Best Bars in Glasgow’s Merchant City

New in town? Read our Complete Introduction to Glasgow’s Bar & Pub Scene! Our third major bar guide, this time looking at the often-requested and ever-popular Merchant City! The boundaries of this part of the city always seem to be shifting, however the generally accepted (by me) definition is that it is bordered by Royal Exchange Square/Queen Street to the west, Cochrane Street to the north, Argyle Street to the south and High Street to the east. As ever, I… Keep Reading

Best Restaurants in Glasgow City Centre

Glasgow is gradually establishing one of the best restaurant scenes in the UK, let alone Scotland, and while a few of the establishments in the list below may not be everyone’s idea of “fine dining”, they’re all serving up absolutely fantastic food which, whether you live in Glasgow or are just visiting, you need to try out! Every restaurant in the list below is within the City Centre of Glasgow (including the Merchant City) so are guaranteed to be accessible… Keep Reading

A Complete Introduction to Glasgow’s Bar & Pub Scene

The city of Glasgow is famous for many things, but perhaps none more so than its love of a good drink (or “bevvy” in the local tongue). If you’re coming to Glasgow as a tourist for the first time or perhaps moving to the city to study or work, becoming familiar with Glasgow’s pub culture will likely be a big part of getting to know this city. Look no further than this guide for for the dummy’s introduction to the Glasgow… Keep Reading

Review: Inn Deep, Kelvinbridge

Inn Deep, on Great Western Road (just across the river from Kelvinbridge subway station), is an affordable bar and restaurant with a focus on craft beer and hearty food. Situated right on the river Kelvin, Inn Deep has a fantastic little beer garden with some nice views over the river, small park below and the spire of St Mary’s Cathedral. Given we were here a few weeks ago though, on one of the coldest nights of the year, we didn’t… Keep Reading

Review: Brel, Ashton Lane

I’ve always loved Brel, being one of my regular haunts ever since my student days at Glasgow Uni. When I heard it had been bought over and that they were making big changes, I was a tad skeptical of what the outcome would be, but we went in with an open mind! Read on to hear how it went… There haven’t been any major renovations to the interior of the bar, however big changes are afoot in the conservatory area… Keep Reading