Sports Bars in Glasgow
Glaswegians love their sport. Whether it's the SPL or the Premiership, the rugby or Formula One, tennis or golf; folks in this city love getting together to watch their sporting heroes in action - better still with a pint in hand. With such a passion for the 'Beautiful Game', there are lots of bars and pubs in Glasgow showing footie throughout the week and at weekends. As for more seasonal sports, lots of bars get in on the action. If you're wondering where to spend your next match day, wonder no more, here's our pick of the best spots for sport in Glasgow.
Last updated on 1st March 2018
Waxy O Connor's is a stylish and sprawling pub in Merchant City with a great emphasis on sport. Call in for a pint and a bite and catch live matches from the SPL, Premiership and GAA for the Irish contingent too.
A favourite destination among those loyal sporting fans out there, Walkabout should be your top choice for a rowdy night out where you can watch sports in Glasgow. Boasting big screens, a bar well stocked in beer and food of the barbecue persuasion, Walkabout is a haven for Aussie led partying and screening the biggest sporting events going down.
While the notoriety of Campus may firmly be in the student department, they could also be hailed as one of the best places to watch sport in Glasgow. Consistently coming up trumps with some of the best matches in the business, head on down on game day for all of the action.
With screens dotted all about the place, as well as pool and ping pong tables, The Crafty Pig loves its sport. It also loves BBQ food and beers, with plenty of pulled pork, towering burgers, and local pints on draught.
Committee Room No.9 is a stylish pub in Merchant City where sports gets pride of place. Spend your weekends hanging out with good friends, great food and a bit of footie, as this top bar in the city is providing pretty much all of the sporting action that you need.
The Curler's Rest is the West End's rugby HQ. A busy hangout on Six Nations match days, if you're looking for a great gastro pub to catch all the action the Curler's Rest is worth a try. (Try, geddit? Nevermind.)
Plasma TV screens scatter this Argyle Street hangout, making this a prime spot for sports viewings in Glasgow. Showing all the big games as well as everything in between, this is a top choice for watching sport in Glasgow. Plus, the peckish can get involved in a whole host of food and drinks deals.
Record Factory bar is a chilled hangout to catch some sport in the evening or at weekends. With screens scattered all around the bar, you'll never miss a kick, while big bashes on match days, make Record Factory a fun spot for sports fans.
Sports bars don't get much sportier than The Golf Lounge. You can not only watch sport there, but you can play it too. Along with virtual golf that allows you to play over 50 courses from around the world, there are lots of screens so you never miss a goal, a try or a putt, while you're practicing your swing.
While Kitty O'Shea's may be one of the coolest and most comfortable places for a craft pint in the city, did you also know they're one of the best football bars in Glasgow to boot? Join them for some of the biggest matches in the business as they bring out the big screen.
Maggie Mays has had a recently refurb, and along with stripped back interiors and neon signs, the interiors include TV screens showing a great selection of sports. Once you're done cheering your team, stick around for live music and ping pong downstairs.