Top 15 Pubs in Glasgow

There is no doubt that this was one of the most difficult lists to collate, because let's face it, we've got some pretty wonderful pubs. From whiskey haunts to gastro faves, real ale hubs to Irish hideaways, our city is bursting at the seams with watering-holes, each with their own unique feel and features. But there can only be ten winners, so in no particular order, check out our guide to the top 15 pubs in Glasgow. 

Last updated on 31st December 2020

Oran Mor

4 user reviews 3

This converted church on the corner of Byre's Road and an easy fit in our rundown. With incredible architecture, a unique roster of events, and some quality food and drink offerings too, Oran Mor is a sprawling West End pub that offers something little different in Glasgow's nightlife. 


4 user reviews 4

Munro's is a charming craft beer bar meets gastro pub, serving a large selection of craft beers and ales on tap, with guest brews changing constantly. Add live sport, fun quiz nights, delicious burgers and pizzas, and rustic surroundings, and you've got a solid all-rounder.

WEST On The Green

154 user reviews 4

In search of a cracking craft brew? Go straight to the source at WEST On The Green. One of Glasgow's most protected buildings, the pub's grand windows overlook the brewhouse and extensive beer garden, while the interiors are made up of dark wood and original features. 

The Ben Nevis

2 user reviews 5

The Ben Nevis is an Argyle Street pub with bespoke Scottish decor and some of the finest whisky in the city. Polishing things off are the regular traditional folk nights, community feel and dog-friendly policy, all of which make this charming hideaway one of the top 10. 

The Pot Still

2 user reviews 5

Not only does The Pot Still have a seriously immense whiskey selection and the knowledge to back it up, but it also boasts Glasgow's first ever women's whiskey club. A popular spot for after-work drinking, this place is bustling every evening, adding to the special feel of this 150-year-old pub.