The Best Pubs in Glasgow

There’s no denying it, our city has one of the best pub scenes in Britain, nay, Europe, nay… the world. From Victorian public houses to craft beer taverns, and back to old school, traditional boozers; a great night out starts with some cracking pubs, and we're here to show you why. Check out our recommendations for the best pubs in Glasgow.  

Last updated on 29th July 2021

Curler's Rest

46 user reviews 4

A gorgeous gastro pub in the West End, the Curler's Rest is one of the cosiest hangouts in Glasgow. A great boozer whether you're in a big group around a beerhall style bench, or a loved up couple snuggling on the sofa, with wholesome eats for any occasion. 


4 user reviews 4

A hotspot for craft beer enthusiasts from the city and beyond, Drygate makes a name for itself as the UK's first experiential craft brewery. Comprising of a 24-tap beer hall, a raised beer garden, restaurant and bottle shop, it remains at the forefront of Scotland's brewing scene.

The Pot Still

2 user reviews 5

With a wides whisky selection, The Pot Still was always going to make the list of the best Glasgow pubs. A super spot for after work drinks, this city centre bar is often bustling, with characters congregating for a quality drink some very modern initiatives - women's whisky club, anyone?   

The Ben Nevis

2 user reviews 5

The Ben Nevis is a lovingly designed pub at the Finnieston end of Argyle Street. With bagloads of charm, this Glasgow pub is laden with elements of Scottish folklore and history, with an ode to the rich countryside in solid woods, slate and stone to revel in while sipping whisky.

WEST On The Green

158 user reviews 4

Modern equipment meets age-old tradition at West, which operates as the UK's only brewery acting in full accordance with the German Purity Law of 1516. Head here for a pint of authentic Glaswegian beer and with an exciting menu combining Scottish and German ingredients.