You'll find a warm, friendly atmosphere, sprawling beer garden and delicious eats over at Ark, one of the best pubs in Glasgow's Merchant City. Head on over for a sunny session in the outdoor area or grab a seat in front of the many HD screens to watch the sports fixtures.
Top 15 Glasgow Pubs
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 boozers. From whisky haunts to gastro faves, real ale hubs to Irish hideaways, our city is bursting at the seams with watering holes, each unique and appealing in various ways. But there can only be 15 winners so, in no particular order, check out our guide to the top pubs in Glasgow.
Waxy O'Connor's is undoubtedly one of the best Irish pubs in Glasgow. Fronting six different bars, beaut decor and a fun-loving crowd, this an ideal plot to enjoy a drink with mates. On top of that? It offers a scrumptious menu of delish scran and some of the freshest Guinness in the city.
Found in the Village Hotel, Pub & Grill is literally what it says on the tin. Head on over to revel in the cosy atmosphere of this old school boozer, as well as tuck into mouthwatering eats such as burgers and sticky wings. Plus, boasting huge 70" TVs, this is a popular sports pub in Glasgow.
While Glasgow is home to many a fantastic watering hole, Innis & Gunn Ashton Lane is certainly one of the best. Spread over three floors, serving beers brewed on-site and a mouthwatering menu of Scottish gastro fare, this is a top choice for your boozy outings.
In search of a cracking craft brew? Go straight to the source at WEST On The Green. It's a fantastic find to sip beers made fresh on-site and tuck into German-inspired eats. And if it could get any better, it's also one of the best Glasgow pubs with beer gardens.
One of the best pubs in Glasgow's city centre? BrewDog Kelvingrove is definitely up there. Not only does this venue boast trendy bare-brick interiors and old school board games, but it also pours a lip-smacking selection of its signature beers and slings out hearty bites.
While well-known for its fabulous seafood dishes and extensive selection of gin, The Finnieston is also a traditional boozer in its own right. Think bespoke beers and cosy surrounds, as well as a gorgeous secret garden that's ideal for sunny sipping.
A lair of traditional decor and snugly alcoves, Kitty O'Shea's oozes Irish hospitality. Settle in and explore the warming menu of comfort food classics such as hot dogs, burgers and pizzas, or immerse yourself in the action of a beer-fuelled match day.
Not only does The Pot Still have an immense whisky selection and the knowledge to back it up, but it's also home to Glasgow's first-ever women's whisky 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.
Cute, cosy and home to one of the best pub quizzes around, there's a reason why The Butterfly and The Pig has made it into this list. No doubt one of the most memorable venues in the city, thanks to its shabby chic vibes, open mic nights and live music sessions, this whimsical haunt is a no-brainer.