24 hours in Glasgow
Only have 24 hours in Glasgow, to dash around, take it all in, and sample the finest nightlife this city has to offer? Don't sweat it We've come up with the best bars to pop into during your day-long dash around town. A quintessential crashcourse in all things Glasgae. Here's your guide to bar hopping during your 24 hours in Glasgow.
Last updated on 18th August 2017
Ashton Lane is the prettiest darn street in all of Glasgow, and happens to be home to some of the city's coolest bars. Pop into Glasgow institution Ubiquitous Chip for a bite, sip cocktails in Vodka Wodka, or flake out with some beer and moules in the beer garden at Brel. There's a lot of star quality bars packed into this quaint little cobbled lane, so don't spent 24 hours in Glasgow without a stop-off.
Only have 24 hours in Glasgow? Well you'll need to get in at least a dram or two. Head to the niftily located Pot Still in Glasgow City Centre, this pub is something of a whisky wonderland with hundred of bottles of malt to choose from. If you're in Glasgow for just one day, this is the joint to drink in.
Arisaig is a chic restaurant bar in Glasgow and the perfect place to dine if you only have a short time in the city. With fine Scottish fare you can have yourself a crash course in local cuisine with everything from Aberdeen beef, and West Coast scallops, to local favourites, black pudding and haggis. Refined dining set in the historic and bustling Merchant Square, this is the place to stop in Merchant City.
You can't spend 24 hours in Glasgow without stopping off and sampling some local brews. And where better to do it than in the historic, and beautiful old Templeton Carpet Factory, which now home to West Brewery. Stop in and sample some of their lovingly created craft brews, or make an excursion out of it with a tour of the brewery too. With a picturesque location on Glasgow Green, this is a must-visit, no matter how short your stay.
Okay so BrewDog may be more of an Aberdeen landmark, but BrewDog Glasgow's nifty location, makes it a worthwhile stop off during 24 hours in Glasgow. Pop in before or after a jaunt around Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum and sample one of the Scotland's fastest growing exports, and see what the craft beer movement is all about. With stunning views of Kelvingrove across the street, this is a pretty place to park awhile.
Fancy taking in some Rennie Mackintosh architecture while you're in Glasgow? Take it in from within one of the city's coolest bars. Stereo is a fun vegan cafe bar on Renfield Lane, located in a Charles Rennie Makintosh building. Stop in for some hearty grub and take in the handiwork of one of Glasgow's true greats.