Cocktail Bars Glasgow – Top Ten

Cocktail bars Glasgow best where to go drinks

Glasgow has got some of the finest cocktail spots around, with expert mixologists, some funky surroundings and topped off by some tasty sounding tipples. Check out our Top Ten Cocktail Bars of Glasgow. Just don’t try them all in the one night ūüėČ

Cocktail bars Glasgow


Blythswood Square Hotel

take the weight off your sling backs and peruse the cocktail menu, our fave here is Aviation.

Kelvingrove Café

Mal Spence is the maestro here, Scotland’s top cocktail man. ¬†See if you can catch him out ūüėČ

Blue Dog

One of the original cocktail bars, Blue Dog still impress with their experts made Mojitos.

Booly Mardy’s

Sliding under the radar is Booly Mardy’s. ¬†Cosy, laid back and a stunning bar.


The heaven that is gin.  Cosy, inviting with excellent food and drink

Alston Bar & Beef

A proper gin palace. ¬†Our aim is to try them all, over one weekend…..

Tiki Bar & Kitsch Inn

It’s kitsch, it’s crazy and of course fun. ¬†More so for a crazy night out than sophisticated cocktails. ¬†Works a treat.


Be a bar flower here and be noticed.  Cool cocktails and sounds mix well here.


The original place to pose.  Bellini please!

Corinthian Club

Late night cocktails and people watching.

Cocktail bars Glasgow





I am Emma and with my husband Mark write Foodie Explorers, which is a food and travel website.

I am a member of the Guild of Food Writers and British Guild of Travel Writers.

We have a wide range of judging experience covering products, hotels and have judged, for example, for Great Taste Awards and Scottish Baker of the Year.

Along the way Mark gained WSET Level 2 in Wine and I have WSET Level 2 in Spirits as well as picking up an award with The Scotsman Food and Drink Awards.    

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