The Best Pubs in Glasgow

There’s no denying it, our city has one of the best pub scenes in Britain, nay, Europe, nay… the world. From Victorian public houses to craft beer taverns, and back to old school, traditional boozers; a great night out starts with some cracking pubs, and we're here to show you why. Check out our recommendations for the best pubs in Glasgow.  

Shilling Brewing Co.

21 user reviews 5

With a proud and diverse history of brewery excellent alcoholic drinks, Glasgow's first brewpub is the Shilling Brewing Company. Based on West George Street, the bar serves carefully crafted beers, with fresh and innovative flavour combinations.

The Pot Still

2 user reviews 5

With a wides whisky selection, The Pot Still was always going to make the list of the best Glasgow pubs. A super spot for after work drinks, this city centre bar is often bustling, with characters congregating for a quality drink some very modern initiatives - women's whisky club, anyone?   

The Ben Nevis

2 user reviews 5

The Ben Nevis is a lovingly designed pub at the Finnieston end of Argyle Street. With bagloads of charm, this Glasgow pub is laden with elements of Scottish folklore and history, with an ode to the rich countryside in solid woods, slate and stone to revel in while sipping whisky.

WEST On The Green

158 user reviews 4

Modern equipment meets age-old tradition at West, which operates as the UK's only brewery acting in full accordance with the German Purity Law of 1516. Head here for a pint of authentic Glaswegian beer and with an exciting menu combining Scottish and German ingredients.


4 user reviews 4

A hotspot for craft beer enthusiasts from the city and beyond, Drygate makes a name for itself as the UK's first experiential craft brewery. Comprising of a 24-tap beer hall, a raised beer garden, restaurant and bottle shop, it remains at the forefront of Scotland's brewing scene.