The Ark

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Located in the heart of the city, and in close range to Strathclyde University, The Ark is a popular destination for students, sports lovers and weekend pre-drinkers - where the drinks are happily affordable and the food prices are as tasty as the menu. The Ark also proudly serves all sporting enthusiasts, with an enormous Sky Sports screen and an atmosphere as close as it gets to being at the stadium. 

With the blessing of its student-friendly drinks and delicious menu offering 2-4-1 and beer and burger promotions, The Ark's real deal-breaker lies in its newly refurbished, massively spacious modern beer garden. With a top deck full of picnic tables in an ideal sun-soaking location, The Ark provides its outdoor drinkers with a sky sports screen, outdoor pool tables, and several swinging chairs and twinkly fairy lights to top it all off. So, when you're looking to treasure those rare sunny days in Glasgow, the Ark beer garden is the place to be for an ice cold beverage in the Scottish sun. 


No Door Charge
No queues normally
Drinkonomical £
Merchant City
Disabled Toilets


Day Open Close Notes
12:00 23:00
12:00 23:00
12:00 00:00
12:00 00:00
12:00 00:00
12:00 00:00
12:00 23:00


The Ark
46 North Frederick Street, Glasgow, G1 2BS


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Our Review

The Ark - Glasgow Pub Review

The Ark - Glasgow Pub Review

The Ark is the ultimate fuss-free and wallet-friendly chill out pub in Glasgow, the proud owner of the city's biggest and quirkiest beergarden and a convenient next door neighbour to Strathclyde University making it something of a hotspot for...

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Amazing beer garden, it's a really huge outdoor space and has plenty of tables even on a sunny day. The only drawbacks are that they stop food at 9 and the toilets are a bit grim.
by on June 15th, 2017

Great place 😀 easy going atmosphere comfortable sofas chairs and bar stools great beer garden and lots of big screens for the sports. Staff and customers really friendly beer really tasty. 😀
by on July 5th, 2015
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Cheap, cheerful and tasty food. Very good location just off Gorge Square, perfect in the summer for a drink in the beer garden. Overall a nice pub to catch up with friends.
by on February 16th, 2015
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Fave uni bar in Glasgow, I hang out here all the time, second home in Glasgae!!
by on June 12th, 2013

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