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Top hotel bars in Glasgow

Top hotel bars in Glasgow

Glasgow has a fantastic selection of hotels with great bars which can be enjoyed by residents and visitors alike. Here is our pick of some of the best hotel bars in the city.

1. Champagne Central, voco Grand Central Hotel

A glamorous bar in the historic surroundings of the voco Grand Central Hotel. With an extensive selection of champagne to choose from, enjoy a glass with a bite to eat and take in the views of Glasgow Central Station. Visit Champagne Central’s website to book a table.

2. Red Sky Bar, Radisson RED

With panoramic views over the River Clyde, the Red Sky Bar is one of the city’s top hotel bars. Enjoy signature cocktails such as the Glas-vegas Fizz or Clydeside Spritz with a couple of tasty small plates. Check out the menu on the Red Sky Bar website.

3. Jacks Bar, Dakota Hotel

Jacks Bar is a grand yet tranquil spot in the city centre’s Dakota hotel. Escape from the hustle and bustle with a coffee or a cocktail in stylish surroundings, choosing between the bar area or The Library and Cigar Terrace. Find out more on the Dakota Hotel website.

4. Iasg at Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel

Recently named as one of the most beautiful restaurants in Scotland (Condé Nast Traveller, 2021), you can find Bo & Birdy within the city’s 5-star Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel. Try some of their signature cocktails or mocktails and take in the gorgeous surroundings. Visit to book.

5. beGIN, The Grosvenor Hotel Glasgow

Two shelves with a range of Gin bottles with white flowers along the bottom

Credit: The Grosvenor Hotel Glasgow

If you’re a fan of Scottish gin then The Grosvenor Hotel Glasgow's hotel bar, beGIN, is one for your next-to-visit list. Their menu has a whole host of gins to choose from, from fruity and floral to weird and wonderful. Find out more on the beGIN website.

6. Mariner Bar, Crowne Plaza

For more riverside drinks spots, try the Marnier Bar in the Crowne Plaza. Enjoy cocktails while looking out at the view, and check out the alfresco area on those sunny days. Visit for details.

7. Motel One Bar

Comfortable looking armchairs are dotted around a bar area. Plants, candles give a cosy vibe.

Credit: Motel One

Billed as budget designer, Motel One is found right in the heart of the city opposite Central Station. The Scottish-inspired decor and fantastic range of gins makes for a chic and comfortable setting. Visit for details.

8. Moxy Hotel

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The Moxy Hotel in the Merchant City has a trendy yet casual bar complete with football and pool tables. Find out more on the Moxy Hotel website.

9. The Grahamston Kitchen & Bar, Radisson Blu Hotel

Situated in the bright and airy atrium of the Radisson Blu Hotel, The Grahamston Kitchen & Bar is a great city centre bar option as it is just a few minutes walk from Glasgow Central Station. Visit the Radisson Blu website to book a table.

10. Chez Mal Bar, Malmaison

Chez Mal Bar at Glasgow’s Malmaison Hotel promises alchemy with their ‘Malchemy’ cocktail menu, featuring signature, classic and gin cocktails to choose from. They offer a great selection of wines and craft beer too. Find out more on the Malmaison website.

11. Gourmet Bar & Lounge, Novotel

Novotel Glasgow’s Gourmet Bar & Lounge is a friendly and relaxed place for a couple of drinks near Sauchiehall Street in the city centre. If you like sport, then you can take advantage of their giant screen or pool table. Visit the Novotel website to find out more.

12. VEGA, Yotel

Person holding bowling ball playing at a bowling alley

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VEGA is a top floor bar and 4-lane disco bowling alley within Glasgow’s Yotel. Enjoy a fun night out at one of the city's newest hotels, book your table at now.

13. CitizenM

modern bar area with shiny floors, black leather couches, 50s retro tables and chairs, with black steel pillars down the centre of the room and a wall of shelves holding nic nacs

Credit: CitizenM Glasgow.

CitizenM is one of Glasgow’s funkiest hotels, with a stylish and quirky bar area. Order something to drink, relax in a comfy chair and admire the jazzy interiors. Find out more on the CitizenM website.

14. Hotel Du Vin at One Devonshire Gardens

With an extensive collection of wines in the cellars of Hotel Du Vin at One Devonshire Gardens, this is the hotel bar for wine connoisseurs. Enjoy lunch or dinner in the restaurant with a bottle of wine, which can be expertly recommended by the in-house Sommelier. Check out the menus on the Hotel Du Vin website.

Article last updated: June 2022

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