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. This makes for a cosy winter eatery or great summer's day beer garden in the West End.
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, 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.
If you're looking for one of the best bars on Ashton Lane, you may have found it. From its charming terrace seating down to the botanical cocktail list, there's no place in Glasgow quite like The Gardener bar.
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, with flowing pints of Guinness accompanied by lively music every night of the week. If you're looking for friendly faces and a bit of banter, Jinty's is the place to be.
Vodka Wodka is a fun cocktail bar on Ashton Lane. With an extensive menu of cheap cocktails, this is a popular spot for students and young professionals alike. There's a big beer garden out back so locals flock here on sunny days, sipping cocktails in this unpretentious Ashton Lane bar.
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 venue, it boasts several different areas to dine and drink in; from the pretty courtyard to the Wee Bar.
Brought to you by the same team behind Vodka Wodka, this little nugget in the heart of Ashton Lane isn't just a second floor hidden gem - they're also churning out some of the very best in wings and fried chicken bites.
From mid-week lunch to weekend brunch, Innis & Gunn Beer Kitchen is all about the very best in beers and bites. This craft brewery lies at the heart of Ashton Lane, churning out impressive brews like marshmallow milk stout and mango IPA. You can even spend a day at their special Brew School.