More than just your average pub, Waxy's is an institution in Glasgow. With its signature wooden walls and quirky nooks to snuggle up with when deadlines get a little too much, this place guarantees a friendly feel worth top-quality food and drink.
Student Pubs in Glasgow
Slightly more laid-back and less fancy than a bar, every student needs a humble pub to call home. Whether you're looking for a place that serves up quality beers, a place with free wi-fi so you can drink and (ahem) 'work' at the same time, or just somewhere to go with friends after a lecture, we've picked some of the best student pubs in Glasgow for you. Just don't forget about that degree you're supposed to be studying for though, yeah?
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BrewDog's Merchant City haunt is a foodie haven with craft brews and regular deals on top-quality scran. From Wings Wednesday to 2-4-1 Vegan Mondays, there's plenty of ways to save those pennies while drinking and dining.
The Ark is definitely one of the more popular student pubs in Glasgow. Located just a few minutes away from Strathclyde University, this place is always full of students meeting up for lunch between lectures or a quick drink (or three) at the end of the day.
Driftwood is a student staple pub with drinks as cheap as chips. Located a hop, skip and a jump away from the Garage and the rest of Sauchiehall Street's favourite student clubs, it's a firm student fave that's always popping off when the sun goes down.
Hall delivers cheap bevvies, scran and all round good times, making it a staple in Glasgow's student scene. Swing by this lively pub and you'll find drinks at rock-bottom prices (perfect for pres) and a menu of hearty burgers, wings and American faves.
Hillhead Bookclub is a lively student pub in Glasgow, with a hearty menu of purse-friendly scran and some of the best events in the city. From boozy drag brunches to vintage shopping, barber shop pop-ups to street parties, there's always something to explore here.
Dram! (yes, with the exclamation mark) is a bright and airy watering hole with a neighbourhood feel. There's free wi-fi for the study conscious students out there, alongside tasty pub grub and purse-friendly pints, and it's only a few minutes away from Glasgow University.
A popular destination with beer loving students, Inn Deep is only 10 minutes from uni and specialises in all kinds of quality draughts, bottles and kegs. Not a huge fan of beer? You can still hang out in the outdoor seating area, which right next to the River Kelvin, and chill with a book.
Known as one of the best places in Glasgow for BBQ, Van Winkle as placed its steak (get it?) as a top pub in the city. Offering special plates on Wednesday and Thursday nights, this place comes to life with students enjoying discounted bourbon and grilled goodies.
McChuills is a name every student knows in Glasgow for its cheap pints, pool tables and regular quiz nights. If you're looking for somewhere that doesn't take itself too seriously, and can always be counted on for a cracking cheap night out, this is the place for you.