The festive period is the ideal time to catch up for drinks either with friends,  after work or with family during Christmas shopping. We have compiled a list of the best bars in Glasgow to go for a wee Christmas swally…

Wicked Lounge

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Image: Facebook @wickedloungeglasgow

If you love cocktails, get to Wicked Lounge! Their cocktails menu is unreal, with a selection of Speciality G&T’s, Champagne cocktails, classics and a selection of mocktails for the designated driver!

Tabac

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Situated down Mitchell Lane, Tabac is a hip bar serving up beers, wines and cocktails. Head through the bar to Panther Milk Bar and try a glass of ‘Leche de Pantera’, a spanish cocktails made of condensed milk, rum, gin, Cointreau, peppermint and cinnamon.

Sloan’s

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Glasgow’s oldest bar, Sloan’s is a perfect wee spot for christmas drinks. Situated just off Argyle Street next to Argyle Arcade, it’s a perfect pitstop to either sit inside, or huddle outside under the heatlamps!

Gin 71

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Image: Facebook @gin71bar

Glasgow’s first dedicated gin bar, Gin 71 is located under the twinkling fairy lights of Virginia Court. With a variety of gins on offer, a selection of cocktails or try a Gin Pairing Flight.

Brel

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Image: Facebook @brelbar

Nestled in the twinkly Ashton Lane, Brel is an ideal bar for cocktails or choose from their extensive selection of beers.

Hillhead Book Club

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Image: Facebook @hillheadbookclub

This quirky wee bar is a regular haunt for many West-end Wendy’s, with a selection of beers, wine and quality spirits. Serving up cocktails in gramophones, what’s not to love…?

The Shilling

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Image: Facebook @hillheadbookclub

Described as a ‘brewpub experience’, The Shilling brew their beers in-house. With a variety of craft beers and tasting flights, you will be spoilt for choice.