Best Pubs in Glasgow City Centre
Glasgow certainly has a fair few pubs, but which ones are the best? From loud Irish haunts to cosy hideaways, sports pubs showing that latest football and rugby, to gastro havens serving the finest craft brews, there's a plethora of great places waiting to be found. Explore our suggestions of the best city centre pubs in Glasgow, and get a couple of rounds in.
The Raven is a proper pub in the heart of Glasgow's city centre, serving a menu of classic plates including roast dinners, sumptuous burgers and grilled sandwiches. That's not all though, as their ever-rotating menu of craft beer perfectly fits in with the bar's penchant for causal darts.
Waxy O'Connors is a cracking Irish pub in the middle of Glasgow. The venue itself is huge, connected with wooden staircases and corridors, making for the perfect party palace when things get a little rowdier at the weekend.
The Admiral has gained a somewhat cult status in the city, attracting your usual regulars but also a younger crowd on the weekends. This pub's central location makes it a great meeting point for a night out or somewhere to settle for the evening, with a gig venue below.
The Smokin' Fox is Waterloo Street's resident pub and scullery, mixing Victorian and modern aesthetics to create one cool yet homely place to drink in the city. As well as serving the usual suspects of beer, wine and cocktails, they have a mean selection of gin and whisky for the taking.
Home to over 300 different types of malt whisky, you can be sure that The Pot Still is one of the best pubs in Glasgow. Loved by locals and tourists with a penchant for whisky, you'll probably end up spending many hours in here working your way through their formidable malt menu.
Located on West Regent Street, Buck's Bar is a great central Glasgow spot. The quirky rock'n'roll venue specialises in seriously addictive Nashville hot chicken, cocktails, beers and Bourbon, all served alongside regular live music nights.
Ok, while this may not fit your usual definition of a pub, Bavaria Brauhaus is bursting with delicious beer for the taking. Dive into plates of schweinshaxe, schnitzel and traditional Bavarian sausage with freshly-poured pints at this little slice of Germany in Glasgow.