BrewDog is just a few minutes away from Kelvingrove Park and happens to be dog friendly too (kinda funny ain't it?), so bring your pooch along. The best seats can be found outside, so you can sip craft beer and take in the beauty of the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum while you're there.
Pubs and Bars Near Parks in Glasgow
There's nothing better than lazing around in the sun before heading to a bar for a few post-park drinks, is there? Whether you're quenching your thirst, walking off a hearty meal or fancy dinner with a view, Glasgow Green and Kelvingrove Park are two popular parks with prime drinking spots nearby. Take a look at our picks of the very best pubs and bars near parks in Glasgow right here.
You're probably not going to get any closer to Glasgow Green if you tried. West Brewery's renowned beer garden is touching distance from the park, making this brewery the obvious choice for enjoying award-winning beers and homemade pretzels while soaking up the stunning views.
Been wandering around Kelvingrove Park all day and need a rest? Head to Dram! on Woodlands Road. A great place pub for hearty Scottish food and drink in laid-back surroundings, this place is an essential visit for those who love their whisky, just ask the bar staff to explore some of their finds.
Stravaigin is serving up some of the best Scottish food in Glasgow, and there's no better place to warm up before a meal than Kelvingrove Park nearby. Indulge in old gastro pub favourites with an extensive wine list, specialty ales and classic cocktails to wash everything down.
Gloriosa is a cool wine bar and restaurant from Alchemilla founder Rosie Healy, which can be found within walking distance of Kelvingrove Park. Plates here are focused on traditional Mediterranean flavours to complement the bright red interiors and small-batch wine.
Offering wholesome plates from Sauchiehall Street, Soul Food Kitchen is a must for vegan food near Kelvingrove Park. The restaurant bar has organic food and well being at the core, with regular events and workshops alongside menu staples like veggie burgers, Thai bowls and kombucha on tap.
Looking for a brilliant brunch spot to fill you up after a long walk around Kelvingrove Park? The Brunch Club is the place for you, offering an impressive menu of brekkie dishes and classic cocktails to wash everything down with, we're particularly keen on their pancake and waffle selection.
Five March is a bright and airy Mediterranean style restaurant on the edge of the Kelvingrove Park. On a sunny day, head to their terrace and graze on fresh plates of classic Continental dishes, with Lebanese and Macedonian wines to wash it all down, before heading off for a walk.
Specialising in 8oz flat iron steaks, this quirky restaurant in the West End offers hearty plates of prime cuts with mac'n'cheese and triple-cooked chips against a bold backdrop of bright wallpaper and contemporary furnishings. To wash it all down? A decent choice of classic tipples, of course.
Inn Deep is perched at the end of the Kelvin Walkway, which takes you right into Kelvingrove Park if you follow it along. However, this quirky pub's crowning glory is their riverside location, so head here after a day in the park and enjoy some refreshing craft beers next to the river.
Located in the Finnieston section of Sauchiehall Street, The Butchershop Bar and Grill is another bar close to one of the city's most popular parks. Head on over to indulge in NY-style prime cuts of beef, burgers and signature cocktails before walking it all off in Kelvingrove Park.
Ox and Finch is one of Glasgow's most popular restaurants, and it also happens to be a short walk away from the park. Offering a menu of delicious seasonal dishes with wholesome ingredients alongside expertly-crafted cocktails, it's an unmissable pit stop after a day of wandering.