Best bars in Merchant City and the East End of Glasgow

Best bars in Merchant City and the East End of Glasgow

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From secretive dens to craft breweries and muso hangouts, here's a selection of the best bars in Glasgow's Merchant City and East End.

Bar Gandolfi
64 Albion Street, Glasgow, G1 1NY
Loft bar offering the best of Scottish fare in beautiful surroundings where the ocean somehow meets the kitchen. | read our review of Bar Gandolfi

Brutti Ma Buoni
Brunswick Hotel, 106 Brunswick Street, Glasgow, G1 1TF
Part of the Brunswick Hotel, Brutti Ma Buoni is a continental-feeling bar with a chilled-out, cool vibe. | read our review of Brutti Ma Buoni

Drygate Brewing Co.
85 Drygate, Glasgow, G4 0UT
Craft brewing meets good cooking in this East End industrial-styled beer wonderland, with 26 draught craft beer taps to sample. | read our review of Drygate Brewing Co.

12 Kings Court, King Street, Glasgow, G1 5RB
Housed within a beautiful and cool setting this bar is the 'in place' for the city's newest and best indie acts, it's so committed to music excellence it even has its own record shop in the back. | read our review of Mono

Redmond's of Dennistoun
304 Duke Street, Glasgow, G31 1RY
A real asset, and perhaps testament, to the burgeoning area that Dennistoun is becoming in terms of where the line between community and bar are blurred. | read our review of Redmond's of Dennistoun

WEST on the Green
Building 4 Templeton Building, Glasgow Green, Glasgow, G40 1AW
A unique and wonderful German-Scottish mash-up WEST Brewery within Glasgow Green's Templeton Building has become a true Mecca for beer-lovers across the city and beyond. | read our review of WEST on the Green

Eating & Drinking Guide 2017/18

Eating & Drinking Guide 2017/18

24th Edition published April 2017. Widely recognised as the most reliable, comprehensive and authoritative guide to eating out in more than 950+ restaurants, bistros, cafes and bars in Glasgow and Edinburgh.