Promoting the study and history of piping in Scotland.

Looking for the perfect Wedding Gift for a couple getting married here? Or a fantastic anniversary present to remind a s...
14/05/2019
National Piping Centre - Mounted Print

Looking for the perfect Wedding Gift for a couple getting married here? Or a fantastic anniversary present to remind a special couple of their big day here at The National Piping Centre? Our shop has just added these beautiful mounted prints to their website and would make a great gift!

This beautiful print of the National Piping Centre is from a hand-sketched drawing by F+B cards artist Fiona Leatham. Personalise your home, practice room or office with this excellent hand sketched print of our sandstone building.

Its gearing up to be another week of great weather! If it all gets too much, pop in and try out our range of iced tea an...
13/05/2019

Its gearing up to be another week of great weather! If it all gets too much, pop in and try out our range of iced tea and coffee to help you cool down in the city!

We are just about to hit the Summer (hopefully) but for those planning a wedding, looking longer term is key! Here are o...
11/05/2019
Reasons to have a Winter Wedding - The National Piping Centre

We are just about to hit the Summer (hopefully) but for those planning a wedding, looking longer term is key! Here are our 12 reasons for planning a Winter Wedding. We have just launched a Winter Wedding package too, so make sure you take a peek there!

Promoting the study and history of piping in Scotland.

Its Foodie Friday! Our New Menu has a fantastic array of dishes from our newly Award-winning Chef too. So book a table a...
10/05/2019

Its Foodie Friday! Our New Menu has a fantastic array of dishes from our newly Award-winning Chef too. So book a table and come down this weekend to try out something like this - Parmesan Crusted Chicken with tomato stew, crispy potatoes and wilted greens. We promise, you'll love it!

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30-34 McPhater St
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G4 0HW

2mins to Buchanan Bus Station 5 mins walk to Queen Street Station 10 mins walk to Central Station

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0141 353 5551

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