Bars near George Square

Right in the middle of the City Centre, just off the beautiful Merchant City streets, George Square is one of Glasgow's most popular landmarks and has been a gathering place for celebrations and protests for years. It's undergoing a bit of a makeover right now, but we bet it'll be looking rather beautiful after receiving a bit of TLC. As you'd probably expect, there are plenty of bars near George Square that are worth a visit. We've put together a list of some of these bars, so next time you're near George Square, why not stop off at one and see what's on offer?

Last updated on 31st October 2016

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Waxy O'Connor's Glasgow

1 user reviews

Waxy O'Connors is about a 20 second walk from George Square and the location means that it's always busy with tourists and passing trade. It's not just a bar for the tourists though, as the great service and helpful staff keep the locals coming back to this city centre bar. A brilliant bar near George Square to meet up with friends for a casual drink or two.

Happily Affordable ££
Merchant City

Tellers @ The Corinthian

2 user reviews

Are you ready for one of the most unique places to drink near George Square? We think so. Decadent, eccentric and eclectic to say the least, Tellers in the heart of The Corinthian is a stunning space where charming drinks and bites reign supreme.

Happily Affordable ££
Merchant City

Katie's Bar

1 user reviews

One of the best gay bars in Glasgow, this is a name near George Square that promises a party, pretty much every day of the week. From party classics and commercial music down to drag queens and late night antics, this is a fun and frivolous place to drink.

Happily Affordable ££
Merchant City

Browns

2 user reviews

Browns probably couldn't have asked for a better location. You'll find them right next to George Square, in an iconic Victorian-era building that overlooks the Sir Walter Scott monument. Pretty impressive. Browns serves up delicious cocktails and some great food, making it a great bar near George Square and a popular spot for post-shopping drinks or people watching. 

Happily Affordable ££
Merchant City

Republic Bier Halle

4 user reviews

Just a short stroll from the heart of George Square just so happens to be one of the best places for beer in the city. Hunker down in their cool and casual setting as you work your way through a list of beer favourites and craft pints that never get boring.

Happily Affordable ££
Argyle Street Area

The Ark

3 user reviews

The Ark can be found just a stone's throw away from George Square. This bar is a popular place with students - probably due to the drinks promotions and cheap food - but also with the younger post-work crowd looking for somewhere centrally located to relax in. A laid-back and casual bar near George Square.

Drinkonomical £
Merchant City
Pub

Brought to you by the same team that gave you Brewdog, this is a bar near George Square that will muster hunger in you all, whatever the weather. Perfect for those that love hunking meats and Americana flavours, head on down for craft beers, ribs and plenty more.

Happily Affordable
Merchant City

All Bar One Glasgow

2 user reviews

All Bar One is a favourite with the professional post-work crowd and come 5pm on a Friday, this bar will really fill up. During the day, though, its close proximity to George Square makes it a buzzing place with people looking for a drink or quick meal in the city centre at a reasonable price. Grab a seat upstairs and watch the world go by through their huge windows. 

Happily Affordable ££
Argyle Street Area

The Social

2 user reviews

A hot spot just shy of George Square, The Social has a myriad of offerings for those looking to eat and drink in Glasgow. From their renowned and delicious brunch down to their roster of affordable cocktails, they're casual, cool and pumping on weekends.

Happily Affordable ££
Merchant City

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