Glasgow's favourite Irish bar knows how to help you escape the oncoming winter with their mix of comfy seating and perfectly poured Guinness. With lots of warm, leather seating and snuggly corners to hideaway in, it's a grand spot to hunker down with a cold pint.
Cosy Pubs in Glasgow
Baby it's cold outside. Glasgow gets more than its fair share of cold nights, rainy days and snowy weeks. And where better to spend them than down the pub? They say every cloud has a silver lining, and the upside to Glasgow's bad weather is a great stock of good pubs. Toasty, cosy, intimate and warm, the kind of places you can nestle into for the day with a pint and a paper or wile away hours on a date or with pals. There's nothing quite like a warm pub on a cold day, so here's our pick of the cosiest bars in Glasgow.
Doing exactly what it says on the tin, this great craft beer hideaway on Bath Street offers cosy booths, comfy sofas and atmospheric lighting, ideal for seeing out those Scottish winters in style. They've also got some seriously hearty pies to warm your stomachs, and a slap up selection of brews for washing them down.
Innis & Gunn's Ashton Lane hangout boasts one of the finest beer selections in the city, alongside a wealth of wines, cocktails and tasty grub to boot. Make the most of the miserable weather and head for this slick bar for an afternoon or evening of good food and great drinks.
A toasty pub in the West End, the Curler's Rest is a perfect combination of comfy couches a warm fire, great comfort food and friendly vibes. The only problem is that, eventually, you'll have to go outside again.
The Ben Nevis is a cosy pub on Argyle Street with warm Scottish banter and a roaring turf fire. Three nights a week, live folk sessions create an even toastier glow, making this a lovely place to shelter on a winter's night in Glasgow.
Stravaigin is one of the most quaint hideaways in Glasgow, and the perfect place to sit over great food, great wine and great conversation on a cold winter's night in Glasgow. From the higgledy piggledy layout, creating toasty corners and caverns, to the fairy lights adorning the bar, the rustic wood and original stonework, this whole bar oozes cosy, add in some hearty grub, and it'll take a whole heap of strength to leave again.
It's all too easy to while away the hours at this friendly Hope Street pub. With a massive collection of whiskies (over 560) and a set of staff who know their stuff, it might be the weather forcing you in, but it's the selection that'll keep you there until kicking out time.
This shabby chic basement pub on Bath Street is just about as cosy as they come. With worn in seating, old fashioned furnishings and a great stock of food and drink, it's a perfect bar in Glasgow to nestle into and ride out the storm.
Despite a recent makeover, Munro's still manages to bag that cosy, rustic feel. From its quirky decor to its comfort eats along with chipper staff and great beers, it's just the place to duck into on a rainy night in Glasgow.
The Finnieston on Argyle Street is a cracking cosy venue. Rustic decor, a stone fireplace, old fashioned bookshelves and bench style seating make this one toasty hangout. With great food and incredible cocktails it's the sort of place where the world outside just sort of stops while you're in there. A great spot for a catch up with friends or laid back date night in Glasgow.
With a menu of delicious and filling dishes, great beers on tap and over 70 different malts to sip on, Dram is a cosy and welcoming hub for drinking, eating and warming up during the colder months.
Slouch has some of the comfiest, cosiest couches in Glasgow, making it a rather special hideaway on a cold day in the city. Stay on 'til the evening and you're in for a treat, Slouch do some mega eats, as well as churn out live blues and jazz sessions almost every night. If a little soul food and soul music can't warm your cockles, nowt can.