Housed within a trendy boutique hotel in the heart of Glasgow's city centre, this bar is a stand out. Lighting is soft, seating is plush and the drinks are delicious. From aperitifs to beers and the swanky prestige collection cocktails, there is something for everyone here.
Top Ten Bars in Glasgow
The Top Ten Bars in Glasgow. Man, this was a hard list to make. Glasgow has an incredible bar scene; from cocktail bars and DJ dens, to gay bars and jazz haunts. But of course, we had to pick our quintessential top ten and boy do we have some real gems in store for you. There's secret spots and a student bar, to a members-only locations and a restaurant bars. So in no particular order, may we present to you, our ultimate hit list of the best bars in Glasgow.
Metropolitan is a chic and sophisticated Merchant Square bar that ticks all the boxes. With a selection of spaces that range from the fun and informal to the exclusive and decadent; gorgeous cocktails and great food, this Merchant City bar is a one stop destination for Glasgow's glam party crowd.
Famed for its incredible hospitality and incredible food, this wonderful venue secured a spot in our list due to it's sheer awesomeness. Along with the eats, the whisky and the wines here are second to none. Plus, there's great events, great banter and beautiful surroundings to seal the deal.
Stereo is something of an unsung hero in Glasgow nightlife. This cool bar is tucked away, yet always bustling. With a cool, trendy crowd, awesome vegan grub, a great selection of drinks and some seriously fun club nights and parties, this place is a sure fire hit.
The Finnieston is a cracking restaurant and bar on Argyle Street and it dishes up some of the city's best seafood and cocktails, as well as hosting some of city's coolest foodie events. With a gorgeous interior and a sunny beer garden out back, this place won us over from day one, and is a firm favourite in our list.
This one-stop party shop has everything you could possibly need for a great night out in Glasgow. Private rooms range from the the big to the small to the downright novel, and there's chic decor, a quirky menu, a disco downstairs if you fancy a dance, and karaoke... aka the way to our hearts.
This slinky number is anything but casual. With classic cocktails on the menu and a gorgeous interior to match, this is one classy watering hole. If you're lucky enough to get in, make sure you check out the rooftop terrace for some gorgeous views and chilled out vibes.
Chinaski's is a not-so-secret spot and a tribute to the Bukowski character. There's delicious food, accomplished cocktails, smooth vibes and best of all one of the city's best beer gardens. Go for a candle-lit drink, with some of the best bourbons in town, and you won't be disappointed.
The Hillhead Bookclub is a no brainer for list of the best boozers in town. Not only is this West End bar and hipster hangout one of the most stunning bars in Glasgow, but it's also cool and quirky, has some great food, killer cocktails, and our personal favourite, ping pong.
A brasserie at heart, this British cafe opened its doors over a century ago and it's been a favourite ever since. Dishes consist of seasonal plates and modern classics, while drinks lean towards craft beers, carefully selected wines and creative cocktails.