Soak up those rare days of sunshine on these beer terraces and gardens
When the sun's out there's nothing like a cold beverage and good food in the outdoors. From Caribbean hangouts to craft brewery terraces, here's our selection of Glasgow's best bars with al fresco options.
Brel Once a neglected grassy knoll, Brel's back garden now boasts fitted benches where you can enjoy good food and continental beers in the sunshine.
Chinaski's This discreet East Village-style speakeasy at Charing Cross does great food, lots of bourbon, and has with a sneaky beer and 'cigar' garden out back.
Drygate Brewing Co. Craft brewing meets good cooking in this East End industrial-styled beer wonderland with a bar and grill menu plus 26 draught craft beer taps to sample on the beer terrace.
Inn Deep Dog-friendly riverside bar with over 70 bottled beers, a menu of pub classics and a spacious beer garden – the perfect place to stop for a bite on a walk along the Kelvin.
The Rum Shack Either a great reason to go Southside or your favourite neighbourhood bar, with a funky beer garden in which to enjoy Caribbean cooking and rum in the sun.
WEST on the Green German-style brewery serving Bavarian-inspired food and home-brewed beers in a striking Glasgow Green building, with wooden benches outside that fill up fast.
39–43 Ashton Lane,
Boasting a bar, intimate conservatory and expansive beer garden, this Ashton Lane institution serves 60 world beers and a menu of mussels, fondue and burgers.
445 Great Western Road,
Dog-friendly riverside bar with over 70 bottled beers, a menu of BBQ food and pub classics and a spacious beer garden.
239 North Street,
With dim lighting that makes everyone look good, this East Village-style speakeasy does good food and a bourbon range that’d make Bukowski proud.
The Rum Shack
657–659 Pollokshaws Road,
Not even just a little bit of the Caribbean in the Southside The Rum Shack is either the new reason to go to the Southside or your new favourite neighbourhood bar.
WEST on the Green
Building 4 Templeton Building, Glasgow Green,
A unique and wonderful German-Scottish mash-up within Glasgow Green's Templeton Building – a true Mecca for beer-lovers across the city and beyond.
Drygate Brewing Co.
An industrial-sized cornucopia of craft beer on the East End of town, proving daily that seeing truly is believing with its own viewable working brewery. Drygate Brewing Co. includes a bar, kitchen, brewery and an events space.