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 iasgrestaurant.com to book.
5. beGIN, The Grosvenor Hotel Glasgow
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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 ihg.com for details.
7. Motel One Bar
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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 motelone.com for details.
8. Moxy Hotel
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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
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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