Where to watch the Rio Olympics 2016 in Glasgow
Discover the best venues to watch the Rio Olympics 2016 in Glasgow with this hand-picked guide. Looking for the best spots to settle down and cheer Team GB up the medal table? While we can’t say how many records Usain Bolt will break or whether Andy Murray will take gold in the tennis again, we can give you the inside track on the best places to catch all of the sporting drama as it unfolds. Read on for our recommended picks for watching Rio 2016 in Glasgow!
Last updated on 10th August 2017
With stunning interiors, a vibrant party crowd, plenty of Haggis and Guiness flowing from the taps, Waxy’s is plenty more than your everyday Irish pub. This is a vast space which quickly fills up with a sports mad crowd when the big events roll around; join them for some Irish stew and a couple of cheeky whisky shots while you enjoy the live coverage. Our top pick for places to watch Rio 2016 in Glasgow’s Merchant City.
If you’re seeking a homely pub showing the Olympics in Glasgow, it’s got to be The Curler’s Rest. Sitting pretty in the West End, artworks don the walls of this 600-year old boozer to give off a stripped-back and familiar vibe. Plonk yourself in front of the tele and get comfortable for a day of athletics viewing; there’s 19 speciality beers and a food menu that changes on a daily basis.