Best Bars for Over 50s in Glasgow

Some say nightlife is a young man's game. But we reckon, even if you haven't been asked for ID since 1979, that doesn't mean you can't party hearty with the best of them. Okay so you might not want tear it up to Rihanna in a packed nightclub, but that doesn't mean you can't have a great night out, check out our guide to the best bars in Glasgow for nifty, thrifty, over 50s. And if you do prefer to bust a move to RiRi, we'll catch you on the dancefloor then, yeah? 

Sorry, the places listed below don't have online bookings available, but we hope you still find this list useful for your night out!

The Ben Nevis

The Ben Nevis is a lively Argyle Street pub for those looking for the simple pleasures in life, great conversation, good whisky, and cracking tunes. With folk sessions three nights a week this is the bar for over 50s in Glasgow for those who like their trad music, their choice tipples and their rustic Scottish decor. 

The Pot Still

The Pot Still is what some might call an old man's pub, though we mean this is in the best way possible; fine aged whisky, mighty banter, historic surroundings and a laid back pace. This place is popular with many a Glaswegian, bustling every evening with the after-work crowd, shoppers, locals and tourists, though for over 50s, it's a choice spot indeed. With an incredible selection of whisky, dram fans will call this place home. 


Stravaigin is a pretty, lively, yet relaxed restaurant bar in Glasgow, and a choice spot for foodie over 50s in Glasgow. With wine tasting and world cuisine events, it's a great place to meet like-minded folks, and try something a little bit different. Sophisticated, yet low key, this West End bar is a true gem in Glasgow. 

The Golf Lounge

If you're looking for a little more from your night out in Glasgow than simply sitting at the bar, The Golf Lounge is a nifty bar for over 50s in Glasgow. A bar with virtual golf, customers can play over 50 international courses without leaving Glasgow city centre. Perfect for those either unable to make it around the full 18 holes, or those looking for a little action when they go for a drink.