Glasgow Bar Bucket List
If you only had one night in Glasgow, where would you go? What would you do? And who would you spend it with? Well we hope we all have many more great nights out in Glasgow, but just in case some sort of zombie apocalypse, alien invasion, or giant asteroid should occur, we've made a try-before-you-die Glasgow bar bucket list. Each one is special for its own reason, so make sure you tick each one off your list... before it's too late.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
Hillhead Bookclub is definitely one for your Glasgow bar bucketlist. Okay, so its hipster status makes this a divisive one, but these no denying the old school cinema turned too-cool bar, with all its menu quirks and decor oddities, is beautiful, whimsical, and worth every Glaswegian's attention, at least once.
The Sub Club is a right of passage for every man, woman and child (once they reach 18 of course) in Glasgow. This legendary club makes it on the bucket list of ravers all over the world, so if you're lucky enough to live within staggering distance, you're simply obliged to get your dance on their at least once in your life.
Given Glasgow's standing on the world music stage, King Tut's is an absolute must-visit for music fans from Glasgow and beyond. The City Centre music venue helped launch the careers of the likes of Oasis and Coldplay. Cut yourself a slice of the rock history and add this incredible venue to your Glasgow bar bucket list.
The Oyster Bar @ Rogano is an iconic bar in Glasgow, making it a must-visit for any Glaswegian. Over the years the old world bar has drawn the rich and the famous through its doors, seal your place in history and see what all the hype was about, at this bucket list bar in Glasgow.
Okay so the Horseshoe Bar might not be exclusive, or stylish, or even very cool, but we reckon every Glaswegian should check it out at least once. Not only is it home to some of the city's most hard core karaoke fans, and home to a slice of rock 'n' roll history with Travis' platinum discs, but this bar is also quite the record breaker. The longest bar in Europe in fact, shaped like a horseshoe, of course.
The Pot Still has drawn Scotch fans from all over the world, so make sure it's on your Glasgow bar to-do list. With one the the biggest whisky collections in Scotland, nay, the world, this little old pub in Glasgow, deserves a big tick on your Glasgow bucket list.
Oran Mor is a beautiful bar in Glasgow, and somewhere that belongs on every Glasgow bar bucket list. The converted church is home to the largest piece of public artwork in Glasgow, along with one of the city's biggest whisky collections, definitely one to check out if you're in the West End.
Rub shoulders with the creme de la creme of Glasgow's high society at 29 Member's Club. A must for any Glasgow bar bucket list, everyone needs to get inside the doors of Glasgow's most exclusive club at least once. A chic crowd, incredible food, and refined cocktails in a relaxed setting, this place is a real must-see - brownie points if you make it to the rooftop.
The Ubiquitous Chip is ubiquitous in more than just its name, a definite must-have on every Glasgow bar bucket list. With legendary hospitality, incredible food, and some of the most unusual surroundings in town, every Glaswegian worth their whisky should be able to say, "I've been there."
How could you kick the bucket without visiting the home of some of Glasgow's best beer? West Brewery is not just home to some of the city's greatest native brews, but it's also nestled in one of Glasgow's most beautiful buildings. One for every single Glasgow bar bucketlist.