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The 10 Best Bars in Glasgow, Scotland

The 10 Best Bars in Glasgow, Scotland
Glasgow is famed for its nightlife, and whether you’re looking for a sophisticated tipple, a cozy pub, or a raucous night out, there is something in the city for everyone. Read on for the ten best bars in Glasgow to find out where to have a drink and some fun.
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Brel

Bar, Belgian, European, British, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Wine, Beer, Cocktails, Pub Grub, $$$
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Ashton Lane
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Named after Belgian singer Jacques Brel, this bar in trendy Ashton Lane serves imported Belgian beers, as well as a multitude of locally-made Scottish brews. If the weather’s good, there’s no place better than Brel’s cobblestoned beer garden.
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Lebowskis

Bar, Wine, Beer, Cocktails, Pub Grub, British, Russian, $$$
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Lebowskis
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Fans of the cult-classic Coen Brothers film ‘The Big Lebowski’ will feel right at home in this tribute bar, which is decorated with bowling-inspired decor and offers 28 versions of White Russians. But this bar doesn’t rely on cheesy gimmicks: it also serves up seasonal, local dishes for hungry customers, including one of the best burgers in Glasgow.
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Chinaski's

Bar, Beer, Wine, Cocktails, Pub Grub, British, $$$
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Bukowski
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Inspired by writer Charles Bukowski, this is a chic hangout favored by Glasgow’s hippest denizens. Approximately 80 varieties of whisky are on offer, as well as beer, wine, and other assorted spirits. Resembling a Los Angeles dive bar, this is one boîte that the famously hard-living author and poet would have appreciated.
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Flat 0/1

Bar, Nightclub, Pub Grub, Wine, Beer, Cocktails, British
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With kitschy and quirky decor including 70s-style cabinets, floral upholstered chairs, and an assortment of framed pictures on the walls, this bar leaves you feeling like you’ve walked into a house party. A playlist featuring of-the-moment electro and indie with an occasional live band, and an affordable and hilarious drinks menu featuring everything from Lambrini and supermarket cider to sophisticated cocktails combine to create the strangest yet most fun ‘flat party’ you may ever attend.
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The Old Hairdresser's

Bar, Pub Grub, British, Wine, Beer, Cocktails
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Fun and unpretentious, this bar provides a casual and low-key night. Don’t miss the upstairs performance/exhibition space, which offers everything from music gigs and art exhibitions to theatre performances and even the rare club night. No matter what’s in store for the evening, The Old Hairdresser’s guarantees you a good time.
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