Here Are The Best Bars In Glasgow That Show Off A Multicultural Spirit


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There are no shortage of bars in Glasgow. Scotland, after all, is the home of whiskey and the bars in every city serve up superb beers. But for the best vibe and atmosphere that take us around the world while staying in this booming city, here are some unique and authentic bars that will do just that!

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Kelvingrove Café

1161 Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8TB, UK (map, website)

For Brooklyn’s hipster vibe, check out Kelvingrove Cafe which is a brasserie bar with leather banquettes, brick walls and wood panelling. The drinks are classy and delicious. For a tropical taste, order the Tonka Colada. For a sweeter spin on something Scottish, you’ll love the Whiskey Nut. The sliders and snacks are just as tasty!


5, Silverburn Shopping Centre, Silverburn, Glasgow G53 6AF, UK (map, website)

Can’t make it to Thailand just yet? Thaikhun will satisfy your cravings for the lively Southeast Asian vibe. Pronounced just like “tycoon,” it also means “your Thai restaurant.” The interior designs transport you across the sea, straight to Khao San road. The menu is a yummy tribute to Thailand’s famous street foods, and the cocktails are just as colorful.


10 Mitchell Ln, Glasgow G1 3NU, UK (map, website)

For a Spanish atmosphere, check out the mysterious Tabac which sneaks up on you in an alleyway. The uber-cool bar is dark (literally) adorned by neon signs, rustic artwork and an old cigarette machine transformed into a fish tank. The eccentric bar highlights cocktails that loudly and proudly reps the Latin spirit with a fantastic Margarita.

Bar Soba

11 Mitchell Ln, Glasgow G1 3NU, UK (map, website)

With several locations throughout Glasgow, you wanna hit up the Bar Soba on Mitchell Lane where you’ll be immersed in Japanese graffiti, and lively staff. The bar even offers Cocktail Masterclasses so you can learn how to shake up the best glass of gin. The drink menu features fun fusions including: Coconut & Chili Daiquiri, Apple & Ginger Mojito, Lemongrass & Chili Mai Tai. Tempted yet?

Shilling Brewing Co.

92 W George St, Glasgow G2 1PJ, UK (map, website)

After tripping around the world, we’ve gotta feature a brewery that honors local Scottish’s finest. As the first to bring the brewpub experience in Glasgow, Shilling Brewering Co. does its city justice by showcasing the art and science of brewing. Here is a beautiful and classic place to taste craft beers or just your good ol’ Scottish favorite!

Where’s your favorite place to grab a drink in Glasgow? Share with us in the comments.


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Wendy Hung


As the founder of Jetset Times, Wendy is an avid traveler and fluent in five languages. When she's not traveling, Wendy calls Paris and Taipei home. Her favorite countries so far from her travels have been: Bhutan, Iran, and Russia because they were all so different! St. Bart's was pretty amazing too (wink)!

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