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Top 8 Whisky Bars in Glasgow

Whether you're new to whisky or already an aficionado, there's no shortage of places in Glasgow to enjoy a dram. So here's a few top recommendations from our fans and followers on Twitter and Facebook.

1. The Pot Still


A firm favourite for visitors and locals, the Pot Still stocks over 600 whiskies! Located on Hope Street in the city centre this traditional pub will give any visitor a warm welcome and an authentic experience.

2. Hutchesons


Fan of Glenfarclas whisky? Then Hutchesons is the place for you - through an exclusive partnership between the two, Hutchesons is the only place in the UK to house all the Glenfarclas family casks under one roof.

3. The Wee Pub at The Chip


The Ubiquitous Chip is not only a lovely restaurant on Ashton Lane but also a great pub.  Pop over to the Wee Pub at the Chip and join their Whisky club to discover a whole variety of different Scottish Whiskies. 

4. Oran Mor


Just up the road from the Wee Pub at the Chip is Oran Mor. Formerly Kelvinside Parish Church, this thriving arts and entertainment venue offers a special Whisky Bar that boasts over 280 malts, with the interior featuring new artwork installations.

5. The Ben Nevis


Located in the up and coming Finnieston district, the Ben Nevis offers a wide variety of single malts as well as local beers.  With live music and friendly staff, everyone is always welcome - including your furry canine friends!

6. Bon Accord


Bon Accord is another well loved bar in Glasgow.  Having been established for over 40 years, staff are trained at a number of local distilleries, such as Auchentoshan. With a deep knowledge of whisky and over 350 malts available for you to try, it will definitely come in handy when you visit!

7. Dram


Another great whisky bar is the Dram, located in Glasgow's West End. You'll find a great range of over 70 malts, alongside delicious food and coffee too.

8. The Lismore Bar


You'll find the Lismore Bar on Dumbarton Road in the city’s West End. With a plethora of whiskies on offer (including whiskies of the month) and a variety of live music nights, you’ll always be entertained at the Lismore.

Straight to the source

Glasgow has a whole variety of whisky bars, but why stop there? Take a visit to Auchentoshan Distillery and Glengoyne Distillery, both of which offer a variety of tours that help you discover more about whisky and the distilling process - you can even make your won personal blend of Glengoyne as part of the Malt Master Tour at Glengoyne! 

Whisky Tour of Glasgow

Still not sure where to start? Then check out Dramble Tours, who offer a guided tour of the city's finest whisky bars with a knowledgeable tour guide.

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