The Best Bars in West End Glasgow

It's the bohemian district of Glasgow and it's home to some of the city's most innovative spaces, cool events, creative people and prettiest streets. Whether you're after great food, beautifully made cocktails, craft beers or just a solid pub with some cheery banter, this is home to some of our city's best bars and friendliest folk. Next time you fancy a refreshing pint on Ashton Lane or a bespoke mix on Byres Road, our list of these top West End bars should have you covered.

Last updated on 20th May 2020

Curler's Rest

5 user reviews 4

Cosy and comfortable, The Curler's Rest has more than 600 years of stories to tell. The tasty menu of pub grub classics is changed on a daily basis and don't forget to look out for the diverse programme of wine clubs and tasting nights taking place throughout the week.


2 user reviews 5

Tabac is a sultry drinking den from the owner of Chinaskis and The Berkeley Suite, nestled in Mitchell Lane. With its chic setting and extensive collection of gin, rum, bourbon and tequila, it's an essential venture for thirsty travellers in the West End.

The Gardener

1 user review 4

The Gardener is a floral paradise in Glasgow's West End. Decked out in botanical decor, this quirky hideaway pairs handcrafted cocktails with a menu of fresh, seasonal plates that can carry you through from boozy brunches to chilled-out dinners under twinkling fairy lights.

Vodka Wodka

3 user reviews 4

A fun cocktail joint on Ashton Lane, Vodka Wodka is a hit with students and young professionals alike. Sun out? Excellent, make your way to their beer garden to sample their extensive range of vodka based cocktails, with a menu of light Italian-styled bites on offer to soak up that booze.