Acclaimed West End bar and restaurant Cubatas isn't just known for food, this gorgeous Spanish haunt houses an excellent selection of wine that can be enjoyed while grazing on signature tapas. Pair this with the bar's chic setting and you've got an excellent date night location.
The Best Bars in West End Glasgow
It's the bohemian district of Glasgow and it's home to some of the city's best bars, 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 the place. From refreshing pints on Ashton Lane to bespoke mixes on Byres Road, here's our list of the best West End bars in Glasgow.
BrewDog's Kelvingrove bar has become a solid feature in one of the UK's most exciting beer-drinking cities. Head here for a diverse selection of craft beer on tap and in the fridge, with an enticing menu of American-style eats and plenty of entertainment to keep you coming back.
A great fusion restaurant bar in the West End, Bar Soba is a popular hangout for plenty of reasons. With tasty Asian eats, awesome promos, and cool urban decor, this lively Byres Road bar is a great pre-night out pit stop for those craving something stylish with a little edge.
A charming pub in the West End, The Curler's Rest has more than 600 years of stories to tell. The tasty menu of traditional plates is changed on a daily basis and don't forget to look out for the diverse programme of wine clubs or tasting nights taking place throughout the week.
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.
Hillhead Book Club ticks a lot of boxes whatever vibe you're looking for, there's tasty food for veggies and meat eaters alike, awesome cocktails and a lively atmosphere to be had. Add in some top tunes, ping pong and monthly events, and you'll see why it's West End a party paradise
An extensive venue on the corner of Byres Road, Óran Mór is home to several bars and venue spaces. A stunning old church turned sprawling bar, restaurant and wedding venue, this is a choice location for all your West End dining and drinking needs.
Craft beer brewers Innis & Gunn have extended their bar offerings in Glasgow to Ashton Lane with this sprawling outpost. Offering three floors of drinking, dining and private partying, it's a haven for beer-lovers seeking a little refreshment in the West End.
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.
If you fancy an award-winning tipple, look no further than BeGIN. A Byres Road bar that houses over 90 varieties of gin from across the globe, the guys are connoisseurs of craft creations that can be perfect paired with a variety of twelve mixers and 28 garnishes.
Looking for the bet rooftop bar in Glasgow? This West End gem is a strong contender. Head to Red Sky Bar for sky-high sips with a wide array of cocktails, wine, beer and bar snacks to enjoy while soaking up the sights and sounds of the city below.
Back in its heyday Kelvingrove Cafe was a Victorian ice cream parlour, now it's one of the most stylish bars in Glasgow. Perched on Argyle Street in the West End, the original bar remains in tact and acts as a perfect respite for sipping a premier selection of amaros, bitters and vermouths.
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.
Can we just take a sec to appreciate how pretty this place is? A sprawling Ashton Lane restaurant bar, The Ubiquitous Chip is a favourite haunt for many Glaswegians, with accomplished menus from the kitchen and an extensive selection of drinks to be sampled.