Bars on Ashton Lane
Oh Ashton Lane. It's the picture postcard of Glasgow nightlife. The pretty fairy lights twinkling overhead, the quaint cobbles running down the lane, an entire street dedicated to eating, drinking and being merry. Nestled in the heart of Glasgow's West End, this bohemian hideaway is a treasure trove of great Glasgow bars, whether it's birthday cocktails or date night dinner you're after, a pre-club party, or a late night folk session; this one little street has got it all. And so do we. Here's our guide to all the greatness of Ashton Lane bars, all on one page.
Last updated on 15th June 2016
The Research Club is a private space available for events hire on Ashton Lane, adjoined to the Grosvenor cafe. Specialising in craft beer and a medley of well put-together cocktails, it’s a cracking wee joint ideally suited to groups up to 70 in size looking for a private party spot in this hip part of town.
An ode to Belgium, Brel is one of the best restaurants and bars on Ashton Lane. Along with incredible food (get the mussels!) and an awesome selection of craft beer, Brel has a rustic, yet chic feel inside, and some cracking al fresco vibes outside. Whether you're looking for a cosy winter eatery or a great summer's day beer garden in the West End, this Ashton Lane bar is a go-to every night of the year.
Shacking up, quite literally, on Ashton Lane comes Tomboy. A slap up joint for all your South American hankerings, Tomboy is brimming with Mexican bites and bold beers. A cutesy joint with raw woodwork and its own street food van, goodies come in the shape of tequila beers, cracking cocktails, burritos and more.
A trusty watering hole that’s been going for well over 20 years now, Jinty’s is Ashton Lane’s Irish bar of choice. The pub has a mighty atmosphere and an impressive beer garden to boot, with flowing pints of Guiness accompanied by lively music every night of the week. If you’re looking for friendly faces and a bit of banter from your night out on Ashton Lane, Jinty’s is the place to be.
A restaurant bar that doubles up as an Ashton Lane institution, Ubiquitous Chip is a mecca for foodies, whisky fans and wine buffs alike. A beautiful, yet sprawling Glasgow bar, with several different areas to dine and drink in, from the pretty courtyard to the Wee Bar, there's a reason why this is still one of the best-loved bars on Ashton Lane.
Vodka Wodka is a fun cocktail bar on Ashton Lane. With an extensive menu of cheap cocktails is a popular spot for students and young professionals alike. With a big beer garden out back, this place is bustling on sunny days, and with a small food menu, you can spend the day, and the night staying put, sipping cocktails in this unpretentious Ashton Lane bar.
Not sure if you fancy drinks or a movie or maybe you want to shop for a record instead? You can do it all at The Lane Vinyl Bar on Ashton Lane. A quirky Glasgow cocktail bar, The Lane is attached to the Grosvenor Cafe and Cinema, making it the perfect spot for a date night in Glasgow. Friendly vibes, great (vinyl) music and cheap cocktails make this a bustling Ashton Lane bar.