Bars To Visit Around Christmas Time In Glasgow
Oh, we do love Christmas here at DesignMyNight; the raucous parties, the frantic shopping, the never-ending face-stuffing. But we also love the magic and the glow of the festive period, especially when it means having a romantic night out or a catch up with friends in one of the city's cosy watering holes. So if you're looking for somewhere lush to toast to the season, check out our guide to Christmassy Glasgow bars.
Adorned in wood and always buzzing, Waxy's is a cosy bar all year round, but even more so once the mistletoe and holly come out for Christmas. And with a prime location just off Georges' Square, it's the ultimate retreat after a day exploring the city.
With its pretty fairy lights, Stravaigin is a festive bar in Glasgow no matter what time of year it is, but it's an especially gorgeous bar to visit near Christmas. Get lost in their enchanted forest of a bar, which has plenty of nooks and crannies that are perfect for date night, and a whopping whisky collection to keep the winter chill at bay.
Always ready to celebrate on any occasion, you can bet that Hillhead Bookclub brings more than a little festive spirit. Spreading joy from their quaffable cocktails to their delicious yuletide menu, they're one of the best Christmas bars in Glasgow to pay a visit to.
This Shawlands spot is all about their brunch. But when night creeps in? Things get seriously cosy, with winter-perfect bottles of red wine and an impressive cocktail list to boot. Nab a leather booth and settle in for an evening of small plates and a cool atmosphere.
Once the home of a newspaper, The Citizen is now a buzzing Glasgow haunt that pays homage to its past with a towering wooden bar and royal blue booths. Escape the outside chill in this grand space which, along with Christmas dinners, is keeping the yuletide cheer high supply with decorations and warming cocktails.
Head down to this slick cocktail spot on West George Street where they'll be serving up some tasty seasonal sips to keep you cosy during the colder months. Book a spot in one of their snug booths and enjoy live musical entertainment to accompany your drinks.
Hummingbird is a popular spot to drink at during Christmas time in Glasgow, so if you're looking for a few bevvies someplace stylish to get you feeling festive, this is the place to visit. While it's quiet early on in the day, it heats up in the evening with the perfect level of Christmas craziness.
Make the journey over to The Finnieston for all kinds of cute this Christmas. With a dedicated gin menu, roaring fireplaces and delicious pub grub, you'll warm up quickly in this lovely little boozer on Argyle Street, which is perfect for intimate dinners and celebratory drinks.