The Horse Shoe Bar

The Horse Shoe Bar
17 Drury Street, Glasgow, G2 5AE
Photo of The Horse Shoe Bar

Pubs come and go, but the Horse Shoe endures - the literally horseshoe-shaped, longest continuous bar in Britain ensuring its fame, regardless of the gold and platinum discs donated by Travis, drummer Neil having once worked here. Halfway down a cobbled lane near Central Station, it's always chock full of Glaswegian blokes swapping the patter or watching the football, yet there's karaoke every night and the standard is intimidatingly high. Prices are ridiculously cheap too, indicated by the incredible offer of pie and peas for just 90p.

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A truncated version of Glasgow’s infamous subway circuit

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Maps and walking directions to help you find all the bars on our List-endorsed Subcrawl

So you're off on our (shorter) Subcrawl? We realise that you might need some clear directions (especially as the night wears on), so here are directions and maps showing the routes from the subway stations to all of our listed bars. Enjoy.