Located in the heart of the West End, The Parlour is an eclectic spot offering everything from crafty cocktails to live music. Head here in the daytime and grab a cosy corner table for a coffee and chat before the place turns into a music-pumping spot.
Quiet Bars in Glasgow
If the bright lights and booming beats of a club aren't your thing, or if you fancy having a peaceful pint without the bustle of your usual rowdy pre-drinkers or blaring sports on big screens, then look no further. We present you calmer Glaswegians with our pick of the best hassle free and peaceful hangouts; our guide to quiet bars in Glasgow.
Bringing you a slice of Italy to Merchant City, this Mediterranean spot offers a superb selection of wine, cava and tasty tapas. The perfect backdrop to flowing conversation with friends, family and even a date, Brutti Ma Buoni has it all.
Boasting an enviable menu of Champagne-laced cocktails, afternoon tea favourites and classic concotions, this city centre bar is the perfect place to catch up over a few drinks. Plus, the interiors will have you well and truly enamoured.
Tucked away on a peaceful street just off Merchant City, Babbity Bowster is an established bar, hotel and restaurant. With a no music policy for most of the day, there's a calming atmosphere, so you can kick back with the paper, chat among friends, or read a book in relaxed surroundings.
The Old Hairdresser's is a unique cafe bar and arts center, drawing in a creative and arty crowd. With a studio vibe and regular line-up of intimate gigs and exhibitions, this is a cool quirky choice if you're looking for something a little more chilled out.
Worlds apart from some of the booming, neon-tainted bars on Sauchiehall Street, Chinaskis is a fine gastro bar. The Finnieston spot offers an extensive selection of quality bourbons and rums and provides a pleasant and unpretentious atmosphere for a hushed chin wag.