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 16th May 2017
Revolution is a fun party bar 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.
One of the best dressed restaurants in Argyle Street and churning out plates quite like no other, it's The Gannet that has helped make this area so popular. While you swoon over the industrial interiors, get set to lurch over cocktails and seasonal plates aplenty.
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.
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.
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.
Distill is a great DJ bar on Argyle Street with a soft spot for rum and cocktails alike. A stylish early evening hangout with eats, at night Distill hots up with thumping sets from regular and guesting DJs. Don't forget to meander through their stunning cocktail list either.
When it comes to a place to eat in the Argyle Street area, there's a name that takes meaty precedence, and that's Alston Bar & Beef. While their interiors are sultry and cool, their plates are heaving with the best meat cuts and roast dinners in the business alongside wine aplenty.
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.
When it comes to a cocktail bar on Argyle Street, there's always one name that rings true, and that's The Kelvingrove Cafe. Not only churning out fine plates of food, this laid back bar of mahogany and classic cool promises cocktails you've never tried before.
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.
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.