After Work Drinks in Glasgow
You've had a long day at work in Glasgow. And now you're off chill out with colleagues or meet your friends. You deserve it! From a city steeped in industrial history, Glaswegians sure are a bunch of grafters. And so, Glasgow has a great tradition of after work scoops and whether you work in an office or a shop, a building site or a butchers, your after work bevvie is an important ritual. Luckily Glasgow boasts some great pubs and bars that take quittin' time tipples seriously - so if you're looking for a great place for after work drinks in Glasgow, here's a few of our faves.
Last updated on 27th January 2017
A cool vodka bar with chilled out vibes in the early evening; Revolution is a great spot to celebrate at the end of the day. With booth bookings for groups and tasty eats if you're feeling peckish, stay 'til late for a fun evening of great drinks and good banter.
A lively party bar in the centre of Glasgow, Missoula is a totally versatile drinking spot that delivers great drinks, great chow and all round good times. It's central location makes this one a popular choice with the after work crowd, serving well priced beverages and discounted grub - the party hearty can hit the dance floor on a Friday night, to get down to a fun time mix of commercial tracks and 80's hits on a Thursday night.
With a communal, social vibe and long cocktail and wine menu, Cubatas is a great spot in Finnieston to head for an after work tipple or two. If you're peckish the venue also serves an amazing selection of tapas that are perfect for sharing among colleagues.
Open until 6am everyday, Alea Glasgow Casino promises a rather rowdy affair for after-work drinks. Sit in their plush bar and sip on an ice-cold beer or take to the games room for the chance to play roulette, black jack and poker. If you're peckish, there is also a sumptuous Indian fare to choose from.
Kokomo don't just do after work drinks, they do Apres. Every Friday this chic nightclub opens its doors early for the after work crowd offering stylish professionals the chance to kick start the weekend with cool tunes, killer cocktails and delicious food courtesy of the folks from Buddy's BBQ. If you're like your Friday drinks on the slick side, Kokomo is the place to have them.
With it's smashing location close to both Buchanan Street and Merchant City, The Social is perfectly located for after work drinks in Glasgow. Add great cocktails, awesome drinks promotions and gorgeous decor, and this bar has got the goods for chic tipples at the end of the day.
A city hangout and favourite for after work drinks in Glasgow is The Slug & Lettuce. Boasting contemporary interiors and laid-back vibes in abundance, Slug & Lettuce props up some evening drinks well with their bar of affordable cocktails, vino and beers to get involved in. Open until 1am, there's plenty of scope to enjoy your time here.
A slick bar in Merchant City, with sprawling spaces and seating out on Merchant Square; there's plenty of room in Metropolitan to chill out after work. Stylish and chic, without feeling formal, Metropolitan has great cocktails and a chilled feel.
A cool, stylish bar on Bath Street, Hummingbird is a chic spot for an after work bevvie. With lots of big tables for groups as well as smaller spaces for quieter conversations, Hummingbird has good tunes, good vibes and a great location in Glasgow City Centre.
Stereo is a bustling spot in Glasgow every evening. With tasty vegan eats, a great stock at the bar and some sweet tunes, cool young professionals make Stereo their central Glasgow after-work go-to.
The Hope is a stylish gastro bar close to Glasgow Central Station, and the perfect spot to pop in for a post work bevvie (or three) on your way home. With tasty bar food, it's also a handy place to dine, while a cool, refurbished interior, friendly staff and and extensive drinks selection seal the deal on an all-you-need after work haunt.
If you're looking for a luxe after work tipple, Teller's bar is just the place. Opulent surroundings, fantastic cocktails and great seating for pairs to parties and everything in between. Whether you're in the stunning Teller's Bar, the chic Charlie Parker's or gambling your earnings in the casino, The Corinthian Club is perfect for posh after work drinks in Glasgow.
All Bar One is a go-to for after work drinks in Glasgow. Not only is it located in one of the city's business hubs, but it also offers and accomplished selection of wine and cocktails (and some fantastic eats too) making your 5pm come down, that little bit smoother.
With it's central Merchant City location, Committee Room No.9 is a prime destination to check out after you clock off. With lots of space for groups big and small, live sports on the telly and good food, it's a one stop pub for all your 5pm needs.
Chill out with a few after work beers at BrewDog Glasgow. Overlooking Kelvingrove museum, there are few prettier spots of an evening in Glasgow. And best of all, clean craft beers mean no headache tomorrow morning.
A Victorian style boozer in Merchant City, The Libertine is a prime spot for some after work scoops. Comfy Chesterfield couches, great local brews on tap and some tasty burger and beer deals; what more do you need come clocking out time in Glasgow?
Browns, with its location on Georges Square is a popular destination for after work drinks in Glasgow among Merchant City professionals. A sophisticated after work hangout, Browns offers fantastic food and an extensive selection of cocktails and wines for those looking to unwind after work.