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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.