Sophisticated Bars in Glasgow

You classy thing, you! Flying the flag for smart and slinky drinks, we've lined up our top picks for sophisticated places to drink in Glasgow. Serving premium tipples in luxury settings, it's time to don your finery and head on down to some of the classiest joints in town. Mingle with the well dressed, the well groomed and treat yourself to masterfully mixed alcoholic refreshment.


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The Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor hosts one of the most stylish, award-winning bars in Glasgow. Head to beGIN, a speakeasy-esque bar, for a wonderful array of gins – over 40 – that can be arranged into a great array of cocktails using 12 mixers and 28 garnishes. There are also small plates, sharing boards, burgers, sandwiches and salads should you get hungry.

Blythswood Square

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Sumptuous and sexy with an added dose of Scottish charm, Blytheswood Square is one of our favourite sophisticated bars in Glasgow. White Roman columns boast golden embellishments, tweed and rich purple drapes covering the furnishings; a charming space in which to sample exquisite cocktails and premium wines. 

 

Kelvingrove Cafe

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Chic, stylish and arguably one of the most impressive cocktail bars in Glasgow, Kelvingrove Cafe offers an impressive menu of alcoholic refreshment and stands as one of the most sophisticated drinking establishments in Glasgow. Tuck into a small, medium or large plate and sup away on a premier selection of amaros, bitters and vermouths. 

Metropolitan

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Boasting an air of exclusivity, this stylish hangout on the corner of Merchant Square covers several bars and balconies: head to the Champagne Bar for sumptuous white booths, or the adjoining restaurant. The main cocktail bar is your one stop shop for sophisticated drinks in Glasgow: stylish, modern and dimly lit, this one delivers classic cocktails and smooth house tunes. 

A stunning city bar and casino, Teller's exudes sheer opulence and glamour. Boasting an impressive array of leather, marble, parquet, crystal, velvet and gold, this palatial pad is one of Glasgow's premier cocktail bars and an obvious choice for sophisticated drinks in Glasgow. Look forward to expert blends, served in a magnificent space of sky high embellished ceilings and a glass dome that seems to reach to the heavens.

Hummingbird

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A stylish bar that boasts several personalities, Hummingbird offers sweet sophistication across multiple levels. Undeniably beautiful, this Bath Street pleasure palace offers plenty of private space for sophisticated drinking in Glasgow: head to the slick Penthouse, the Post Room or the Studio, each of which deliver a mix of private bars, DJ booths, and pool tables.