Beer Gardens in Glasgow

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**Originally written 30/04/2021**

With the restrictions finally easing, we can now go outside, sit at a table, and enjoy a coffee or some food with our friends. So, let’s see some of the best beer gardens to go to in Glasgow!

#1 West On The Green

The West Brewery located on the west of Glasgow Green is probably one of the best beer gardens in Glasgow. It is housed on the Templeton Carpet Factory building, providing a great view of the iconic building as well as the Green. It has a large lawn space filled with picnic tables, perfect for a chill day out with your pals, especially if the sun is out. Moreover, it has an amazing selection of inhouse brewed beer as well as a delicious German based menu, with Scottish produce as well.

You can find West On The Green at Templeton Building, Glasgow Green, Glasgow G40 1AW and on their website.

#2 Inn Deep

Located in the West End, at the banks of the River Kelvin, Inn Deep is a beer garden with a great view. You can enjoy their amazing beers, drinks and food while you absorb the amazing view and the sun. They have really good prizes and great entertainment as well. 

You can find Inn Deep at 445 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G12 8HH and at their website.

#3 Van Winkle

With locations in the East and West End, Van Winkle is an aesthetically pleasing beer garden. With a delicious menu and an array of drinks, from beers to cocktails, Van Winkle is an incredible destination for a chill time with your pals out in the sun.

You can find Van Winkle at 267 Gallowgate, Glasgow G4 0TR or 23 Sandyford Pl, Glasgow G3 7NG and at their website.

#4 Drygate

Having been created from the Williams Bros. Brewers and the C&G Group, which happens to be the minds behind Tennent’s, Drygate is set to have an amazing array of beers. Located in Duke street, Drygate, alongside the inhouse brewery, where in normal times, you could visit and tour, has a raised beer garden as well. With great company, food, and inhouse brewed beer, you are bound to have a good time. Plus, they also deliver!

You can find Drygate at 85 Drygate Street, G4 0UT, Glasgow and at their website.

#5 The Record Factory.

Located on the West End, the Record Factory is another incredible beer garden. With delicious food, amazing cocktails, beers and drinks in general, as well as huge TVs, in which you can watch games, and a dance floor, it’s a go to destinations, especially for sport lovers. In normal times, BBQs are also hosted, and even though they might not take place now. Their inhouse kitchen still serves delicious meals.

You can find the Record Factory at 17 Byres Rd, Partick, Glasgow G11 5RD and at their website.

#6 The Finnieston Bar & Restaurant.

Located in Argyle Street, the Finnieston is a restaurant, pub and beer garden all in one. Whether you fancy eating seafood, sipping gin, having brunch or just munching and drinking beer with your pals, Finnieston is the place to do it. Their menu changes all the time, with new additions and creations, including veggie and fruit options as well. 

You can find The Finnieston Bar & Restaurant at 1125 Argyle St, Finnieston, Glasgow G3 8ND and at their website.

These are a few of the beer gardens open in Glasgow right now. Make sure to book a table and grab your friends for a lovely time.