Glasgow Pub Guide

The essential guide to Glasgow's best pubs and bars

Waxy O’Connor’s

Not such a good pub to arrange to meet people. It’s like a rabbit’s warren. Lots of confusing little bars interconnected by random sets of staircases – think if the … Continue reading

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Times Square

Times Square is a decent pub, though it feels like it’s trying too hard to be a quaint little boozer when it’s far too big and well run to pull … Continue reading

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Sloans

Sloans is an interesting pub with and long and curious history. It claims to be Glasgow’s oldest pub (1797), though it’s a three horse race between Sloans, The Saracen’s Head … Continue reading

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Boteco do Brasil

Boteco do Brasil literally means ‘Brazilian Pub’, though in Brazil a boteco comes from a different tradition than the pub as we know it: it is more of an informal … Continue reading

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Avant Garde

I’ll admit that the area around the Trongate is not a place I go very often for a pint, but after a quick refreshment in the Scotia, eager to try … Continue reading

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The Scotia Bar

This is one of those pubs that if you’re visiting the city and want to see a ‘Glasgow’ bar then it is one of the first you should seek out. … Continue reading

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The Pot Still

The Pot Still is one of Glasgow’s hidden gems except for the fact it’s not hidden at all, its smack bang in the middle of the city centre at the … Continue reading

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The Counting House

This is one of Glasgow’s most popular pubs and the flagship for the J D Wetherspoon chain in Scotland. It follows all the usual chain pub rules but it does … Continue reading

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Max’s Bar

I’ve been heading to Maxs Bar in its various different guises for a few years now, it’s always been a nice place to stop off and have a drink or … Continue reading

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The Horseshoe Bar

This is one of the pubs that helps give Glasgow its modern pub tradition. Tucked away just off Union Street and down one of Glasgow’s few remaining cobbled streets you’ll … Continue reading

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