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. 

Last updated on 30th June 2021




Curler's Rest

5 user reviews 4

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.

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Bar Soba Byres Road

112 user reviews 4

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. 

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.

Tabac

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.

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.