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.
Waxy O'Connors is one of the city's most beautiful pubs, earning it a place in our top ten. The Merchant City pub is a haven of incredible Irish and Scottish-inspired pub grub, a great selection of drinks and some of the best live sporting action in Glasgow.
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.
A lair of woods, traditional decor and snugly alcoves, Kitty O'Shea's oozes Irish hospitality. Settle in an explore the warming menu of comfort food classics such as hot dogs, burgers, pizzas fresh from an authentic oven, or immerse yourself in the action of a beer-fulled match day.
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 Butterfly and The Pig is one of the most memorable venues in city centre, from its shabby chic interiors to its quiz nights, open mics, DJs and jazz sessions. Pairing its whimsical surroundings with homemade comfort foods and adjoining tea room, it's a real homely retreat.
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.
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.
Committee Room no.9 is a stylish pub in Merchant City that's popular with weekend sports fans and after work drinkers. This chic watering-hole makes our list of top ten pubs in Glasgow for it's refined surroundings, tasty eats, great match-day vibes and varied entertainment.