Bars in Argyle Street
The Argyle Street area has a blinding bar scene. With cracking restaurant bars and cocktail joints up in Finnieston, and cool hangouts around Glasgow Central Station, if it's chilled after work drinks you're after or some weekend party tipples instead, the bars around Argyle Street are some of the best in Glasgow. With so many great Glasgow bars to choose from, we've listed a few of our faves.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
With a bar-meets-pub kinda vibe McChuills is a Glasgow stalwart for laid-back boozing and toe-tapping live music thanks to its penchant for hosting gigs throughout the week. You'll catch home grown and local talent taking to their stage and a bar well stocked with international beers to keep your pint hand busy.
Revolution is a fun party bar in near Argyle Street in Glasgow. With some of the coolest concoctions in Central Glasgow, you could come here for the cocktails alone. But with great tunes and fun vibes, this bar is one of the liveliest hangouts in town.
The Pot Still is a bustling whisky bar in Central Glasgow. With one of the biggest selection of malts in Glasgow, and some of the rarest Scottish bottles in the world, it's the go-to establishment in the city for a dram.
Vespbar is a great cafe bar in the Argyle Street area of town. As well as smashing eats and drinks, a wee basement venue doubles up as a nifty comedy club. With red and green stripes throughout, this fun hangout as an air of a retro Italian coffee shop without leaving central Glasgow.
The Horseshoe Bar not only boasts the longest bar in Europe, but probably the hardest working karaoke machine in Scotland too. A fun traditional boozer in the heart of town, and well worth a visit.
The Admiral is an unexpected find near Argyle Street. Along with being a cracking boozer in a great location, The Admiral is also home to some great live music and offbeat events. A great bar in the Argyle Street area if you're looking for something a little different.
Distill is a great DJ bar on Argyle Street with a soft spot for rum. A stylish early evening hangout with eats, at night Distill hots up with thumping sets from regular and guesting DJs.
Stereo is a central Glasgow favourite among trendy young professionals and in-the-know students. A cool vegan restaurant with a great stock at the bar, Stereo also puts on some killer gigs and club nights. A fun spot for offbeat after work drinks near Argyle Street.
A fun little joint on Renfield Lane, the Old Hairdresser's could easily be missed. But with a chilled-out slapdash seating area downstairs and a kicking little venue up top, this central Glasgow bar is one of the neatest spots in town for something a little quirky and different.
Lebowski's is a Big tribute to the film of the same name. A chilled out restaurant bar with a whole menu dedicated to White Russians, the vibes here are fun and laid back. And if you're looking for a burger on Argyle Street, you won't find a finer diner.
Right at the west end of Argyle Street, The Finnieston is a dapper restaurant bar with a penchant for seafood and a passion for cocktails. A comfortable, cosy space with speakeasy decor, it's a great spot to gather with friends on an Argyle Street night out.