Quiet Bars in Glasgow
If the bright lights and booming beats of a Glasgow 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.
Last updated on 19th June 2017
Tucked away on a peacful street just off Merchant City, Babbity Bowster is a long established, pristine and cosy bar, hotel and restaurant. The perfect quiet bar in Glasgow, with a no music policy for most of the day, it provides a civil and sociable atmosphere, where you can kick back with the paper, chat among close friends, or read a book in the serenity of their charming bar and well known Glasgow beer garden.
This Victorian style Merchant City bar situated just off Merchant Square is a cosy and opulently decorated spot for a quiet drink. The Libertine serves up an excellent variety of beers, ales and whiskeys, and is a particularly popular with locals for its pub grub and beer and burger specials. Comfy leather couches seal the deal on this great quiet bar in Glasgow.
This West End gastro pub is a favourite for young professionals, foodies and beer enthusiasts, and provides the perfectly comfortable pitstop for a quiet drink with its large leather couches, rustic decor and enormous log fire. Ideal for a pleasant night-cap or a chilled out Sunday feast, and if you catch it early, a great quiet bar in Glasgow.
The Old Hairdresser's is a unique cafe bar and arts center, drawing in a creative and arty crowd. With a studio kind of vibe and regular line-up of intimate gigs and exhibitions, The Old Hairdressers is a cool quirky choice if you're looking for something a little more chilled in a quiet bar in Glasgow.
Worlds apart from some of the booming, neon-tainted bars on Sauchiehall Street - Chinaski's is a fine gastro bar named after writer Charles Bukowski's infamous character. The Finnieston bar offers an extensive selection of quality bourbons and rums, and provides a pleasant and unpretentious atmosphere for a hushed chin wag and relaxing drink.