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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.

Chop Grill and Bar, Sandman Signature

Located in the heart of the city centre in the Sandman Signature Hotel. You can expect hand-crafted cocktails, Canadian hospitality, served alongside delicious steaks. The bar is also the perfect spot to watch sport. To book a table visit the Chop Bar and Grill website.

Champagne Central, voco Grand Central Hotel

A glamorous bar in the historic voco Grand Central Hotel. With a large 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 at the hotel that Conde Nast Traveller complimented for its "Victorian swank".

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 and is known for its DJ evenings. Enjoy signature cocktails such as the Glas-vegas Fizz or Clydeside Spritz with a couple of tasty small plates. Check out the Red Sky Bar website.

Jacks Bar, Dakota Hotel

Escape from the hustle and bustle with a cocktail in Jacks Bar in the city centre’s Dakota Hotel. Choose between the bar area, The Library or the heated outdoor Cigar Terrace. Find out more on the Dakota Hotel website.

Iasg at Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel

For special occasions, its got to be Iasg in the city’s 5-star Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel. Enjoy signature cocktails and mocktails surrounded by beautiful interiors, including an aquatic living plant wall. Visit

beGIN, The Grosvenor Hotel Glasgow

If you’re a fan of Scottish gin then beGIN in the city's west end should be on your must-visit list. Their menu has an extensive list of gins to choose from, from fruity and floral to weird and wonderful. Find out more on the beGIN website.

Mariner Bar, Crowne Plaza

The aptly-named Marnier Bar in the Crowne Plaza is found on the banks of the River Clyde. This prime location, beside the entertainment venues of the OVO Hydro and Clyde Auditorium, makes it the perfect spot for pre concert drinks. Visit

Motel One Bar

Comfortable looking armchairs are dotted around a bar area. Plants, candles give a cosy vibe.

Credit: Motel One

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 for details.

Moxy Hotel

Credit: Moxy Hotel.

There are 2 Moxy Hotels in the city - the SEC and the Merchant City. Both have trendy yet casual bars. The bars are billed as stylish social hubs, ideal for coffee with your laptop open or beers and a game of pool after work. Visit Moxy SEC and check out Moxy Merchant City.

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 option, located right beside Glasgow Central Station. Visit the Radisson Blu website to book a table.

Hotel Du Vin at One Devonshire Gardens

Wine lovers will be spoilt for choice at Hotel Du Vin, which has an extensive wine cellar and in-house Sommelier. Set in a series of Victorian townhouses, One Devonshire Gardens Hotel is iconic in Glasgow. The bar areas, like the hotel, are luxury Scottish in design. Check out the menus on the Hotel Du Vin website.

Chez Mal Bar, Malmaison

Found in the heart of the city centre within a distinct old building, Chez Mal Bar offers a cocktail menu, featuring signature, classic and gin cocktails. They offer a great selection of wines and craft beer too. Find out more on the Malmaison website.

Gourmet Bar & Lounge, Novotel

Novotel Glasgow’s Gourmet Bar & Lounge is a friendly and relaxed place for a couple of drinks near Sauchiehall Street. If you like sport, then you can take advantage of their giant screen or pool table. Visit the Novotel website to find out more.

VEGA, Yotel

VEGA is a top floor bar and 4-lane disco bowling alley within Glasgow’s Yotel. From the moment you step into the 'disco' elevator, you'll know you're in for a good time. Book your table at


modern bar area with shiny floors, black leather couches, 50s retro tables and chairs, with black steel pillars down the centre of the room and a wall of shelves holding nic nacs

Credit: CitizenM Glasgow.

CitizenM is one of Glasgow’s funkiest hotels, with a quirky bar area. Order something to drink, relax in a comfy chair and admire the jazzy interiors. Find out more on the CitizenM website.

Article last updated: January 2024

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